By Angela Day
Title: Steven C. Beering papers, 1950-2001
Primary Creator: Beering, Steven C. (1932-)
Extent: 6.5 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., Cheng Kung University, College presidents--Indiana, Hansen, Arthur, Purdue University--Presidents
Forms of Material: Artifacts (object genre), Audiovisual materials, Transcripts
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.
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 He replaced John W. Hicks and was superseded by Martin C. Jischke.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.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
There are no access restrictions.
There are no use restrictions.
Physical Access Note:
Collection is located on-site.
Steven C. Beering Oral History Interview
Jane Beering Oral History Interview
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 Browse by Series:
[Series 1: Papers, 1999-2001],
[Series 2: Tapes, 1950-2001
[Series 3: DVDs, 1950-2001