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Slide rules

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Manually operated calculators generally consisting of a rule and a medial slide, both graduated, usually with logarithmic scales.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Purdue Astronaut slide rules

 Collection — Box 8 items
Identifier: MSA 254
Scope and Contents Slide rules of six Purdue alumni astronauts: Neil Armstrong, Roy Bridges, Eugene Cernan, Richard Covey, Guy Gardner, and Jerry Ross.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Jerome M. Goldman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 461
Scope and Contents The Jerome Goldman papers document Goldman's career as a Purdue University student in Aeronautical Engineering, his service in the United States Army Air Corp and his work afterwards as a pilot for United Air Lines, along with his key role in establishing Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Air Lines as chief pilot, director of operations, and later vice president for operations and maintenance. Also included are papers from his work with International Learning Systems, the Federal...
Dates: 1941 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1972

Leilich family slide rule

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 25
Identifier: 20180904

Robert Lee Matthews collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 167
Scope and Contents The Robert Lee Matthews collection documents Matthews' time as a student at Coyne Trade and Engineer School and at Purdue and his alumni relations with Purdue. The collection includes personal records and artifacts, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1909 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1953

M.S. Webster slide rule and booklets

 Unprocessed — Box Folder 1
Identifier: 20121022.1

Ralph D. Hawkins, Jr. slide rule

 Unprocessed — Box slide rule
Identifier: 20121022.2

Miller J. Tonkel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 15
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and artifacts documenting Miller J. Tonkel’s time at Purdue University in the early 1940s.
Dates: 1939 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942