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J. Melbourne Shortliffe papers, A1040

 Collection
Identifier: A1040

Dates

  • 1917-1956

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical note

James Melbourne Shortliffe was born in Nova Scota in 1879. He studied at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, then at Yale. Prior to coming to Colgate in 1921, he was an instructor then assistant professor at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. He taught at Colgate for 26 years and became head of the Economics Department before retiring in 1947. He died in Hamilton on December 13, 1954.

"J.M Shortliffe Town Supervisor Dies at Home," The Mid-York Weekly, November 6, 1931, A1040, J. Melbourne Shortliffe papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Guide to the J. Melbourne Shortliffe papers
Status
Completed
Author
Lora J. Davis, Lisa King, and Allyson Smally
Date
July 27, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Colgate University Libraries Repository

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