By Mary A. Sego
Scope and Contents of the Materials
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.
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.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
3 sets of tools (1 small artifact box)
Collection is open for research.
Physical Access Note:
The tools have been wrapped and placed into an acid-free artifact box.
MSA 38, Robert Gagen engineering tools, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: Engineering Tools, 1933],