Artifacts (Object genre)
Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope 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 2 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 6
Scope and Contents This series inculdes pins, magnets, commemorative coins, artwork, gifts, and other objects May had on display in her office or received throughout her career. One photograph in series six shows some of these items on display in May's office. Of note is an autographed illustration by Lloyd Alexander and Lester Abrams and a hand-painted cel from the Weston Woods Studios production of "Patrick" from 1973.
Dates: 1971 - 2011
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555
Scope and Contents The Jill P. May papers document the life and career of Professor of Emerita of the School of Education and Curriculum, Jill P. May. The majority of the papers date from the mid-1970s to May’s retirement in 2011. The collection documents the private and professional life of May, particularly her professional activities during her tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers include May’s early life and education, in addition to correspondence with family members that highlight her...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011