Guide to the Jonathan Gifford transportation collection, 1919, 1980s-1990s

Jonathan Gifford transportation C0119


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Special Collections and Archives.
Creator Gifford, Jonathan Lewis
Title Jonathan Gifford transportation collection
Date 1919, 1980s-1990s
Physical Characteristics 2 linear feet
Abstract This collection contains tapes, documents, and books on transportation planning. Included is a VHS videotape of footage from 1919 on a US Army convoy traveling across the country on Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in America.
Collection number C0119
Language English

Biographical Information

Jonathan L. Gifford is a Dean in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, and the director of the Master's in Transportation Policy, Operations and Logistics program.

Dean Gifford's primary area of expertise is transportation and public policy, with a particular focus on transportation and land use. His recent research investigates transportation finance and the role of public private partnerships, and behavioral considerations in transportation planning.

He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and an M.S. and Ph.D. (1983) in Civil Engineering (Transportation) at the University of California, Berkeley, with doctoral minors in economics, and urban and regional planning. His dissertation examined the history and development of the Interstate Highway System from its origins in the 1930s through its design and deployment in the 1960s and beyond.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains tapes, documents, and books on transportation planning. Included is a VHS videotape of footage from 1919 on a US Army convoy traveling across the country on Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental highway in America.

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Arrangement

Organized by title.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections and Archives also holds many other transportation collections.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Transportation--United States--Planning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jonathan Gifford transportation collection, Collection #C0119, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Jonathan Gifford in 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.

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Contents List

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