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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 143 Collections and/or Records:

France A. Córdova papers, addition 10

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20200512
Dates: 2014-2020, undated

Frederick Tykle collection

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2024-046

Yuri Gagarin Song Book and Commemorative Matches Box Set

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 205
Scope and Contents The Yuri Gagarin Song Book and Commemorative Matches Box Set honors Gagarin's achievement as the first person in space. The collection includes a commemorative poem and song book from Moscow (1962) honoring cosmonaut Gagarin and his fellow cosmonauts; Gherman Titov, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Pavel Popovich, the first four Soviets in space. Also included is a commemorative box set of matches. The illustrated souvenir box (9 ¼" x 11 ½") contains 28 individual illustrated boxes of matches, designed...
Dates: 1934 - 1968

Stanton K. Galey collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 21
Identifier: MSA 115
Scope and Contents Purdue Varsity Athletics card, signed by Stanton K. Galey.
Dates: circa 1950

John Gano Purdue University key and medallions

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 22
Identifier: MSA 116
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one chain, with a Purdue key, fraternity medallion and a third unidentifiable medallion attached, circa 1920s.
Dates: 1950s

Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 276
Scope and Contents The Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia document Larry Gee's 22 year career as an engineer in the aerospace industry. Memorabilia and artifacts include commemorative space flight flags, Space Shuttle Mission patches, commemorative pins, Apollo 11 anniversary memorabilia, Columbia commemorative coin, DVDs, astronaut space shuttle crew photographs, data sheets, awards, certificates, newsletters and various documents from Gee's work with Space Shuttle main engines, Atlas engines, Delta engines,...
Dates: 1962 - 2015; Majority of material found within 1988 - 2005

Gary J. Glazer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 31
Scope and Contents The Gary J. Glazer papers document Gary J. Glazer’s student life at Purdue from 1964 to 1967. He was active in the Owen Hall Hussar Club and most of the collection relates to his activities with this club. There are also materials related to the Purdue Boilermaker football team playing in the 1967 Rose Bowl. Types of materials include printed materials, photographs, ephemera including pins and patches, cords, caps, and plaques. Purdue traditions are documented here, such as the Senior Cords and...
Dates: 1964 - 1967

Jerome M. Goldman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 461
Scope and Contents The Jerome Goldman papers document Goldman's career as a Purdue University student in Aeronautical Engineering, his service in the United States Army Air Corp and his work afterwards as a pilot for United Air Lines, along with his key role in establishing Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Air Lines as chief pilot, director of operations, and later vice president for operations and maintenance. Also included are papers from his work with International Learning Systems, the Federal...
Dates: 1941 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1972

Helen Gould collection of Purdue dance cards and theater programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 294
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 41 dance cards, four theater programs and seven Purdue related ephemera and miscellaneous memorabilia from Helen Gould's tenure are a Purdue student, 1922-1926.
Dates: 1922 - 1926; Other: Majority of material found within 1923 - 1924

Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 15
Scope and Contents The Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association Records (GLATA) (1949-2011; 28 cubic feet) document the official business activities of the Association. The records include constitutions and bylaws, policies and procedures, directories, correspondence, reports, printed material, meeting minutes, financial records, computer media, audio-visual materials, artifacts, and photographs.
Dates: 1949 - 2011

Greg Humnicky collection on State House Co-op

 Unprocessed — 1
Identifier: 20210422

Winthrop A. Gustafson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 522
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of astronauts, mission launch invitations, clippings, mission patches, and writings. Many items relate to or are from Purdue astronaut John Blaha and other Purdue astronauts whom had a connection to Professor Gustafson. Also includes Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics alumni newsletters and other publications. Lastly, there is a matted photograph of Earth presented to Dr. Gustafson in gratitude for his work as Co-Op coordinator for the...
Dates: 1984 - 2011

Hail Purdue plate

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 351
Scope and Contents The collection contains one decorative round plate with a brass stand. The "Hail Purdue" lyrics are written on the edges of the plate. The plate belonged to Brice K. Meeker, who graduated with his master's and Ph.D. degrees in Agricultural Economics in 1950 and 1953 respectively. The collection was donated by his daughter, Lara Meeker. The collection might be useful for researchers interested in University-related artifacts and memorabilia.
Dates: ca. 1949; Other: Date acquired: 11/6/2017

