Robert Gagen engineering tools, 1933
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Brief Description: Robert J. Gagen engineering tools (1933; .25 cubic feet) consists of three sets of engineering drafting/compass tools used by Gagen as a Purdue student. One of the sets has "Purdue" inscribed on the case.
Held at:
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
504 W. State St
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: 765-494-6414
Fax: 765-494-2810
Email: archives [at]
Created by: Gagen, Robert
Volume: 0.25 Cubic feet
Acquired: 08/03/2009.
More information is available at (pdf)
Biographical Note for Gagen, Robert : Robert J. Gagen was a member of the Purdue University Class of 1933. He later served his country as a First Lieutenant in the United States Army during World War II, Southwest Pacific Theatre. He died as a prisoner of war at Camp Moji (Hospital) Fukuoka, Kyushu Island, Japan.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Purdue University
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae
Purdue University--Students
Genres/Forms of Material
Drafting equipment
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Physical Access Notes: The tools have been wrapped and placed into an acid-free artifact box.
Acquisition Notes: Susan Metsger  Donation
PreferredCitation: MSA 38, Robert Gagen engineering tools, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries