Benjamin F. Hippensteel collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 53
Scope and Contents
The Benjamin F. Hippensteel Collection (1907-1951; 3.65 cubic feet) documents Hippensteel’s career as a railroad engineer for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company. Material contained within the collection includes railroad manuals, pamphlets, brochures, financial records, calendars, and other miscellaneous items. The collection is organized by material type.
- 1907 - 1951
- Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2007
- Hippensteel, Benjamin F. (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Some material in this collection are 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.
Benjamin F. Hippensteel was the uncle of Purdue alum, Ross W. Hippensteel. Benjamin served in the army during World War I and later worked as an engineer for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.
3.65 Cubic Feet
2 cubic foot boxes, 2 large flat boxes other_unmapped
Donation received from Gary Hippensteel (great-great-nephew) on June 7, 2007.
All materials have been housed in polyester sleeves, acid-free folders, and acid-free boxes.
- Benjamin F. Hippensteel collection
- In Progress
- David Hovde and Mary A. Sego
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- Second edition