Subject Source: Local sourcesScope Note: Senior cords were a long-standing Purdue tradition. From 1904 until 1970, senior men bought yellow corduroy trousers and women bought yellow corduroy skirts, which they then decorated with designs that reflected their interests, majors, organizations, and humor.
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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