The working papers, correspondence, publications, and biographical material of Robert Warner Oliver form the collection known
as the Papers of Robert W. Oliver in the Archives of the California Institute of Technology. Oliver was professor of economics
at Caltech from 1959-1988.
Robert W. Oliver was born in Los Angeles on October 26, 1922. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), where
he earned his BA degree in 1943 and his MA degree in 1948, both in economics and international relations. In 1957 he received
his PhD in economics from Princeton University.
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behalf of the California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include
or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
The collection is open for research with the exception of two folders, 6.14 and 9.14. Researchers must apply in writing for