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Artifacts (Object genre)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Generally, objects or other things made or modified by humans, typically manually portable products of human workmanship, such as tools, utensils, objects for personal adornment, or art, as distinguished from natural remains. In archaeology, an artifact is an object made by a human culture and later recovered by an archaeological endeavor. In the context of museum objects, use "cultural artifact." In the context of technical and medical research, for a spurious result that is a product or effect resulting from the experimental technique or procedure itself, use "experimental artifact."

Found in 94 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Atherton's Purdue University calendar

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 267
Scope and Contents The Albert Atherton Purdue University calendar (1917; 0.1 cubic feet) is a monthly calendar which features photographs of the Purdue University campus, along with the dates for each month in 1917. The cover is made of leather and is embossed with the griffin, "Purdue" and 1917. The pages are held together by strips of leather, with holes punched through the pages.

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: pottaa0
Scope and Contents The Andrey Potter Papers (1893-1986; 38 cubic ft.) document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and...

Anna Akeley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 496
Abstract The collection contains photographs, awards, and a bound copy of Akeley’s memoirs. The materials document her life and career as a physics instructor at Purdue University

Annabel Rupel papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190408

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Abstract This collection includes documents, coursework, working papers and subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, photographs, and newspaper clippings related to Neil A. Armstrong's education, Navy career, training and career as a test pilot and astronaut, his career as a professor of engineering, and roles as advisor and participant for various commissions.

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Abstract Purdue University campus scenes/student life, black and white photographs, a schedule card and Class of ’42 buttons from alumni Arthur and Roberta Craig Bitzer.  The material comes from their years as students at Purdue.

Arthur H. Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Abstract Collection of artifacts including certificates, photographs, photo albums, Purdue registration papers, a drafting kit, glasses, a clarinet, and a diploma all belonging to Arthur Harter Fisher.

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 164
Abstract Clippings, posters, and artifacts documenting activities organized, sponsored or attended by AAARCC.

Purdue University Astronauts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 168
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Astronauts collection consists of items relating to Purdue's alumni astronauts that had been collected by various donors before the advent of the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives. Included are newspaper clippings, Purdue University News Service press releases that had been written in regards to Neil A. Armstrong and Apollo 11, and various newspapers with Apollo 11 headlines and related clippings. Also included are Purdue University related publications...

Purdue University Athletics collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160
Abstract The collection was created by various donors over the years, some unknown, and it features Purdue University athletics; includes artifacts, booklets, brochures, clippings, Women’s Athletics Association constitution and bylaws, handbooks, newsletters, newspapers featuring stories about the 1947 bleacher collapse, posters, photographs, 1967 and 2001 Rose Bowl press releases and marketing material, programs, records, scrapbooks, scorecards from the earliest years, statistics, tickets and...

Pete Bill Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSF 506
Scope and Contents Set of 5 tin cups/mugs that are part of a Class of 1910 50th Anniversary collection.  Each metal cup is decorated with scenes of Purdue and the class of 1910 crest. The postcard shows the "Marmora," one of the famous "Eddy Clocks" locotmotives. It became part of the Railway Museum at Purdue University in 1907. The Purdue Collection was transferred to the National Museum of Transport at St. Louis in 1951.

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Scope and Contents The Mark N. Brown papers include papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Brown's textbooks from his studies at Purdue, Air Force ROTC certificate, Apollo program photographs that were pinned to Brown's Purdue dorm room wall while he was a student in the early 1970s, a Purdue paper airplane contest trophy, along with other Purdue memorabilia.  The collection also includes NASA memorabilia...

Bruce Rogers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 35
Scope and Contents Correspondence, examples of work, photographs and ephemera relating to the life and career of typographer and book designer Bruce Rogers.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...

Charles and Alice Shaw Major papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 82
Scope and Contents The Charles and Alice Shaw Major Papers (1847-1949; 51.25 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Charles Major and his wife Alice Major. Charles Major was an author and a member of the Purdue University board of trustees. The papers consist of Charles Major's literary works, materials from various theatrical productions, poetry written by Major, sketches, and materials from Major’s law career. The Majors' personal life is represented by the materials collected by Alice...

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Abstract Apollo era printed materials, artifacts, and photographs related to Janes’ professional career at IBM and also printed materials and artifacts from his student life at Purdue University.

Clifford Blake Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 80
Abstract This collection contains promotional materials, papers and publications related to the public relations, technical writing, editing and marketing career of Clifford Blake Powers. Included are NASA and mission related mugs, glassware, textiles, posters, press kits, and other printed material. Also includes NASA publications, photographs, journal articles, books, memorabilia, as well as awards and certificates achieved by Powers.

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.

Collection on Bruce Rogers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 45
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed material, audio-visual materials, artifacts and ephemera collected by Purdue University Libraries during or after the lifetime of Bruce Rogers.

Diana Hardy papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20140729

Diana Hardy papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20140908

Diana Hardy papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170421

Diana Hardy papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20181220.4