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William M. Hepburn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173
William Hepburn was in charge of Purdue University Libraries from 1904 until 1944. He led the system through construction of the General Library in 1913, a major stack addition in 1934, and the creation in the 1920s of departmental libraries for agriculture, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, pharmacy, and physics. Hepburn also co-authored a history of Purdue and served as bibliographer and curator for the Goss Library of the History of Engineering. Materials relate to Purdue history, Purdue faculty members, the Purdue Library system, and various individuals affiliated with Purdue history such as Charles Major, Bruce Rogers, Amelia Earhart, and Richard Owen. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.

Dates

  • circa 1915-1948

Creator

Extent

11.00 Cubic Feet

Related Materials

UA 30, Purdue University Libraries records, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

MSA 35, Bruce Rogers papers, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries
Title
William M. Hepburn papers
Status
in_progress
Author
Archive Staff
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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