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Charles J. Bohrer thesis



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Charles J. Bohrer thesis, 1876 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Primary Creator: Charles J. Bohrer (d. 1918)

Extent: 0.2 Cubic feet. More info below.

Subjects: Beer--Physiological effect, Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae

Forms of Material: Manuscripts (Documents)

Languages: English


40 page thesis entitled “Beer and Its Physiological Effects” written by Charles J. Bohrer

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Charles J. Bohrer thesis (1876; 0.20 cubic feet) titled "Beer and Its Physiological Effects" was the capstone document of Bohrer’s undergraduate career.  This forty page thesis is all hand written on one side of lined paper.  It is organized into one series entitled the Charles J. Bohrer thesis.  The thesis is housed in nine acid free folders.  This thesis would be important to any researcher studying the history of Purdue University.  It would also be valuable to any researcher studying the history of chemistry, brewing, or medicine in the late nineteenth century.

Biographical Note

Charles John Bohrer was from Boston, Massachusetts.  He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1876.  In 1878 he was granted a degree of Analytical Chemist.  His thesis entitled “Beer and Its Physiological Effects” was the first thesis accepted by Purdue University.  Bohrer later moved to Winthrop Beach, Massachusetts.  He passed away February 20, 1918.

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Beer--Physiological effect
Purdue University--Alumni and alumnae

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Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Alternate Extent Statement: 1 mss box

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research

Acquisition Method: Unknown.

Preferred Citation: MSA 279, Charles J. Bohrer thesis, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Other URL: http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/fa/pdf/msa279_Bohrer.pdf

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