Isabelle Purnell

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General Information

Name: Isabelle Purnell

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1912 in Mohomet, Illinois

Deceased: 2006 in Mohomet, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Isabelle Purnell lived in Illinois her entire life.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ms. Purnell graduated from Illinois State Normal University with a B.S.E. in Business Teacher Education in 1938 and received her M.S.E. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1952. Isabelle worked most of her life at the University of Illinois and traveled extensively. She loved the educational process and held a strong belief in the significance of teaching and the importance of education for the individual and for society.

At the beguest of the Estate of Isabelle S. Purnell a scholarship was established. The purpose of the Isabelle S. Purnell Memorial Scholarship Fund is to provide financial support for students enrolled in the College of Education and who plan to become teachers.

Published Works

  • A history of the schools of Mahomet: And a historical calendar, 1833-1952, I.S. Purnell, 1962
  • An Unofficial History of Mahomet, Illinois , Mayhaven Publishing, 2000

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

An Unofficial History of Mahomet, Illinois

ISBN: 1878044702
Release Date: 2000-11-17

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