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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 30 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur G. Hansen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 52
Scope and Contents Papers of Arthur Hansen, president of Purdue University. The papers include speeches, lecture notes, publications, and related materials. The papers cover a wide variety of topics, such as fluidics, laminar, mechanical engineering, aeronautics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, thermal engineering, engineering education, higher education and research, race, religion, Purdue Women's Day (1971-1973), land grant universities, campus unrest and civil rights issues at Purdue University (1970s),...

Charles E. Thompson collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 227
Scope and Contents Charles E. Thompson's grade cards and student fee receipts for 1888-1889.

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 (1920-2007; 3.55 cubic feet and one oversize photograph) 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...

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Abstract The records contain many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia, annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material, newspaper clippings, publicity, department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.

Computer Graphics Technology records

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 5
Identifier: 20140815.1

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...

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.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Abstract Personal papers, photographs, audiovisual materials and memorabilia documenting the life and career of astronaut Eugene A. Cernan.

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.

George F. Hamilton Collection on the Class of 1897

 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.

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.

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,...

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Abstract This collection includes documents, coursework, working papers and subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to Neil A. Armstrong's education, Navy career, training and career as a test pilot and astronaut, his career as a professor of engineering, and roles as advisor and participant for various commissions.

Phi Beta Kappa records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 87
Scope and Contents The Phi Beta Kappa records (1960-1995; 2 cubic feet) 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, TheGreek Vine, is unrelated to Phi Beta Kappa, but it was provided with the original records.  Types of materials include: correspondence, faculty...

Philalethean Literary Society Records, Purdue University

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

Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 55
Scope and Contents The Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps collection (1876-2001; 24.5 cubic feet, along with 5 OS flat file drawers of oversized photographs, and an oversized ledger) documents the history of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) 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...

Purdue Auto Club scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 178
Abstract A scrapbook containing by-laws, constitution, flyers, event memorabilia, press releases and records documenting the activities of the Purdue Auto Club during the 1970s.

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)....

Purdue Graduate Dames Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146
Abstract 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.

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 26
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities Album (1886-1921; 0.3 cubic feet) 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...

Purdue University Office of the Architect records

 Collection — Box 1 box
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.

Purdue Women's Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 97
Scope and Contents The Purdue Women’s Club records (1922-2009; 10 cubic feet) consists of the club’s annual and treasurer reports, brochures, presidents' notebooks, meeting minutes, membership information, newsletters, and programs.