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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in one series.
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
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-4. You will need to request this material at least three 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.
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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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Columbiana. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1965. Accession number--M-65.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/17/89.
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.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Geologist and metallurgist from Great Britain, joined the Columbia School of Mines faculty in 1902.