Economic history

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  • Margaret Snyder Papers

    The Margaret Snyder Papers document her involvement with organizations working with African women, including the Kenya and East African Women's Seminars, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the African Training and Research Center for Women, and the United Nations Development Fund for Women. These organizations' development projects often focused on poor and rural women and included programs in Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the Pacific.

  • Leo P. Crespi Papers

    This collection consists primarily of Crespi's public opinion research files and his early research files on gambling addiction. The papers document three periods in his career: Crespi's Princeton years, his public opinion research in Germany, and his career at the United States Information Agency as head of research. Document types include reports, correspondence, notes, and photographs.

  • Leland H. Jenks Papers

    The Leland H. Jenks Papers document his research on the Cuban sugar industry, as well as his broader research into the economic and financial affairs of the country and its relationship with the United States. A portion of the research was used for his book Our Cuban Colony: A Study in Sugar, published in 1928 as part of a series on American imperialism.

  • Kreuger & Toll Company Records

    The Kreuger & Toll Company Records document the company's bankruptcy and include court and legal documents and accountants' reports. The majority of the records consist of the files of Edward S. Greenbaum, the trustee for the American estate of Ivar Kreuger. The records also include reports prepared by the accounting firm Price, Waterhouse and Co. and legal and financial documents regarding Kreuger & Toll's operations and its subsidiaries and creditors.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Karl S. Twitchell Papers

    The Karl S. Twitchell papers contain correspondence, journals, notes, reports, writings, topical files, photographs, and maps documenting his career in mining and interest in the Middle East. The bulk of the professional documentation focuses on specific mining projects, principally in Yemen and Saudi Arabia between the late 1920s and 1950s.

  • John E. Rovensky Papers

    Rovensky's papers document his work as an economist, including his tenure as president of the Stable Money Association in 1927. The papers are comprised of correspondence, offprints, and newspaper clippings. In his work as an economist, Rovensky espoused monetary stabilization and the Federal Reserve.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • John C. Bogle Papers

    Bogle's papers document his career with Vanguard and Wellington Management Company, and his involvement with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and include his speeches and correspondence, reports, memoranda, and clippings.About half of the papers are composed of Bogle's speech and correspondence files. The majority of Bogle's speeches were delivered while he was at Vanguard, but also include some earlier speeches while he was employed by Wellington, and were presented at meetings of professional organization, universities and business classes, and to Vanguard employees.

  • J. Douglas Brown Papers

    Brown's papers document his career as a government consultant, as a scholar, and as a university administrator and include his correspondence and writings, reports, meeting minutes, notes, and publications.

  • Jacob Viner Papers

    Viner's papers document his scholarship, as well as his government service, and include correspondence, manuscripts, reports, and research materials. The correspondence file spans his career and contains correspondence with many prominent economists.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Howard C. Petersen Papers

    Petersen's papers document his entire career, especially his work with the new Security and Exchange Commission regulations as a lawyer in the 1930s and with the United States War Department during World War II, and include correspondence, articles, and publications.



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