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Ireland, Gordon. Papers, 1897-1944: Finding Aid.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS601640
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Ireland, Gordon, 1880-1950
Title: Gordon Ireland papers
Date(s): 1897-1944
Quantity: 2 boxes
Language of materials: English
Abstract: This collection consists of materials relating to Ireland's education at Harvard and Harvard Law School, his work as legal counsel for various Cuban sugar companies, particularly Cuban Cane Sugar Corporation, 1925-1928, teaching career at Harvard Law School, 1929-1932, and at Portia Law School, Calvin Coolidge College, and Calvin Coolidge Law School, all in Boston, 1939-1941, the establishment of Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, his work with the Bureau of International Research of Harvard University and Radcliffe College, and publication of his books, Boundaries, Possessions and Conflicts in South America (1938), and Boundaries, Possessions, and Conflicts in Central and North America and the Caribbean (1941).

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Purchased from William Wilhauck, Antique Dealer, November 22, 1971.

Processing Information:

Processed by Erika Chadbourne, 1973.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Historical/Biographical Information

Lawyer, professor of civil and Latin American Law.


" El Digesto Cubano, " Vol. I, 1931
" Boundaries, Possessions and Conflicts in South America, " Harvard University Press, 1938
" Boundaries, Possessions and Conflicts in Central and North America and the Caribbean, " Harvard University Press, 1941



The papers are divided into four SERIES:

Scope and Contents

The papers of Gordon Ireland (1880-1950) span the years 1897 to 1944. They include correspondence, charts, lists, memoranda, reports, clippings, other printed items, and pictorial material.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Latin America - Economic conditions.
Latin America - Politics and government.
Law teachers.
Ireland, Gordon, 1880-1950.
Sanchez de Bustamente, Antonio.
Porter, Edward F.
García, Augustin.
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Cuban Cane Sugar Corp.