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Letters (Correspondence)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Pieces of correspondence that are somewhat more formal than memoranda or notes, usually on paper and delivered.

Found in 69 Collections and/or Records:

Albert W. Stahl collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 37, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 357
Scope and Contents Two letters Albert W. Stahl wrote to his sister in New York, while he was teaching at Purdue University. There is also a program for the Indiana College Association, where Albert Stahl gave the address "Courses in Engineering," dated December, 27-28, 1886. The program had been enclosed with one of the letters.

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA-367
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association records (1904 - 2004; 2 cubic ft.) documents the various activities and events that the organization has hosted or been involved in. These have been documented through publications (Purdue Alumnus), newspaper articles, magazines, brochures and booklets. It also contains records of correspondence amongst the members as well as with the Alumni Associations from other colleges.

Andrew K. Kolar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 157

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...

Betty Nelson papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20170602

James Blakesley papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 358
Abstract Materials documenting James Blakesley's tenure as VP and president of the University Club.

Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem

 Collection — Box FF 17
Identifier: MSP 149
Scope and Contents Copy of "High Flight" poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr., affixed to board. The poem was taken by Eugene A. Cernan on Apollo 10's mission to the moon, May 18 - 26, 1969. It is inscribed by Cernan; "To Mitch Simmons - So as never to forget we took this copy of High Flight to the moon on Apollo X 18-26 May 1969.  You above all can appreciate it's significance, Sincerely Gene Cernan."

The letter of authenticity was signed by Cernan on August 25, 2010 and is housed with the poem.

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Scope and Contents The letter dated July 24, 1965 is from Roger Chaffee to his parents. On the reverse is a July 25, 1965 note from Martha Chaffee to her in-laws in which she signs, "Roger, Martha, Sheryl and Steve." In the letter, Roger discussed an upcoming flight and the astronaut's rotation as capsule communicator (CAPCOM). He mentions Gus Grissom, Gene Cernan, Jim McDivitt, Buzz Aldrin and Dave Scott. Both Roger and Martha discuss recent family activities at home. The postcard, dated July 1965, was sent by...

Charles Edward Jack collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 8, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 40
Scope and Contents The Charles Edward Jack collection (1942-1943; 1 folder) consists of two Purdue University identification cards and a letter from the Purdue University Office of the Director of Admissions.

Collection on James Whitcomb Riley

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 52
Abstract Three collections of letters relating to James Whitcomb Riley, along with six booklets and miscellaneous papers.

College of Engineering records, Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89
Scope and Contents The Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories. Also included is...

Congratulatory letter to Justin S. Morrill

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 112
Abstract Letter documenting the passage of the Morrill Land bill in 1858 through the U.S. House of Representatives.

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers, 1933-2009 (12 cubic feet) document the personal and business life of Dr. Cornell Bell. Materials include photographs and correspondence between Cornell Bell and his students, colleagues, and personal friends. Although there are a few items from Cornell Bell's early life as a child, the majority of the collection documents his personal and business life from the years 1973 to 2007. The collection consists of three main series: papers, photographs, and audiovisual and...

Dale Margerum papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 45, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 463
Scope and Contents The Dale W. Margerum papers (1955-1974; 0.1 cubic feet) consist of miscellaneous papers collected by Professor Margerum. Two documents are related to Dr. Herbert C. Brown, 1979 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry; letter from the Secretary of the Nobel Committee of the Royal Academy of Science, stating that the Nobel Committee had received Margerum’s nomination of Professor H.C. Brown for the Nobel prize and an autobiographical introduction from the book “Boranes in Organic Chemistry,” by Herbert...

Donald A. Bloodgood papers

 Collection — Box 1 flat box, 1 small mss. box
Identifier: MSA 314
Abstract Artifacts, letters, and event programs documenting the student and ROTC life of Donald A. Bloodgood.

Dorothy C. Stratton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 366
Abstract This collection contains papers, clippings and photographs documenting Dorothy Stratton’s life, especially her role as Purdue Dean of Women and Director of the USCG SPARS.

Purdue University Drill Team collection

 Collection — Box Box 13
Identifier: UA 79
Abstract Two items presented to the Purdue University ROTC Hall of Fame Drill Team by President Mitch Daniels in 2017.

Elwood Mead papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 10, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 173
Scope and Contents The papers include Purdue publications which feature Mead, publications authored by him, telegrams and condolence letters sent to Mrs. Mead upon Elwood Mead's death.

Phoebe Farris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 471
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the career of Phoebe Farris. It covers her publications, as well as her contributions to art shows and exhibitions.

Christina Faulkner collection of Purdue Women's materials

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 275
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers, letters and clippings relating to influential women at Purdue University, more specifically: Helen Schleman, Dorothy Stratton, Beverly Stone, Ruth Bender, and Goldeen Papenguth.

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...

Clint Fink papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 300
Overview The Clint Fink papers document Fink's life and career as a peace activist and educator. The collection includes articles and notes, correspondence, personal artifacts, photographs, and publications.

Frank Milner papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 32, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 271
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains correspondence from Professor D. S. Clark to John H. Moriarty, Director of Libraries, dated June 29, 1948 and another letter from John H. Moriarty to Mr. Frank Milner, dated July 1, 1948.A final letter from Frank Milner to John Moriarty was sent on July 2, 1948, along with Milner's publication of Calumet-Sag Channel and Connecting Waterways. This project was studied by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Chicago...

Fred W. and Mary Otten Rose collection on the Class of 1921 and 1922

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 11, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 203
Scope and Contents Materials collected by Fred Rose and Mary Otten Rose. The collection includes a Class of 1921 directory, records, Class of 1921, 45th, 50th, and 55th anniversary papers, correspondence to classmates in regards to events, copies of clippings from Purdue Exponent, and related materials. One folder contains photographs, newsletters, programs from 25th 30th, 40th and 50th reunions, rosters and notes from the Class of 1922 for which Mary Otten Rose was class secretary.

Leslie and LaNelle Geddes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 486
Scope and Contents The Leslie and LaNelle Geddes paper document the personal and professional lives of Dr. Leslie Geddes and Dr. LaNelle Geddes. Dr. Leslie Geddes’ project files, lecture notes, and awards are particularly well-represented in this collection, as is Dr. LaNelle Geddes’ speeches, teaching awards, and correspondence.