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Collection of Purdue Train Wreck materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 117
Scope and Contents The Collection of the Purdue Train Wreck materials (1903-2006; 0.25 cubic feet) documents the Purdue Train Wreck of 1903.  The collection includes memorabilia, memorials, newspaper clippings, eye witness interviews, and an oral history pertaining to the tragic event.  This collection is made up of one series entitled Purdue Train Wreck.  This collection is extremely valuable to anyone interested in the history of Purdue University. This is collection has been assembled by Purdue Libraries...
Dates: 1903 - 2006

College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 44
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture, Records (1869-2009; 124.95 cubic feet) consists of administrative books, correspondence, financial records, faculty minutes, reports, and other materials relating to the administration Purdue University’s School of Agriculture.
Dates: 1869-2009; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

L. Murray Grant and Bernice Nelson Grant papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 330
Scope and Contents The L. Murray Grant and Bernice Nelson Grant papers document the Grants' student life and post-graduation ties to Purdue. The papers include dance cards, programs, articles, and correspondence with Purdue President Winthrop Stone and Trustee David Ross.
Dates: 1903 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1905

Horton B. Knoll papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521
Scope and Contents The Horton B. Knoll papers 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 John Purdue, and historical...
Dates: 1865 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1963

Charles and Alice Shaw Major papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 82
Scope and Contents The Charles and Alice Shaw Major Papers (1847-1949; 51.25 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Charles Major and his wife Alice Major. Charles Major was an author and a member of the Purdue University board of trustees. The papers consist of Charles Major's literary works, materials from various theatrical productions, poetry written by Major, sketches, and materials from Major’s law career. The Majors' personal life is represented by the materials collected by Alice...
Dates: 1847-1949; Majority of material found within 1890-1924; Event: Date acquired: 11/30/1926

Purdue University Rules and Regulations Governing Students collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSK 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Rules and Regulations Governing Students collection documents some of the earliest Purdue student rules and regulations. Among the collection are various "Rules and Regulations Governing Students" brochures; pledge forms regulating behavior, "Matriculation Regulations and Pledge," a 1913 Regulations for the Government of Athletics and "Manual of the Corps of Instruction," 1914.Some of the unique rules and regulations found in the collection are; Dormitory...
Dates: circa 1880 - 1950

Purdue University School of Medicine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 174
Scope and Contents The Purdue University School of Medicine collection documents the history of the short-lived School of Medicine of Purdue University, from its 1905 inception until its eventual 1908 merger with Indiana University and transformation into the current Indiana University School of Medicine. Topics covered in the collection include pre-medical courses offered at Purdue prior to 1905; early attempts by Indiana medical colleges to merge with Indiana University and Purdue University; the 1905 mergers...
Dates: 1895 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1907

Winthrop E. Stone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 49
Scope and Contents The Winthrop E. Stone papers (1880s-1990s; 20.75 cubic feet) documents the life of Winthrop E. Stone, his family, and his administration as the fifth president of Purdue University.  They feature Stone’s academic career as a chemist and agriculturalist as well as his various policies and endeavors while President at Purdue.  They also document his interest in mountaineering.  Extensive records of communication and reporting on Stone’s accidental death while mount climbing is also included....
Dates: 1870s-1920s; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1985