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Lafayette (Ind.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: This is an inhabited place located on Wabash river, across from West Lafayette, near Fort Ouiatenon, the first European settlement in Indiana. It is noted for a nearby battlefield where, in the Battle of Tippecanoe, General William Henry Harrison defeated an Amerindian confederacy in 1811. The city was named for the Marquis de Lafayette, the French politician and military leader who commanded American Revolutionary troops, and it was laid out by William Digby in 1825.

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Carrier Family Photo Album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 365
Content Description This album contains photographs of the Carrier family, Smith family, Galeener family, and the Everhart family. These are possibly extended family of the Carriers or married names.  Pictures depict individuals as well as houses and landscape in Urbana, Illinois, and Pasadena, California. There are several photos of the 1913 Lafayette flood and one of the Purdue tank painted after a scrap.

Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 114
Abstract Miscellaneous papers, audiovisual media, books, and posters documenting the organization and publicity of the Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conferences and associated topics of interest.

Heath Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: heat00
Scope and Contents The Heath Family Papers document the business dealings and transactions of one of Lafayette's early prominent families.

Lafayette Adult Resource Academy (LARA) records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20160104.1

Lafayette Adult Resource Academy (LARA) records, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170209.2

Lafayette Kiwanis Club records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170720.1

Lafayette Kiwanis Club records, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20181015

Lafayette Kiwanis Club records, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 32
Identifier: 20190115.2

Robert A. Moller scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 329
Scope and Contents The Robert A. Moller scrapbook documents the student and military life of Purdue Chemical Engineering student Robert Moller. Most content is related to Moller’s personal acquaintances, though the scrapbook includes several photographs of Purdue campus and scenes around the Greater Lafayette area. Because Moller withdrew from Purdue during his second year (February 1920), materials cover mostly first-year student experiences. The scrapbook includes clippings (information artifacts),...