Economic history

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  • Chandler & Company Records

    Chandler & Company's records document the company's investment decisions in Germany, as well as Bolivia and Costa Rica, during the early 1920s and include correspondence and meeting minutes. The majority of the records document negotiations between the Company and Germany about the Chandler Plan and include correspondence to Percy M. Chandler from the representatives he sent to Germany (Robert Gade and Edward Robinette), meeting minutes from negotiations between Gade, Robinette, and German bankers and government officials, and clippings.

  • Rubber Development Corporation, Amazon Division Records

    Consists of records of the Rubber Development Corporation's Amazon Division, managed by Philip H. Williams in Manaos, Brazil, during World War II. Included are business and financial files (1942-1945)–correspondence, memoranda, technicians' reports, charts, photographs, newspaper clippings–relating to personnel, supplies, accounts, sales, stock, native tappers, and sources and treatment of rubber.

  • Benjamin Strong Collection

    Contains records pertaining to the former Benjamin Strong Collection of Foreign Public Finance in Princeton University Library, which was funded by Strong with the objective of acquiring books and original source material chronicling the development of foreign public finance, central banking, and international trade. Included are correspondence (1925-1950) of librarians Laura S. Turnbull and James Thayer Gerould, bulletins, reports, committee files, and requests to foreign countries for related publications.

  • Richard A. Musgrave Papers

    Consists of the professional files of Richard A. Musgrave. The material documents Musgrave's career as an economist and professor, and includes publications and presentations, drafts, discussion papers, conference materials, reports, editorial and teaching materials, email correspondence and written correspondence, and awards received.

  • Alfred J. Lotka Papers

    Lotka's papers document his scholarship and his involvement in professional organizations and include drafts of his works, his notes and research materials, and correspondence. The majority of the papers are related to his research on population analysis and his book Elements of Physical Biology.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Ragnar Nurkse Papers

    Nurse's papers document his scholarly work at both the League of Nations and Columbia, and includes his research notes, drafts of articles and books, research materials and a small amount of correspondence. The subjects of the papers cover the broad range of Nurkse's research interests, especially capital movements, international investments and international trade.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Albert O. Hirschman Papers

    Hirschman's papers document his scholarship on economic development and his academic career and include his correspondence written while he was at the Institute for Advanced Study, his writings, and his research notes and materials, especially related to his work in Latin America and for the World Bank. The papers also include biographical materials and papers related to his travels for conferences, to give lectures, and to conduct research.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Prentice N. Dean Papers

    Dean's papers document his service as United States delegate to the meetings of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and his years studying at the American University in Beirut, and include correspondence, diaries, documentation of conferences, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings. The papers also include the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of his family members May Dershimer née Walter and Martin R. Walter.

  • Peter Kenen papers,

    These records document Kenen's research and teaching work. They include course syllabi, lecture notes, publications, and records of his work on the John F. Kennedy task force on wages.

  • Maurice Pate Papers

    Pate's papers document his career as a humanitarian and include correspondence, reports, Pate's notes and writings, publications, and photographs, as well as biographical materials and Pate's personal correspondence. The materials pertain to his work during World War I with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, during World War II with the Red Cross Prisoner of War Relief and in Poland, with the Hoover World Food Survey Mission, and with UNICEF.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

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