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Christol (Carl Quimby) papers
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Description
Carl Quimby Christol, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science in USC's Dornsife College (on faculty from 1949-1987) was a pioneer in the field of international space law. The papers consist of materials documenting his time at the University of Chicago, personal activities, and items collected by Christolduring his time in the Army during World War II. The bulk of the collection documents Christol's tenure on the faculty at USC, and covers topics related to his area of specialization, international space law, as well as the law of the sea and roles for developing nations within this area of law.
Background
Carl Quimby Christol, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Political Science in USC's Dornsife College (on faculty from 1949-1987) was a pioneer in the field of international space law. He earned a doctorate in political science from the University of Chicago in 1940 and studied at Yale law school from 1940-1941 and 1946-1947 to obtain a law degree. Christol served in the United States Infantry from 1941-1946. He published extensively on international space law, international law, U.S. constitutional law, American foreign policy, and security issues resulting from terrorism and human rights. His 1982 book publication, The Modern International Law of Outer Space, was the first major book written by an American on the subject.
Extent
1.79 Linear Feet 3 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.