Donald N. Heirman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 291
Scope and Contents The Donald N. Heirman Papers (1958-2014; twenty four cubic ft.) documents the professional life and contributions of leading EMC expert Donald Heirman. The papers focus on Mr. Heirman’s professional life starting with his engineering degree at Purdue. The bulk of the collection relates to his career at AT&T Bell Labs and his many contributions to EMC standards development. A few personal items showcasing life at Purdue in the 1960’s also exist in the collection. Types of materials include...
Dates: 1958 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 2011

Herbert C. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 4
Scope and Contents The Herbert C. Brown Papers [360 cubic feet] document the professional life and some of the personal life of Herbert Brown, winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize for Chemistry and former Purdue University professor. The collection consists of professional papers, personal papers, publications, professional and personal correspondence, research records, university and departmental papers, graduate student work and records, photographs, awards, memorabilia, and artwork.
Dates: 1928-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1940s-1990s; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/2005

Ross W. Hippensteel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 34
Scope and Contents The Ross W. Hippensteel papers (1912-1960; 13.5 cubic feet) document the college and military career of Ross W. Hippensteel. The collection contains many artifacts, papers, handbooks, manuals, certificates, class notes, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, a pencil sketch, clothing and other miscellaneous items. Some of the items belonged to his wife, Jean Rankin Hippensteel. The class notes are from many of his Purdue University, mechanical engineering and physics courses from 1929-1934, along...
Dates: 1912 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1950

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management collection of Purdue photographs and memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 82
Scope and Contents The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management collection of Purdue photographs and memorabilia collection (1890-1991; 4.8 cubic feet) documents general Purdue history and various Hospitality and Tourism Department events and activities. Photographs portray various student activities and campus scenes from the decades surrounding the turn of the twentieth century, originally on display in the HTM Café. Photographs also depict culinary events during the 1980s. Types of materials include:...
Dates: 1890 - 1991

Herschel Hunt papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSF 183
Scope and Contents The Herschel Hunt papers consist of publications Hunt wrote while a Purdue Chemistry professor, including the book, Physical Chemistry, in which Hunt made notations. Also included is a certificate Professor Hunt received from Sigma Delta Chi for "best teacher award" in 1942. There is an "A Bomb" pin, and a certificate from the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development, for Hunt's scientific research contributions during World War II.
Dates: 1937 - 1948

Indiana Athletic Trainers Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 184
Scope and Contents The Indiana Athletic Trainers’ Association records (1980-2014; 15 cubic feet) documents the business and professional activities of the IATA from its inception in 1980 to 2014. Collection contains records including board of directors meeting agendas and minutes, membership directories, financial reports, and correspondence. The collection also includes public relations materials, photographs, memorabilia and historical material. The records are broken up into seventeen series.
Dates: 1980-2014; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2015

Indiana Extension Homemakers Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 196
Abstract The collection includes papers, publications, artifacts, and a scrapbook, which document the history and activities of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, an educational and social group for homemakers in Indiana.
Dates: 1953-2015; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2014

Injun Summer Wood Block Printing Plates

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSR 13
Scope and Contents Two wooden printing blocks used to print the Injun Summer cartoon by John T. McCutcheon.
Dates: undated

Purdue University Iron Key Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 11
Scope and Contents Materials include one program from the October 12, 1980 Homecoming Breakfast of Iron Key, one pin, and one coin.
Dates: 1980 -

J. C. Allen and Son, Inc. photographs and negatives, addition 00

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20110714
Dates: circa 1920s - 1960s

J. C. Allen and Son, Inc. photographs and negatives, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20120328.1

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Scope and Contents The Chesterfield H. Janes papers document the life of Janes as a Purdue student and as an IBM employee. Included within this collection are items from Janes stay in the X-Hall (presently called Meredith Hall), some memorabilia of the NASA astronauts, a collection of space related stamps and first day covers, and photographs of the Apollo-Saturn 202 (AS-202) launch. Strengths in this collection are the X-Hall ephemeral materials.  Included are receipts from the housing contract and...
Dates: 1953 - 2012; Other: Majority of material found within 1953 - 1975