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The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics was established in 1922 to provide students with decision-making abilities in the allocation and use of agricultural and natural resources. The collection contains reports, proposals, memoranda relating to the curriculum of the department, program reviews, policies, and materials relating to student enrollment.
The Al G. Wright (1916-2020) collection contains correspondence, programs, articles, notes, scores, and photographs documenting Wright's career as Director of Bands at Purdue University between 1954 and 1981, and his involvement in a variety of wind band organizations.
Mary Aladj worked for the Public Broadcasting Service's Public Information department from 1971 to 1978. This collection documents the activities of the PBS Public Information department such as the promotion of PBS programs and the analysis of viewer response to public television programming.
Albert W. Hilberg, M.D., was a physician member of the Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC), which was founded in 1946 by President Truman to research the long-term effects on survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Albert W. Hilberg collection consists of 48 photographs of Hiroshima before and after the atomic bombing and 41 printed reports written by the ABCC and accumulated by Hilberg.
Dr. Alex H. Zimmerman (1904-1987) was president of the Music Educators National Association (MENC), now known as the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), from 1962 to 1964. The Zimmerman papers consist of administrative records related to Dr. Zimmerman's tenure as MENC President. The Zimmerman papers cover the period from 1946 to 1972 with the bulk of the materials falling between 1962 and 1966.