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Avery, Arthur C.



  • Existence: 1915 - 1998

Biographical Information

Arthur C. Avery (1915 -1998) was a professor of Restaurant, Hotel, and Institutional Management in the School of Consumer and Family Sciences. In the foodservice equipment industry he is considered a pioneer. In 1978, Professor Avery was named "Hospitality Educator of the Year" by the world-wide Council of Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Educators. He began his teaching career at Purdue in 1969 and left a deep impact on campus. Purdue's foodservice research lab is named in his honor.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Arthur Avery papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 65, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 517
Scope and Contents The collection consists of black-and-white photos and photo proof sheets of Dr. Avery with kitchen equipment as well as a biographical essay about his tenure at Purdue and in the food industry.
Dates: 1989