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MS Am 1192-1192.13

Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959. W. Cameron Forbes additional papers, 1904-1931: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: MS, f
Call No.: MS Am 1192-1192.13
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959.
Title: W. Cameron Forbes additional papers,
Date(s): 1904-1931.
Quantity: 1 collection (14.8 linear feet (3 boxes, 64 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers of American businessman William Cameron Forbes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

50M-50F-62F, 52M-234. Deposited by Hon. W. Cameron Forbes, Upland Road, Norwood, Massachusets; received: 1950 October; gift: 1951. [(f & b) MS Am 1192 - 1192.12]
52M-234. Gift of Hon. W. Cameron Forbes, 614 Sears Building, Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1953 January 20. [fMS Am 1192.13]

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

W. Cameron Forbes Additional Papers, 1904-1931 (MS Am 1192-1192.13). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Forbes was an American business and government executive. He served as governor-general of the Philippines, 1909-1913, and ambassador to Japan, 1930-1932.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes: journals concerning Forbes' administration of the Philippines, 1904-1911, and scrapbooks with copies of outgoing correspondence, speeches, and memorabilia about political, economic, and other matters in the Philippines, 1904-1931; copies of Forbes' reports, including photographs, on the Philippines and Haiti, 1921 and 1930; U.S. Philippine Commission railway records; and printed maps of the Philippines. Also includes a bound index (fMS Am 1192.13) to the first series (the first 5 volumes), of the journals (complete typescript journals found under MS Am 1365).

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