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A. M. Tucker Civil War diary

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSP 50
Scope and Contents The A. M. Tucker Civil War diary is a seventy-two page manuscript diary of Lieutenant A. M. Tucker (100th Indiana Regiment) and contains entries in Mississippi during the Civil War, various receipts, dates of letters written to "Nellie," and supply needs of various companies.

Anne M. Lutz papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 9, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 163
Scope and Contents Two folders, one of diaries, publications, and newspaper articles by or about Anne Lutz (1871-1938), an early female scientist and genetics researcher who specialized in documenting chromosomes in plants and was an expert in the area of chromosomes of Oenothera mutants and hybrids. Anne M. Lutz has been credited with discoveries relating to the double chromosome theory. Of particular interest are two handwritten diaries of Anne Lutz during an assignment in Belgium, dated 1911-1912, as well as...

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Abstract This collection includes documents, photographs, awards and certificates, textbooks, briefs and records, artifacts, audiovisual materials, and scrapbooks that document the life and career of astronaut and retired United States Air Force Major General Roy Bridges Jr. Included are numerous awards, drawings, and personalized photographs and mementos given to Bridges in appreciation of his service and leadership.

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...

Dale Van Pelt papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 16
Scope and Contents The Dale Van Pelt papers, 1891-1892 (0.75 cubic feet), documents Van Pelt's time as a student at Purdue University. His notes from a Botany class include small drawings and sketches among the notes. The diary includes descriptions of friends, local places, and daily activities. The diary and notes give a sample of early student life at Purdue.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Abstract Personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials and memorabilia documenting the life and career of astronaut Eugene A. Cernan.

George W. Miller papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 57
Scope and Contents The George W. Miller papers (1853-1865; 0.2 cubic feet) document the participation of George W. Miller, a baker, as a Union soldier in the Civil War. There are a few date discrepancies in the diary. In Diary 1 (1862-1863), Pages 1 through Page 80, Entry August 10 are thought to have been written in 1863. Although Diary 1 itself says 1861, on pages with entries for Saturday, January 17 through Thursday, January 22, Miller has marked out the date and written in "1863" instead. He has also had to...

Amos Heavilon diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 290
Scope and Contents The Amos Heavilon diary documents one year in the later stages of the life of Amos Heavilon, Clinton county farmer and businessman. This collection includes personal records, photocopies and a typed transcript of the diary. Also included is a typed, biographical sketch of Mr. Heavilon and his family. Insight into the living conditions of the 1890's is revealed and illustrates that not all were as successful and fortunate as Mr. Heavilon.

J. Edgar Scholl diary

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 209
Scope and Contents Daily diary of J. Edgar Scholl, January 1, 1901 to December 8, 1902 . The diary provides a daily account of the life of a young man in Indiana, as he begins farming and prepares to marry.

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.

Robert Lee Matthews papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 167
Scope and Contents The Robert Lee Matthews papers documents Matthews' time as a student at Coyne Trade and Engineer School and at Purdue and his alumni relations with Purdue. The collection includes personal records, correspondence, personal artifacts, and photographs.

Maxwell E. McDowell diary

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 31, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 256
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains a typescript of correspondence written by Maxwell Erwin McDowell in France during World War I.

Ralph O. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 180
Abstract Flight logs, aerial photographs and negatives of Northern Indiana farms, churches, schools and businesses, clippings, business records, homemade aerial photography equipment and miscellaneous items used in Indiana pilot Ralph Brown’s aerial photography and survey business. Also includes Brown’s personal journal, which contains stories, including, “My First Solo Flight, and “Flying Dangerous or Not?”

Richard Owen papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 59
Scope and Contents The Richard Owen papers (1866-1878; 0.1 cubic feet) document the life and career of Richard Owen, his correspondence, and his administrative recommendations to the Purdue University Trustees. They include materials from Owen’s time at Indiana University and Owen’s tenure as President of Purdue. They also show Owen’s various professions as geologist, professor, and administrator. Types of materials include: books, reports, and letters. Owen’s diary records his daily affairs from 1873-1878. ...

E.C. White papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 355
Scope and Contents The E. C. White papers contain two personal journals chronicling E.C. White's time at Purdue and the year following his graduation. The first volume also includes issues of The Purdue (1882).

William Richards collection of Walter Pahnke papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 68
Scope and Contents William Richards Collection of Walter Pahnke papers (1952-1972; 0.2 cubic feet) contains materials that document the life and works of Walter Pahnke. Article reprints, a listing of his publications, a photograph of Pahnke, a summary of his doctoral thesis, his CV from 1970, an account of his first LSD experience, a poem by his wife, personal manuscripts, and his obituary are included in the collection.

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