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W. L. Hildburgh papers, 1892-1900

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0589
Bib ID 4078894 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hildburgh, W. L. (Walter Leo), 1876-1955
Title W. L. Hildburgh papers, 1892-1900
Physical Description 3 boxes (3 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

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

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); W. L. Hildburgh papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession number--M-59.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Revision Description

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.

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.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

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

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University -- Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Electrical engineering -- Research Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Electrical engineering -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Electrical engineers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.

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Series I: W. L. Hildburgh papers



Box 1 Clubs, Organization


Box 1 Columbia University Memorabilia


Box 1 Student Records


Box 1 Bachelor's thesis (includes typescript, holograph draft and notes)


Box 1 Master's thesis (includes typescript and notes)


Box 1 Personal account books


Box 1 Photographs



Box 2 "Design for dynamo", 1897-1898, 5 notebooks


Box 2 Experiments--Notes


Box 2 Mining Notes, 3 volumes


Box 2 Notebook ("Original Invention in telegraphy etc")


Box 2 Notebooks of Experiments, 4 volumes


Box 2 Notebook of experiments in the Mechanical and Electrical Labs



Box 3 Notes, 7 folders


Box 3 Miscellaneous