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"And This is How it Was: Recollections of an Indiana Farm Boy, 1910-1920," by Glen Lehker

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 48, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 218
Scope and Contents One manuscript of poems, "And This is How It Was: recollections of an Indiana farm boy, 1910-1920," undated, by Glen Lehker.

Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem

 Collection — Box: FF 17
Identifier: MSP 149
Scope and Contents Copy of "High Flight" poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr., affixed to board. The poem was taken by Eugene A. Cernan on Apollo 10's mission to the moon, May 18 - 26, 1969. It is inscribed by Cernan; "To Mitch Simmons - So as never to forget we took this copy of High Flight to the moon on Apollo X 18-26 May 1969.  You above all can appreciate it's significance, Sincerely Gene Cernan."

The letter of authenticity was signed by Cernan on August 25, 2010 and is housed with the poem.

M. Steele Churchman papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 68
Scope and Contents Churchman, M. Steele (1981). Poems To Share With You.

Charles Cottingham papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 77
Scope and Contents Poetry written by Charles Cottingham, "Engineer, Writer, Lecturer": "William Holmes McGuffey" "To A McGuffey Teacher" "At Birthplace of William Holmes McGuffey" "Tablet in Los Angeles Library" The above appear on the first sheet. On the back of that sheet is a copy of a cable address "Edison, New York," Orange, New York, April 26, 1914 [Thomas A. Edison writes of the harmful effects of cigarettes, and he states, "I employ no person who smokes cigarettes."] "Why Michigan...

Evaleen Stein papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSP 190
Abstract The collection includes poems and letters written by Evaleen Stein.  All but one poem are handwritten.

Felix and Selma Stefanile papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 306
Scope and Contents The Felix and Selma Stefanile papers (1920-2009; 26.75 cubic feet) document the personal and professional lives of Felix and Selma Stefanile. The collection includes rough drafts and notes of Felix and Selma's published poems and essays. It also contains personal papers which document both of their lives in New York before they came to live in West Lafayette, Indiana. Many of the photographs are focused on Felix's childhood, early life, middle and later years. The photographs document less of...

George Zebrowski papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 41, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSF 426
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains a poem written by George Zebrowski as a student and a certificate of membership for the Purdue Alumni Association.

Indiana Poetry Society papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 51
Scope and Contents The Indiana Poetry Society papers is a collection of manuscript poems and letters by members of the Indiana Poetry Society, as gathered by the society president and founder, Eletha Mae Taylor, along with some of her personal papers. Among the personal papers is a composition book containing notations on the study of poetry and literature and spelling/vocabulary lists, music scores, poetry, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

Barriss Mills papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 32, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 269
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains four poetry publications by Barriss Mills.

Charles B. Murphy papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 32, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSF 279
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two folders which contain publications by Charles B. Murphy.

Don Paarlberg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 445
Scope and Contents The Don Paarlberg papers contain writings, letters, memoirs, and poems of Don Paarlberg on foods, farming, and other subjects.

Rare Book Leaves collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 55
Identifier: MSP 137
Abstract The Rare Book Leaves collection contains leaves from Buddhist scriptures, Golden Legend, Sidonia the Sorceress, Nuremberg Chronicle, Codex de Tortis, and an illustrated version of Wordsworth’s poem Daffodils. The collection demonstrates a variety of printing styles and paper. This particular collection is an excellent teaching tool...

Robert E. Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 535
Scope and Contents The Robert E. Smith papers include creative writings and related papers from the life and career of Robert E. Smith. The collection primarily comprises manuscripts for short stories, poems, essays, novels and novellas, sermons, and plays. The collection also includes research documents on various topics, notably orator John Walker and mystery solving; instruction materials from the classes Smith taught in the Purdue Communication Department; and personal documents such as correspondence, travel...

Songs and Poetry from the Debris collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSK 4
Scope and Contents The Songs and Poetry from the Debris collection document some of the poetry and songs written by Purdue students during the late 1880s-1920. Some of the material is actual pages taken from the original Debris yearbook, and some years just list poetry and songs of particular interest and the pages they can be found on. Types of materials include: original poetry and songs along with illustrations.

Gertrude Sunderlin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 369
Abstract The collection includes various work from and relating to Sunderlin’s food and nutrition students, including theses based upon experimental work, recipes, clippings of published recipes, and correspondence relating to publication.  Also included are reprints of Sunderlin’s work and clippings about her.

John Y. D. Tse papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 33, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSF 300
Scope and Contents The John Y. D. Tse papers include, On the Theory of Profit to My Country, 1987-1989, a compilation of ten poems and memoirs written by Tse as reflections upon forty years as a management professor, a founder of the Krannert Graduate School of Business, an entrepreneur and a benefactor to Purdue University. Within the volume there are also photographs, reprints of letters written to Dr. Tse by colleagues, an address written by Tse for the 25th anniversary of the Krannert School of Management,...

Collection on James Whitcomb Riley

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 52
Scope and Contents The Collection on James Whitcomb Riley consists of a group of four letters written by James Whitcomb Riley: one autographed, signed letter to fellow poet Henry Abbey; and a group of three autographed, signed letters, all to Mrs. Anna Smith Brown of Indianapolis, all in regards to "an old lisping jingle." There are six letters written by Marguerite Young to Miss Lesley Payne (Riley's niece) in Indianapolis. These long letters are about her writings, a novel, and a biography of James Whitcomb...

William Richards collection of Walter Pahnke papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 68
Scope and Contents The William Richards Collection of Walter Pahnke papers (1952-1972; 0.2 cubic feet) contains materials that document the life and works of Walter Pahnke. It includes 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.