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Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs

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Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs, 1918-1920 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Virginia Pleasant

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Collection Overview

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Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The Photographs are organized into a single series.

Date Acquired: 10/25/2012

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

Forms of Material: Black-and-white photographs, Photograph albums

Languages: English

Abstract

Black leather photo album and one file folder of black and white photos of Purdue campus and other photos

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and other miscellaneous photographs (1918-1920; 0.2 cubic feet) documents buildings on campus as well as off campus scenery.  Photographs of farmland and water sports could be of the surrounding community and Wabash River.  Several unidentified individuals appear, some of whom are in military dress or Purdue sports attire (track and football).  The collection consists of one photo album in fragile condition and one file folder of re-sleeved loose photographs that had fallen out of the album.  The collection was donated by Daniel and Joy Haizlip, but the creator of the album is undetermined.  The collection may be useful for researchers interested in student and campus life during the World War I era, University buildings present at that time, or material culture of the early 20th century.  Types of materials include: black and white photos, photo album.

Collection Historical Note

The creator of the album is undetermined.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University--Buildings--Pictorial works
Purdue University--Students--Social life and customs--20th century

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 flat box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: Purdue University

Acquisition Source: Daniel and Joy Haizlip

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: MSP 139, Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained.  Loose items have been placed in polyester sleeves and an acid free folder.  The original album is fragile, but additional action may harm it further.


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