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John M. Houchens Papers

Identifier: 1973_U093-UA

This collection contains mostly course material used when Houchens taught at Ahrens and in the Speed School. The folders and their contents are in the original order as received by the University Archives. Some folder titles have been altered for clarity.


  • circa 1927-1946


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Open to researchers

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in the John M. Houchens Papers have not been transferred to the University of Louisville.


2.25 linear feet

Biographical / Historical

John Marsten Houchens (1904-) received his A.B. degree from Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky, in May 1926. In October, 1927, Houchens joined the faculty of the Theodore Ahrens Trade High School in Louisville, Kentucky, where he taught science and mathematics courses. He remained at Ahrens until January, 1930, when he accepted a position at the Speed Scientific School of the University of Louisville. At the Speed School, Houchens served a instructor of physics and electrical engineering. Later he became assistant director of adult education, director of communications, and coordinator of veteran's affairs at the University of Lousiville. In 1949 he was promoted to registrar, in which position he remained until retiring on June 30, 1971.


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Part of the University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ekstrom Library, Lower Level Room 17
Louisville KY 40292
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