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Manuscripts (Documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Handwritten documents, particularly books and other documents created before the invention of the printing press. May also be used to distinguish certain documents from published or otherwise printed documents, as in the cases of typed personal letters or a typescript from which printed versions are made.

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator in the area of maternal and infant nutrition. Materials include papers, publications, correspondence, clippings, photographs, artifacts, etc.
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Horton B. Knoll papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521
Scope and Contents The Horton B. Knoll papers document Knoll's research, working papers, notes and typescripts for his books, A record of a university in the war years, 1941-1945, published in 1947, and The Story of Purdue Engineering, published in 1963. Also included among the papers is research material, working papers, notes and information related to Purdue presidents Owen, Smart, Stone, Elliott, and Hovde. There is also information Knoll compiled for his intended biography of John Purdue, and historical...
Dates: 1865 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1963

Krannert collection manuscripts

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20111026

Jon L. Larkin papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 9: Series MSA 163, Series 1; Series MSA 163, Series 2, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 158
Scope and Contents Essay by Jon Larkin, "Purdue is Ready for Student Government," circa 1903.
Dates: circa 1903

Luther S. Williams papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20210218

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...
Dates: 1847-1949; Majority of material found within 1890-1924; Event: Date acquired: 11/30/1926

Marlene Dobkin de Rios papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 72
Abstract The Marlene Dobkin de Rios papers documents De Rios' anthropological research on hallucinogens and contains correspondence, biographical clippings, papers, conference materials, and article reprint request cards.
Dates: 1967 - 2008

George Barr McCutcheon manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 32

H. R. McGrath papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 10, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 172
Scope and Contents Some of the literary writings of H. R. McGrath, alias "Mel Stevens." including, "The Vain Pursuit of the Great White Alligator," (1995). Kittanning, Pennsylvania: Tale-Gator Enterprises.
Dates: 1954 - 1999

William Richards collection on Walter Pahnke

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 68
Scope and Contents The William Richards Collection on Walter Pahnke (1952-1972; 0.2 cubic feet) contains materials collected and donated by William Richards that document the life and work of his close colleague, Walter Pahnke. It includes some of Pahnke's important academic writings, copies of personal manuscripts, some biographical information, writings by his wife (Eva Sontum Pahnke), and materials memorializing his untimely passing.
Dates: 1950 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1964 - 1971

Palm leaf book

 Collection — Box 1 book
Identifier:  ##qsg
Scope and Contents Palm Leaf Manuscript Bound manuscript on palm leaf base, possibly made in India, Burma, or Siam. Palm leaves were an early type of writing material. The scribe scratched characters into the leaves using a sharp pointed instrument or stylus, then applied soot mixed with oil or pigment into the incised lines to make the writing visible. Holes were punched in the leaves, which were then strung on cords to hold them together. This...
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Purdue University, 1966 - 1991

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 529, Series 1, Sub-series 5
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains materials relating to Peck's involvement with the development of a new curriculum in the CLA, her service to the university senate, and the "Purdue Manuscript."It also contains materials pertaining to Dr. Peck's involvement in women's organizations and women's rights at Purdue. It includes papers relating to the Purdue Women's Caucus, the Council on the Status of Women, the Women's Studies Program, proposed Women's Center, women in the Grad School, the...
Dates: 1966 - 1991

George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 9
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers (1785-1948; 31.1 cubic feet) documents the personal life, aviation career, and business activities of pilot Amelia Earhart. Types of materials include: advertisements, articles, artifacts, awards, blueprints, books, certificates, charts, commemorative coins, contracts, correspondence, data sheets, diagrams, ephemera, flight logs, licenses, maps, newspaper clippings, notebooks, notes, permits, photographs, poetry, postage stamps,...
Dates: 1785-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1928-1937

John Rennie manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 21
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of eleven original manuscripts on the History of Civil Engineering by John Rennie. Volume IV is missing from the collection. The manuscripts document the history of the civil engineering profession from its commencement in Great Britain up to the middle of the 19th century.
Dates: 1839 - 1850

Robert E. May papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 32
Identifier: 20181221

Thomas B. Roberts papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 71
Scope and Contents The Thomas B. Roberts papers documents his research in psychoactive substances through articles, clippings, correspondence, conference materials, and a course syllabus.
Dates: 1967-2006

Wayne P. Rothgeb papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 11, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 204
Scope and Contents Manuscript of Capsheaves.
Dates: circa 1995

Howard E. Satterfield papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 206
Scope and Contents "From Whence We Came," by Frances Gilchrist Gibson Satterfield, 1973 [family history]
Dates: undated

Charles Savage papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 70
Abstract The Charles Savage papers documents his professional and personal life focusing on his research concerning the therapeutic use of LSD and marijuana, his stay and research in West Africa, and his involvement with Spring Grove State Hospital, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, and Friends of Psychiatric Research. The collection contains personal manuscripts, articles, grant applications, patient notes, and correspondence.
Dates: 1936 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1970

Louis Martin Sears papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 338
Scope and Contents The Louis Martin Sears papers document the professional career, personal life, and family history of historian and author Louis Martin Sears. Types of materials in the collection include writings by Sears, correspondence, research materials, and Sears family materials.
Dates: 1858 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1943

Sermon Collection manuscript

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20170518
Dates: circa 1300 - 1350

Fred F. and Charles W. Shafer collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 211
Scope and Contents Family photograph, 1896, which includes Fred and Charles Shafer, information from 1907 Debris and Purdue Students' Directory, 1907-1908, along with a manuscript (interview) with Fred Fletcher Shafer, 1957
Dates: 1896 - 1957

David Solomon papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 92
Abstract The David Solomon papers contain professional correspondence as well as information pertaining to psychological studies with psychotropic drugs. Solomon's correspondence with Robert Burdett and correspondence pertaining to "Flight to Reality" represents a large portion of the collection.
Dates: April 23, 1963 - August 31, 1965

Max D. Steer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 360
Scope and Contents The Max D. Steer papers (1931-2004; 17 cubic feet) document the academic and scientific career of Prof. Steer. The collection details the many different facets of his career at Purdue University including teaching, publishing, primary research, campus-wide, national, and international committee involvement, and awards. This collection would be very useful to anyone researching in the Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences at Purdue because Steer is the founder of that department. There is...
Dates: 1931 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1983; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/1999

Robert W. Topping papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 33
Scope and Contents The Robert W. Topping papers (1930-1996; 2.75 cubic feet) collection consists of many newspaper clippings, news releases, ten interviews on cassette tapes and miscellaneous printed ephemera that Robert W. Topping collected, while on the staff of the Purdue University Office of Publications for twenty-eight years. Also included are the files used for his published book; “The Hovde Years,” 1980 and the original manuscript for “A Century and Beyond,” 1988, along with manuscripts for “Gentle...
Dates: 1930 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1988