Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: A carefully researched, relatively full narrative account of the life of a specific person or closely related group of people, written by another. The biographer selects the most interesting and important events with the intention of elucidating the character and personality of the biographee and placing the subject’s life in social, cultural, and historical context.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Unprocessed — Box 1
Dates: 1985 - 2020
Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 517
Scope and Contents The collection consists of black-and-white photos and photo proof sheets of Dr. Avery with kitchen equipment as well as a biographical essay about his tenure at Purdue and in the food industry.
Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 530
Content Description The manuscript, "Memoirs of an Insatiable Technologist", is a detailed description of Arden L. Bement Jr.’s personal and professional life. It covers his genealogy, starting in the 17th century and his life history starting at his birth in 1932 through 2013. The manuscript contains 14 chapters, and 171 pages. Chapter 10 and 13 are related to his tenure at Purdue University. His first appointment at Purdue was from 1992-2001 with the School of Materials Engineering, and his last appointment was...
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Dates: circa 1946 - 2014
Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 520
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a copy of "A Little in Return," a compilation in honor of Constance M. Winchell, an American librarian who worked at Columbia University. A note accompanying a copy of "Jumping Jupiter" from Ernestine G. Gilbreth to Keith Dowden is also part of the collection.
Dates: 1976 - 1979
Unprocessed — Box 1
Dates: 1944-2013, undated
Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 50
Dates: Other: undated; July 24, 1915
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