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William J. Wilgus papers, 1935-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1350
Bib ID 4079477 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wilgus, William J (William John), 1865-1949
Title William J. Wilgus papers, 1935-1937
Physical Description 3 boxes ((3 record cartons))
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence of Wilgus with officials of various railroads in the United States and Canada regarding a study undertaken by Wilgus at the instance of Dr. James T. Shotwell and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The study was of "the railway interrelations of the United States and Canada with a view to setting forth the extent to which they play a part in the comity and well-being of the two nations." Also, various statistical and other reports submitted to Wilgus, correspondence with Shotwell and others, notes taken while working on the project, and galley and page proof of the published work RAILWAY INTERRELATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA (Yale University Press, 1937).

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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.

Preferred Citation

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

Accruals

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Business Library. Method of acquisition--Transfer; Date of acquisition--1955. Accession number--M-55.

Publications About Described Materials

Wilgus, William J. Railway Interrelations of the United STates and Canada. New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 1937.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Canada -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Canada -- Foreign relations -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
International cooperation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Railroads -- Canada Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Railroads -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shotwell, James T., 1874-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Commerce Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Foreign relations -- Canada Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID