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W. P. Kippel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 389

Scope and Contents

The W. P. Klippel papers document Klippel's research and work related to light, eyes, and glass. This includes laboratory assignments on topics of illumination, ballistic calibrations, double bridge resistance, circuits, experiment abstracts, and problems in thermodynamics. Also includes publications, including an information booklet from the Allegheny County Soldiers' Memorial, The Eye-Comfort System of Indirect Illumination caatalog B, Haskins Glass Company "A New Creation of Lighting Glassware," a revised edition of "Conservation 'Save the Eyes,' copy of an article from The American Architect titled, 'Indirect illumination for churches and Auditoriums,' 1912, and a general letter from the National x-ray Reflector Company to their customers on the eye comfort system of indirect illumination.


  • 1911 - 1915


0.727 Cubic Feet (two full-width letter-size manuscript boxes)

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W. P. Klippel papers
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Revision Statements

  • 2020-09-24: Collection identifier updated from 000wbk1 to MSA 389 by Grace Anderson.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States