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Frank and Lillian Gilbreth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 7

Scope and Contents

The Gilbreth Papers documents the professional and personal lives of Frank Gilbreth and Lillian Gilbreth. The collection consists of personal papers, letters, correspondence, photographs, and other memorabilia that Lillian Gilbreth collected during her life regarding her youth, marriage, family, and career.

Dates

  • 1869-2000
  • Majority of material found within 1949-1968
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1971

Creator

Extent

83.50 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into fourteen series:
  1. Diaries and Scrapbooks, ca. 1895-1967
  2. Correspondence, ca. 1906-1970
  3. Clippings, ca. 1913-1996
  4. Publications, ca. 1904-1967
  5. Conferences, ca. 1924-1972
  6. Research Materials, ca. 1873-1968
  7. Audio Visual, ca. 1915-1979
  8. Flow Carts, ca. 1908-1938
  9. Awards and Artifacts, ca. 1917-1984
  10. Printed Materials, ca. 1876-1988
  11. Family and Personal Life, ca. 1864-1972
  12. Photographs, ca. 1864-2000
  13. Oversized Materials, ca. 1920-1978
  14. James S. Perkins, ca. 1940-1995

Related Materials

MSP 8, Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Library of Management Research and Professional papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Books from the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth collection
Title
Frank and Lillian Gilbreth papers
Status
In Progress
Author
Joanne Mendes, Archives Assistant
Date
06/04/2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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