By Mary A. Sego
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The collection comprises one folder which contains an article by John Heiss, copies from the Debris for 1905 and 1917 which contain text about John Heiss' position at Purdue University. Programs from the Mechanic's Burning, classes of 1908, 1910, 1911. Card; Purdue Day: Purdue Yells, Purdue Songs, Purdue "Andy," Purdue Spirit. Everybody Out, Student Council, March 26, 1914. Brochure for Trade at Kimmel Herbert's Book Store, books for Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Class (no date on brochure). Pamphlet; Purdue University Rules and Regulations Governing Students (no date on brochure). Envelope addressed to Mr. John Heiss, dated 1910, which contained a publication that was later given to the Archives as part of another collection. Letter dated 2003, which states that all of these items had been found in a house at 403 University Street, West Lafayette, the former home of John Heiss.
John Heiss was an Associate Professor of German at Purdue University. He received his A. B. from Harvard University in 1893 and his A. M. from Harvard in 1900. He did further studies at Leipsic University.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Collection is open for research.
MSF 172, John Heiss collection, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Folder:
[Folder 1: Papers, 1900-1917