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Purdue University -- Sports

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Athletics collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Athletics collection documents Purdue athletics from the earliest years to recent times. The majority of the collection consists of items related to Purdue football; a scrapbook of clippings from the 1800s that contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the...
Dates: 1880 - 2016

Charles Allen Rodibaugh collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20181220.1

Class of 1915 photo album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 260
Scope and Contents The Class of 1915 photo album (1912-1915; 0.10 cubic feet) documents class activities and Greek events of the Class of 1915, including the Tank Scrap and Greek house parties. Photographs of campus scenery and buildings are included (Fowler Hall, Physics Building). Of particular interest may be the documentation of the 1913 flood in the Lafayette area. Some of the photographs identify class members through hand-written notes on photographs and captions. The album is believed to have been...
Dates: 1912 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1915

Harvey Dart papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 375
Scope and Contents One scrapbook containing photos of the Purdue campus, people, social events such as parades and sport, and machinery. The scrapbook also contains souvenirs and documents from Dart's trips to places including Niagara Falls and the Field Museum. There are also various documents from his time at Purdue, such as letters, reciepts, sports tickets, and event programs/notices.
Dates: 1915 - 1917

Joseph Burke Knapp scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 335
Scope and Contents The Joseph Burke Knapp scrapbook contains news clippings, programs, photogaphs, postcards, and other information related to Knapp's senior year at Purdue University.  A popular student and great athlete, much of the scrapbook consists of sports notes, news, photographs, items, pins, and ribbons attached in the beginning of the scrapbook as well as loose materials near the end of the scrapbook.  The scrapbook also includes details about the 1903 train wreck that claimed the lives of several...
Dates: 1900 - 1905

Purdue University autographed football

 Unprocessed — Box 01
Identifier: 20180417.2

Ted Townsend letter on bleachers collapse

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 28
Identifier: 20170321.3
Dates: February 25, 1947