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John Bigelow papers, 1492-1936

Author: John Bigelow; Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.).
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Correspondence, writings, research notes, photostatic copies of manuscripts in foreign archives, bibliographical material, pamphlets, clippings, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to canals, especially the Panama Canal and Suez Canal. Includes material pertaining to the Nicaragua Canal, Tehuantepec Canal, Saint Lawrence Seaway, and canal tolls. Subjects include Robert E. Lee; the U.S.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Maps
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Bigelow; Isthmian Canal Commission (U.S.).
OCLC Number: 71131122
Language Note: Collection material in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Description: 25,000 items. 76 containers plus 2 oversize. 30.4 linear feet.

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Correspondence, writings, research notes, photostatic copies of manuscripts in foreign archives, bibliographical material, pamphlets, clippings, maps, drawings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to canals, especially the Panama Canal and Suez Canal. Includes material pertaining to the Nicaragua Canal, Tehuantepec Canal, Saint Lawrence Seaway, and canal tolls. Subjects include Robert E. Lee; the U.S. Constitution; American Revolution, especially the Saratoga Campain, N.Y., 1777; U.S. Civil War; Monroe Doctrine; expansion; military education, history, and policy; American foreign policy including relations with Great Britain; World War I; international law; early history of civilization; Egypt; and Latin America. Includes material pertaining to Bigelow's service in the Massachusett's Militia; an abstract from the diary of Bigelow's father, John Bigelow, relating to Panama (1886-1911); records of the Isthmian Canal Commission; and maps of the Old World and New World.

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