Herschel Hunt papers
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 183
Scope and Contents
The Herschel Hunt papers consist of publications Hunt wrote while a Purdue Chemistry professor, including the book, Physical Chemistry, in which Hunt made notations. Also included is a certificate Professor Hunt received from Sigma Delta Chi for "best teacher award" in 1942. There is an "A Bomb" pin, and a certificate from the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development, for Hunt's scientific research contributions during World War II.
- 1937 - 1948
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Copyright Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of material.
Herschel Hunt was born in Gibson County, Indiana, and received his bachelor of science degree from Oakland City College. He received his masters and Ph.D. from Indiana University. Before joining the Purdue Chemistry Department in 1930, he was an instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1951, he was chosen "Outstanding Teacher" at Purdue University.
0.226 Cubic Feet (One legal-size half-width manuscript box)
The material is in chronological order. Some items are undated.
Donated by Meredith Hunt Horner, Hershel Hunt's daughter, on August 25, 2004. Carl Horner, Hunt's granddnson donated the Physical Chemistry book on February 22, 2016.
Items have been placed in archival folders and boxes. The certificates have been placed into polyester sleeves for preservation purposes.
- Herschel Hunt papers
- Under Review
- Mary A. Sego
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2009-05-10.