By Shauna Borger
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University (1959; 0.25 cubic feet) documents David Blood’s trip to Purdue University in 1959. He and his high school class took a train from New Jersey to Lafayette, Indiana. The slides document the trip to Purdue, campus buildings and scenes, the artwork displayed at the convocation, and his trip back to New Jersey. The slides have been kept in their original order. Blood arranged the slides chronologically into four categories: On the way to Purdue; Purdue University campus scenes; Artwork displayed at the convocation; The trip home.
David Blood visited Purdue University in August of 1959 when he attended the Seventh National Convocation of Methodist Youth. He was 17 years old at the time and took photographs of Purdue buildings and campus life. He eventually when to the College of William and Mary and graduated in 1964.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
0.25 cubic feet (1 slide box)
Collection is open for research.
Donated by David Blood
Betty Lark-Horovitz Purdue University buildings sketches, 1930 For more information please see http://www4.lib.purdue.edu/archon/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=1386&q=betty+lark+horovitz.
MSP 54, David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University, 1959