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Black-and-white photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Refers to a broad class of photographs having images in gray tones, black, and white, and sometimes one hue (which can result from chemical processes used, including toning, or from aging).

Found in 147 Collections and/or Records:

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

Collection of Purdue University photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 43
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection created by Purdue Libraries and Special Collections over the years. This collection will be added to periodically.
Dates: circa 1880-2010

Collection on the Purdue University seal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 119
Scope and Contents The collection on the Purdue University seal documents the evolution of the seal (griffin brand or logo). Materials include correspondence, articles, printed ephemera, artifacts, and Purdue publications, including publications from World War II such as "Purdue serves because Purdue was prepared: Purdue University in the war" by Thomas R. Johnston and a Purdue Alumnus issue from 1943.
Dates: undated

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 27
Abstract Correspondence, field notebooks, photo albums, photographs, reports, slides, soil notebooks, and other materials documenting the history, administration, and activities of the College of Agriculture’s Department of Agronomy.
Dates: 1879-2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2008

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Abstract The records contain many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia, annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material, newspaper clippings, publicity, department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.
Dates: 1875-2009

William G. Cowdin papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 310
Scope and Contents The William G. Cowdin papers document Cowdin's role as Aerojet program manager for the Dyna-Soar boost rocket engines. This collection includes two 8" x 10" photographs taken during a 1961 Dyna-Soar full scale mockup review, Boeing Co., Seattle, 1961. The photographs include NASA test pilots and Aerojet project team including Neil Armstrong, William Dana, James Woods, Henry Gordon, William Knight, and Aerojet program manager and Purdue graduate William Cowdin. Also included is a biographical...
Dates: 1961 - 2014

John Dean scrapbook page and Purdue diploma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 317
Scope and Contents The collection consists of John I. Dean's 1940 Purdue University diploma, and one scrapbook page belonging to Major Dean. The front page is titled "All Purdue Men," Lubbock Army Flying School, Lubbock Texas, May 1943. The scrapbook second page (or back page) is titled: "My Advanced Flying School Instructor and Students, Lubbock Texas, June 1943." Men identified in the photo are: L-R (standing) Bill Brucker, Al Edes, Burt Walkup (The Instructor), Me [John Irwin Dean], Paul Cooper. L-R...
Dates: 1940 - 1943

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Communications, images

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 68
Abstract Slides, 1960s-1990s; photographs, negatives, and contact sheets, circa 1960s and 1980s; and film reels (16mm), 1950s-1970s, pertaining to a wide-variety of agricultural subjects.
Dates: 1950s-2000s; Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2012

William P. Duncan papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 500
Scope and Contents The William P. Duncan papers document Duncan'a undergraduate education at the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation and his graduate school work at Purdue University in the School of Education. Also included are papers from his early years as a Purdue University instructor in the Aviation Technician Program, Technical Institutes, Division of Technical Extension, along with the Purdue Aeronautics Corporation maintenance manual and the revisions it went through from 1956-1958....
Dates: 1951 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1959

Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188
Scope and Contents The Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials consists of items collected by the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections over the years as a supplement to the George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers. There are numerous articles about Earhart, including information about her relationship with Purdue University and activities held in her honor. The collection also contains firsthand accounts of encounters with Earhart written by those who knew her while she was...
Dates: 1928 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1990

Amelia Earhart Press photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 195
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photo albums containing 100 press photographs of Amelia Earhart. Many of the photographs include separate papers with detailed press release information such as places, dates, and individuals' names. Many of the photographs are Associated Press and International Newsreel photographs. There are 48 photographs in album one and 52 photographs in album two.
Dates: 1928 - 1937

James R. Eaton photo album

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 284
Abstract Photo Album of pictures taken by James R. Eaton while an undergraduate student at Purdue University
Dates: 1920 - 1925; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013

Charles M. Ehresman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Ehresman papers document the work and professional activities of Charles M. Ehresman, designer of Purdue University's High Pressure Rocket Laboratory, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, and operations manager of Purdue's Thermal Sciences and Propulsion Center (known today as Zucrow Laboratories). The collection also documents the design and construction of the High Pressure Rocket Laboratory and its early administration and operations, as well as materials pertaining...
Dates: 1897 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1997 - 2009

