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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 90 Collections and/or Records:

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.
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Christina Faulkner collection of Purdue women materials

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 275
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of papers sent to or collected by Ruth Bender including letters from and clippings relating to Helen Schleman, Dorothy Stratton, and Beverly Stone. In addition, there are typed poems written by Goldeen Papenguth.
Dates: circa 1984-1992

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

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.
Dates: 1864 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1995

Verne C. Freeman papers regarding NCAA infractions

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 70
Identifier: MSF 439
Scope and Contents The Verne C. Freeman papers contain correspondence, notes, clippings, and documents related to an NCAA investigation into improper recruiting methods used by Purdue Basketball Coach George King.
Dates: 1961 - 1967

Laura A. Fry collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 22, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 136
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a press release from the Greater Lafayette Museum of Art announcing Laura A. Fry's exhibition of decorative arts; Rookwood art pottery and contemporary art glass.

There are also two pages of references to Laura Fry from the Special Collections card catalog index to Purdue publications (Debris, 1899-1914).
Dates: 1982

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.
Dates: 1921 - 2015

George Palmer Putnam papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 20
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam papers are comprised of material from the original files provided by Sally Putnam Chapman, Putnam's granddaughter. Much of the material is correspondence, news clippings, and articles related to the life of Putnam, and various publishing projects. Also included are his will and various obituaries.Some of the unique items feature, "Reminiscences of GPP," by Robert Edwin Lee, playwright, close friend and one time business partner of Putnam; a first draft copy...
Dates: 1937 - 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1950

Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 79
Scope and Contents The Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence and photographs documents the thoughts and feelings Amelia Earhart's mother, Amy Otis Earhart, was experiencing after the disappearance of her daughter, and then coming to terms with her fate. Topics also include World War II and the events following the war, politics and elections, current events of the era, hobbies, personal concerns, thank-you notes, among other topics. There are some newspaper clippings about Amelia...
Dates: 1930 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Warren G. Hansen collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 23, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSF 159
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Warren Hansen, including correspondence regarding Professor Hansen's request for leave from Purdue to pursue further studies in theology and related subjects.
Dates: 1970 - 1971

Harry Dryden letter

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 50
Identifier: 2022-093

Thomas Hendrix letters to Margaret Kennedy

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 287
Abstract Letters from Thomas Hendrix to Margaret Kennedy while he was a student and member of the Navy V-12 program at Purdue University
Dates: 1945 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2009

Herbert C. Brown papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20120701

James Herron Papers on University Affiliation Program

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSF 552, Series 1
Identifier: MSF 552
Content Description Materials created about the Unviersity Affiliation Program between Purdue University and Ahmadu Bello Univeristy in Nigeria from year 1984-1992. It was a professor exchange program held every year from, 1986. The collection includes correspondence between Purdue and Ahamdu Bello, books owned/given to Purdue Professors during their visit to Nigeria, a cap, air tickets of the trip, evaluation reports, funding documents, and other educational materials.
Dates: 1984 - 1992

J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 269
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles/clippings, and other materials belonging to J. Holmes Martin and relating to the history and service of Battery B, Indiana National Guard, and its 50th Year Reunion in May 1967.
Dates: circa 1910s - 1980s; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1967; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013

Charles Edward Jack collection

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

James H. Smart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 48
Scope and Contents The James H. Smart papers (1874-1977; 3.4 cubic feet) primarily document James H. Smart’s term as president of Purdue University (1883-1900). The majority of the papers are in the form of letter books (1881-1899). The letter book from 1881-1885 begins with President Emerson E. White; the greater part is by James. H. Smart. The letters are primarily written by Smart, although some are written by his secretary L.D. Swan as well as vice-president Winthrop E. Stone in his absence. The...
Dates: 1874-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1900

John T. McCutcheon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 278
Abstract Sketches, Purdue-related documents, and information files about McCutcheon's cartoons. Box 11: McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Injun Summer and The Hunter's Moon (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Bird Center cartoons (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); Prints (reproductions) and newspaper clippings of some of McCutcheon's popular cartoons, circa 1930s; Sketches, original pen and ink drawings for Ade's Pink Marsh,...
Dates: 1897-1979

Judith Pounds Sindlinger papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20201118.1
Dates: 1962 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1962 - 1966

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator in the area of maternal and infant nutrition. Materials include papers, publications, correspondence, clippings, photographs, artifacts, etc.
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Andrew K. Kolar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 157
Scope and Contents Andrew K. Kolar papers include a Purdue paperweight, gear set, and ashtray.
Dates: circa 1991

Henry R. Kraybill papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 27, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 214
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder, which contains articles by Henry Kraybill and correspondence (letters) from him.
Dates: 1927 - 1933

League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette records, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 46
Identifier: 20200221.3
Dates: 1979 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1980; Majority of material found within 2015 - 2019

Lois Lee Thompson WAVES scrapbook (ca. 1944-45)

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-019