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The Purdue University Centennial collection

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Purdue Centennial, Materials

Purdue Centennial, Materials



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The Purdue University Centennial collection, 1968-1969 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By John Michael Foster

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Collection Overview

Title: The Purdue University Centennial collection, 1968-1969Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1969

Extent: 0.95 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The materials in this collection are organized into a single series by document type.

Subjects: Hovde, Frederick L., 1908-1983, Purdue University

Forms of Material: Certificates, Letters (correspondence)

Languages: English

Abstract

Congratulatory letters and certificates, proclamations and resolutions, booklets, and other items documenting the Purdue University centennial.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Purdue University Centennial collection (1968-1969; 0.95 cubic feet) chronicles the year-long commemoration of Purdue’s centennial.  Items of interest include congratulatory letters and certificates from state and federal dignitaries and various colleges and universities, proclamations and resolutions passed by state and university officials and representative bodies, booklets commemorating Purdue’s centennial, and the single issue newspaper magazine Hail Purdue ’69.  The materials in this collection are organized into a single series by document type.

Subject/Index Terms

Hovde, Frederick L., 1908-1983
Purdue University

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: one mss. box, one flat box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Purdue University

Physical Access Note: No physical restrictions.

Acquisition Source: Office of the President, Purdue University, and private donations to Purdue University Libraries

Acquisition Method:

Records transfer, Office of the President, Purdue University

Information Card and Envelope in Box 1, Folder 5 were originally donated to Purdue University Libraries from the estate of Marijane Bowen Adams, date unknown

Copies of Hail Purdue ’69 in Box 2 were originally donated to Purdue University Libraries by Dr. Barbara Hanson and David F. Moses, respectively, date unknown.

Related Materials:

MSF 474 Albert J. Gowan Papers, 1890-2011

MSP 45 Collection on Bruce Rogers, 1886-1996

UA 2.07 Frederick L. Hovde Papers, 1908-1983

For more information please see http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/pnewsreels&CISOPTR=14&CISOBOX=1&REC=2.

Preferred Citation: MSP 121, Purdue University Centennial Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: All materials are housed in acid-free folders and manuscript boxes.  Staples and paper clips have been removed from all documents and discarded.  Some letters have been placed in protective sleeves.


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