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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 103 Collections and/or Records:

John Purdue artifact collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 1
Scope and Contents The John Purdue Artifacts Collection [1814-1988; 5.2 cubic feet, 1 oversized box, 2 oversized items] consists of personal items, gifts purchased by, and items associated with John Purdue. Items of note include the death mask created by local dentist Anderson M. Moore upon the death of Purdue; a partial set of wedding china purchased by Purdue for his business partner Lazarus M. Brown; a flag used by the Purdue Rifles, a Civil War militia that Purdue founded; and personal items owned by John...
Dates: 1814 - 1988; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1922

Purdue Pete Centennial artifact

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 37
Identifier: 20190807

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 4
Scope and Contents The Purdue Artifact collection (1880-2000, 8 cubic feet) documents different historical aspects of Purdue University. Each artifact has been given a unique number and then organized by size, and sometimes format, in boxes. The items are of various sizes in various formats, but all have a Purdue connection. Some examples are a salt and pepper shaker set, handkerchief, window decals, and silver tea spoons. Many items demonstrate the evolution of Purdue iconography such as the griffin seal or...
Dates: 1880-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1990s

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20200206

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences Extension Administration records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20120522
Dates: circa 1930 - 2000

Purdue University Musical Organizations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents This collection documents Purdue University's musical organizations including the Choral Society, Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, and University bands. Materials include song books, scrapbook, programs, sheet music, and record albums. Includes information on well-known Purdue songs, such as "Hail Purdue," as well as lesser-known Purdue songs performed at convocations, football games against Indiana University, and related events. Some late 19th century song books not specific to Purdue but...
Dates: 1876 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1960s

Carol Pyle collection of Dean of Women and Dean of Students Memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 281
Overview Correspondence and clippings documenting Carol Pyle’s relationship with Dorothy Stratton, Helen Schleman, Beverley Stone, and Barbara Cook.
Dates: 1980 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1989

Orville Redenbacher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 37
Scope and Contents The Orville Redenbacher papers contain artifacts, papers, certificates, plaques, photographs, advertisements, items from Purdue University (1928, the year Redenbacher received his Bachelor of Science degree) and a 1988 honorary Doctorate from Purdue, among other items which represent aspects of Orville Redenbacher's career. Some of the artifacts consist of an extensive bow tie and tie collection, various honorary 4-H plaques and certificates, photographs which document the first commercial...
Dates: 1928 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1966 - 1994

Richard Mayoras senior cords and gimlet hat

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20160901.2

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...
Dates: 1940 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Janalyce Rouls papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 499
Overview The collection contains correspondence, clippings, publications, etc. documenting the career of Janalyce Rouls, a prominent figure in home economics extension work.
Dates: 1917 - 2007

Sven Rundman collection on Cary Hall

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA-347
Content Description The collection contains the following documents - a certificate, a newspaper clipping, a program booklet, 2 menu cards, issues of Cary Club Carion (a student publication), and a student government handbook. It also contains artifacts such as a gavel, and two honorary plaques. These materials document the student life of Sven Rundman and life in Cary Quad more generally. They reflect Rundman's involvement in the student governance of Cary Quad, as well as his achievements at Purdue.
Dates: 1976 - 1982

Sally Jo Bible Tomahawk Club pledge board

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Collections 64, Placement: 03
Identifier: 20131001.2

Collection on Helen B. Schleman

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 307
Content Description This collection includes a collection of papers and artifacts that were collected during Helen Schleman's life and posthumously by individuals who were close to her, such as Dorothy Stratton and Betty Nelson. Some items were donated after they were removed from an exhibit on Schleman that was previously installed in Schleman Hall.
Dates: 1940 - 1992

Helen B. Schleman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334
Overview The Helen Schleman papers contain papers, clippings, speeches, and photographs documenting Helen Schleman’s life. The collection has particular emphases on her role as Purdue's Dean of Women and as an adovcate for women's rights.
Dates: 1920 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1980

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

Steven C. Beering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 181
Scope and Contents The Steven C. Beering papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) include interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.
Dates: 1950 - 2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1999; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2006

Wilmer and Mildred Stultz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 209
Scope and Contents The Wilmer and Mildred Stultz papers document the career, travels, and family life of the Stultzes. The photo albums feature some of the 50 planes flown by Stultz, colleagues in the aviation field, aerial photographs of air fields and cities, automobiles from the 1920s, key flights flown by Stultz and events surrounding those flights, including the 1928 flight of the "Friendship" Fokker with Amelia Earhart and Louis Gordon, and other aspects of his career. Types of materials...
Dates: 1917 - 1960; Other: Majority of material found within 1928

Susan Bulkeley Butler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 17
Abstract This collection primarily consists of memorabilia of Susan Bulkeley Butler’s time at Purdue University, including newspaper clippings, documents about extracurricular projects, photographs, and artifacts.
Dates: 1959-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1963 - 1965

Granville C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 252
Scope and Contents Granville Thompson's photographs document Indiana highway bridge construction projects dating from 1921-1943. Approximately 41 bridge construction projects are covered, at around 33 location sites in Indiana. The collection includes approximately 398 photographic prints and 219 negatives. Many of the original structures in the photographs no longer exist. The photographs were primarily taken by Thompson using a Kodak IA folding camera, on 116 film. (The camera was later donated to the Kodak...
Dates: 1921 - 1943; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2003

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Abstract Photographs, publications, and artifacts documenting the scholastic career of Robert C. Thompson and campus life at Purdue.
Dates: 1947 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1999

Virginia Kelly Karnes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 352
Scope and Contents The Virginia Kelly Karnes Papers (circa 1910-2006; 4.5 Cubic ft.) document the life of Virginia Karnes. Types of materials include correspondence, notes, awards and certificates, printed material, electronic media, photographs, and artifacts.
Dates: 1910-2006; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2006

William D. Buffington Purdue University student artifacts

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1
Identifier: 20081020.1