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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
TypeMovingImage
Formatvideo
Duration20 min.
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
Collection Web Sitehttp://www4.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/newsreels/
File Name1979.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized8/28/2006
Newsreel Locationhttp://www4.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/newsreels/1979.html
URI ark:/34231/c62b8x4j
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