Log In | Contact Us| View Cart (0)
Browse: Collections Digital Content Subjects Creators Record Groups

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection

Overview

Scope and Contents

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

on shelf 1



Contact us about this collection

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection, 1880-2008 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Angela Day and Elizabeth Wilkinson

Printer-friendly Printer-friendly | Email Us Contact Us About This Collection

Collection Overview

Title: Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection, 1880-2008Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1950s-1990s

Other Creators: Purdue University. Archives and Special Collections

Extent: 10.0 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by size and dimensions of the artifacts.

Subjects: Astronauts, Greek letter societies--Indiana--West Lafayette, Purdue Boilermakers (Basketball team), Purdue Boilermakers (Football team), Purdue University--Choirs (Music), Purdue University--Students, Purdue University. Libraries

Forms of Material: Artifacts (object genre), Clothing, Memorabilia, Souvenirs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Purdue Artifact collection (1880-2000, 8 cubic feet) documents different historical aspects of Purdue University. Each artifact has been given a unique number and then organized by size, and sometimes format, in boxes. The items are of various sizes in various formats, but all have a Purdue connection. Some examples are a salt and pepper shaker set, handkerchief, window decals, and silver tea spoons.

This is an active collection and will be frequently added to on an ongoing basis

Subject/Index Terms

Astronauts
Greek letter societies--Indiana--West Lafayette
Purdue Boilermakers (Basketball team)
Purdue Boilermakers (Football team)
Purdue University--Choirs (Music)
Purdue University--Students
Purdue University. Libraries

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: (22 boxes)

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Gloves may need to be worn when handling some of the artifacts.

Acquisition Method: Multiple donors and purchases.

Preferred Citation: MSR 4, Purdue Artifact Collection, Karnes Research Center, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: All materials have been housed in inert polyester sleeves, acid-free tissue, and acid-free boxes as needed

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/ascartifact.pdf


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Artifacts, 1920s-2007],
[Box 2: Artifacts, 1890-1960s],
[Box 3: Artifacts, 1900-2007],
[Box 4: Artifacts, circa 1970s-2006],
[Box 5: Artifacts, 2007, undated],
[Box 6: Artifacts, 1963, undated],
[Box 7: Artifacts, undated],
[Box 8: Artifacts, undated],
[Box 9: Artifacts, undated],
[Box 10: Artifacts, 1966-2007],
[Box 11: Artifacts, 1962, undated],
[Box 12: Artifacts, 1880-1980],
[Box 13: Artifacts, 1940s-2008],
[Box 14: Artifacts, 1910s-1980s],
[Box 15: Artifacts, 1900-1951],
[Box 16: Artifacts],
[Box 17: Artifacts, circa 1958-1970],
[Box 18: Artifacts, 1950s-1970s],
[Box 19: Artifacts, 1940s-1970s],
[Box 20: Artifacts, circa 1984],
[Box 21: Artifacts, 1950s-1980s],
[Box 22: Artifacts, 1970s],
[Box 23: Artifacts, 1966],
[on shelf 1],
[All]