By Mary A. Sego
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The Albert Atherton Purdue University calendar (1917; 0.1 cubic feet) is a monthly calendar which features photographs of the Purdue University campus, along with the dates for each month in 1917. The cover is made of leather and is embossed with the griffin, “Purdue” and 1917. The pages are held together by strips of leather, with holes punched through the pages.
Albert Atherton was a member of the Purdue University Class of 1917. He was from Cumberland, Indiana and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. While a student at Purdue, he was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, P.A.A. and Tau Beta Pi.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
Collection is open for research.
Donation received from Ralph W. Lofler on January 17, 1992.
The calendar is housed in an acid free folder and an acid free box; “A” box of alumni papers.
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
- Folder 1
1. Atherton calendar, 1917