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Hunt, Herschel, 1906-1983



  • Existence: 1906 - 1983

Biographical Information

Herschel Hunt was born in Gibson County, Indiana. He earned a B.S. from Oakland City College and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. He was an instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before joining Purdue University's Chemistry Department in 1930. In 1951, he was named "Outstanding Teacher" at Purdue University.


Herschel Hunt, Hunt Bros. Herefords.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Herschel Hunt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 183
Scope and Contents The Herschel Hunt papers consist of publications Hunt wrote while a Purdue Chemistry professor, including the book, Physical Chemistry, in which Hunt made notations. Also included is a certificate Professor Hunt received from Sigma Delta Chi for "best teacher award" in 1942. There is an "A Bomb" pin, and a certificate from the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development, for Hunt's scientific research contributions during World War II.
Dates: 1937 - 1948