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Research (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Recorded results of diligent and systematic inquiry or investigation into a subject made to discover or revise facts, theories, or applications.

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University College of Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89
Scope and Contents The Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories. Also included is...
Dates: 1859 - 2023

Donald N. Heirman papers, addition 16

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20210521

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

Clint Fink papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 300
Content Description The Clint Fink papers document Fink's life and career as a peace activist and educator. The papers documenting his career reflect his research while in graduate school and various proposals and presentations from after he received his doctorate. This series is also particularly strong in its coverage of Fink's involvement in and work with peace activism and advocacy. The collection contains records pertaining to the Peace Groups he led and participated in as well as a number of serial...
Dates: 1864 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1995

Folger Institute, 1976 - 2006

 Sub-Series — Box 2: Series MSF 529, Series 1
Identifier: MSF 529, Series 1, Sub-series 2
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains papers related to Dr. Peck's Folger Institute appointments, including seminars she taught, conferences hosted, and papers written.
Dates: 1976 - 2006

Allan Goecker collection of Purdue University College of Agriculture Academic Programs History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 557
Content Description Documents the students, degree requirements, degree recipients, faculty, academic courses, Winter courses, and general history of the Purdue University College of Agriculture form its formation at the creation of the university through its first 150 years. Also includes research photographs taken by Allan Goecker.
Dates: 2017 - 2020

Alten F. Grandt, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 528
Scope and Contents The papers consist of research files on the history of aerospace engineering (AAE) at Purdue University, photographs, annual reports, annual research reports, curricula, student lists, AAE faculty and staff information, pamphlets, news clippings (some related to Purdue astronaut alumni), and copies of the book, One Small Step: the History of Aerospace Engineering at Purdue, by Grandt, Gustafson, and Carigino. There is also a copy of “Aeronautical Engineering at Purdue University from 1950 to...
Dates: 1902 - 2016

Darrell Katovsich collection of Vietnam veterans research

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 395
Scope and Contents The Darrell Katovsich collection of Vietnam veterans research contains a research report documenting the Purdue alumni, students, or former students who were killed in action during the Vietnam War. For each person, this includes a photo, background information, Purdue educational experience, military service, death information, and location of name on the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. These names are all documented on a plaque in the Purdue Memorial Union. Report is...
Dates: 2022

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Scope and Contents The Avanelle (Nell) Kirksey papers document the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher in maternal and infant nutrition. The collection reflects the impact of Kirksey as an educator and researcher, as well as the continued significance of her research on maternal and infant nutrition. The coverage of her work in Egypt and on vitamin B6 is particularly strong. Additionally, the collection is an indication of Kirksey’s ongoing legacy via the research of her graduate...
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Macalyne Watkins Fristoe papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-013

Jill P. May papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555
Scope and Contents The Jill P. May papers document the life and career of Professor of Emerita of the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Education, Jill P. May. The majority of the papers date from the mid-1970s to May’s retirement in 2011. The collection documents the private and professional life of May, particularly her professional activities during her tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers include May’s early life and education, in addition to correspondence with family members...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011

Mary O'Hara papers on Helen Bass Williams

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311
Overview This collection documents Dr. Mary O'Hara's research into and relationship with Helen Bass Williams and includes research notes, correspondence, oral history recordings, interview transcripts, and published materials.
Dates: 1951 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2000

Professional Career, 1923 - 2018

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3
Scope and Contents The Professional Career series holds materials related to May's extensive career at Purdue University and is categorized under three sub-series: Teaching, Writing and Research, and Professional Activities. A large portion of this series includes writings and research May conducted in addition to her teaching duties, and also her participation in many professional organizations such as the Children's Literature Association. Types of materials include teaching materials, manuscripts, research...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2018

Purdue University Libraries records, addition 69

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2024-026
Dates: 1961-1973, 2019

Rita Colwell papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150828
Dates: circa 1960 - 2013

Rita Colwell papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150904
Dates: circa 1990s - 2013

Rita Colwell papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20171130
Dates: circa 1969 - 2016

Rita Colwell papers, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190130
Dates: 1984; 1986; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2012

D. Richard Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 447
Scope and Contents Extensive research notes and publications related to D. Richard Smith's doctoral dissertation, "The Political Speaking of Henry F. Schricker of Indiana". Subjects of Smith's research include Indiana Governor Henry F. Schricker, Indiana politics, and Indiana history. Sources include newspaper articles, speech transcipts, interviews, correspondence, and publications. Also included are earlier papers written by Smith on the subject of Henry F. Schricker.The collection also includes two...
Dates: 1921 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1960

Richard (Dick) G. Strippel Research and Writings on Amelia Earhart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 204
Scope and Contents The Richard (Dick) G. Strippel Research and Writings on Amelia Earhart (1931-1999; 4.3 cubic feet) comprise the materials used to write the book, Amelia Earhart: the myth and the reality….  Strippel compiled the materials presented here in preparation for the book’s publication. The collection also contains the book proposal and drafts for Amelia Earhart: the myth and the reality…, correspondence related to the publication of the...
Dates: 1931-1999; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2016

Writing and Research, 1923 - 2012

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 3, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This sub-series includes publications, manuscripts, research materials, and electronic media from May's extensive career in children's literature. Of note are research materials used for her publications on Lloyd Alexander and Howard Pyle and on Weston Woods Studios and its founder, Morton Schindel. Correspondence related to May's research can be found in series two.
Dates: 1923 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 2012

Leo Zeff papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 74
Scope and Contents The Leo Zeff papers (1985-1988; 0.2 cubic feet) contain photographs, reports, and correspondence focusing primarily on ibogaine, as well as a manuscript of reflections shared with Alcoholics Anonymous members in 1977.
Dates: 1985 - 1988