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Steven C. Beering papers


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Steven C. Beering papers, 1950-2001 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Angela Day

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1999

Primary Creator: Beering, Steven C. (1932-)

Extent: 9.0 Cubic feet


1. Papers, 1999-2001 (1 cubic foot)

2. Tapes, 1950-2001 (5 cubic feet)

3. DVDs, 1950-2001 (.5 cubic feet)

Date Acquired: 00/00/2007

Subjects: Astronauts, Beering, Jane, Beering, Steven C., 1932-, College presidents--Indiana, Hansen, Arthur G., Purdue University--Presidents, Taiwan sheng li Chenggong da xue

Forms of Material: Artifacts (Object genre), Audiovisual materials, Transcripts

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Steven C. Beering Papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) includes interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.

Biographical Note

Steven Claus Beering served as president of Purdue University from 1983 to 2000. Previously, he was dean of the Indiana University School of Medicine. During his leadership, Purdue's main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana grew by more than 20 buildings. He replaced John W. Hicks and was superseded by Martin C. Jischke. Beering earned a B.S. in 1954 and a M.D. in 1959, both from the University of Pittsburgh.

Subject/Index Terms

Beering, Jane
Beering, Steven C., 1932-
College presidents--Indiana
Hansen, Arthur G.
Purdue University--Presidents
Taiwan sheng li Chenggong da xue

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions: There are no use restrictions.

Physical Access Note: Collection is located on-site.

Acquisition Source: Steven Beering

Acquisition Method: Donation

Related Materials:

Steven C. Beering Oral History Interview

Jane Beering Oral History Interview

Processing Information: The documents are in acid-free file folders with subject headings in alphabetical order. VHS and BETA tapes have been transferred to DVDs for preservation purposes.

Box and Folder Listing

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[Series 1: Papers, 1999-2001],
[Series 2: Tapes, 1950-2001],
[Series 3: DVDs, 1950-2001],