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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Viton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 44
Scope and Contents The papers document the career of Albert Viton, first as a member of the World War II Combined Food Board and then as an observer to both the International Sugar Council and United Nations Sugar Council debates concerning the ratification of an International Sugar Agreement. He also was a participant at other commodity meetings of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (namely cocoa, citrus fruit, tea, and bananas) in his role as the Chief of Sugar, Beverages, and Horticulture...

College of Agriculture Extension reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 59
Abstract Annual reports compiled by the Indiana Agricultural Agents and Home Demonstration Agents and beginning in the 1960s, the Cooperative Extension Agents

Dorothy C. Stratton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 366
Abstract This collection contains papers, clippings and photographs documenting Dorothy Stratton’s life, especially her role as Purdue Dean of Women and Director of the USCG SPARS.

Drew Young collection of World War posters

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190314

Earl T. McBee papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 0000emb1
Scope and Contents Scrapbook of Earl McBee

Felix and Selma Stefanile papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 306
Scope and Contents The Felix and Selma Stefanile papers (1920-2009; 26.75 cubic feet) document the personal and professional lives of Felix and Selma Stefanile. The collection includes rough drafts and notes of Felix and Selma's published poems and essays. It also contains personal papers which document both of their lives in New York before they came to live in West Lafayette, Indiana. Many of the photographs are focused on Felix's childhood, early life, middle and later years. The photographs document less of...

John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 171
Scope and Contents The John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program include twenty photographs of Franks and a number of unidentified flight students. The subjects of the photographs are the Purdue University Airport, flight students, and airplanes, including a Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio (WACO) aircraft, and a Howard DGA-18, which was a training aircraft. There is also a photograph of a World War II military fleet. Identifying information is included with the photographs. Along with the...

Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 114
Abstract Miscellaneous papers, audiovisual media, books, and posters documenting the organization and publicity of the Greater Lafayette Holocaust Remembrance Conferences and associated topics of interest.

Jack L. Beckett papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSA 321
Scope and Contents The Jack L. Beckett papers include photocopies of several letters written by Beckett while an undergraduate student at Purdue. The collection also includes a copy of Beckett's schedule card from 1942. Jack L. Beckett earned a BS in Metallurgical Engineering in 1943. During some of his time at Purdue, Beckett lived at Cary House. His letters include observations about the effects of World War II on Purdue’s campus, especially campus housing and services. They also comment on Purdue’s curriculum...

John Dean scrapbook page and Purdue diploma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 317
Abstract John I. Dean's Purdue University 1940 diploma, and one scrapbook page containing photographs from Major Dean's training at Lubbock Army Flying School, Lubbock Texas, May 1943.

Purdue World War II announcements and publications collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 53, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 252
Scope and Contents The Purdue World War II announcements and publications collection contains several publications regarding Purdue's contributions to the United States Military during World War II. Accelerated wartime course syllabi and other class information offered to those planning on joining the military are located in the collection.

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.

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...

Mary Lou Schiltz papers on Purdue in World War Two

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 9
Identifier: MSA 370
Overview The collection contains materials related to Purdue's campus and student body, particularly women, during World War II.

Douglass Shortridge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 213
Scope and Contents The Douglass Shortridge collection contains artifacts from Shortridge's student years at Purdue, historical newspapers from the end of World War II, a newspaper obituary of Abram C. Shortridge, and other documents accumulated during Shortridge's career.

Steven and Clara Summers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 94
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts documenting the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during World War II.

U.S. Naval Training School brochure

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 14
Identifier: 20080301

William Whalen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 100
Scope and Contents The William Whalen papers includes personal correspondence and materials created during Whalen’s service during and after World War II, as well as a small number of assorted documents related to his time as director of the Purdue University Press.