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Grant, Bernice Nelson (Bernice Sarah Nelson)



  • Existence: 1882 - 1970

Biographical Information

Bernice Sarah Nelson was born in Lowell, Indiana, in 1882, where she graduated high school in 1899. She was a popular student during her time at Purdue and was active in the Philalethean Society; Athletic Association; Tennis Association; Exponent Staff as Assistant Literary Editor; and Debris Staff as Associate Editor. She graduated with a B.S. in Science in 1905. In June 1909 Bernice married L. Murray Grant, Purdue Class of 1904, and moved with him to Seattle in his home state of Washington.  Bernice died in 1970.


1905 Debris Yearbook


U.S. Census Records

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

L. Murray Grant and Bernice Nelson Grant papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 330
Scope and Contents The L. Murray Grant and Bernice Nelson Grant papers document the Grants' student life and post-graduation ties to Purdue. The papers include dance cards, programs, articles, and correspondence with Purdue President Winthrop Stone and Trustee David Ross.
Dates: 1903 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1903 - 1905