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David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University

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David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University



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David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University, 1959 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Shauna Borger

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Blood, David

Extent: 0.25 Cubic feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 04/10/2009

Subjects: Purdue University, Purdue University--Buildings, Purdue University--Students

Languages: English

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University
Purdue University--Buildings
Purdue University--Students

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 0.25 cubic feet (1 slide box)

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Method: Donated by David Blood

Related Materials: 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.

Preferred Citation: MSP 54, David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries


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