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 Young. Copies of some of Young's articles and his notes are also included.
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 from Harvard University,
his master’s degree from the University of Freiburg in Germany, and his Ph.D. in 1969 from 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 has
13 manuscript boxes, 1 microfilm box
(5.5 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
The collection is open for research.