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Guide to the James W. Keating Consular Credentials MSS.3426

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

June 2011

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-06-28T13:26-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

James W. Keating Consular Credentials

Unit ID:

MSS.3426

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

1.0 Linear feet (1 document)

Dates:

1902 May 24

Abstract:

Credentials of James W. Keating's appointment by Secretary of State, John Hay, as Consular Agent to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, in 1902.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Unknown (possibly Mrs. Louis Keating of Tuscaloosa, Alabama - from a post-it note on the document)

Preferred Citation:

James W. Keating Consular Credentials, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2011

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains the credentials of James W. Keating's appointment by Secretary of State, John Hay, as Consular Agent to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, in 1902. Of interesting note is the fact that the document states that "James W. Keating, a British subject has been appointed Consular Agent of the United States at Port aux Basques, Newfoundland."

Biographical/Historical note

In 1902, James W. Keating was appointed Consular Agent of the United States at Port aux Basques, Newfoundland.

Consular Credentials Box SC0078 Oversize Folder 3526.01