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Box 3

 Container

Contains 18 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue Library Administration, 1880 - 1960

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains administrative documents from Hepburn's time as Librarian. In addition to reports and operational documents, this series includes significant content related to the Bruce Rogers and Charles Major collections.
Dates: 1880 - 1960

Library buildings, 1911 - 1913

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 4
Scope and Contents Contains three folders: Photos/Postcards of Library (1913), Sweeper Plant Blueprints (1912), and Library Shelving Specifications (1912). The Photos/Postcards folder is located in box three, while the other two folders are located in box 12.
Dates: 1911 - 1913

Library publications, 1906 - 1959

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 3
Scope and Contents Contains four folders: Purdue University Library Publication (1906), 'A Guide to Chemical literature' and other book lists (1916; 1942), Library Events 1923), and Library bulletins (1927-1959).
Dates: 1906 - 1959

Reports, 1905 - 1941

 Sub-Series — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1905 - 1941

Policies and Procedures, 1906 - 1944

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 2
Scope and Contents Contains four folders: Library Manuals (1906-1930), Updates to Library Hours (1928), Library Fees and Fines (1938), and documents from the Committee on Library Policies (1944).
Dates: 1906 - 1944

Library collections, 1937 - 1946

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 7
Scope and Contents Contains six folders: Elliott Library of Education collections (1939-1941), Library Administration Book provenance (1937-1946), Amelia Earhart collection inventory (1941-1942), Correspondence about 'The Great Steam Duck' (1946), Notes on book collections (1946), and George Barr McCutcheon collections (undated). The George Barr McCutcheon collection folder is located in box 4, while all other folders are located in box 3.
Dates: 1937 - 1946

Library during the war years, 1917 - 1945

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains material related to library operations, including building, policies and procedures, special operations during wartime, publications, collections, statistics, and departmental libraries.
Dates: 1917 - 1945

Departmental Libraries, 1934 - 1944

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains material related to library operations, including building, policies and procedures, special operations during wartime, publications, collections, statistics, and departmental libraries.
Dates: 1934 - 1944

Library Operations, 1880 - 1959

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains material related to library operations, including building, policies and procedures, special operations during wartime, publications, collections, statistics, and departmental libraries.
Dates: 1880 - 1959

Library staff, 1904 - 1940

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains material related to library operations, including building, policies and procedures, special operations during wartime, publications, collections, statistics, and departmental libraries.
Dates: 1904 - 1940

Reports of Librarian , 1905 - 1944

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1905 - 1944

Library reports and correspondence, 1925 - 1939

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1925 - 1939

Reports on endowments and library progress, 1931

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1931

Special reports to President Coxtrotter: Memorandums on the library, 1933 - 1943

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1933 - 1943

Library budgets, 1934 - 1944

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1934 - 1944

Report of Graduate Committee on Library, 1935

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1935

Reserved Book Room, 1941

 File — Box: 3
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 3, File 7
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains reports about the library and its administration written or compiled by Hepburn.
Dates: 1941

William M. Hepburn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173
Scope and Contents 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, and Richard Owen. The collection also includes Hepburn's personal and professional correspondence, personal documents such as a passport and articles on Hepburn's birthplace, a collection of books, and publications from both the Indiana Library Association and the American Library Association.
Dates: 1880 - 1962