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HOLLIS 601640

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

Harvard Law School Library
Cambridge, MA 02138


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Summary Information

Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 601640
Creator: Ireland, Gordon, 1880-1950
Title: Papers, 1897-1944
Quantity: 2 boxes
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).

Processing Information:

Processed by Erika Chadbourne, 1973.

Acquisition Information:

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

Access Restrictions:

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.

Use Restrictions:

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.

Scope and Content

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.


The papers are divided into four SERIES:

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

Additional Index Terms

The following catalog entries represent persons, organizations, and topics documented in this collection. An entry for each appears in the Harvard On Line Library Information System (HOLLIS) and other automated bibliographic databases. THIS IS NOT AN INDEX.
Ireland, Gordon, 1880-1950.
Sanchez de Bustamente, Antonio.
Porter, Edward F.
García, Augustin.
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Cuban Cane Sugar Corp.
Latin America - Economic conditions.
Latin America - Politics and government.
Law teachers.