|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
Listed and arranged.
This collection, representing Hildburgh's student days at Columbia University, contains student records, class memorabilia, notebooks of electrical engineering experiments, projects, and research for his bachelor's and master's theses.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located off-site. 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); W. L. Hildburgh papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.
2015-08-10 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Hildburgh trained as an electrical engineer (Columbia University E.E., 1897; A.M., 1898; Ph.D., 1900) and apparently devoted much of his life to art collecting and art philanthropy.