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Lisek Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 27

Scope and Contents

The Lisek Family papers consist of materials from Henry J. Lisek's days as a Purdue University student. It also contains documents from the family home; blueprints and specifications. Mrs. Lisek is featured in a newspaper clipping.


  • 1948 - 1968
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1948


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are 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.

Biographical Information

Henry J. Lisek studied electrical engineering at Purdue from 1936-1940. He enlisted in the army on May 27, 1941, returning to his studies at Purdue after World War 2. It is unclear if he ever graduated.


0.182 Cubic Feet (Three folders)


Original order of the materials has been retained.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Steve McShane, Calumet Regional Archives, January 26, 2007.

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box. The newspaper clipping contains images of people, so the original has been preserved, with photocopies made available for research.
Lisek Family papers
Under Review
Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed 2010-12-09.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-19: Collection description updated to new standards by Mary A. Sego.
  • 2024-02-09: Biographical Information note updated by William Niner.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States