Overview of the William Cullen Dennis papers

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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.

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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

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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.