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Title: Albert D. Shaw papers,
Creator: Albert Duane, Shaw 1841-1901.
Inclusive dates: 1878-1896,
Bulk dates: 1891-1896 (bulk)
2 v.

Abstract::
Included are a letterbook, a scrapbook, and a few loose papers. Most of the letters are to business associates and are primarily concerned with Shaw's unsuccessful efforts to raise funds in England to build an electric railroad in Canada and with the founding of the Canadian Niagara Power Company, of which Shaw was president. The scrapbook consists of newspaper clippings and assorted memorabilia concerning Shaw's service as U.S. consul in Toronto.

Call number: 1909
Language: Collection material in English
Repository: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library