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William Campbell papers, [ca. 1900]-1925. 

Creator: 
Campbell, William.
Phys. Desc: 
2 linear ft. ( 4 boxes)
Call Number: 
MS#0186
Location: 
Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Biographical Note

Geologist and metallurgist from Great Britain, joined the Columbia School of Mines faculty in 1902.

Scope and Contents

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.