Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954

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Title
Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, 1912-1954
Summary
Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, maps, and other papers relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests. Includes files of geographic data on various regions of the world, reports of missionary activity, and material relating to Boggs's pioneering work as inventor of an eumorphic equal-area map projection, graphic traffic signals, and a universal graphic charting instrument. Subjects include boundary delimitation, water boundaries, regionalism, and global relations.
Contributor Names
Boggs, Samuel Whittemore, 1889-1954.
Subject Headings
-  Boundaries
-  Cartography
-  Cartography--Instruments
-  Geography
-  International relations
-  Map projection
-  Maps
-  Missions
-  Regionalism
-  Traffic signs and signals
-  Water boundaries
Notes
-  Arranged in 7 series. Series 1: Correspondence, 1916-1954; Series 2: Professional File, 1927-1953; Series 3: Writings File, 1931-1954; Series 4: Lectures, 1938-1942; Series 5: Subject File, 1915-1954; Series 6: Miscellany, 1912-1945; and Series 7: Oversize, 1932.
-  Gift, Mrs. Samuel Boggs, 1955.
-  Gift, Dorothy C. Novak, 1967.
-  Geographer, inventor, and cartographer.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012129
-  MSS13094
Medium
7,000 items.
31 containers plus 1 oversize.
29 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012129
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012129.3
Library of Congress Control Number
mm78013094
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Online Format
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Description
Geographer, inventor, and cartographer. Correspondence, writings, subject files, research data, printed matter, and other material relating mainly to Boggs's geographic studies and to his inventions and research interests.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/mm78013094
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Boggs, Samuel Whittemore. Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, -1954. 1912. Manuscript/Mixed Material. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012129.

APA citation style:

Boggs, S. W. (1912) Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, -1954. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012129.

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Boggs, Samuel Whittemore. Samuel Whittemore Boggs papers, -1954. 1912. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms012129>.