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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 74 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: undated

New Harmony collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145
Scope and Contents The New Harmony collection contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.
Dates: 1820-1980s

William V. Owen papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 293
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains correspondence to Professor Owen from editors of various publications, original manuscripts that had been submitted for publication by Professor Owen, a few photographs of Owen and his family and a 55th wedding anniversary announcement.
Dates: 1968 - 1975

Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Product Co. material

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 29
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence written to and from Thomas Perry, Chief/Consulting Engineer for the Jasper Wood Products Company, along with quotes and estimates for components of the prefabricated houses. There are reports from testing of the same components, along with timecards from the business. The collection also contains newsclippings from the 1930's relating to the housing industry. There are a few unrelated newsclippings from 1978 and 1980 and a company catalog from MacBeath...
Dates: 1936 - 1980

Purdue Alumni Association records, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20200914
Dates: circa 1950s to 2010s

Purdue Club of Chicago records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 46
Scope and Contents The Purdue Club of Chicago records consist of three guest registers (1921-1955) that include handwritten names, addresses, graduation years, and phone numbers for members attending various events. Includes occasional notes about Purdue football games and lists of officers for some years (1945-1948) in addition to a few documents on general plans for meetings and committee members.  Includes a letter from Purdue President Edward C. Elliott thanking the Club for an event he attended (April 1945)....
Dates: 1921 - 1955

Purdue Club of Chicago scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 216
Abstract Letters, invitations, programs, rosters, printed ephemera, and clippings documenting the early years of the Purdue Club of Chicago.
Dates: 1885 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1919

John Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 3
Scope and Contents The John Purdue Papers [1814-1897; two cubic feet plus one oversized box] document the life and business career of John Purdue, as well as the business activities of his associates. There are very few items of a personal nature in the Papers; mainly, they document the day-to-day business affairs of John Purdue, as well as several other men who were his business partners and who carried on the Purdue-related firms after Purdue’s death in 1876. Types of materials include: correspondence, printed...
Dates: 1814 - 1897

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 (2004-200 ). 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

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

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

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

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