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Arthur G. Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 52
Scope and Contents Papers of Arthur Hansen, president of Purdue University. The papers include speeches, lecture notes, publications, and related materials. The papers cover a wide variety of topics, such as fluidics, laminar, mechanical engineering, aeronautics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, thermal engineering, engineering education, higher education and research, race, religion, Purdue Women's Day (1971-1973), land grant universities, campus unrest and civil rights issues at Purdue University (1970s),...

Edward C. Elliott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 50
Scope and Contents The Edward C. Elliott Papers (1890-1975; 22.8 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of educator and former Purdue University President Edward Elliott. The majority of the papers date from 1940 to 1960. The papers reflect the original order as they were received from Elliott and his family, and therefore have not been divided into series or subject areas. The Elliott Papers document Elliott's education and career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1922-1945),...

Frederick L. Hovde papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 51
Scope and Contents The Frederick L. Hovde Papers (1908-1983; 63.5 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of engineer and educator Frederick Hovde. The vast majority of the papers document Hovde's business career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1946-1971), but also his work for the U.S. government and other agencies on nuclear and atomic energy, weapons research, national defense, and rocket ordnance research. A group of personal papers is included, documenting Hovde's academic...

Henry W. Marshall collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 242
Scope and Contents Article, on Henry Marshall, Purdue Exponent, "Henry W. Marshall," Sunday, May 13, 1928 [illegible, possibly 1923]

Horton B. Knoll papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521
Scope and Contents The Horton B. Knoll papers (1865 – 1981; 5.80 cubic feet) document Knoll’s research, working papers, notes and typescripts for his books, A record of a university in the war years, 1941-1945, published in 1947, and The Story of Purdue Engineering, published in 1963. Also included among the papers is research material, working papers, notes and information related to Purdue presidents Owen, Smart, Stone Elliott and Hovde. There is also information Knoll compiled for his intended biography of...

J. C. Allen and Son, Inc. photographs and negatives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 25
Abstract Images of Purdue University from the 1910s to 1970s.  Please see the attached pdf for a complete list of the items.

James H. Smart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 48
Scope and Contents The James H. Smart papers (1874-1977; 3.4 cubic feet) primarily document James H. Smart’s term as president of Purdue University (1883-1900). The majority of the papers are in the form of letter books (1881-1899). The letter book from 1881-1885 begins with President Emerson E. White; the greater part is by James. H. Smart. The letters are primarily written by Smart, although some are written by his secretary L.D. Swan as well as vice-president Winthrop E. Stone in his absence. The...

John W. Hicks papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000JWH1
Scope and Contents Papers of John Hicks, Vice President and Acting President of Purdue University. Types of materials include awards, photographs, scrapbooks, and papers. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.

Purdue University Office of Publications Oral History Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSO 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection documents Purdue University history through oral history interviews with Purdue University professors and administrators. Types of materials include: printed material, cassette tapes, reel-to-reel tapes, compact discs, and digital materials. Interview topics include Purdue history and changes in administration and academic departments.

Purdue University Board Of Trustees Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 58
Scope and Contents The collection at Purdue University Libraries – Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections consists of 1 series in 21 boxes dating from 1865 – 2006 as well as volumes apart of the electronic or e-archives. Each box contains meeting minutes outlined in an index contained in a binder with a set of indexes outlining the topics and people in attendance. The Board of Trustees minutes documents many key events of Purdue University’s history such as the beginnings of the University, the...

Purdue University, Office of the President executive memoranda and policies records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 2
Scope and Contents 2 boxes containing nine binders of executive memoranda and policies from the Office of the President, Purdue University, 1922-2001. Includes memos created under the presidencies of Edward Elliott, Frederick Hovde, Arthur Hansen, Steven Beering, and Martin Jischke. Also includes memoranda from the Vice President for Business Services and Treasurer's office, 1927-2001.

Steven C. Beering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: beers00
Scope and Contents The Steven C. Beering Papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) includes interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.

Winthrop E. Stone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 49
Abstract Papers, photographs, notebooks, and other miscellaneous materials documenting the life, academic career, and Purdue University Presidential Administration of Winthrop E. Stone.

William Chester Halstead photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 262
Scope and Contents The William Chester Halstead Photographs document Purdue buildings, students, faculty, and staff during the 1890s. The photographs show a variety of buildings, such as the Science Hall, Art Hall, Experiment Station, Purdue Farm Barn, Locomotive Lab, Foundry, Engine Room and Dormitory. They also feature Purdue student groups, such as the cyclists, drum corps, and artillery. Photographs of note include the burned-out structure of Heavilon Hall and President Smart in his office. In addition, the...