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Anna Akeley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 496
Abstract The collection contains photographs, awards, and a bound copy of Akeley’s memoirs. The materials document her life and career as a physics instructor at Purdue University
Dates: circa 1890-2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2005

Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 39
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of articles written by Katherine Golden Bitting from the 1890s to the 1900s. Also included are articles and correspondence about Katherine Bitting which appeared in the Phoenix Flame, as well as material compiled by Librarian Emeritus William Hepburn on Katherine Bitting, including a bibliography of Katherine’s publications, bibliographic notecards, and a summary of Katherine’s career.
Dates: 1890 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1909

College of Education Records on Home Economics Education

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 31
Scope and Contents The College of Education records on Home Economics Education (1931-1981; 2 cubic feet) document the development of a pedagogy of home economics education. The collection reflects the specific means by which prospective educators in home economics were evaluated and how the evaluation rubrics were developed. The records are complementary to other home economics records that focus more specifically on the topical areas of home economics (i.e. foods, home management, sewing, etc). The bulk of the...
Dates: 1931-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2016

France A. Córdova papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 3
Scope and Contents The France A. Córdova papers (1965-2012; 10.65 cubic feet) document the life and career of France A. Córdova.  The bulk of the materials relate to Córdova’s work in academia.  The collection primarily covers Córdova’s research and career, with little information or materials regarding her earlier years, personal life, or various appointments with governmental organizations (such as NASA or the NSF).  This collection will particularly useful for researchers interested in France Córdova’s...
Dates: 1963-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2009

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Scope and Contents The Council on the Status of Women records document the activities and impact of the Council on the Status of Women at Purdue University.  The collection provides a comprehensive picture of the various activities and causes that Council was involved in during its tenure.  Also included are some news clippings about notable members and relevant stories about women’s rights in the news.  The collection would likely be useful for researchers interested in women’s rights, affirmative action,...
Dates: 1988 - 2012

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials related to Barbara Elsbury's time at Purdue as both a student and Assistant Dean including scrapbooks, medals, and documentation of her memorial service.
Dates: 1954-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1970; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2016

Phoebe Farris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 471
Scope and Contents The Phoebe Farris papers (1972-2011; 1.5 cubic ft.) documents the professional and personal life of Purdue professor, Phoebe Farris. It reflects her contribution to the art scene in America, shedding light on Native American history. The collection may be useful for researchers interested in Purdue's Native American community. The types of materials include written publications and reviews of other’s publications; contributions to art shows and exhibitions; correspondence; career and personal...
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Cleo Fitzsimmons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73
Overview The Cleo Fitzsimmons papers documents Fitzsimmons' career as a professor and department head in Home Management at Purdue University. Materials include correspondence, photographs, awards, publications, and faculty hood belonging to Fitzsimmons.
Dates: 1928 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Lella R. Gaddis papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 22, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 138
Scope and Contents This collection includes an article written by Lella Gaddis in 1917 as well as clippings and photographs pertaining to her life, activities, and work.
Dates: 1917 - 2009

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Scope and Contents The Avanelle (Nell) Kirksey papers document the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher in maternal and infant nutrition. The collection reflects the impact of Kirksey as an educator and researcher, as well as the continued significance of her research on maternal and infant nutrition. The coverage of her work in Egypt and on vitamin B6 is particularly strong. Additionally, the collection is an indication of Kirksey’s ongoing legacy via the research of her graduate...
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Janice M. Lauer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 554
Scope and Contents The Janice M. Lauer papers were created and collected by Lauer and document her career prior to, and during, her time at Purdue University. Lauer assisted in developing the field of Rhetoric and Composition as an academic discipline and in 1979, Lauer founded the program at Purdue out of the English Department. Types of materials include scrapbooks, program documents, seminar and lecture notes, course and workshop evaluations, syllabi, and graduate student work; published and unpublished texts...
Dates: 1964 - 2015

Jill P. May papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555
Scope and Contents The Jill P. May papers document the life and career of Professor of Emerita of the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Education, Jill P. May. The majority of the papers date from the mid-1970s to May’s retirement in 2011. The collection documents the private and professional life of May, particularly her professional activities during her tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers include May’s early life and education, in addition to correspondence with family members...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011

Mary O'Hara papers on Helen Bass Williams

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311
Overview This collection documents Dr. Mary O'Hara's research into and relationship with Helen Bass Williams and includes research notes, correspondence, oral history recordings, interview transcripts, and published materials.
Dates: 1951 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2000

Helen B. Schleman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334
Scope and Contents The Helen Schleman papers document the life of Helen B. Schleman from her time as a student at Northwestern University in the 1920s up until her death in 1992. Much of the collection documents Schleman’s tenure at Purdue University as Head of the Women’s Residence Halls, Dean of Women, and Dean Emeritus, as well as her military service in the Coast Guard Women’s Reserve (SPARs) during World War II. Additionally, the collection contains Schleman’s collection of newspaper clippings pertaining to...
Dates: 1920 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1980

Carolyn E. Shoemaker collection

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSF 343
Scope and Contents The collection contains a box of memorial pamphlets, one faculty folder, Shoemaker's annotated copy of the Purdue 1926-1927 Directory, and two books owned by her: The Crescent Moon, and The Perfect Tribute.
Dates: 1933 - 1997

Gertrude Sunderlin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 493
Scope and Contents The Gertrude Sunderlin papers (1939-1954; 2.2 cubic feet) document the life and career of Gertrude Sunderlin, an early foods and nutrition professor at Purdue University.  Much of the collection is comprised of theses written by Sunderlin’s students over the years that were based on experimental foods work.  Many of the recipes developed from these experiments were subsequently published in magazines or extension publications and reflect Sunderlin’s larger impact on the development of...
Dates: 1939 - 1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/1987

Helen Bass Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310
Overview This collection includes documents, correspondence, published materials, photographs, and audio recordings collected and created by Helen Bass Williams that document her personal life, education, and her work as a civil rights activist in the South, educator, and counselor and professor at Purdue University.
Dates: 1915 - 2004; Majority of material found within circa 1960s and 1970s

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 63
Scope and Contents The Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program records documents the creation, evolution, and activities of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program (known as Women’s Studies Program until 2013) through administrative records and other materials produced by the program. The recprds also include as well as reference material, such as clippings and publications, collected by members of the department. Of particular interests to researchers may be the meeting minutes and departmental...
Dates: 1950 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2013

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Siems, Ruth 1
Sunderlin, Gertrude, 1894-1990 1
Teachers Encouraging a Love for Literature 1
Tougaloo College 1
United States. Coast Guard. Women's Reserve 1
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University of California, Riverside 1
Watlington, Sally, 1938- 1
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