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William Campbell papers, 1900-1925

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, 1900-1925
Physical Description 2 linear feet (2 linear feet 4 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series: Series I: William Campbell Papers, [ca. 1900]-1925

Description

Summary

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.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/17/89.

Revision Description

2012-03-26 xml document instance created by Alison Rhonemus.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Financial records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Laboratory notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photoprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

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