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Purdue, Richard Howell, 1901-1982


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Homer Purdue Correspondence

Identifier: MS P97c 255 Purdue
Scope and Content Note

Letters and telegrams exchanged with Herbert Clark Hoover and others, regarding John Casper Branner, mining and mineral resources in Missouri, food production and conservation in U.S. during World War I. Other correspondents are: George H. Playter, Alvin Arthur Steel, Fielding H. Yost

Dates: 1905-1917

Albert Homer Purdue Papers

Identifier: MC 214
Scope and Content Note The papers contain Purdue's correspondence, consisting mainly of an exchange of letters (some photocopied) between Purdue and Herbert Hoover, 1898-1913. The letter from Hoover dated 1898 is incomplete; Richard Howell Purdue states that his mother, Ida Pace Purdue, destroyed the first four pages, containing the date and salutation, following the death of Purdue in 1917. A letter from Theodore Roosevelt concerning the possibility of Roosevelt leading a detachment of volunteers in France in the...
Dates: 1885-1917

Albert Homer Purdue Professional Papers

Identifier: MS P97
Scope and Content Note This collection contains 18 notebooks; 23 manuscripts of published or unpublished articles, addresses and reports by Purdue; 45 reprints, tear-sheets, clippings and pamphlet printings of published articles, addresses and other works by, or about the academic or professional careers of, the Indiana native and Stanford University graduate who became Arkansas State Geologist and Arkansas State Superintendent of Mines and Metallurgy and who served as University of Arkansas professor of geology...
Dates: 1874-1918

Ida Pace Purdue Autograph Book

Identifier: MS P972a
Scope and Content Note

Autograph book with signed personal inscriptions collected by Ida Pace from Jan. 4, 1884, to May 15, 1886, from approximately 62 persons, 46 of whom were Arkansas Industrial University students.

Dates: 1884-1886

Richard Howell Purdue Research Files

Identifier: MS P972r
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, familial, legal, and military records; biographical sketches; literary manuscripts; diary excerpts; notes; maps; and other published and unpublished material, principally in photocopy or transcript, received or collected by historian Richard Howell Purdue and his wife and co-author, Elizabeth Scales Purdue, in course of research for their Pat Cleburne, Confederate General: A Definitive Biography (Hillsboro, Tex., Hill Jr. College Press,...
Dates: 1823-1973; Majority of material found within 1861-1970