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The Resource Eugene Fairfield McPike papers

Eugene Fairfield McPike papers

Label
Eugene Fairfield McPike papers
Title
Eugene Fairfield McPike papers
Title variation
Papers,
Title variation date
1898-1946
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains McPike's genealogy research in the Halley, Pyke and MacPike families (all English, among others) and his research for the publications: Hevelius, Flamsteed and Halley: Three Contemporary Astronomers and Their Mutual Relations (London: Taylor and Francis, 1937), and Correspondence and Papers of Edmond Halley (London: Taylor and Francis, 1937). McPike also collected and wrote about Sir Isaac Newton. The papers also includes McPike's research materials related to his publications on the international languages Esperanto and Ido. Among his correspondence are letters to and from George Sarton, (the founder of the History of Science Society), the Royal Society of London and Ralph Jermy (R. J.) Beevor
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Eugene Fairfield McPike papers
Link
Instantiates
Production
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 16 oversize boxes
  • (55. 56 linear feet)
Governing access note
Restricted, preliminarily processed collection, access is granted through the Supervisor of Reference Services, L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Immediate source of acquisition
San Diego Genealogical Society, 3705 10th Avenue, San Diego, California, CA., 92103.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
The collection has been separated into seven series: 1. Eugene McPike personal and business-related records, 1901-1943; 2. Eugene McPike correspondence, 1905-1938; 3. Eugene McPike research notes and manuscripts, 1927-1944; 4. Eugene McPike "Halley, Flamsteed, and Hevelius" files, 1931-1937; 5. Eugene McPike files on Edmond Halley, 1930-1940; 4. Printed material from McPike's personal library, undated; and 5. Eugene McPike oversize materials, 1907-1943.
Ownership
The papers were donated to the San Diego Genealogical Society (later known as the San Diego Multi-Regional Family History Center) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presumably by the descendants of McPike. In 1988 and 1993 the collection was donated to the Archives and Manuscript Department (later L. Tom Perry Special Collections, BYU) under the accession numbers 1988.080 and 1993.121.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn370836804
  • (Sirsi) a2954312
  • (UBY)a2954312
Label
Eugene Fairfield McPike papers
Link
Production
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 16 oversize boxes
  • (55. 56 linear feet)
Governing access note
Restricted, preliminarily processed collection, access is granted through the Supervisor of Reference Services, L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Immediate source of acquisition
San Diego Genealogical Society, 3705 10th Avenue, San Diego, California, CA., 92103.
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Organization method
The collection has been separated into seven series: 1. Eugene McPike personal and business-related records, 1901-1943; 2. Eugene McPike correspondence, 1905-1938; 3. Eugene McPike research notes and manuscripts, 1927-1944; 4. Eugene McPike "Halley, Flamsteed, and Hevelius" files, 1931-1937; 5. Eugene McPike files on Edmond Halley, 1930-1940; 4. Printed material from McPike's personal library, undated; and 5. Eugene McPike oversize materials, 1907-1943.
Ownership
The papers were donated to the San Diego Genealogical Society (later known as the San Diego Multi-Regional Family History Center) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presumably by the descendants of McPike. In 1988 and 1993 the collection was donated to the Archives and Manuscript Department (later L. Tom Perry Special Collections, BYU) under the accession numbers 1988.080 and 1993.121.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn370836804
  • (Sirsi) a2954312
  • (UBY)a2954312

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