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Opal E. Hepler (1899-1993) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 18/3/13/1
The Opal E. Hepler papers, arranged in four boxes, date between 1926 and 1967. They include small amounts of biographical material, materials relating to her graduate education, correspondence and teaching files. The bulk of the papers consist of drafts of and notes for various versions of her Manual of clinical laboratory methods (early editions published under the title Manual of laboratory methods in clinical pathology). A few reprints of her articles are also included.

Dates

  • 1926-1967

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored off-site and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

4.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Opal E. Hepler papers, arranged in four boxes, date between 1926 and 1967. They include small amounts of biographical material, materials relating to her graduate education, correspondence and teaching files. The bulk of the papers consist of drafts of and notes for various versions of her Manual of clinical laboratory methods. A few reprints of her articles are also included.

Arrangement

Materials for the manual of clinical pathology consist of hundred pages of drafts and revisions, arranged in a series of folders.

Method of Acquisition

These papers were separated in July, 1986, from the records of Department of Medical Technology (Acc. #82-136).

Separated Materials

Approximately five linear inches of manuals and notes prepared by other members of the Northwestern University Medical School Faculty were removed to the University Archives general and biographical files. Twelve linear inches of duplicates and extraneous materials were discarded.

Processing Information

William K. Beatty; November, 1986.
Title
Guide to the Opal E. Hepler (1899-1993) Papers
Author
William K. Beatty
Date
01/11/1986
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
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