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Henry Family photographs, 1936-1939 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Elizabeth M. Wilkinson

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Collection Overview

Title: Henry Family photographs, 1936-1939Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Henry family

Extent: 0.1 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The photographs are loosely in chronological order since only three photographs have been specifically dated and identified by the creators.

Date Acquired: 05/12/2007

Subjects: Henry, Hugh S., Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century, Students--Indiana--West Lafayette--20th century

Forms of Material: Photographic prints

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Henry family photographs (1936-1939; .01 cubic feet) are small black & white photographs that depict life on the Purdue campus when the Henry brothers worked and attended school there. Many images are of their friends and co-workers, but are unidentified.

Biographical Note

These photographs were taken by three brothers, Hugh S., Donald L., and Robert L. Henry during their time at Purdue University from 1936-1939.  Hugh worked at the Purdue Memorial Union building cafeteria.  All of the brothers were involved in the ROTC at Purdue and lived in the Agriculture Co-Op.

Subject/Index Terms

Henry, Hugh S.
Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century
Students--Indiana--West Lafayette--20th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: (1 small box)

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Jerilyn Henry Dille

Acquisition Method: Donation

Separated Materials: 31 photographs added to the Purdue Photograph Collection

Original/Copies Note: For more information please see http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu.

Preferred Citation: Henry family photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: All the photographs have been placed in archival polyester sleeves and been placed in an acid free, lignin free box.

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

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[Box 1: Photographs, 1936-1939],