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Purdue University -- Students -- Social life and customs -- 20th Century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

1954 Purdue University Military Ball dance card

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20160412

Carlyle Literary Society records

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSP 141, Series 1; Series MSP 141, Series 2; Series MSP 141, Series 3
Identifier: MSP 141
Abstract The collection includes record books documenting the meetings, finances, and constitution of the society, as well as programs from society-sponsored events and surveys for prospective new members.

Carrier Family photo album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 365
Content Description This album contains photographs of the Carrier family, Smith family, Galeener family, and the Everhart family. These are possibly extended family of the Carriers or married names. Pictures depict individuals as well as houses and landscape in Urbana, Illinois, and Pasadena, California. There are several photos of the 1913 Lafayette flood and one of the Purdue tank painted after a scrap.

Kassandra Agee Chandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 363
Overview The collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to Kassandra Agee Chandler's time as a student at Purdue, her career, and her reign as the first African American homecoming queen at Purdue.

Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 1, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 189
Abstract Miscellaneous publications and publicity materials relating to the Purdue football team’s participation in the 1967 Rose Bowl.

Collection of literary society constitutions

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 143
Overview This collection includes a ledger book with the transcribed constitutions of Purdue literary societies, as well as a folder containing previously removed loose pages.

Emersonian Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 142
Overview The collection includes records books documenting the activities of the society, membership, and finances, as well as event programs and tickets, correspondence, and a society diploma.

Eta Kappu Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Abstract Reports, minutes, photographs, composites, correspondence, certificates, slides, digital media documenting activities, student life, and faculty in the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University

Gala Week booklet and Liberal Science for Women at Purdue booklet

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20190419.1

John M. Gano photo album

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 36, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSA 354
Scope and Contents The John M. Gano photo album contains photos of Gano's family members and other acquaintances and campus scenes of the greater Lafayette area and Battleground.

Clifford T. N. Harwood scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 364
Scope and Contents The Clifford T.N. Harwood scrapbook includes news of note from the Lafayette area and nationally, women's concerns, W9XG Purdue TV station, the debate team, Delta Alpha Pi, The Boy's Club, student life, and articles about gender non-conformity.

Irving Literary Society records

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSP 34, Series 1; Series MSP 34, Series 2
Identifier: MSP 34
Overview The collection includes records ledgers documenting meetings of the society, event programs, handbooks, and other clippings relating to the activities of the Irving Literary Society

Glennard Miller photo album

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 56, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 348
Scope and Contents The Glennard Miller scrapbook contains 24 pages of photographs affixed to black paper documenting student life at Purdue in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Images include campus scenes, student activities, sporting events, military band, and steam engine lab, as well as photographs documenting the incident of Harry Weinshank being run off campus by his classmates for repeatedly impersonating a military officer.

Robert A. Moller scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 329
Scope and Contents The Robert A. Moller scrapbook documents the student and military life of Purdue Chemical Engineering student Robert Moller. Most content is related to Moller’s personal acquaintances, though the scrapbook includes several photographs of Purdue campus and scenes around the Greater Lafayette area. Because Moller withdrew from Purdue during his second year (February 1920), materials cover mostly first-year student experiences. The scrapbook includes clippings (information artifacts),...

Panhellenic Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 163
Scope and Contents The Panhellenic Association records includes materials documenting the activities of both the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association, particularly as it relates to their membership. Records include scrapbooks, awards, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, news articles, RUSH and Fraternity Life guides, and more. Topics of particular interest include alcohol policies, racial issues, community involvement, housing, and black fraternities.

Philalethean Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 101
Overview This collection contains records ledgers, photos, and event programs documenting the activities of the Philalethean Literary Society, as well as their published constitution.

Purdue Circus photographs

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 47: Series Series 2; Series UA 110, Series 1; Series UA 111, Series 5; Series MSF 508, Series 1; Series MSF 508, Series 2, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSP 226
Scope and Contents The Purdue Circus photographs (May 5, 1916) documents the 1916 Purdue Circus festivities. Though circus-related events ran throughout the day and into the evening, the sixteen (16) photographs included on the two scrapbook pages in this collection -- taken by Purdue Pharmacy student Merritt Tam -- only document the parade through downtown Lafayette on the morning of May 5, 1916. The photographs depict mostly clowns and student groups, both walking and riding in floats or carriages. Also...

Purdue Graduate Dames Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146
Abstract The records contain membership information as well as a variety of notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the Purdue University Graduate Dames.  Also included are correspondence and programs for the National University Dames society.

Purdue Memorial Union records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 111
Scope and Contents The Purdue Memorial Union records contain information regarding the construction of the building, its uses, and promotional materials throughout its existence, including the student petition to raise funds and encourage the Board of Trustees to finish the building when construction was delayed due to World War I. Several pamphlets contain floor plans of the Union and show how the building has changed over the years with new additions.

Quaker students at Purdue booklet

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 8
Identifier: 20181130.1

Helen B. Schleman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334
Overview The Helen Schleman papers contain papers, clippings, speeches, and photographs documenting Helen Schleman’s life. The collection has particular emphases on her role as Purdue's Dean of Women and as an adovcate for women's rights.

Schmitt Family papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190419.3

Speeches and Written Material, 1923 - 1979

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334, Series 3
Overview Series 3 contains notes and drafts of speeches, articles, pamphlets, and books that were written by or delivered by Helen Schleman over the course of her career. Most of the speeches and articles relate to women's liberation and women in higher education.