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Optical disks

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Data storage devices in disk form that use lasers to write and access data. The data may be stored in an analogue format such as a videodisc, or in a digital format such as a compact disk.

Includes CD-ROMs, CD-Rs, photo CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Discs.

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

College of Science Awards Programs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 170
Scope and Contents The collection consists of various Awards programs from 2010. The programs include the faculty and staff awards program, student honors, and distinguished science alumni. Types of materials include: brochures, flyers, DVD.
Dates: 2010

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Scope and Contents The Council on the Status of Women records document the activities and impact of the Council on the Status of Women at Purdue University.  The collection provides a comprehensive picture of the various activities and causes that Council was involved in during its tenure.  Also included are some news clippings about notable members and relevant stories about women’s rights in the news.  The collection would likely be useful for researchers interested in women’s rights, affirmative action,...
Dates: 1988 - 2012

Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Scope and Contents The Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records (1894-2014) document more than a century of student life and activities of the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. The collection consists of annual reports, meeting minutes, photographs, photo slides and negatives, as well as video cassettes. Of particular interest might be the sub-series of graduating class composites, which frequently identifies the graduating students. Printed photographs of the graduating classes...
Dates: 1894 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999; Other: Records transferred: 3/29/2016

Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 276
Scope and Contents The Larry Gee papers and space memorabilia document Larry Gee's 22 year career as an engineer in the aerospace industry. Memorabilia and artifacts include commemorative space flight flags, Space Shuttle Mission patches, commemorative pins, Apollo 11 anniversary memorabilia, Columbia commemorative coin, DVDs, astronaut space shuttle crew photographs, data sheets, awards, certificates, newsletters and various documents from Gee's work with Space Shuttle main engines, Atlas engines, Delta engines,...
Dates: 1988 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1988 - 2005

Janice Voss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 9
Scope and Contents The Janice Voss papers (1962-2004) document the early years and career highlights of astronaut Janice Voss. The collection includes materials from Voss’ childhood, including elementary school class pictures and report cards as well as materials from her time as an astronaut. Items pertaining to her professional career consist primarily of materials created and collected by her parents to celebrate her participation in space shuttle missions during the period of 1993-2000, and also includes...
Dates: 1962-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1990-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/2008

Job Traks Career Series compact disk collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 24
Scope and Contents The JobTraks Career Series compact disk collection (1999-2006, 0.25 cubic feet) documents a radio program called JobTraks that was produced at Indiana University. Several Purdue University faculty members were interviewed for the program. The program includes career information and contemporary music. Some of the careers discussed in the program include: veterinary medicine, agricultural engineering, agricultural business, landscape architecture, and hospitality and tourism management. The...
Dates: 1999 - 2006; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/2008

Janice M. Lauer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 554
Scope and Contents The Janice M. Lauer papers were created and collected by Lauer and document her career prior to, and during, her time at Purdue University. Lauer assisted in developing the field of Rhetoric and Composition as an academic discipline and in 1979, Lauer founded the program at Purdue out of the English Department. Types of materials include scrapbooks, program documents, seminar and lecture notes, course and workshop evaluations, syllabi, and graduate student work; published and unpublished texts...
Dates: 1964 - 2015

League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 55
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters of Greater Lafayette records document the history and administrative actions of various League of Women Voters organizations in the Greater Lafayette area.  Types of materials include correspondence, photographs, news clippings, administrative records, printed ephemera, programs, financial records, and websites. Links to the archived website can be found in "External Documents".
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965 - 2000; 1920 - 2019

Mark Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSA 187
Scope and Contents The research notes, publications, photographs, recordings, and personal items detailing the life and work of Purdue alumnus and author Mark Shaw. The collection documents Shaw's research and writing, and includes the transcripts of the Jack Ruby trial, extensive research regarding twentieth century journalist and reportor Dorothy Kilgallen, research regarding Marilyn Monroe, and several books, news clippings, and other articles. The collection also contains many works by Shaw, including the...
Dates: 1953 - 2021

