This collection contains research gathered and filed by Herb Epstein over the course of the years from 1976 to 2000. The documents contained involve his time as President of the Vought Helicopter Corporation, Corporate Liaison, and Educator at the University of Texas at Tyler. Documentation during these years of business research include that of a changing European economy around the year 1992, trade relations with Asia, Geographic Information Systems, non-destructive testing of aircraft materials, industrial distribution, labor unions, church organ sales of Allen Organ, and the effect of educating those of these business practices as can be seen in the Tyler Pipe seminars. The documentation during his time with Vought Helicopter includes notes, clear slides, graphs, and manuals regarding non-destructive testing. The materials concerning his time as a corporate liaison include newspapers, magazines, maps of Europe and the Middle East, pamphlets, travel guides, and economic booklets. Epstein was heavily involved in emphasizing the use of Geographic Information Systems in order for businesses to better target an audience, these files include newsletters, correspondence, magazines, and a syllabus for a GIS course at UT Tyler. Data concerning Industrial distribution and labor unions include those dealing with quality control and the NAIT conference in the form of articles, personal notes, correspondence, program pamphlets, newspapers, and seminar information from other universities. Epstein was also at the forefront for taking continuing education to the management of Tyler Pipe. The documentation regarding this event is in the form of proposals to the company to give this seminar, a booklet of UT Tyler faculty bio and Vitas assigned to Tyler Pipe, e-mails, handwritten notes, surveys, articles used for reference in the sessions, employee handbooks, clear slides, and schedules. Research for Allen Organ is a collection of handwritten notes, correspondence, advertisements, publications, articles, reference photocopies, newspapers, and information from other pipe organ manufacturers. Drafts of presentations and research papers for all subjects found within.