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Gilbreth Library Collection, 1910-1972 | Purdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections

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Title: Gilbreth Library Collection, 1910-1972
Received Extent: 9.0 Cubic Foot Boxes
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Physical Description:

Materials received from the Gilbreth Library (Civil Engineering Department) in Grissom Hall.  Items include:

2 framed photographs, 1 framed description/letter titled:  "The Lillian Moller Gilbreth Papers Come to the Purdue University Libraries"

2 framed posters [oversized]

1 glazed porcelain plate  with the writing "Nalkas [Gini] Hand Made in Turkey 4  17"  on the back

3 wooden artifacts (whitled by Frank)

8 cubic feet boxes containing mostly films and 2.50 mss. boxes housing publications and papers.  Boxes include 4 VHS tapes.  1 cubic ft. box containing 1 time piece/extra large clock used in the Gilbreth's efficiency research.

Scope and Contents: Gilbreth Library Collection from the Industrial Engineering and Management (now Civil Engineering) Department at Purdue University.   Grissom Hall is being renovated and will re-open in 2015.   Materials relating to the Gilbreth's were tranferred to Archives and Special Collections to preserve and supplement the existing collection.


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