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Purdue newsreel, 1979

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Purdue ID NumberPV00025
TitlePurdue newsreel, 1979
Other TitlePurdue University newsreel, 1979
DescriptionPresents the 25th anniversary edition of the Purdue Newsreel, highlighting some of the events documented in the last twenty-five years, including Gala Week; the early years of Purdue; Heavilon Hall; senior cords; and the Old Oaken Bucket. Also depicts events at Purdue's West Lafayette campus during the 1979 calendar year. Includes the celebration of the centennial anniversary of agricultural research at Purdue; Herbert Brown as the first Purdue faculty member to receive a Nobel prize;
Description ContinuedPurdue's research on converting cellulose material into alcohol for fuel; the reorganization of the schools of Pharmacy and Nursing and the creation of a new school of Health Sciences; the Cooperative Engineering Program; the Exponent; the U.S. All-Star and Purdue Varsity basketball teams; and football highlights.
Date of Original1980
SubjectsPurdue University
Genre (TGM)Newsreels
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Duration20 min.
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
Collection Web Site
File Name1979.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized8/28/2006
Newsreel Location
URI ark:/34231/c62b8x4j
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