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Printed ephemera

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Printed works that are created to meet an array of immediate needs, usually transitory in nature not intended to be saved. Examples could be broadsides, posters, leaflets, pamphlets, programs, postcards, tradecards, labels, tickets, handbills, sale notices, and valentines.

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

1998 Alamo Bowl collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 280
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs, correspondence, tickets, brochures and ephemera relating to the 1998 Alamo Bowl.
Dates: 1998

George Ade papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 4
Scope and Contents The George Ade papers (1878-1947; 29 Cubic ft.) document the personal and professional life of author, humorist, and playwright George Ade. The collection includes original writings, manuscripts, personal correspondece, photographic materials, and artifacts. Notable persons include: John T. McCutcheon, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Booth Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Elsie Janis, Theodore Dreiser, "Chick" Evans, Orson Welles, Kin Hubbard, Theodore...
Dates: 1878 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1943

Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 55
Scope and Contents The Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps collection documents the history of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) at Purdue University. The collection contains many photographs of the Purdue Army ROTC, focusing on the various commissioning classes and their activities. There are also valuable historical documents, military awards and trophies. Other types of materials include: books, clippings, correspondence, handbooks, manuals, printed material, programs, records and slides.
Dates: 1876 - 2001; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2022-030

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-037

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-143

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024-003

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers document the personal and professional life of Dr. Cornell Bell from his childhood through his retirement from Purdue and eventual passing in 2009. Materials include: Cornell’s personal papers, such as records from his elementary, high school, and college days, funeral programs for friends and colleagues, and contact information; material owned by members of Cornell’s family, including his wife Dr. Mildred Bell’s doctoral dissertation, his uncle Henry Sanders’s copy...
Dates: circa 1800s-2010; Majority of material found within 1970s-2000s

Betty Nelson Collection of Purdue University related items

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 266
Scope and Contens This collection consists of three items: one decorated storage box with a photo of University Hall on the front, one Purdue University matchbook cover with the 1975 football schedule on the back, and one Purdue-themed painted display plate with the inscription "Purdue 01." The three items were retrieved from a Westminster Village Retirement Community garage sale in 2017.
Dates: 1970's

Earl D. Coatney collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 70
Scope and Contents Announcement - Commencement Exercises, Purdue University, February Class of 1950.
Dates: 1950

Collection of Purdue Train Wreck materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 117
Scope and Contents The Collection of the Purdue Train Wreck materials (1903-2006; 0.25 cubic feet) documents the Purdue Train Wreck of 1903.  The collection includes memorabilia, memorials, newspaper clippings, eye witness interviews, and an oral history pertaining to the tragic event.  This collection is made up of one series entitled Purdue Train Wreck.  This collection is extremely valuable to anyone interested in the history of Purdue University. This is collection has been assembled by Purdue Libraries...
Dates: 1903 - 2006

College of Agriculture Extension reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 59
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture Extension reports (1913-1972; 126 cubic feet) documents the annual reports of the ninety-two Indiana counties' extension work; some include agricultural agent work, home demonstration work and beginning in the 1960s, cooperative extension work.  There is a rich collection of photographs from some counties during the earliest years and beyond.  Some reports feature a “farm family of the year” among the documentation.  Types of materials include: bulletins,...
Dates: 1913 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

H. C. Dimmich papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 153
Scope and Contents Papers of H. C. Dimmich, including Purdue football schedule, note, Purdue student handbook, assignment card, ROTC papers, ticket stubs, class schedules, clipping, chemistry test and quiz, invitation to Gala Week, senior honors blank, correspondence, Purdue's Harlequin Club programs, Varsity Glee Club program, issues of The Purdue, and a musical score.
Dates: 1886 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1927

Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers document Amelia Earhart's arrival at Purdue University, her time there, and the efforts to memorialize Earhart after her disappearance. Types of materials include correspondence, ephemera, administrative reports, photographs, publicity materials, and speeches.
Dates: 1935 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

Gilbert family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20210615
Dates: 1909 - 1912; 1944 - 1950

Gary J. Glazer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 31
Scope and Contents The Gary J. Glazer papers document Gary J. Glazer’s student life at Purdue from 1964 to 1967. He was active in the Owen Hall Hussar Club and most of the collection relates to his activities with this club. There are also materials related to the Purdue Boilermaker football team playing in the 1967 Rose Bowl. Types of materials include printed materials, photographs, ephemera including pins and patches, cords, caps, and plaques. Purdue traditions are documented here, such as the Senior Cords and...
Dates: 1964 - 1967

Glen M. Nelson collection

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 68
Identifier: 2024-096

Helen Gould collection of Purdue dance cards and theater programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 294
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 41 dance cards, four theater programs and seven Purdue related ephemera and miscellaneous memorabilia from Helen Gould's tenure are a Purdue student, 1922-1926.
Dates: 1922 - 1926; Other: Majority of material found within 1923 - 1924

Albert J. Gowan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 474
Scope and Contents The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...
Dates: 1890 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1969

Dan Grier collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 459
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous magazine and newspaper articles about Purdue University
Dates: 1966-1968

Robert T. Hatt scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSP 35, Series 1; Series MSP 35, Series 2; Series MSP 35, Series 3
Identifier: MSP 35
Scope and Contents The Robert T. Hatt scrapbook contains many photographs of campus life, predominantly during 1919-1920. There is a concentration of memorabilia from Phi Kappa Psi due to Hatt's membership within that fraternity. The scrapbook also contains newspaper clippings, along with ephemera, such as programs, ticket stubs, and other assorted odds and ends. Many of the items are not dated, which makes it difficult to ascertain the exact time period, especially for the photographs. The cover of the scrapbook...
Dates: 1894 - 1940; Other: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

Ross W. Hippensteel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 34
Scope and Contents The Ross W. Hippensteel papers (1912-1960; 13.5 cubic feet) document the college and military career of Ross W. Hippensteel. The collection contains many artifacts, papers, handbooks, manuals, certificates, class notes, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, a pencil sketch, clothing and other miscellaneous items. Some of the items belonged to his wife, Jean Rankin Hippensteel. The class notes are from many of his Purdue University, mechanical engineering and physics courses from 1929-1934, along...
Dates: 1912 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1950

Indiana Athletic Trainers Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 184
Scope and Contents The Indiana Athletic Trainers’ Association records (1980-2014; 15 cubic feet) documents the business and professional activities of the IATA from its inception in 1980 to 2014. Collection contains records including board of directors meeting agendas and minutes, membership directories, financial reports, and correspondence. The collection also includes public relations materials, photographs, memorabilia and historical material. The records are broken up into seventeen series.
Dates: 1980-2014; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2015

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Scope and Contents The Chesterfield H. Janes papers document the life of Janes as a Purdue student and as an IBM employee. Included within this collection are items from Janes stay in the X-Hall (presently called Meredith Hall), some memorabilia of the NASA astronauts, a collection of space related stamps and first day covers, and photographs of the Apollo-Saturn 202 (AS-202) launch. Strengths in this collection are the X-Hall ephemeral materials.  Included are receipts from the housing contract and...
Dates: 1953 - 2012; Other: Majority of material found within 1953 - 1975