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Purdue newsreel, 1966-1967

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Purdue ID NumberPV00013
TitlePurdue newsreel, 1966-1967
Other TitlePurdue University newsreel, 1966-67
DescriptionThis year Dr. George Hawkins, dean of the schools of engineering, became vice president for academic affairs. Harrison Hall was in use for the first time this year. Several Greek houses opened in Tower Acres. The newly renovated Civil Engineering building was reopened and named in honor of Virgil Grissom. Mackey Arena was also scheduled to open in the fall of 1967.
Description ContinuedConstruction on the new Pharmacy Building was underway. The Wade Power plant was being expanded and will soon phase out the old power plant on campus. The development of Horticultural Park on the West side of main campus to study botany, landscape architecture, horticulture, and public use was underway. A new department of creative arts was developed this year. Purdue University beat USC in their first Rose Bowl appearance
Date of Original1967
SubjectsPurdue University
Genre (TGM)Newsreels
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
File Name19661967.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized9/06/2006
Newsreel Location
URI ark:/34231/c6mc8z3t
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