Purdue University Retirees Association (PURA) records, 1976-2015 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
The Purdue University Retirees Association Records (1976-2015; 6 cubic ft.) document the history, growth, and development of PURA, the Retirees Association for Purdue faculty and staff. Topics include: employee retirement benefits, medical benefits, supplemental retirement income, employment options, volunteerism, and retiree activities.
Types of material include: correspondence, meeting minutes, printed material, reports, photographic materials, lists, ephemera, newsletters, and retiree surveys. The records include correspondence between PURA and Purdue presidents Frederick Hovde, Arthur Hansen, interim president John Hicks, and Steven Beering. Gaps in collection: Committees chronological files 1991-1994 are missing from collection. The Purdue University Retirees Newsletters holdings also appear incomplete. Please check with staff to see if missing issues are available in the bound serials section of the archives.
Series 1: History and General Information on the Association
Series 2: Annual Meetings, Minutes, and Annual Reports
Series 3: Awards
Series 4: Boards and Committees
Series 5: Directories and Rosters
Series 6: Events, Activities, and Programs
Series 7: Financial Information
Series 8: Membership
Series 9: Newsletters
Series 10: Policies, Procedures and Bylaws
Series 11: President's Advisory Council on Retirement