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Correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Any forms of addressed and written communication sent and received, including letters, postcards, memorandums, notes, telegrams, or cables.

Found in 202 Collections and/or Records:

Charles H. Daudt First National Intercollegiate Air Meet scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 236
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the administration, participants, and results of the first National Intercollegiate Air Meet held June 21-22, 1935 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The scrapbook, created by the air meet manager, Charles H. Daudt, includes entry forms, race event rules, race maps, publicity material, participant scores for each event, and results. The scrapbook also includes correspondence related to the original donation of the scrapbook by Charles Daudt in 1976 to...
Dates: 1934 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1935

Dean of Students records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 29
Scope and Contents The Dean of Students records documents the function and day-to-day duties of the Office of the Dean of Students through outgoing correspondence (Date Files), organizational and procedural documents, and other materials. Materials include both paper and electronic record, such as documents, slides, and audiocassettes.
Dates: 1974 - 2000

Dean of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 41
Scope and Contents The Dean of Women Office records (1958 – 1986; 6.35 cubic feet) document the official records of the Office of the Dean of Women, including correspondence, budgets, organization records, annual reports, and affiliated professional organizations. The Date File, which is a copy of outgoing mail from the Dean, offers researchers a glimpse into the day-to-day duties of the Dean of Women. However, any Date File that may have existed prior to 1960 is not included in these records, and there is a...
Dates: 1960-1974; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2009

Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSF 477, Series 1; Series MSF 477, Series 2; Series MSF 477, Series 3; Series MSF 477, Series 4
Identifier: MSF 477
Scope and Contents The Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers document aspects of the career of longtime Purdue University faculty member and former Dean of Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1955-1963, during the height of the "space race." Some of the featured items in the collection are a letter of recommendation for assignment to the Naval V-12 College of Training Program and a notice of separation from the United States Naval Service. Items pertaining to DeGroff's Purdue career include...
Dates: 1943 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1968

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 66
Scope and Contents The Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, Records (1933-2003; 12.4 cubic feet) documents the history and activities of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics.  The Records include departmental correspondence; an unpublished manuscript, “History of Agricultural Economics At Purdue University;” and department reports, including those for Agricultural Economics Extension.
Dates: 1933 - 2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 155
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Records (1904-1984; 1.2 cubic feet) includes correspondence (1941-1950), event programs (1900s-1940s), and other items related to the history, administration, and activities of the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University.
Dates: 1904-1984; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers document Amelia Earhart's arrival at Purdue University, her time there, and the efforts to memorialize Earhart after her disappearance. Types of materials include correspondence, ephemera, administrative reports, photographs, publicity materials, and speeches.
Dates: 1935 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

Robert Eckles papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSF 539, Series 1; Series MSF 539, Series 2; Series MSF 539, Series 3
Identifier: MSF 539
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Dean Potter biography written by Dr. Eckles as well as the materials he used when writing it. There are also publications, information booklets, and reports from the Library of Congress and American Microform Academy.
Dates: 1925 - 1974

Charles M. Ehresman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Ehresman papers document the work and professional activities of Charles M. Ehresman, designer of Purdue University's High Pressure Rocket Laboratory, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, and operations manager of Purdue's Thermal Sciences and Propulsion Center (known today as Zucrow Laboratories). The collection also documents the design and construction of the High Pressure Rocket Laboratory and its early administration and operations, as well as materials pertaining...
Dates: 1897 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1997 - 2009

Edward C. Elliott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 50
Scope and Contents The Edward C. Elliott Papers (1890-1975; 22.8 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of educator and former Purdue University President Edward Elliott. The majority of the papers date from 1940 to 1960. The papers reflect the original order as they were received from Elliott and his family, and therefore have not been divided into series or subject areas. The Elliott Papers document Elliott's education and career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1922-1945),...
Dates: 1890-1975; Majority of material found within 1940-1960; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1959

Emersonian Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 142
Scope and Contents The Emersonian Literary Society records documents the activities of the Emersonian Literary Society.  The collection includes records books that document the weekly meetings of the society, as well as membership and included correspondence.  The ephemera portion of the collection documents annual events hosted by the Emersonian and other literary societies, tickets to society events, and Debris clippings about the group.  Unfortunately, there is no documentation of the Emersonian or other...
Dates: 1887 - 1924

F. L. Howard Collection on Steam Locomotives

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: 0000flh1
Scope and Contents The F. H. Howard Collection on Steam Locomotives was compiled by Frederick Howard and contains photographs, articles, and correspondence regarding the history of steam locomotives.
Dates: ca. 1930s-2004; Other: Date acquired: 07/04/2007

Paul Fatout papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 540
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research materials collected by author Paul Fatout for his various publications regarding Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Indiana canals, and other subjects. Types of materials include manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, fan mail, book reviews, research notes, microfilm, and subject files. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
Dates: 1871 - 1983

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...
Dates: 1920-2009; Majority of material found within 1944-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2010

Cleo Fitzsimmons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73
Overview The Cleo Fitzsimmons papers documents Fitzsimmons' career as a professor and department head in Home Management at Purdue University. Materials include correspondence, photographs, awards, publications, and faculty hood belonging to Fitzsimmons.
Dates: 1928 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Floyd Fithian papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains the congressional files of U.S. House Representative Floyd J. Fithian. The papers cover a wide variety of subjects, but are particularly rich in the history of environmental awareness in the United States. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory. Please note that although the collection is open and available for research use, the collection has been minimally processed so an archivist's review of each box will be needed prior to providing access.
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1970s-1980s; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/1983

Floyd Fithian papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 50
Identifier: 2023-147
Dates: 1974 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1981

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Fowler Courts Residence Hall records document the history of Fowler Courts Residence Hall and Fowler House. The records include annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks and calendars. Also included are Purdue Residence Hall dress code standards and guest hours polices from the 1960s-1980s. Historical documents consist of background information on the closing of Harrison Street Courts and the transition to South Campus Courts,...
Dates: circa 1920s - 1993; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1993

France A. Córdova papers, addition 10

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

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 159
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection documents the history and activities of the fraternities and sororities at Purdue. Contained in the collection are numerous fraternity and sorority newsletters and magazines. There are some records provided by the Dean of Students Office in 1995 and include correspondence and financial information sheets. Among the other material in the collection are petitions for membership, constitutions and by-laws, membership directories and...
Dates: 1885 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1995 - 2005

Nancy Friedersdorf papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 484
Scope and Contents The Nancy Friedersdorf papers (1965 – 2016; 1.2 cubic foot) documents the student services career of Nancy Friedersdorf at Purdue University. A large majority of the collection is composed of speech manuscripts and speech notes from Friedersdorf’s many speaking and workshop engagements throughout her career. The rest of the collection consists of biographical documentation about her professional career. Very little information about Dr. Friedersdorf’s life outside of her Purdue career is...
Dates: 1965 - 2016; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2013

Roscoe H. George papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 483
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the research reports, notes, correspondence, patents, course material, and related papers of Roscoe George. It includes information on Electrical Engineering at Purdue University, and television research reports. Please see PDF Finding Aid for a detailed collection inventory.
Dates: 1939 - 1954

Jacqueline Wise Gershman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 392
Scope and Contents The Jacqueline Wise Gershman papers were created and collected by Gershman and document her time as a student at Purdue University from 1948 until she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1953. Types of materials include dance programs, many from Sigma Eta of Sigma Alpha Mu sorority dances, personal correspondence, photographs, papers, and artifacts related to student life on campus. Also included are reports and class notes from Gershman's invovlement in the science department,...
Dates: 1948 - 2003

Mark S. Geyer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 272
Scope and Contents The Mark S. Geyer papers document Geyer's time as Manager, Russian Elements Team for the International Space Station. The material provides a glimpse into the technical interface with the Russian Space Agency and its contractors to integrate Russian elements and systems into the International Space Station. The papers include a rich assortment of development schedules. Types of material include: correspondence, minutes, reports and schedules. Some of the materials are photocopies of...
Dates: 1994 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1997 - 1998

Gilbert family papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20210615
Dates: 1909 - 1912; 1944 - 1950