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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 98 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 58
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes collection documents the operations of the Board of Trustees. Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees include approving the budget of the University, voting to appoint new University presidents, naming buildings, and establishing departments within the University. The collection includes meeting minutes, related documents, and calendars used by the President of the University at meetings of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1865 - 2020

Purdue University Executive Vice President and Treasurer records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 37
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer’s Office records (1921-2000; 10.5 cubic feet) documents the administrations of Executive Vice President and Treasurers, including Frederick Ford (1974-1998), Kenneth P. Burns (1998-2004), and Morgan Olsen (2004-2008). Other Vice Presidents documented include Howard S. Lyon, John Hicks, Lytle J. Freehafer, and John C. Smalley.  The Records further document campus demonstrations of the late 1960’s to early...
Dates: 1921-2000; Other: Date acquired: 03/02/2010

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.
Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972

Charles Savage papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 70
Abstract The Charles Savage papers documents his professional and personal life focusing on his research concerning the therapeutic use of LSD and marijuana, his stay and research in West Africa, and his involvement with Spring Grove State Hospital, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, and Friends of Psychiatric Research. The collection contains personal manuscripts, articles, grant applications, patient notes, and correspondence.
Dates: 1936 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1970

Ralph H. Schneck Military collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 123
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, high school and military artifacts documenting the childhood, military training and United States Army Air Forces career of Ralph H. Schneck.
Dates: 1854 - 1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2013

Roger H. Schnurlein Collection on the Class of 1926

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 208
Scope and Contents Roster of Class of 1926 Mechanical Engineering graduates, 25th, 60th, 65th, Class of 1926 anniversary testimonial certificates, and other items from the Class of 1926, post-graduation.
Dates: 1951 - 1991

Purdue University School of Medicine collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 174
Scope and Contents The Purdue University School of Medicine collection documents the early history of the Purdue and Indiana University Schools of Medicine. The collection provides a wealth of correspondence in regards to the union of the three Medical Colleges in forming a single School of Medicine at Indianapolis, as the Medical Department of Purdue University. Many of the letters are between Purdue President W.E. Stone, Indiana University President William L. Bryan, and the teaching staff of the Indiana...
Dates: 1895 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1907

William M. Snyder collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence from William Snyder describing the U.S.S. Lafayette, photograph of the Lafayette's launch, a U.S.S. Enterprise CVN-65 baseball cap, and a Trident tie clip.
Dates: 1989 - 1991

Speech Correction alumna papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20180801.1
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953, 2018

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.
Dates: 1884 - 1886

Donna N. Stahl papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 372
Scope and Contents The Donna N. Stahl papers includes photographs, dance cards, clothing, and other ephemera, along with newspaper clippings and correspondence, all of which is memorabilia of Donna N. Stahl, a 1949 Purdue graduate in Home Economics. Of interest may be her personal reflections and article on the 1947 Purdue Bleacher Collapse. This collection may be useful to researchers interested in women in higher education, changing roles of women in the twentieth century, material culture of the...
Dates: 1945 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1951

Statistics textbook and letter

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 39
Identifier: 2022-010

Martin Stob papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 507
Overview This collection contains materials that document the career of Martin Stob, professor of Animal Sciences at the Purdue University School of Agriculture. It consists of his written publications and research findings as well as the awards/certificates received as a student and faculty of Purdue. Also included are educational records, photographs, articles and official documents from when he served in the U.S. Navy.
Dates: 1932 - 2014

Student Happy Birthday love letter dated September 28, 1938

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSP 289
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter and envelope from 1938.
Dates: 1938

The Purdue University Centennial collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 121
Abstract Congratulatory letters and certificates, proclamations and resolutions, booklets, and other items documenting the Purdue University centennial.
Dates: 1968 - 1969

John "Jack" Tipton collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 229
Scope and Contents Photograph of John "Jack" Tipton, with notations on the back. Letter from the donor which states, "The young man pictured is John Jack Tipton who faithfully corresponded all through the war (WWI) with my mother, and they shared a great love of learning and respect for an education as means of bettering themselves through life."
Dates: circa 1921

John Y. D. Tse papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSF 300
Scope and Contents The John Y. D. Tse papers include, On the Theory of Profit to My Country, 1987-1989, a compilation of ten poems and memoirs written by Tse as reflections upon forty years as a management professor, a founder of the Krannert Graduate School of Business, an entrepreneur and a benefactor to Purdue University. Within the volume there are also photographs, reprints of letters written to Dr. Tse by colleagues, an address written by Tse for the 25th anniversary of the Krannert School of Management,...
Dates: 1987 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1989

Vessels family Civil War letters

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2023-057

Washburn family correspondence

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2023-058

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

William J. Miller papers

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2023-001

Helen Bass Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310
Overview This collection includes documents, correspondence, published materials, photographs, and audio recordings collected and created by Helen Bass Williams that document her personal life, education, and her work as a civil rights activist in the South, educator, and counselor and professor at Purdue University.
Dates: 1915 - 2004; Majority of material found within circa 1960s and 1970s

Maurice J. Zucrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 428
Scope and Contents The Maurice J. Zucrow papers document aspects of Zucrow's career in the areas of gas turbines and rocket propulsion. Included among the papers are his authored or co-authored reports, papers, books, and Purdue University Engineering Experiment Station bulletins. Many of the books include his annotations or copies Zucrow designated as "master copy," with extensive marginalia. Also included are some of the textbooks Zucrow used as a student, and other reference books he used in his career. There...
Dates: 1925 - 1965; Other: Majority of material found within circa 1940s - 1969