A Century and Beyond: The History of Purdue University

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Purdue University Press, 1988 - History - 418 pages
This is not a sentimental book designed to warm the hearts of old grads, but it tells an important and useful story about people and programs that have had an impact on the world. -- Indiana Magazine of History
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Early Education and the LandGrant Act of 1862
5
The Political Struggle in Indiana
21
John Purdue
33
The First Five Years
59
Emerson E White The Turning Point
83
James H Smarts Glory Years
112
Winthrop E Stone The ScholarPresident
148
Growth under Edward C Elliott
184
Frederick L Hovdes Environment for Learning
246
The 1970s under Arthur G Hansen
336
Afterword
379
Appendix
383
Bibliography
395
Index
399
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About the author (1988)

Robert W. Topping was a Purdue staff member and alumnus, and was the author of three published books about Purdue University. He was also a former newspaperman in Michigan and Indiana.

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