Arganbright Genealogy Center

Arganbright Building

1001 South Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901

Frank C. ArganbrightThe Frank C. Arganbright Genealogy Center houses the Alameda McCollough Research Library, Richard B. Wetherill Archives and the TCHA Administrative offices and collections storage. This building is named in honor of the support of Frank C. Arganbright (1919- 2008). Arganbright worked at the Journal and Courier from 1949 to 1972 as a reporter and editor. He was senior editor of the Purdue Office of Public Information in 1972 and worked with the Purdue University News Service until 1985.

OPEN HOURS:

Thursdays – 1:00- 5:00 pm EST and the 3rd Thursday of each month until 7:00 pm.
Fridays – 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Appointments can be made for other times by calling the library at 765-476-8411 ext. 2

*Closed holidays and Feast of the Hunters’ Moon weekends. The library is closed during the month of January.

Admission:
$2.00 per researcher
Free TCHA Members

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Apr
1
Sat
A Great Gatsby Gala @ Moses-fowler Mansion
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Great Gatsby Gala @ Moses-fowler Mansion

A benefit to aid and support the Tippecanoe County Historical Association and its core mission to educate the public while preserving and interpreting our county’s rich and diverse history!

Gentlemen dress is black-tie; ladies can come as a flapper, a silent screen star or just be elegant and come as you are!

Tickets to the event include an open bar with 1920s cocktails, three courses of heavy hors d’ Oeuvers, live New Orleans Jazz band, period dance demonstration, silent & live auction, period exhibits and much more!

You can purchase tickets online here or come by the Arganbright Genealogy Library and purchase them in person!  For more information contact:

Executive Director Craig Hadley at
765-476-8411 Ext. 1
director@tippecanoehistory.org

The Razzmatazz & Jazz Band from Ohio have played in venues all across the United States.   They will be playing Dixieland Jazz music of the 1920s. Dancers from the Purdue Ballroom Dance Club will demonstrate some of the dances of the period with the band from the Charleston and Lindy to the Foxtrot.

A complete list of our silent and live auction items will be posted here in March.  Items will include such things as a one-year membership at the Lafayette Country Club, works of art, various entertainment and sports packages, and much more!

 

 

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