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J. Roy Leevy papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 27, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSF 221

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one folder which contains an article and a publication by J. Roy Leevy.


  • 1940 - 1947


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collections is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection are in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

John Roy Leevy was born in Mt. Vernon, Illinois in 1900. He received a B. Ed. from Southern Illinois Normal in 1925; a B. S. in 1930, a M. A. in 1933, another M. A. in 1937 from the University of Illinois, and a D. Ed. in 1940 from Indiana University. Dr. Leevy joined the staff of Purdue University in 1939 as an instructor in sociology, was promoted to assistant professor in 1942, and associate professor in 1946. He was an established authority on city organization, housing and penology, and had authored numerous articles on education and sociology. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and national first vice president of Phi Delta Kappa, and a member of several masonic groups. He was active in the field of social sciences, having held office in a number of societies. Dr. Leevy died in a car accident on July 1, 1958.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Arrangement Note

J. Roy Leevy papers
In Progress
Mary A. Sego
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Edition statement
Second edition

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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