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   William Campbell Papers [ca. 1900]-1925.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Campbell Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

This collection contains personal papers, correspondence, financial records and memorabilia relating to geologist and metallurgist, William Campbell.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0186
Bib ID:4078579 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Campbell, William.
Title:William Campbell Papers [ca. 1900]-1925.
Physical description:2 linear ft (ca. 1,000 items in 4 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Most of Campbell's papers are of a personal nature, including approximately 100 items of personal correspondence (incoming), his World War I naval records, his financial records, and memorabilia. There are a few miscellaneous letters relating to his academic career, some miscellaneous notes, and daily calendar memoranda. Included is a holograph laboratory notebook of the British metallurgist, Saville Shaw, with typescript transcripts of contents along with notes by Campbell.

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); William Campbell Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 04/17/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-03-26 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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CUL Collections:
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Financial records.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Laboratory notebooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--School of Mines--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Geologists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Metallurgical research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Shaw, Saville.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1914-1918.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Geologist and metallurgist from Great Britain, joined the Columbia School of Mines faculty in 1902.

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