Guide to the Stanford University, Department of Economics, Records

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0072
Creator: Stanford University. Dept. of Economics
Title: Stanford University, Department of Economics, records
Dates: 1941-1962
Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
Summary: Collection includes correspondence between the head of the department and the dean's office pertaining to curriculum, staffing, enrollments, budgets, and other administrative matters, 1945-55. Correspondents include Merrill K. Bennett, Bernard F. Haley, Clarence H. Faust, Edward S. Shaw, Ray Faulkner, and Kenneth J. Arrow. Of note in these files are correspondence and forms from the ASSU on a proposed faculty rating system, 1950, and a report on grade distributions in lower level courses in all schools for the 1948/49 year (both in box 1, folder 3). Other records include correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals and syllabi pertaining to national emergency courses, 1941-43; the Ford Foundation grant for research in economics, 1950-62; the proposed program in American studies, 1953; and the Committee on International Studies, 1947-48. The collection also includes annual reports from the department to the President, 1951-61.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Administrative transfer, 1970.

Information about Access

Access: partially restricted; consult the University Archivist for assistance.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Guide to the Stanford University, Department of Economics, Records (SC0072). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes correspondence between the head of the department and the dean's office pertaining to curriculum, staffing, enrollments, budgets, and other administrative matters, 1945-55. Correspondents include Merrill K. Bennett, Bernard F. Haley, Clarence H. Faust, Edward S. Shaw, Ray Faulkner, and Kenneth J. Arrow. Of note in these files are correspondence and forms from the ASSU on a proposed faculty rating system, 1950, and a report on grade distributions in lower level courses in all schools for the 1948/49 year (both in box 1, folder 3). Other records include correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals and syllabi pertaining to national emergency courses, 1941-43; the Ford Foundation grant for research in economics, 1950-62; the proposed program in American studies, 1953; and the Committee on International Studies, 1947-48. The collection also includes annual reports from the department to the President, 1951-61.

Access Terms

Arrow, Kenneth J.
Associated Students of Stanford University.
Bennett, Merrill Kelley, 1897-1969.
Faulkner, Ray Nelson, 1906-1975.
Faust, Clarence Henry, 1901-
Ford Foundation.
Haley, Bernard Francis.
Shaw, Edward S. (Edward Stone).
Stanford University. Dept. of Economics
Economics--Research.
Economics--Study and teaching (Higher).


Collection Contents

 

Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence between Dean's Office-School of Social Sciences and Exec. Head of Dept. 1945-48

Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence between Dean's Office-School of Humanities and Sciences and Exec. Head of Dept. 1948-49

Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence between Dean's Office-School of Humanities and Sciences and Exec. Head of Dept. 1950

Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence between Dean's Office-School ofHumanities and Sciences and Exec. Head of Dept. 1951-55

Box 1, Folder 5

National Emergency Courses 1941-43

Box 1, Folder 6

Ford Grant for Research in Economics 1950-62

Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence between President's Office and Exec. Head of Dept.

Box 1, Folder 8

Program in American Studies 1953

Box 1, Folder 9

Committee on Lower Division 1950-52

Box 2, Folder 1

University Committee on Intemational Studies 1947-48

Box 2, Folder 2

Annual Reports of Economics Dept. to President 1951-56

Box 2, Folder 3

Annual Reports of Economics Dept. to President 1957-61

Box 2, Folder 4

Requirements for Junior College Teaching Credential 1947-50

 

Restricted Files

Access Information

The materials are restricted.
Box 3, Folder 1

Scholarship Committee 1950-57

Box 3, Folder 2

Theodore H. Boggs

Box 3, Folder 3

Albert H. Bowker

Box 3, Folder 4

J. B. Canning

Box 3, Folder 5

Leonard A. Doyle

Box 3, Folder 6

Herbert Goldhammer

Box 3, Folder 7

W. S. Hopkins

Box 3, Folder 8

Roy J as tram

Box 3, Folder 9

Eliot Jones

Box 3, Folder 10

W. O. Jones