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John Heiss collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 24, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 172

Scope and Contents

The collection comprises one folder which contains an article by John Heiss, copies from the Debris for 1905 and 1917 which contain text about John Heiss' position at Purdue University. Programs from the Mechanic's Burning, classes of 1908, 1910, 1911. Card; Purdue Day: Purdue Yells, Purdue Songs, Purdue "Andy," Purdue Spirit. Everybody Out, Student Council, March 26, 1914. Brochure for Trade at Kimmel Herbert's Book Store, books for Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior Class (no date on brochure). Pamphlet; Purdue University Rules and Regulations Governing Students (no date on brochure). Envelope addressed to Mr. John Heiss, dated 1910, which contained a publication that was later given to the Archives as part of another collection. Letter dated 2003, which states that all of these items had been found in a house at 403 University Street, West Lafayette, the former home of John Heiss.


  • 1900 - 1917


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

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.

Biographical Information

John Heiss was an Associate Professor of German at Purdue University. He received his A.B. from Harvard University in 1893 and his A.M. from Harvard in 1900. He did further studies at Leipsic University.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)


The material is in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

The material is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.


John Heiss collection
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 2011-01-09.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States