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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 Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Elsie Janis, Theodore Dreiser, "Chick" Evans, Orson Welles, Kin Hubbard, Theodore...
Dates: 1878 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1943

Purdue Air Race Classic Team papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 54
Scope and Contents The Purdue Air Race Classic Team papers document the Purdue Air Race Classic teams' involvement in the race. The papers feature Purdue Air Race Classic team photographs, clippings, correspondence, general race information; including participant lists and race results, Purdue team updates provided throughout the races and Air Race Classic programs which document Purdue's involvement in the races from 1994 – 2005. Some of the miscellaneous materials include a pamphlet from the "Round...
Dates: 1994 - 2005

Aldrin Family papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 18
Scope and Contents The Aldrin Family papers include an autobiography of Robert Hutchings Goddard, letters, notes, and newspaper articles relating to Robert Goddard and rocketry, compiled by Edwin E. Aldrin, Sr, father of astronaut Buzz Aldrin. The papers are organized into three series.
Dates: 1929-2007; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2006

T. A. Alford collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 13
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one letter written about Professor T.A. Alford by a former student, recalling the positive influence Professor Alford had upon him as a Purdue student.
Dates: 1968

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association records contains records from the Alumni Association from 1907 to 2008. The bulk of the collection is correspondence pertaining to membership, bylaw changes, publications, and alumni events. Of particular interest is correspondence between the Alumni Association and the Curtiss Exhibition Company of the Curtiss Areophane Company about the possibility of another exhibition at Purdue, stating that “due to recent improvements in their machine that their aviators are...
Dates: 1907 - 2008

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 527
Scope and Contents The Andrey A. Potter papers document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1893 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1979

William Arganbright letter

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 44
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter written by William E. Arganbright to Dr. Robert L. Thompson, Dean of Agriculture, September 9, 1991. The letter addresses Arganbright's experiences while a Purdue student, including time serving in the Indiana National Guard Battery B, from the perspective of a then ninety-seven year old man.
Dates: September 9, 1991

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 55
Scope and Contents The Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps collection documents the history of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) at Purdue University. The collection contains many photographs of the Purdue Army ROTC, focusing on the various commissioning classes and their activities. There are also valuable historical documents, military awards and trophies. Other types of materials include: books, clippings, correspondence, handbooks, manuals, printed material, programs, records and slides.
Dates: 1876 - 2001; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Whitman Bailey papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 18
Identifier: MSF 26
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from Eleanore Cammack, Order Librarian, addressed to Mr. Whitman Bailey, dated May 13, 1948, and two short notes.
Dates: 1948

H. M. Baldwin papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSF 23
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter: correspondence Professor Baldwin had sent to international students, as an Advisor for Students from Other Lands, dated March 28, 1934.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found within 1934

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers document the personal and business life of Dr. Cornell Bell. Materials include photographs and correspondence between Cornell Bell and his students, colleagues, and personal friends. Although there are a few items from Cornell Bell's early life, the majority of the collection documents his personal and business life from the years 1973 to 2007. The collection consists of three main series: papers, photographs, and audiovisual and artifacts. Papers and photographs are...
Dates: 1933 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1973 - 2007

Benjamin Harrison letters

 Collection — Box: 2 items
Identifier: UA 48.1
Scope and Contents Two letters from Benjamin Harrison to Purdue President James Smart, 1896
Dates: 1896-1896

Purdue University Black Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Black Cultural Center, founded in 1969, serves to provide support and a home-away-from-home for Black students, as well as education for the general campus community. The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Black Cultural Center.
Dates: 1969 - 2018

James Blakesley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 358
Abstract Materials documenting James Blakesley's tenure as VP and president of the University Club.
Dates: 1965 - 1971

Donald A. Bloodgood papers

 Collection — Box: 1 flat box, 1 small mss. box
Identifier: MSA 314
Scope and Contents The Donald A. Bloodgood papers (1946-1949; 1 cubic foot) documents the student life and fraternal pledging of former Purdue student Donald A. Bloodgood. The collection consists primarily of artifacts, with limited documentation concerning their use and function by the alumnus. These objects may be useful for researchers interested in the material culture of Purdue’s ROTC and fraternity organizations during the late 1940s. Types of materials include: pledge sashes, pledge boards, letters, and...
Dates: 1946 - 1949; Other: Date acquired: 09/06/2011

Donald E. Bloodgood papers

 Collection — Box 6 Boxes, 1 Large Folder
Identifier: MSF 41
Overview Publications, reports, correspondence, clippings, photos, and daily planners documenting the professional career of Purdue Professor of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering Donald E. Bloodgood.
Dates: 1926 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1979

Charles C. Bock, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 315
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Bock, Jr. papers document the vast career of a test pilot. Within the collection, there is material about the Bell X-2, the X-15 (Rocket aircraft), the SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane), the Rockwell B-1 (Bomber), and many other types of experimental aircraft. Included are photographs of fellow Purdue University alumni and "America's No. 1 Spaceman" Iven C. Kincheloe, Jr. In addition to the thirty-one photographs, the collection consists of nine 16mm films, one of which...
Dates: 1956 - 2014

Whitman Boden collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSF 43
Scope and Contents This collection contains one folder, containing correspondence written by Whitman Boden.
Dates: 1948

Julius L. Born correspondence

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 21
Identifier: MSA 58
Scope and Contents Typed versions of thirteen letters that Lieutenant Julius L. Born wrote home to his parents while stationed in France during World War I.
Dates: circa 1914 - 1918

Sol Boyk collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 20
Scope and Contents One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: 1934 - 1976

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Mark Brown United States Space Shuttle Patches collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 274
Scope and Contents The Mark Brown United States Space Shuttle Patches collection consists of two Space Shuttle patches with certificates of authenticity, signed by Purdue alum and Mission Specialist, Colonel Mark N. Brown. The patches include: Thirtieth Flight of the Space Shuttle (STS-28), Columbia, August 8 - 13, 1989 and Forty-third Flight of the Space Shuttle (STS-48), Discovery, September 12 - 18, 1991.  Also included is a copy of a letter from the donor, Curtis Haley to Ms. Flanary.
Dates: 1989 - 2009

Ralph O. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 180
Scope and Contents The Ralph O. Brown papers document Brown's businesses, Southside Studio, Huntington, Indiana and the Northern Indiana Aerial Photographic and Survey Service. The papers are comprised of Ralph O. Brown's pilot flight records and log books, which include his remarks and notations and Brown's journal which contains stories, including, "My First Solo Flight," and "Flying Dangerous or Not?" Also included are business receipts (1950s), business related correspondence, two clippings about Brown and...
Dates: 1940 - 1976

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.
Dates: 1889-1957; Majority of material found within 1900s-1957

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