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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Percival Farquhar papers
    Dates: 1922-1928
    Collection Number: 54007
    Creator: Farquhar, Percival, 1864-1953.
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, and reports, relating to negotiations between P. Farquhar and associates and the Soviet government concerning the development of Russia's iron ore and steel resources, and to the work of American engineers in the Soviet Union. Includes reports on the Makeeva Steel Works, the Krivoy Rog Iron Ore District and Ekaterina and Donets Basin railway developments.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    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], Percival Farquhar papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1954.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American engineer.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, and reports, relating to negotiations between P. Farquhar and associates and the Soviet government concerning the development of Russia's iron ore and steel resources, and to the work of American engineers in the Soviet Union. Includes reports on the Makeeva Steel Works, the Krivoy Rog Iron Ore District and Ekaterina and Donets Basin railway developments.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Coal mines and mining--Soviet Union.
    Engineering--Soviet Union.
    Railroads--Soviet Union.
    Americans--Soviet Union.
    Donets Basin.
    Kryvyi Rih (Ukraine)
    Soviet Union--Economic conditions--1917-1945.
    Soviet Union--Industries.
    Engineers.