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Guide to the Theodore John Kreps Papers
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  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0207
    Creator: Kreps, Theodore John, 1897-
    Title: Theodore John Kreps Papers
    Dates: 1926-1962
    Physical Description: 6.75 Linear feet
    Summary: Reports, memos, surveys, statistics, legal documents, and some printed material. Arrangement is chronological. Subjects included are cartels, anti-trust , labor, conservation, investment, reciprocal trade, government purchasing, production, government regulations, inflation, land-lease, war mobilization, and international trade.
    Language(s): The materials are inEnglish.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Biography

    Theodore John Kreps, born 13 January 1897 in Prinsburg, Minnesota, received his Ph.D from Harvard in 1928. He was professor of business economics at Stanford (1930-1962; emeritus, 1962- ).
    1897, January 13 Born, Prinsburg, Minnesota
    1917-1919 1st Lt..A.B.F.
    1919 Married Esther E1vira Cersberg (six children)
    1920 A.B., University of Cclorado
    1920-1923 Instructor of history and economics at Colorado State °rep. - Boulder
    19214 A.N., Harvard
    1925-1930 Instructor of economics and tutor history, government and eccnomics at Harvard
    1926 Frederick Sheldon Fellow
    1928 Ph.D., Harvard
    1928-1929 Laura Spelman Rockefeller Fellow, Bureau of International Research
    1930 At Stanford since 1930
    l935 Chief, Statistics Section, National Recovery Administration; Chairman, Co-ordinating Committee of Central Statistical Board and Works Progress Administration
    1936 December Representative U.S. Government to Preparatory Technical Tripartite Conference on Reduction of Hours in Chemical Industry, Geneva, Switzerland
    1937, Summer Economic Adviser U.S. Maritime Commission 1938, 1941-1945 Economic Adviser, Anti-trust Division, Department of Justice
    1939-1940 Economic Adviser, Temporary National Economic Commission
    1914, Summer Chief Consultant, Office of Price Administration
    1942-1941 Chief Economic Adviser, Board of Economic Warfare
    1949-1951 Staff Director of the Joint Committee on the Economic Report
    1951 Ford Foundation exchange Professor to the Free University of Ber1in, Author of books, articles and reviews

    Description of the Collection

    Reports, memos, surveys, statistics, legal documents, and some printed material. Arrangement is chronological. Subjects included are cartels, anti-trust , labor, conservation, investment, reciprocal trade, government purchasing, production, government regulations, inflation, land-lease, war mobilization, and international trade.

    Access Terms

    Kreps, Theodore John, 1897-
    Managerial economics.