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Albert H. Rerick and Donald J. Rerick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 308
Abstract Letters, photographs, clippings, and material artifacts documenting the student life of Albert H. and Donald J. Rerick (1915-1917 and 1968-1973 respectively).

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Abstract Purdue University campus scenes/student life, black and white photographs, a schedule card and Class of ’42 buttons from alumni Arthur and Roberta Craig Bitzer.  The material comes from their years as students at Purdue.

Esther Conelley Boonstra collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 57
Scope and Contents Recollections by Esther Boonstra of the years she spent at Purdue from 1941 to 1945. Transcription The Way It Was at Purdue 1941-1945, by Esther Conelley BoonstraI came to Purdue as a freshman in September 1941. There were four male students for every female student. The Music Hall (now Elliott Hall of Music) was new and in it we freshmen had an orientation talk and an initial assessment of each one's capabilities for the assignment to...

Bruce Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 35
Scope and Contents Correspondence, examples of work, photographs and ephemera relating to the life and career of typographer and book designer Bruce Rogers.

Carlyle Literary Society records

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 141
Abstract The collection includes record books documenting the meetings, finances, and constitution of the society, as well as programs from society-sponsored events and surveys for prospective new members.

Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 73
Abstract The Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall Records collection consists of records from or dealing with in some capacity the Men’s Residence Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall. Items not apparently related to the residence hall were probably kept as a means to compare and contrast Cary Quadrangle to other halls at Purdue and in other states. The collection consists of photos, event and club materials, proposed and executed budgets, residence directories, maps of the dorm and rooms, correspondence, residence...

Charles A. Lutz scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 3
Scope and Contents Newspaper articles, photographs, and loose papers are all pasted into this scrapbook, compiled by Charles Lutz. Items included in the scrapbook date from 1960-1961. Photographs in the scrapbook are photographs of band performances at Purdue football games and pep rallies. Newspaper articles included cover topics of Purdue traditions and band performances at football games. Loose papers include a letter of acceptance into a graduate assistantship in the Department of University Bands at Purdue...

Charles C. Roberts photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 39
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Roberts photographs (1946-1949; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Roberts’ student and family life as a student at Purdue University from 1946-1949. Included in the collection are photographs of campus buildings such as Cary Quad, Purdue Memorial Union, Hovde Hall and Heavilon Hall. Also included in the collection are photographs of students wearing the Senior Cords. Among the photographs are images of Roberts' family and home life.

Charles Edward Jack collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 40
Scope and Contents The Charles Edward Jack collection (1942-1943; 1 folder) consists of two Purdue University identification cards and a letter from the Purdue University Office of the Director of Admissions.

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers (1943-2002; 2 cubic feet) document the lives and careers of Cliff Swanlund and Jo Carty Swanlund. The collection contains an extensive number of letters written by Cliff and Jo from the beginning of their relationship through the early years of their marriage. It also contains many letters written by Cliff's parents to him, while he was a student at Purdue University. The correspondence gives one a unique perspective not only on the family itself, but on...

Collection of Literary Society constitutions

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 143
Abstract This collection includes a ledger book with the transcribed constitutions of Purdue literary societies, as well as a folder containing previously removed loose pages.

Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 37
Scope and Contents Documents, newspaper clippings, and photocopies of materials pertaining to the Delta Delta chapter of Sigma Chi, the first fraternity formed at Purdue University in 1875. After Purdue University President Emerson White abolished Greek societies on campus, a member of Sigma Chi sued the University. This collection documents the legal dispute and is sometimes referred to as the Purdue case or Sigma Chi case.

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Abstract Student newspapers documenting student life, unrest, and obscenity controversy.

Collection on Durward Kirby

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSA 155
Scope and Contents 'Didn't you used to be Durward Kirby?' The Indianapolis Star, Thursday, July 30, 1987 (Life/Style section).

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 67
Scope and Contents Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records (1931-2000; 6 cubic feet) document the work of Purdue agronomist, Dr. William H. Daniel. The records include, financial records, newsletters and research summaries, membership information, and meeting minutes and miscellaneous papers of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation, Incorporated. It also includes Turf Conference Proceedings, numerous photographs and...

College of Science Awards Programs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 170
Abstract Materials documenting awards distributed by the College of Science in 2010.

David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 54
Scope and Contents The David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University (1959; 0.25 cubic feet) documents David Blood’s trip to Purdue University in 1959. He and his high school class took a train from New Jersey to Lafayette, Indiana. The slides document the trip to Purdue, campus buildings and scenes, the artwork displayed at the convocation, and his trip back to New Jersey. The slides have been kept in their original order. Blood arranged the slides chronologically into four categories: On the way to...

Emersonian Literary Society records, Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 142
Abstract The collection includes records books documenting the activities of the society, membership, and finances, as well as event programs and tickets, correspondence, and a society diploma.

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Abstract Annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks, calendars, photographs, historical information, including Purdue residence hall dress code standards and guest hours policies (1960s-1980s), and various memorabilia documenting the history of Fowler Courts and Fowler House.

Gary J. Glazer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 31
Scope and Contents The Gary J. Glazer papers (1964-1967; 2.4 cubic feet) document Gary J. Glazer’s student life at Purdue from 1964 to 1967. He was active in the Owen Hall Hussar Club and most of the collection relates to his activities with this club. There are also materials related to the Purdue Boilermaker football team playing in the 1967 Rose Bowl. Types of materials include printed materials, photographs, ephemera including pins and patches, cords, caps, and plaques. Purdue traditions are documented here,...

George Ade papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 4
Scope and Contents The George Ade Papers (1878-1947; 29 Cubic ft.) document the personal and professional life of author, humorist, and playwright George Ade. The collection includes original writings, manuscripts, personal correspondece, photographic materials, and artifacts. Notable persons include: John T. McCutcheon, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Booth Tarkingtoon, James Whitcomb Riley, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Elsie Janis, Theodore Dreiser, "Chick" Evans, Orson Welles, Kin Hubbard, Theodore...

Harvey Austin collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 47
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains photocopied newspaper clippings featuring Austin's basketball and track career. [some articles are not dated]

Helen Gould collection of Purdue dance cards and theater programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 294
Abstract The collection consists of 41 dance cards, 4 theater programs and 7 Purdue related ephemera and miscellaneous memorabilia from Helen Gould’s tenure as a Purdue student, 1922-1926.

Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi charter

 Collection — Box: Framed item
Identifier: MSP 41
Scope and Contents The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi charter (1971; 2.08 linear feet) documents the establishment of a chapter at Purdue University in 1971. The charter itself is 13 x 17.5 inches, with the mat and frame, it measures 21 x 25 inches.

Irving Literary Society records, Purdue University

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 34
Abstract The collection includes records ledgers documenting meetings of the society, event programs, handbooks, and other clippings relating to the activities of the Irving Literary Society

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