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Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides

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Broadsides

“Broadside Collection: Living History at Purdue” essay by Lauren Roth



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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Roth, Lauren (1989-)

Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The Broadsides are organized into a single series chronologically with preference to the date found (noted on back), then to the date of the event advertised. One oversized broadside is separated into its own series.

Date Acquired: 10/13/2010

Subjects: Purdue University, Purdue University--Students, Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century

Forms of Material: Broadsides (notices), Essays

Languages: English

Abstract

Broadsides documenting events, groups, and student life at Purdue.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides (2009; 0.2 cubic feet) documents Purdue campus life and culture as well as marketing strategies of various campus groups, including Purdue University itself. It is predominantly composed of campus group callout broadsides, as well as broadsides advertising various events. The collection was created in HONR 199 Living History as a way to understand Purdue in the present day and curated by Lauren Roth. Notations on the back document the location of the broadside when it was found by the member of the class and the date of the finding. The collection also includes an essay by Roth for class analyzing the collection. Types of materials include: broadsides and an essay.

Biographical Note

Lauren Roth (1989- ), originally from Carrollton, Texas, studied psychology at Purdue while also swimming for Purdue Women’s Swimming and Diving team (“Lauren Roth”). She was named Academic All-District in 2012 (“Senior”). She enrolled in HONR 199 Living History in the Fall 2009 semester, where she participated in a class project curating a collection of Purdue campus broadsides.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University
Purdue University--Students
Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: Oversize box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Lauren Roth

Acquisition Method: Donation

Related Materials: MSR 5 Purdue Archives and Special Collections broadside collection

Preferred Citation: MSA 268, Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes. Oversized broadsides have been separated and housed in a separate folder for preservation purposes.


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