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William Glover Fletcher papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 952

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and research material on the Panama Canal gathered by William Glover Fletcher presumably in connection with his Ph.D. dissertation: Canal Site Diplomacy: A Study in American Political Geography (Yale University, 1940). His single correspondent is Philippe Bunau-Varilla, whose study on the founding of Panama is also included in the papers.

Dates

  • 1903-1938

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William G. Fletcher, 1940.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0952

Overview

Correspondence and research material on the Panama Canal gathered by William Glover Fletcher presumably in connection with his Ph.D. dissertation: Canal Site Diplomacy: A Study in American Political Geography (Yale University, 1940). His single correspondent is Philippe Bunau-Varilla, whose study on the founding of Panama is also included in the papers.

Biographical / Historical

William Glover Fletcher received a bachelor of arts degree from Clark University in 1936. He went to Yale for graduate work, writing a Ph.D. Dissertation entitled, Canal Site Diplomacy: A Study in American Political Geography. He received the Ph.D. in 1940, but stayed at Yale until 1943 as an instructor in international relations and as a fellow of Pierson College. He died in 1968.
Title
Guide to the William Glover Fletcher Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
September 1982
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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