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John Hussey papers


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John Hussey papers, 1860-1970 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

By Mary A. Sego

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Primary Creator: Hussey, John (1831-1888)

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The majority of the folder is in chronological order.

Subjects: Purdue University--Faculty

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of one folder which contains miscellaneous items; one publication by Hussey, a photograph of him, correspondence from his daughter to the Purdue Libraries, and a few other assorted items.

Biographical Note

John Hussey was born in Hillsboro, Ohio, August 19, 1831. He was a graduate of Oxford University and of Lane Theological Seminary and was ordained to the Presbyterian Ministry in 1859.

He served as chaplain with the Union Forces during the Civil War and was captured by the Confederates while caring for the wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga.

When Purdue University was established the Reverend Hussey became a Professor of Botany and Natural Science. Professor Hussey died in Lafayette, Indiana, December 26, 1888.

Subject/Index Terms

Purdue University--Faculty

Administrative Information

Repository: Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation: MSF 186, John Hussey papers, Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

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[Folder 1: Miscellaneous, 1860-1970],