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Box 12

 Container

Contains 19 Collections and/or Records:

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

Bruce Rogers, 1889 - 1960

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 1
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains materials related to the Bruce Rogers collection. It includes correspondence from and about Rogers, book dealers' catalogues that offered Rogers' books, notes compiled by Hepburn about Rogers' biography and bibliography, and articles written by Hepburn about Rogers.
Dates: 1889 - 1960

Library buildings, 1911 - 1913

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 4, File 4
Scope and Contents Materials included are photos/postcards of the Library (1913), Sweeper Plant Blueprints (1912), and Library Shelving Specifications (1912).
Dates: 1911 - 1913

Information about Purdue people, 1863 - 1955

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 2, Sub-series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents Materials include Goss Manufacturing documents and photos from 1870, W.F.M. Goss biography materials from 1945, a Goss calculation, addresses and biography notes by E.E. White, notes on reports by President Stone from 1886 and 1910, Dr. Stone biography notes and information, documents about J.C. Arthur and Micheal Golden, and biography notes about President Smart from 1940. Also included are documents with research on Purdue's First Faculty and History from 1923 to 1946 and undated lists of...
Dates: 1863 - 1955

Hepburn correspondence related to Rogers, 1902, 1910, 1933-1953

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence from Hepburn to others regarding Rogers and his books within the library.
Dates: 1902, 1910, 1933-1953; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1953

Newspaper clippings about Rogers, 1936 - 1947

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 1, Sub-series 1, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series contains materials related to the Bruce Rogers collection. It includes correspondence from and about Rogers, book dealers' catalogues that offered Rogers' books, notes compiled by Hepburn about Rogers' biography and bibliography, and articles written by Hepburn about Rogers.
Dates: 1936 - 1947

Reports of Librarian, 1905 - 1944

 File — Multiple Containers
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

Correspondence on Union List, 1937 - 1950

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 3, File 4
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence on Union List from 1937 to 1945.
Dates: 1937 - 1950

Miscellaneous, 1905 - 1945

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 4, Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents This sub-series contains material related to Hepburn's professional career that didn't fit into the other sub-series in the Professional series. It includes lists of agricultural publications, a tribute to Hepburn upon his retirement, building specifications for the library at Indiana University, and material from the Newcomen Society of England.
Dates: 1905 - 1945

Correspondence, 1913 - 1958

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 3, File 1
Scope and Contents Materials include correspondence from 1913 to 1918.
Dates: 1913 - 1958

Library statistics, 1914 - 1946

 File — Box: 12, Folder: 4
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 information, policies and procedures, special operations during wartime, publications, collections, statistics, and departmental libraries.
Dates: 1914 - 1946

Building specifications for the library at Indiana University, 1905

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 4, Sub-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.An unknown...
Dates: 1880 - 1962

Research and Writing, circa 1834-1963

 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: circa 1834-1963

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

Purdue History, circa 1834-1963

 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: circa 1834-1963

Purdue photos, 1884 - 1919

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173, Series 2, Sub-series 1, File 4
Scope and Contents Materials include photos of the Purdue Laboratories (1884-1896) and Purdue Photos (1891-1919).
Dates: 1884 - 1919

Library Operations, circa 1938-1959

 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 information, policies and procedures, special operations during wartime, publications, collections, statistics, and departmental libraries.
Dates: circa 1938-1959