John Hussey papers
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 24, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSF 186
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of one folder which contains miscellaneous items; one publication by Hussey, a photograph of him, correspondence from his daughter to the Purdue Libraries, and a few other assorted items.
- 1860 - 1970
- Hussey, John, 1831-1888 (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Some material in this collection is 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.
John Hussey was born in Hillsboro, Ohio, August 19, 1831. He was a graduate of Oxford University and of Lane Theological Seminary and was ordained to the Presbyterian Ministry in 1859. He served as chaplain with the Union Forces during the Civil War and was captured by the Confederates while caring for the wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga. When Purdue University was established the Reverend Hussey became a Professor of Botany and Natural Science. Professor Hussey died in Lafayette, Indiana, December 26, 1888.
0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)
The majority of the folder is in chronological order.
Source and date of acquisition are unknown.
The material is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.
- John Hussey papers
- Mary A. Sego
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2009-08-10.