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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 13 Collections and/or Records:

George Ade papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 4
Scope and Contents The George Ade papers (1878-1947; 29 Cubic ft.) document the personal and professional life of author, humorist, and playwright George Ade. The collection includes original writings, manuscripts, personal correspondece, photographic materials, and artifacts. Notable persons include: John T. McCutcheon, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Booth Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Elsie Janis, Theodore Dreiser, "Chick" Evans, Orson Welles, Kin Hubbard, Theodore...
Dates: 1878 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1943

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Charles J. Bohrer thesis

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 279
Abstract 40 page thesis entitled “Beer and Its Physiological Effects” written by Charles J. Bohrer
Dates: 1876

J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 269
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles/clippings, and other materials belonging to J. Holmes Martin and relating to the history and service of Battery B, Indiana National Guard, and its 50th Year Reunion in May 1967.
Dates: circa 1910s - 1980s; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1967; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013

Norman Kautsky papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 8, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 151
Scope and Contents Kautsky, Norman L., "Wharfleigh and Other Haunts Along White River," recollections of Indianapolis and Indiana in the '20's and 30's, circa 1940.
Dates: circa 1940

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

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

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

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

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

William H. C. Higgins III papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 385
Scope and Contents William Henry Clay (H.C.) Higgins III papers include personal letters dated from 1925-1929, a Military Manual, Correct Uniforms for Officers catalogue, personal photographs, an olive green shirt, the 1929 commencement ptogram, instructions for thesis preparation for engineering degrees, and Higgins' thesis for his degree in electrical engineering.
Dates: Other: 1929