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Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 62, Placement: 03
Identifier: UA 143

Scope and Contents

The Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering records contain an information pamphlet discussing the history of the Chemical Engineering Department as well as the new building addition in 2002.


  • 2002


Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Historical Information

The Chemical Engineering Department was originally located within the Education Building until it was moved to Purdue Hall in 1923. The Department was relocated to Heavilon Hall in 1930 where it remained until receiving a building of its own in 1940. Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering was originally called the Chemical Engineering Building. It is equipped with state-of-the-art research technology and high-performance instruments. It was named Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering in 2002 when a significant addition was added to the original building.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Collection housed in an acid-free folder.


Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering records
Under Review
Jon Hathaway
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Edition statement
First edition

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States