By Nolan Eller
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.
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.
Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Alternate Extent Statement:
1 mss box
This collection is open for research
MSA 279, Charles J. Bohrer thesis, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: Charles J. Bohrer thesis, 1876