Scope and Contents
The papers consist of minutes of the Combined Raw Materials Board, its operating committee, and accompanying documents. There is also a chronological file of official correspondence, 1942-1943.
- Creation: 1939-1945
- Sykes, Howard Calvin, 1893-1966 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access note
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use note
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Howard C. Sykes was a mineral consultant. During World War II he served as consultant to the National Defense Advisory Commission and the Office of Production Management, as United States member of the United States-Canadian Raw Materials Commission, and as United States deputy and executive secretary of the Combined Raw Materials Board.
4.5 linear feet (2 records storage boxes 1 flat box)
Language of Materials
Howard C. Sykes was a mineral consultant. The papers consist of minutes of the Combined Raw Materials Board, its operating committee, and accompanying documents as well as a chronological file of correspondence.
Original order was maintained.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mr. H.C. Sykes, Jr. June 9, 1967.
Processing Information note
Collection was initially preliminarily processed by special collections staff upon receipt in 1967. Revised by Danica Alexander in January 2019.
- Guide to the Howard Sykes Papers
- Complete Description
- Finding aid prepared by University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team. Revised by Danica Alexander in January 2019.
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