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Letter books

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Books of blank or lined paper on which letters to be sent have been written; also copies of letters, originally on loose sheets, bound together, usually in chronological order.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James H. Smart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 48
Scope and Contents The James H. Smart papers (1874-1977; 3.4 cubic feet) primarily document James H. Smart’s term as president of Purdue University (1883-1900). The majority of the papers are in the form of letter books (1881-1899). The letter book from 1881-1885 begins with President Emerson E. White; the greater part is by James. H. Smart. The letters are primarily written by Smart, although some are written by his secretary L.D. Swan as well as vice-president Winthrop E. Stone in his absence. The...
Dates: 1874-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1900

Emerson E. White letter book

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UA 86
Scope and Contents Letter book of Emerson E. White, Purdue's president from 1876 to 1883, documenting all of White's correspondence from 1877 to 1881.  Includes index of correspondents.  Some pages are faded.
Dates: 1877 - 1882