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Pete Bill Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 506
Scope and Contents Set of 5 tin cups/mugs that are part of a Class of 1910 50th Anniversary collection.  Each metal cup is decorated with scenes of Purdue and the class of 1910 crest. The postcard shows the "Marmora," one of the famous "Eddy Clocks" locotmotives. It became part of the Railway Museum at Purdue University in 1907. The Purdue Collection was transferred to the National Museum of Transport at St. Louis in 1951.

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...

Charles M. Romanowitz papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 345
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...

Charles Zergiebel collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 13, Placement: 18
Identifier: MSA 244
Scope and Contents Dance cards from Tau Chapter of Phi Delta Chi Fraternity, programs, certificate of entrance to Purdue, military special orders and miscellaneous items from Charles Zergiebel's time as a student at Purdue University from 1918-1923.

Collection of Purdue University postcards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 39
Scope and Contents The Collection of Purdue University postcards (1900-2007, 0.5 cubic feet) documents the changing landscape and buildings of Purdue University over time. Each postcard has been given a unique number and then assigned a subject heading. This is an active collection which will be added to over time.

Phoebe Farris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 471
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the career of Phoebe Farris. It covers her publications, as well as her contributions to art shows and exhibitions.

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.

Heather Moberly Collection of Purdue Ephemera

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 284
Abstract Ephemera documenting Purdue's campus in the late 1940s

Pearl E. Child collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 66
Scope and Contents The Pearl Child papers include correspondence, teacher's certificates, Tri-State College certificate, clippings, report cards, tuition receipts, recommendation letters, postcards, photographs, Mansfield Machine Works catalog, issue of The Valley Register, two issues of The Ohio Farmer, cards detailing food traits.

Purdue Club of Chicago records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 46
Scope and Contents The Purdue Club of Chicago records consist of three guest registers (1921-1955) that include handwritten names, addresses, graduation years, and phone numbers for members attending various events. Includes occasional notes about Purdue football games and lists of officers for some years (1945-1948) in addition to a few documents on general plans for meetings and committee members.  Includes a letter from Purdue President Edward C. Elliott thanking the Club for an event he attended (April 1945)....

Collection of Purdue Photos and Ephemera

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 286
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one colored Purdue campus postcard, one student ID card from the mid-1940s belonging to Helen Neher, and two black-and-white photographs. One photographs shows four gentlemen, two of them possibly athletes shaking hands with two men in suits. The other photograph shows Golden Girl Adelaide Darling with giant household appliances.

Ralph H. Schneck Military collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 123
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, high school and military artifacts documenting the childhood, military training and United States Army Air Forces career of Ralph H. Schneck.

Red-Crown Mini-Museum history and post card

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSP 58
Abstract Chronological history of the Red Crown Mini-Museum and picture post card.

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box: 1/2 letter mss box
Identifier: MSA 282
Abstract Roger Chaffee personally signed letter with letter from Martha Chaffee on reverse, and postcard from Iceland

Sandor "Alex" Kvassay papers and collection of Aviation Stamps

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 144
Abstract This collection is primarily comprised of aviation-related stamps and first day covers from around the world. The collection spans the 20th-century but includes examples of 19th century balloon airmail.  Just a few of the countries represented are Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Italy, North and South Korea, Great Britain, the United States, and Vietnam. Included are stamps from Africa, Asia, North, South and Central America, Australia, Antarctica, and many more places. ...

Stockton family collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 22
Scope and Contents Materials relating to Purdue alumni James W. Stockton and Ann Stockton, 1919-1947. Includes one postcard of Theta Xi house at Purdue University, one report card for James W. Stockton, and one newspaper clipping on Ann Stockton's injury in the Purdue bleachers collapse.

Wagner Collection of Space Exploration and Moon Landings First Day Covers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 491
Abstract Eight volumes of Space Exploration and Moon Landing First Day Covers, containing an incredibly rare, extensive and unique look into the stamps of that era.

John Wendling photograph collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 510
Scope and Contents The John Wendling photograph collection contains photographs and postcards from the international and domestic travels of John Wendling. He took pictures of several places in South America as well as the United States.

William Whalen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 100
Scope and Contents The William Whalen papers includes personal correspondence and materials created during Whalen’s service during and after World War II, as well as a small number of assorted documents related to his time as director of the Purdue University Press.

William J. Cable papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 36
Scope and Contents The William J. Cable papers (1954-1958; 0.2 cubic feet) document Cable’s involvement in the 1955 General Electric Mathematics Fellowships for Secondary School Teachers which took place June 20 through July 30, 1955 at Purdue University. It also contains later issues of G.E.M.F. News, a roster of participants from 1953-1958, and pamphlets, brochures and booklets from engineering and mathematics departments of several universities. The collection also consists of photographs William Cable took of...

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