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William H. C. Higgins III papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 385

Scope and Contents

The William H. C. Higgins III papers include personal letters dated from 1925-1929, a Military Manual, Correct Uniforms for Officers catalogue, personal photographs, an olive green shirt, the 1929 commencement program, instructions for thesis preparation for engineering degrees, and Higgins' thesis for his degree in electrical engineering.


  • 1925 - 1929


Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

William Henry Clay Higgins graduated from Purdue in 1929 with an bachelors degree in electrical engineering. He was a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Eta Kappa Nu, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Military Ball Committe, Glee Club, the Senior Panhellenic Concil, Tau Beta Pi, and Scabbard and Blade, the Army's honorary organization, P.O.M.M. His senior year he was named a distinguished student for Electrical Engineering.


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Acquisition Information

Contents were recieved on June 17, 2002, from Christine Kubick.

Processing Information

Papers are housed in an acid-free box
William H. C. Higgins III papers
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Edition statement
Second edition.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-24: Collection identifier updated from 000whh1 to MSA 385 and description updated by Grace Anderson.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States