By Mary A. Sego
Primary Creator: Hatt, Robert T. (1902-)
Extent: 0.28 Cubic feet. More info below.
Arrangement: Chronologically, as they appear in the scrapbook.
Robert T. Hatt was a member of the Purdue University Class of 1923. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. The records that are available do not indicate that he graduated from Purdue. His father was William Kendrick Hatt who was a Professor of Civil Engineering at Purdue. The scrapbook has numerous mementos of Robert Hatt’s days at Purdue, with a strong emphasis on Phi Kappa Psi, R.O.T.C., photographs of campus life and other ephemera relating to his time as a Purdue student.
Hatt graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelors of Science and from Columbia with a MA and PhD. He was Director of the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield, Michigan from 1935-1967.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation: MSP 35, Robert T. Hatt scrapbook, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Scrapbook Newspaper Clippings
21. D. H. Tilson is Highly Honored: former Jefferson High Player is Elected Boilermakers’ Captain Following F. L. Coffing’s Resignation, from the Courier, no other publication information available.
K. W. Huffine ’20, Glee Club Syncopater, from the Exponent, no other publication information available.
Team Work of These Buddies Big Factor in Purdue Success, basketball players Doc Campbell and Donald Tilson, from the Indianapolis News, no other publication
Phi Kappa Psi [clipping listing members] from the Exponent, no other publication
Hiser Wields Big Stick [picture, but no other test, just headline] from the Exponent, no other publication information available.
31. The Purdue Military Band [photograph from Purdue Alumnus]; Purdue Defeats Indiana 17 to 9 in Great Battle, from Courier, no publication information available.
Prof. Demmon Quits U. of M. :Head of English Department Taught at Ann Arbor Since 1876; Authority on Books, from Detroit Free Press, no other publication information available.
Headlines – “Must Stop Hazing” Says Police Force, from Exponent, no other publication information available.
Headlines – Cadet Corps Championship Won By Battery F of 2nd Defeating Battery C of 1st, from Exponent, no other publication information available.
Picture of H. D. Wilson ’19, from the Exponent.
Quote/Holiday Greeting from W. K. Hatt, from the Purdue Alumnus.
Purdue Shines Out as Best in Big Ten: Boiler Basketeers Swamp Iowa By Decisive 42-to-26 Score, from Indianapolis News.
From the Exponent: Dr. W. K. Hatt Presiding at Concrete Conferences, Thetas Initiate, Glean Lake Selected as a New Site for C. E. Surveying Camp, Col. W. C. Potter Visits Purdue R. O. T. C.
48. Eta Kappa Nu Initiates Four Seniors and Six Juniors at Beta House, from the Exponent.
Capt. Kenneth W. Huffine, from Purdue Alumnus.
Various Clippings about Phi Kappa Psi basketball team and other events, no date listed.
62. Hiser’s Hit is Babe Ruth Stunt, from Lafayette Journal.
Various Clippings about Phi Kappa Psi events, no dates available.
70. Clipping of Ruth Page, Vanity Fair.
Announcement of Dye-Sturgis Wedding, no dates.
76. Freshmen at Purdue to Burn Green Caps, from Courier, no publication information available.
Prom Edition, The Purdue Exponent, vol. XXXI, no. 192, Saturday, May 1, 1920.
The Purdue Exponent, vol. XXXI, no. 193, Sunday, May 2, 1920