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Personal papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Private documents belonging to an individual. For records kept by public officials or other persons for their private or personal use but relating to their official duties, use "office files."

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

Samuel N. Postlethwait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 516
Overview Articles, artifacts, audio cassette, historical documents, instruction system design handbooks, manuals, papers, photographs, publications, teaching aids and devices, and teaching methods handbooks, which document the pioneering audio tutorial system of instruction of Professor Samuel N. Postlethwait during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Clifford Blake Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 80
Scope and Contents The Clifford Blake Powers papers primarily document Powers' career with Essex Corporation and CST, Incorporated, in association with NASA. The papers also include various NASA-related publications, promotional material and memorabilia collected by Powers. The papers contain a varied assortment of artifacts, papers and publications related to Powers' employment at Essex Corporation, where he was the project manager (publications) for the First United States Microgravity Laboratory mission...
Dates: 1962 - 2003; Other: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2002

Rita Colwell papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20191107.1

Rita Culross papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20180625

John R. Simmons student papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 313
Scope and Contents The John R. Simmons student papers document some of the coursework Simmons completed while an Aeronautical Engineering student at Purdue from 1950-1954. Included are "AE-90 Class Div. A" assignments/tests, and various English essays. Also included among the papers is a report titled, "Aircraft Powerplant Testing," by the instructional staff of the Powerplant Division of the School of Aeronautics, Purdue University, September 1951, and several type-written sheets of Civil Air regulations. Types...
Dates: 1943 - 1951

Toni Mayo papers and research files for "Defining Flight"

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 181
Abstract Documentation and research notes from twenty personal narratives of Huntington County, Indiana pilots and aviatrixes who flew during the early to mid-twentieth century. The research notes from oral histories were used by Toni Mayo in the compilation of her master’s thesis and book, Defining Flight.
Dates: 1911-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1998-2001; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/2013

Robert W. Topping papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 33
Scope and Contents The Robert W. Topping papers (1930-1996; 2.75 cubic feet) collection consists of many newspaper clippings, news releases, ten interviews on cassette tapes and miscellaneous printed ephemera that Robert W. Topping collected, while on the staff of the Purdue University Office of Publications for twenty-eight years. Also included are the files used for his published book; “The Hovde Years,” 1980 and the original manuscript for “A Century and Beyond,” 1988, along with manuscripts for “Gentle...
Dates: 1930 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1988

Collection on James Whitcomb Riley

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSP 52, Series 1; Series MSP 52, Series 2; Series MSP 52, Series 3
Identifier: MSP 52
Scope and Contents The Collection on James Whitcomb Riley consists of a group of four letters written by James Whitcomb Riley: one autographed, signed letter to fellow poet Henry Abbey; and a group of three autographed, signed letters, all to Mrs. Anna Smith Brown of Indianapolis, all in regards to "an old lisping jingle." There are six letters written by Marguerite Young to Miss Lesley Payne (Riley's niece) in Indianapolis. These long letters are about her writings, a novel, and a biography of James Whitcomb...
Dates: 1891 - 1951

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 12
Scope and Contents The Donald E. Williams papers document Williams' two shuttle missions; STS-51-D and STS-34, along with memorabilia from STS-1, the first mission. Also included are various mission patches and decals. The artifacts include his flight helmet, and items used in space; gloves, knife, fork, teaspoon, and can opener.

Types of materials include: artifacts, checklists (mission), clippings, decals, memorabilia, NASA press kit, papers, mission patches, and photographs.
Dates: 1978 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1989

John S. Wright papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 27
Scope and Contents The papers of John Wright are comprised of notebooks, financial records (one ledger and additional receipts), publications, and photographs which document John Wright's time as a student at Purdue University, and material from his career as a botanist and drug inspector for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: 1884 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1892