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Malcolm Macdonald Willey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss019

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes correspondence, ships' bills of outfit and shipping receipts, bills of sale, deeds, contracts, wills, court proceedings, and receipts for whaling, all involving individuals, ships or property located in or around Sag Harbor, New York, and collected by Mr. and Mrs. Willey. In addition, the collection contains reprints of articles written by Willey, dealing with various aspects of the history of Sag Harbor.

Dates

  • 1715-1952

Language of Materials

English

Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright has been retained by the author. Consult the Archivist for other copyright considerations.

Biographical Note

Malcolm Macdonald Willey was born in 1897 in Portland, Maine. He received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Clark University in 1920 and a master's and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. After teaching at Dartmouth and Syracuse universities, he came to the University of Minnesota in 1927 as an instructor in sociology. He became a full professor in 1929, Dean and Assistant to the President in 1934, and Vice President of Academic Administration in 1943, retiring in 1963. Dr. Willey next headed a Ford Foundation team at the University of Calcutta (1963?-1968), and then joined the faculty of Maryville College (Tennessee), working as academic executive officer (1969-1971). He died from cancer in 1974.

Extent

1 Cubic Feet

Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, ships' bills of outfit and shipping receipts, bills of sale, deeds, contracts, wills, court proceedings, and receipts for whaling, all involving individuals, ships or property located in or around Sag Harbor, New York, and reprints of articles written by Willey dealing with various aspects of the history of Sag Harbor.

Physical Location

Mezz (R80, D4, S3)

Related Material

See also the collection of Willey Papers in the University of Minnesota Archives (collection # BW669).
Title
Malcolm Macdonald Willey papers
Author
Updated by Leslie Czechowski
Date
December 2004
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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