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Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 531
Scope and Contents The Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs includes promotional materials, publications, and notes related to World Fairs. The books in this collection include both contemporary accounts and official reports as well as guides published for the Expositions themselves. The majority of material is on the 1933 Century of Progress World Fair held in Chicago, where Bitting worked as director of food exhibits. Other materials of note includes articles and photos from the Golden...
Dates: 1876 - 1948

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

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

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

The Charles Pankow Foundation Collection on Charles Pankow

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 135
Scope and Contents The Charles Pankow Foundation collection on Charles Pankow reflects the life of Charles J. Pankow and his contribution to the construction industry. It is a compilation of news articles on Pankow himself, the people associated with Pankow Companies and Pankow Foundation, papers, projects undertaken by Pankow Group of Companies. Information regarding the biography of Charles Pankow, A Better Way to Build, is also included.
Dates: 1950 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2012

Collection of Purdue Train Wreck materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 117
Abstract Newspaper articles, eye witness interviews, an oral history, and memorabilia relating to the 1903 Purdue Train Wreck.
Dates: 1903 - 2006

College of Agriculture, Administration for the College of Agriculture, publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 20
Abstract Booklets, reports, magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, and announcements, published or acquired by the School of Agriculture.
Dates: 1889-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

Purdue University Computer Science Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 173
Abstract Records documenting information and activities of the Purdue Computer Science Center, in order to guide students or anyone who is interested in Computing.
Dates: Other: 1955 - 1995; Other: Majority of material found within 1966 - 1995

France A. Córdova papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 3
Abstract The collection includes publications, correspondence, reports, notes, certificates, artifacts, and ephemera related to the life and career of France A. Córdova.
Dates: 1963-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2009

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

Albert J. Gowan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 474
Scope and Contents The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...
Dates: 1890 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1969

Jacqueline Kruper Women in Aviation papers and rare books

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 187
Scope and Contents The Jacqueline Kruper Women in Aviation papers and rare books give a glimpse into the lives of key aviatrices in the earliest years of flight, along with pioneer aviators. The ephemera includes magazine advertisements from 1943, which provide a unique look into how women aviators were portrayed during the 1940s. The papers also include Jacqueline Kruper's writings for Woman Pilot magazine, and book reviews for Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military, and H-Minerva, H-Net...
Dates: 1927 - 2015; Other: Majority of material found within 1991 - 2009

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Scope and Contents The Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps document the history of aviation and flight through postage stamps, postmarks and envelopes collected from all over the world. The collection spans the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail. The stamps are housed in 67 albums and total near 68,000 stamps, envelopes, postmarks and postcards. The collection was assembled over a period of 20 years, with...
Dates: 1870 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1920 - 1990

Space Exploration News collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 128
Scope and Contents The Space Exploration News Collection features front page news stories relating to the Apollo 11 moon landing, John Glenn's history making orbit around the Earth on Friendship 7, the ending of the Space Shuttle Program and other monumental moments in the history of space exploration.

The original periodicals will be retained for historical value and use in displays and exhibits. The collection consists of three newspapers and one magazine.
Dates: 1962 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1962 - 1969

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