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Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 139
Scope and Contents The album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and other miscellaneous photographs (1918-1920; 0.2 cubic feet) documents buildings on campus as well as off campus scenery.  Photographs of farmland and water sports could be of the surrounding community and Wabash River.  Several unidentified individuals appear, some of whom are in military dress or Purdue sports attire (track and football).  The collection consists of one photo album in fragile condition and one file folder of re-sleeved loose...
Dates: 1918 - 1920

Josiah H. Andrews scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 266
Scope and Contents The Josiah H. Andrews, Jr. scrapbook documents Josiah H. Andrews, Jr.'s time as a student at Purdue University. Among the items featured in the scrapbook is a strong focus on material from the track team and Sigma Chi fraternity for which Andrews was a member.  The items include invitations, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, ticket stubs (some from the Athletic Association), ephemera and various miscellaneous items. Also featured is an "Anthropometric table," from...
Dates: 1897 - 1901

Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 285
Scope and Contents The Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks (1919-1932; 0.4 cubic feet) document the publications of three Purdue periodicals in the 1920s era.  Clippings are generally labeled with the year of publication but the specific publication is usually not credited.  However, covers from three periodicals are included: Purdue Alumnus, Purdue Engineering Review, and Purdue Engineer, implying that the clippings come from these publications.  In addition, there are programs from two...
Dates: 1919 - 1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1954

Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 73
Scope and Contents 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. The collection consists of photos, event and club materials, proposed and executed budgets, residence directories, maps of the dorm and rooms, correspondence, residence hall pamphlets, newspaper articles, administration documentation, and some oversized objects and artifacts. The items demonstrate the activities that occurred at the...
Dates: 1939 - 2005

Charles Klinger Collection of Limp Rivet issues

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 267
Scope and Contents The collection (1946-1948; 0.4 cubic feet) documents post-World War II campus life in satirical fashion. According to the donor, Charles (Chuck) Klinger, the LIMP RIVET was a collegiate humor magazine comparable to the Harvard LAMPOON, Michigan State SPARTAN, Michigan GARGOYLE and the Ohio State SUNDIAL. Of particular interest might be the few loose pages from the Purdue Debris and a letter from the donor providing additional historical background, as he held various positions for the magazine...
Dates: Publication: 1946-1948

Dorothy Christoff papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 304
Scope and Contents The Dorothy Christoff papers (1963-1967; 0.5 cubic feet) document Christoff’s time at Purdue as an engineering student. The collection consists of various artifacts, including Christoff’s senior cord skirt, stickers and decals, a class photograph, and a decorative wooden t-square with Christoff’s affiliations on the front and signed by her classmates on the back. These materials reflect only Christoff’s time as an undergraduate civil engineering student at Purdue, although she did eventually...
Dates: ca. 1963-1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2000

Joan Minton Christopher papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 250
Scope and Contents The Joan Minton Christopher papers (1968-1970; 0.4 cubic feet) documents her undergraduate years at Purdue University during the late 1960s. The collection contains tickets from Purdue Convocations events, as well as basketball and football tickets. Christopher’s green WRX Club beanie, several programs from Purdue events, a box of matches from the Purdue National Bank, and a photo of Joan Minton Christopher from 1968 are also included.
Dates: 1968-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1968; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2011

Class of 1909 Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 48, Placement: 03
Identifier: UA 109
Scope and Contents This volume contains the Class of 1909 meeting minutes and adopted resolutions relating to class member activities and reunions. Insights into the annual tank scrap between freshmen and sophomores, class business and elections of various positions are described. Class members are listed in the first alumni meeting (pp.76-87). All notes are collected in one bound volume.
Dates: 1905 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1909

Richard J. Coffee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 323
Abstract Letters, photographs, clippings, and material artifacts documenting the student life of Richard J. Coffee, 1934-1939.   Also included are items from his professional life after graduation.
Dates: 1934 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1939

Collection of Purdue University dance cards

 Collection
Identifier: MSP 118
Scope and Contents Collection of dance cards for events at Purdue University.
Dates: undated

Collection of Purdue University photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 43
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection created by Purdue Libraries and Special Collections over the years. This collection will be added to periodically.
Dates: circa 1880-2010

Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 37
Scope and Contents The Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case Materials documents the court battle from the inception of President White's matriculation pledge, to the Supreme Court decision and beyond. This collection documents the legal dispute and is sometimes referred to as the Purdue case or Sigma Chi case.Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reports, documented opinions of Circuit Court Judge P. Vinton and others, and other extraneous materials related to...
Dates: 1879 - 2000

Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 151
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection features, among other memorabilia, a tank scrap chain and padlock from 1913, a label from the first bottle of beer served to a Purdue student after the repeal of prohibition, numerous buttons and pins, including a hatpin with the Purdue seal from 1895 on it (third design), a Reamer's Club "R" from the early 1990s, a Purdue Murad cigarette silk, a 1902-1903 matriculation ticket signed by Purdue President Winthrop E. Stone, along with Junior...
Dates: 1877 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Earhart Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 6
Scope and Contents The Earhart Residence Hall records document the history and activity of Earhart Residence Hall. Types of materials include: artifacts, certificates, clippings, dance cards, memorandums, photographic prints, programs, and telephone directories. The Earhart Residence Hall records are organized into three series.
Dates: 1964-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-2002; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2014

James R. Eaton photo album

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 284
Scope and Contents The James R. Eaton photo album (1920-1925, 0.1 cubic feet) was created by Eaton while he was an undergraduate electrical engineering student at Purdue University.  Although Eaton took and preserved the pictures, there are some notations and captions present that were contributed at a later date by Eaton’s widow Ruth Eaton Lefler.  The photos document buildings on the University campus, greater West Lafayette, football games, May Day and other student activities, as well as an early running of...
Dates: 1920 - 1925; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials related to Barbara Elsbury's time at Purdue as both a student and Assistant Dean including scrapbooks, medals, and documentation of her memorial service.
Dates: 1954-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1970; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2016

Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Scope and Contents The Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records (1894-2014) document more than a century of student life and activities of the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. The collection consists of annual reports, meeting minutes, photographs, photo slides and negatives, as well as video cassettes. Of particular interest might be the sub-series of graduating class composites, which frequently identifies the graduating students. Printed photographs of the graduating classes...
Dates: 1894 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999; Other: Records transferred: 3/29/2016

Arthur H. Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Scope and Contents The Arthur H. Fisher papers contain artifacts, certificates, a diploma, photographs, and miscellaneous items from Arthur Fisher's time spent as a Purdue University student. There are some items that Fisher obtained after his tenure as a student, such as alumni loyalty certificates. This collection would be very valuable to anyone interested in student life at Purdue University during the early 20th century or the Purdue Military Band.
Dates: 1916 - 1955; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1920

Susan Houston Fortune papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 7
Scope and Contents The Susan Houston Fortune Papers (1955-1959; 0.5 cubic feet) document the life of Susan Fortune when she was a student at Purdue University in the 1950s. The collection includes a scrapbook and Susan Houston's corduroy skirt (Purdue senior cord skirt). Susan Houston [Fortune] received her B.S. degree in Home Economics from Purdue University in 1959. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. George F. Houston of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Dates: 1955-1959; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2008

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Fowler Courts Residence Hall records document the history of Fowler Courts Residence Hall and Fowler House. The records include annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks and calendars. Also included are Purdue Residence Hall dress code standards and guest hours polices from the 1960s-1980s. Historical documents consist of background information on the closing of Harrison Street Courts and the transition to South Campus Courts,...
Dates: circa 1920s - 1993; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1993

Robbye Frank papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 265
Abstract This collection contains materials documenting Roberta S. Frank's involvement in the National College Queen Pageant as well as a program from the 1966 Purdue Grand Prix.
Dates: 1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2013

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 159
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection documents the history and activities of the fraternities and sororities at Purdue. Contained in the collection are numerous fraternity and sorority newsletters and magazines. There are some records provided by the Dean of Students Office in 1995 and include correspondence and financial information sheets. Among the other material in the collection are petitions for membership, constitutions and by-laws, membership directories and...
Dates: 1885 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1995 - 2005

Fraternities, Sororities and Cooperative Life records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 172
Scope and Contents The Fraternities, Sororities and Cooperative Life records span more than 130 years of Greek Life at Purdue. They document the history and operations of more than 80 fraternities, sororities, and cooperative houses. The material in the collection ranges from chapter award congratulations to chapter suspensions, from alumni news to university violations. Newspaper clippings accompany most chapter histories in the collection, adding a local voice to incidents at the time. This collection may...
Dates: 1873 - 2010

Leroy C. Glass diary

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 7, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 122
Scope and Contents Diary ("Sunshine book") of Leroy C. Glass. Front cover embossed "Purdue University Chemistry Laboratory Notes," but inside contains diary entries for October 30, 1915 - June 14, 1916.
Dates: 1915 - 1916

Roberta Banaszak Gleiter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 251
Scope and Contents The Roberta Banaszak Gleiter papers (8 cubic feet; 1931-2011) contain materials that document both Gleiter’s personal and professional life such as letters of appreciation and commendation, awards, certificates, speeches and presentations, photographs, academic transcripts, items pertaining to Gleiter’s involvement in professional organizations, and materials documenting Gleiter’s time at Purdue. These include her Purdue University student identification card, materials pertaining to Gleiter’s...
Dates: 1931-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-2011; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011

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