Purdue University Office of Marketing and Media photographs collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 62
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Office of Marketing and Media photographs collection (1865-2011) visually documents Purdue campus life, physical spaces, and events. The collection includes approximately 50 years of photographs and negatives taken of various campus schools, departments, people, and organizations by the Office of Marketing and Media. The collection also includes photographs and negatives collected by the Office of Marketing and Media documenting the nearly 100 years of Purdue's history...
Dates: 1865 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1965 - 2010; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2011

Marshall A. Martin agricultural oral history interviews

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSO 3
Scope and Contents The Marshall A. Martin agricultural oral history interviews (1993; 0.2 cubic feet) includes three DVDs containing five interviews with prominent regional and national figures in the field of agriculture.  The five individuals interviewed are Earl Butz, Jim Moseley, Robert Thompson, Don Paarlberg, and Will Erwin.  The interviews were created for a senior level agricultural policy class at Purdue University, School of Agriculture in the Department of Agricultural Economics under the direction of...
Dates: 1993; Other: Date acquired: 09/02/2012

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

William R. Pogue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 208
Scope and Contents The William R. Pogue papers document aspects of William (Bill) R. Pogue's career as an astronaut. The papers include Pogue's autobiography, a DVD by Pogue; "We're go for launch to zero-g: a DVD video all about: living in space." The DVD features astronauts from 1961 to 1994, as they live, work, and cope in the zero gravity of space flight.Also included is a copy of a signed letter from Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in regards to research on the atomic bomb. The...
Dates: 1939 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1963 - 1994

Purdue News Service Major News Releases collection

 Collection — Box Communal Digital Media 1: Series UA 10, Series 2; Series UA 162, Series 2; Series UA 172, Series 6; Series UA 52, Series 2; Series UA 52, Series 4; Series MSP 311, Series 2; Series MSP 311, Series 4, Placement: 21
Identifier: UA 174
Scope and Contents The collection, consisting of one DVD, contains news service press releases, published between 2000 and 2012.
Dates: 2000 - 2012

Purdue University Department of Computer Sciences Photograph Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 34
Scope and Contents The Computer Science Photographs Collection includes a variety of printed and digital photographs and video documenting the life of the Computer Science department at Purdue University. Frequent subjects include annual events such as awards dinners or special lectures, headshots of faculty, and students working on projects. The collection also includes a number of resources documenting the fundraising for and construction of the new Lawson Computer Science building, and videos featuring...
Dates: 1960-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1995-2009; Other: Date acquired: 05/05/2015

Purdue University Musical Organizations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents This collection documents Purdue University's musical organizations including the Choral Society, Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, and University bands. Materials include song books, scrapbook, programs, sheet music, and record albums. Includes information on well-known Purdue songs, such as "Hail Purdue," as well as lesser-known Purdue songs performed at convocations, football games against Indiana University, and related events. Some late 19th century song books not specific to Purdue but...
Dates: 1876 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1960s

Purdue University Newsreels and Year in Review recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 65
Scope and Contents The Purdue Newsreel began in 1956 as a yearly film, and later video, review of university events of the previous year. Contents of each recording focus upon academics, student activities, campus structures, athletics, and special events. One silent film, circa 1943-1945, is also included in the collection. In 2013, the Purdue Newsreel was renamed the Purdue Year in Review.
Dates: 1943 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1955 - 2019

Pierre J. Thuot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 179
Scope and Contents The Pierre J. Thuot papers document the three shuttle missions that Thuot flew. These were STS-36, STS-49, and STS-62. Within the collection, there is material on all three but with the main focus on STS-49. There is little information about STS-36 because it is still classified by the U.S. government.  Included in the collection are over 50 color photographs of Thuot training for the Intelsat VI capture that he performed on STS-49.  In addition to the photographs, included in the...
Dates: 1989 - 1994