Harvey W. Wiley papers
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 416
Scope and Contents
This collection covers the career of the 'Father of the FDA,' Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, including articles, publications, and correspondence by our about Wiley.
- 1878 - 2003
- Wiley, Harvey Washington, 1844-1930 (Person)
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Portions of material in this collection may be in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Harvey Wiley was a professor of chemistry and physics at Purdue University from 1874 to 1883. He went on to become the chief chemist at the USDA and was instrumental in passing the federal Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. He later worked at the Good Housekeeping Magazine Labs and established the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval.
0.552 Cubic Feet (One full-width legal-size manuscript box)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged into five series: Publications by Wiley, Correspondence, Articles from Purdue Publications, Articles Regarding Wiley, Articles about Wiley and his Bicycle.
- Harvey W. Wiley papers
- In Progress
- Joanne Mendes and Adriana Harmeyer
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2008-07-07.
- 2020-07-01: Collection description updated to meet new standards by Adriana Harmeyer.