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Records (Documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Recorded information, often standardized in format and content and treated as a unit. Records include such compilations of data regardless of medium, that are created, received, and maintained by a project, agency, institution, organization, or individual in pursuance of legal obligations, in the transaction of business, for the storage of research and knowledge, or for other purposes.

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

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 There are also valuable historical documents, military awards and trophies.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

Purdue Auto Club scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 178
Scope and Contents The Purdue Auto Club scrapbook documents the activities of the club including call-outs, officers, members, "point standings," rally and slalom events, and event and club memorabilia. The scrapbook contains the club's newsletter, "The Front Line," which also provides details of the club's activities. 

Types of materials included in the scrapbook are: by-laws, constitution, flyers, event memorabilia, newsletters, press releases, and records.
Dates: 1973 - 1979

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

College of Health and Human Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 15
Abstract The records contain many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia, annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material, newspaper clippings, publicity, department brochures, newsletters and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1875-2009

Council of Writing Program Administrators records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 75
Scope and Contents The Council of Writing Program Administrators records (1977-2009; 16.35 cubic feet) documents the activities of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. Materials include papers related to WPA, MLA and CCCC conferences, executive committee meetings, services provided by WPA, general financial papers, correspondence, newsletters and journal. Types of materials include: papers, brochures, notes, agendas, minutes, reports, articles, rough drafts, newsletters, journals, correspondence, floppy...
Dates: 1977 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1974 - 2007; Other: Date acquired: 11/05/2009

Dean of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 41
Abstract Annual Reports, budgets, correspondence and other official documents from the office of the Dean of Women.
Dates: 1960-1974; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2009

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSP 26, Series 1
Identifier: MSP 26
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities Album contains the original petition letters for terms of recognition submitted by Purdue University fraternities, sororities and other student organizations. The album is believed to have been assembled by President James Smart during his tenure as President of Purdue University. The first recognition documents are from Sigma Chi, the first Purdue University fraternity. It is followed by the petition letter for Sigma Nu. The following documents...
Dates: 1886 - 1921

Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 513
Scope and Contents The Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart contains Freehafer's drafts of her 1983 book "R.B. Stewart and Purdue University" as well as the notes she compiled while researching Stewart, some of the sources she used, the transcript from a 1977 interview with Stewart, notes from two other interviews with Stewart and his oral history transcript, and notes from interviews conducted with Stewart's colleagues.
Dates: 1970 - 1983

Purdue Graduate Dames Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146
Overview The records contain membership information as well as a variety of notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the Purdue University Graduate Dames.  Also included are correspondence and programs for the National University Dames society.
Dates: 1931 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1955

George F. Hamilton collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 7: Series MSA 135, Series 1, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSA 132
Scope and Contents Papers and photographs relating to the Purdue Class of 1897.
Dates: 1896 - 1944

Arthur G. Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 52
Scope and Contents The papers of Arthur Hansen, president of Purdue University 1971 - 1982 include speeches, lecture notes, publications, and related materials. Photographs of President Arthur Hansen and his wife, Nancy Tucker Hansen were received at a later date from the publications and speeches, as was the DVD, "Funeral of Purdue University President Arthur G. Hansen," WLFI-TV News Channel 18. There are also some press releases related to Nancy Hansen's activities. The papers cover a wide variety...
Dates: 1950 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

Purdue University International Students collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 152
Overview Collections consists of statistical reports, historical brochure, general information pamphlet, newsletters, a 1930 group photograph, and 1941-42 listing of international students at Purdue University.
Dates: 1930 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2002

College of Civil Engineering, Joint Transportation Research Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 47
Scope and Contents The College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program collection documents the history of the Joint Highway Research Project, which was formed in 1937, and later became known as the Joint Transportation Research Program. The collection also contains items from the Purdue Civil Engineering Department, prior to 1937; numerous photographs, including 301 photographs and notations about the educational background of graduate students, circa 1920s-1960s, and photographs of early...
Dates: 1920 - 2007

James R. Maris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 478
Scope and Contents The James R. Maris papers document aspects of the Department of Aviation Technology's administration and teaching. Papers include a 1973 department administrative procedures manual; Professor Maris' course outlines, lectures and notes for Aviation Technology 358, Aviation History class, including lecture overheads which provide historical aircraft images, publications and handbooks on aviation careers, records of Purdue's Aviation Technology Flying Club, including meeting minutes, reports,...
Dates: 1944 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1993

National Association of Physical Plant Administrators records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20130305

Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Product Co. material

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 29
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence written to and from Thomas Perry, Chief/Consulting Engineer for the Jasper Wood Products Company, along with quotes and estimates for components of the prefabricated houses. There are reports from testing of the same components, along with timecards from the business. The collection also contains newsclippings from the 1930's relating to the housing industry. There are a few unrelated newsclippings from 1978 and 1980 and a company catalog from MacBeath...
Dates: 1936 - 1980

Phi Beta Kappa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 87
Scope and Contents The Phi Beta Kappa records document the planning stages of the Phi Beta Kappa, Zeta of Indiana (Purdue University) Chapter, along with records from the 1970s and 1980s. The records include a few documents from the early 1990s. The one document from 1995, "The Greek Vine," is unrelated to Phi Beta Kappa, but it was provided with the original records.  Types of materials include: correspondence, faculty member lists, form letters, initiation information, lectures, meeting information,...
Dates: 1953 - 1995; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1980

Philalethean Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 101
Overview This collection contains records ledgers, photos, and event programs documenting the activities of the Philalethean Literary Society, as well as their published constitution.
Dates: 1877 - 1924

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190522.2

Purdue Club of Chicago records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 46
Scope and Contents The Purdue Club of Chicago records consist of three guest registers (1921-1955) that include handwritten names, addresses, graduation years, and phone numbers for members attending various events. Includes occasional notes about Purdue football games and lists of officers for some years (1945-1948) in addition to a few documents on general plans for meetings and committee members.  Includes a letter from Purdue President Edward C. Elliott thanking the Club for an event he attended (April 1945)....
Dates: 1921 - 1955

Purdue University College of Engineering Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies Division records

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 11
Identifier: 20121119.1

Purdue University Office of the Architect records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: purdua0
Scope and Contents Includes construction documents, cost schedules, minutes, correspondence, blueprints, notes on early Purdue buildings and building name changes, brochures, and ephemera relating to buildings on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus, 1930s-1940s. Includes information on buildings funded through the Public Works Administration, bond issues, and correspondence with legislators relating to funding for projects.
Dates: 1902-1940s; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1940s; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2006

Purdue University Polytechnic Institute Department of Computer Graphics Technology records

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 5
Identifier: 20140815.1