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Young (George F. W.) papers
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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 three children.
13 manuscript boxes, 1 microfilm box (5.5 Linear Feet)
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