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Box 4

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Research and Writing, 1870 - 1962

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains manuscripts and notes from Hepburn's research into Purdue and Indiana History. The series also contains copies of talks given by Hepburn and other Purdue faculty at Parlour Club meetings.
Dates: 1870 - 1962

John Purdue Research materials, 1839 - 1962

 File — Box: 4
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 2, Sub-series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents Contains ten folders:1. The name Purdue as found in several European countries transcript (1962) 2. John Purdue in Lafayette (1839-1961) 3. Exhibit B - Letters and other documents (1839-1876) 4. Part of Exhibit C - Chapter on John Purdue in Ohio (1961-1963) 5. Part of Exhibit C - Purdue Family in Pennsylvania (uncertain dates) 6. John Purdue Exhibit/Correspondence with various persons (1923-1925) 7. Purdue family corresponence with Miss Kell (1958-1962) 8. Correspondence with...
Dates: 1839 - 1962

Purdue History, 1870 - 1962

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 2, Sub-series 1
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains notes, research materials, and manuscripts about Purdue history. It includes research on John Purdue, Purdue faculty/staff, early photos of Purdue, and a manuscript of Hepburn and Sears' book 'Fifty Years of Progress'.
Dates: 1870 - 1962

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

Clippings on the Purdue Library, 1880 - 1928

 File — Box: 4
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 9
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: 1880 - 1928

Courses in Library Science at Purdue, 1925 - 1938

 File — Box: 4
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 10
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: 1925 - 1938

Purdue Library radio programs, 1934 - 1935

 File — Box: 4
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 11
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 - 1935

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