Eta Kappu Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Abstract Reports, minutes, photographs, composites, correspondence, certificates, slides, digital media documenting activities, student life, and faculty in the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University
Dates: 1894 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999; Other: Records transferred: 3/29/2016

Eva Goble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 3
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the activities of the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service in the 1950s, as well as the activities of Eva Goble and her contributions to the Purdue University School of Home Economics.
Dates: 1920 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2008

Felix and Selma Stefanile papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 306
Scope and Contents The Felix and Selma Stefanile papers (1920-2009; 26.75 cubic feet) document the personal and professional lives of Felix and Selma Stefanile. The collection includes rough drafts and notes of Felix and Selma's published poems and essays. It also contains personal papers which document both of their lives in New York before they came to live in West Lafayette, Indiana. Many of the photographs are focused on Felix's childhood, early life, middle and later years. The photographs document less of...
Dates: 1920-2009; Majority of material found within 1944-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2010

Arthur H. Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Scope and Contents The Arthur H. Fisher papers contain artifacts, certificates, a diploma, photographs, and miscellaneous items from Arthur Fisher's time spent as a Purdue University student. There are some items that Fisher obtained after his tenure as a student, such as alumni loyalty certificates. This collection would be very valuable to anyone interested in student life at Purdue University during the early 20th century or the Purdue Military Band.
Dates: 1916 - 1955; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1920

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Fowler Courts Residence Hall records document the history of Fowler Courts Residence Hall and Fowler House. The records include annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks and calendars. Also included are Purdue Residence Hall dress code standards and guest hours polices from the 1960s-1980s. Historical documents consist of background information on the closing of Harrison Street Courts and the transition to South Campus Courts,...
Dates: circa 1920s - 1993; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1993

Frank "Pappy" Fox collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSP 231
Abstract Annual appointment memorandums, personnel information, brochures, articles, photographs (copies), and obituary related to Fox and his employment in the Purdue Memorial Union, with a focus on the "Sweet Shop."
Dates: 1924 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940s; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2017

John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 171
Scope and Contents The John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program include twenty photographs of Franks and a number of unidentified flight students. The subjects of the photographs are the Purdue University Airport, flight students, and airplanes, including a Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio (WACO) aircraft, and a Howard DGA-18, which was a training aircraft. There is also a photograph of a World War II military fleet. Identifying information is included with the photographs. Along with the...
Dates: 1942 - 1946

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 159
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection documents the history and activities of the fraternities and sororities at Purdue. Contained in the collection are numerous fraternity and sorority newsletters and magazines. There are some records provided by the Dean of Students Office in 1995 and include correspondence and financial information sheets. Among the other material in the collection are petitions for membership, constitutions and by-laws, membership directories and...
Dates: 1885 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1995

Fraternities materials, Purdue University

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 48, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSK 5
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials relating to Purdue University fraternities and Greek organizations. Includes: "Memoirs of a Pledge" booklet, written and published for the Phi Kappa Tau Pledge Dance (1947); 3 photographs of a Phi Kappa Tau-Kappa Delta Rho fraternity mud fight (circa 1950); a "Mid-semester Report of Unsatisfactory Work" for Howard Art Haberkost (1948); a Purdue University Registrar's Office slip to accompany a transcript; one issue of "The Lambdanite" newsletter of the Purdue Chapter of...
Dates: 1947-1950; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2007

John M. Gano photo album

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 36, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSA 354
Scope and Contents The John M. Gano photo album contains photos of Gano's family members and other acquaintances and campus scenes of the greater Lafayette area and Battleground.
Dates: 1910 - 1920

George W. Munro papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 58
Scope and Contents The George W. Munro papers (1826-1970; 3.5 cubic feet) consist of research materials collected by George Munro on John Purdue and the history of Purdue University, as well as Munro's personal papers. The personal papers contain manuscripts and published articles; work related papers, papers and articles related to teaching techniques; and non-work related papers and articles on various literary and timely topics. The papers cover a variety of topics such as Purdue University, John Purdue,...
Dates: 1826 - 1970

Gifford H. Nigh photographs

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 4
Identifier: 20160808.1
Dates: circa 1930s - 1940s