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Box 12

 Container

Contains 12 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

Correspondence, 1914 - 1958

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 3
Scope and Contents This series contains Hepburn's personal and professional correspondence.
Dates: 1914 - 1958

Professional, 1900 - 1945

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains materials relating to Hepburn's professional involvement in library-related organizations. The majority of materials are bulletins from the American Library Association and Indiana Library Associations.
Dates: 1900 - 1945

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

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

Information about Purdue people, 1870 - 1953

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 2, Sub-series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents Contains fifteen folders:1. Goss Manufacturing documents and photos (1870) 2. W.F.M. Goss biography materials (1945) 3. Goss calculation (undated) 4. Addresses by E. E. White (1874-1884) 5. E. E. White biography notes (1908) 6. Notes on reports by President Stone (1886, 1910) 7. Dr. Stone biography information (undated) 8. J. C. Arthur (1890-1917) 9. Biography (1874-1926) 10. Michael Golden (1863-1919) 11. Research on Purdue's First Faculty and History (1923-1946) 12. President...
Dates: 1870 - 1953

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

Correspondence on Union List, 1937 - 1950

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 3, File 4
Scope and Contents Contains four folders:

1. Correspondence on Union List (1937-1950) 2. Correspondence on Union List (1939-1940) 1 of 2 3. Correspondence on Union List (1939-1940) 2 of 2 4. Correspondence, Indiana Library Association Union List (1945)
Dates: 1937 - 1950

Library misc. statistics, 1874 - 1946

 File — Box: 12
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 8
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: 1874 - 1946

Building specifications for the library at Indiana University, 1905

 File — Box: 12
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 4, File 1
Scope and Contents Contains three folders:

1. Organizational glass specifications (1905) 2. Decoration specification (1905) 3. Shelving specifications (1905)
Dates: 1905

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