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Keller, Bertha M.



  • Existence: 1901 -

Biographical Information

Bertha Keller was hired at Purdue as an instructor in the Department of Physical Education for Women in 1929. She worked under Helen W. Hazelton and was in charge of summer program sessions. In addition, she served as the faculty advisor to the Women's Athletic Association and the Purdue Archers Club and supervised health examinations and a program to promote individual health. In 1932, Keller took a leave of absence to study at the Teachers College at Columbia University in order to earn her Master of Arts degree. By 1934 she had published a work entitled Posture for Women. She resigned from Purdue in 1935.


Archives Staff. "Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives Women in Purdue History: Bertha M. Keller." Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Bertha M. Keller papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 26, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 203
Scope and Contents The collection contains one folder with a publication by Bertha Keller.
Dates: 1934