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Louis F. Heimlich papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 24, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 169

Scope and Contents

One folder containing a publication by Louis Heimlich.


  • 1920


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

Louis F. Heimlich was born in Reynolds, Indiana on April 13, 1890, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Heimlich. He was graduated from Monticello high school and then entered Purdue, earning his B. S. Degree in Science in 1914, and a M. S. degree in 1916. Later, he won his doctor's degree at the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Heimlich was an accomplished artist and while at Purdue was cartoonist for the Exponent, and art editor for the Debris.

Following his graduation, Heimlich joined the Purdue faculty, having charge of botany for several years. He then went to Valparaiso university, when it was taken over by the Lutheran church to become head of its botany department.

Mr. Heimlich was a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Botanical society of America, and the Indiana academy on the flora of White county, of which he made a comprehensive study.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

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.
Louis F. Heimlich 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 2010-09-09.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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