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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Gary J. Glazer papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 31
Scope and Contents The Gary J. Glazer papers document Gary J. Glazer’s student life at Purdue from 1964 to 1967. He was active in the Owen Hall Hussar Club and most of the collection relates to his activities with this club. There are also materials related to the Purdue Boilermaker football team playing in the 1967 Rose Bowl. Types of materials include printed materials, photographs, ephemera including pins and patches, cords, caps, and plaques. Purdue traditions are documented here, such as the Senior Cords and...
Dates: 1964 - 1967