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Inventory of the George F. W. Young papers
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Description
Writings, notes, correspondence, and photocopies of studies, government documents, business records, corporate reports, and other printed matter, relating to German business investment in Latin America before World War II, and especially in the period before World War I. Used as research material for journal articles by George Young.
Background
Born November 13, 1937 in Buffalo, New York, George Frederick William Young is an American-Canadian historian and Emeritus Professor of History at Saint Mary's University in Nova Scotia. Young received his bachelor's degree at Harvard, his master's from the University of Freiburg in Germany, and his Ph.D. in 1969 at the University of Chicago. He spent some time in Chile from 1964 to 1965 studying as a Fulbright Scholar. Young then began his career in academia at the State University of New York at Buffalo as a lecturer in history in 1965. After achieving his doctoral degree, he became an assistant professor of history at Saint Mary's university, where he would continue the rest of his career. Young is also an amateur musician and was, for a short time, CEO of a small utilities company in Northern Pennsylvania. He married in 1963 and had three children.
Extent
13 manuscript boxes, 1 microfilm box (5.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
The collection is open for research.