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Lisek Family papers


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Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Purdue Examinations

Family Home

Mrs. Henry Lisek

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Lisek Family papers, 1948-1968 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego, 2009

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Collection Overview

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Predominant Dates:1948

Primary Creator: Lisek, Henry J. (Henry John) (1919-)

Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of item.

Date Acquired: 01/26/2007

Forms of Material: Lecture notes, Personal papers

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of three folders which contain an examination book for Accounting 180-B, dated 3/24/48, signed Lisek, Henry J. There is also a class folder for a Descriptive Geometry course, which appears to be another examination.

Folder two contains blueprints for the Lisek home, dated 5/3/48, along with a Specification booklet for the house. These were done by the Frank Schutt Engineering Service, Architectural Engineers, 26 West Fifth Avenue, Gary, Indiana.

The third folder contains a newspaper clipping from the Post-Tribune Panorama, June 16, 1968 which features Mrs. Lisek as part of an award winning chorus in Gary.

Biographical Note

Henry J. Lisek appears in the 1940 Purdue Debris, as a student. He is then listed in the Lake County, Indiana, World War II Army enlistment records, as having enlisted on May 27, 1941. The examination booklet found in the collection is dated 1948. So, it is possible he returned to Purdue, as a student, upon his return the war.

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 mss box

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Steve McShane, Calumet Regional Archives

Acquisition Method: Donation.

Preferred Citation: MSP 27, Lisek Family papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Purdue Examinations, 1948],
[Folder 2: Family Home, 1948],
[Folder 3: Mrs. Henry Lisek, 1968],