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Susan Houston Fortune papers, 1955-1959 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Sammie Morris

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Extent: 0.5 Cubic feet. More info below.

Date Acquired: 10/23/2007

Subjects: Women's Archives at Purdue University

Forms of Material: Photographic prints, Scrapbooks, Skirts (garments)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Susan Houston Fortune Papers (1955-1959; 0.5 cubic feet) document the life of Susan Fortune when she was a student at Purdue University in the 1950s. The collection includes a scrapbook and Susan Houston's corduroy skirt (Purdue senior cord skirt).

Susan Houston [Fortune] received her B.S. degree in Home Economics from Purdue University in 1959. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. George F. Houston of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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Women's Archives at Purdue University

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 medium box, 1 flat box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: There are no use restrictions.

Physical Access Note: Collection is located onsite.

Acquisition Source: Susan Houston Fortune

Acquisition Method: Donation

Preferred Citation: MSA 7, Susan Houston Fortune Papers, Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives & Special Collections Research Center, Purdue University Libraries

Processing Information: Scrapbook has many loose papers and pages in the scrapbook are acidic.

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[Box 1: Scrapbook, ca. 1955-1959],
[Box 2: Skirt, ca. 1959],