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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: William Cullen Dennis papers
    Date (inclusive): 1900-1968
    Collection Number: 99030
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 195 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (78.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, legal briefs, legal case files, other legal records, memoranda, reports, and printed matter, relating to international arbitration of boundary disputes and legal claims against governments brought by foreign nationals, and to efforts for the promotion of international law, international organization and peace, primarily before World War II. Includes files on international arbitration cases involving the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Haiti, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Great Britain, Norway, Yugoslavia and China.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Dennis, William Cullen, b. 1878.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Cullen Dennis papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1999.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American lawyer.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, legal briefs, legal case files, other legal records, memoranda, reports, and printed matter, relating to international arbitration of boundary disputes and legal claims against governments brought by foreign nationals, and to efforts for the promotion of international law, international organization and peace, primarily before World War II. Includes files on international arbitration cases involving the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Haiti, Venezuela, Peru, Chile, Great Britain, Norway, Yugoslavia and China. Also includes declassified materials released in May 2015 (in box 197) relating to the international tribunal arbitrating the Orinoco Steamship Co. case.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Arbitration, International.
    Chile.
    China.
    Costa Rica.
    Great Britain.
    Haiti.
    International law.
    International organization.
    Mexico.
    Norway.
    Panama.
    Peace.
    Peru.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Venezuela.
    Yugoslavia.