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Biographies

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope 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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Avery papers

 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.
Dates: 1989

Arden L. Bement, Jr. papers

 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...
Dates: 2013

Keith Dowden papers

 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