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Jerome W. Frank canoe trip diary, 1886-1887

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0195
Bib ID 13261431 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Frank, Jerome William
Title Jerome W. Frank canoe trip diary, 1886-1887
Physical Description 0.42 linear feet (1 document box)
Language(s) English .
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 on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Description

Summary

This collection consists of three bound volumes: a handwritten preface, a full manuscript, and a transcription of the manuscript. The volumes relate the events of the Columbia College Canoe Club's 6-week summer cruise on Lake George and Lake Champlain in 1886.

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 on-site.

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); Jerome W. Frank canoe trip diary; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

No additions are expected

Immediate Source of Acquisition

1997.004: Source of acquisition--Jerome D. Frank. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1997.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Subject Headings

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Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Columbia University. School of Mines, Engineering and Chemistry -- Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Jerome W. Frank received a PhB (Bachelor of Philosophy) from the Columbia School of Mines, Engineering and Chemistry in 1888. He was a member of the Canoe Club and was elected as a class speaker at commencement. A chemist, Frank was a member of the Chemist Standard Varnish Workers and served as Vice President of the Langville Black & Carbon Company, in New York, NY. He was a member of the Chemistry Society, American Chemical Society and the American Society for Testing Materials. He died in July 1932.