Albert Homer Purdue Postcard

MC 2407

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Purdue, A. H. (Albert Homer), 1861-1917
Title
Albert Homer Purdue Postcard
Inclusive Dates
1896
Identification
MC 2407
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Note from University of Arkansas geology professor A.H. Purdue to Iowa Assistant State Geologist Mr. Bain.

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in July 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Albert Homer Purdue Postcard (MC 2407), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

Albert Homer Purdue (1861-1917) was born near Yankeetown, Indiana. After graduating from Indiana State Normal School in 1886, Purdue taught school in Missouri and New Mexico. In 1892 and 1893 Purdue worked under J. C. Branner, the State Geologist of Arkansas. From 1896 to 1912, Purdue was the Head Professor of the Geology and Mining Department at the University of Arkansas. From 1912 until his death in 1917, Purdue was the State Geologist of Tennessee.

(Biographical note copied from the finding aid for MC 327, the Albert Homer Purdue Papers)

Scope and Content Note

Note from University of Arkansas geology professor A.H. Purdue to Iowa Assistant State Geologist Mr. Bain, inquiring about the availability of the latest Iowa Reports. The note is on on a University of Arkansas Department of Geology, Fayetteville, Arkansas, postcard, although the printing refers to the university as "Arkansas State University."

Related Materials

Records relating to the Albert Homer Purdue Postcard include:

Albert Homer Purdue Papers, MC 327

Albert Homer Purdue Papers, MC 214

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10

Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Folder MC 2407

Albert Homer Purdue postcard to Mr. Bain, 1896

END OF COLLECTION

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