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   Wesley Clair Mitchell Papers, 1898-1953.

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Wesley Clair Mitchell Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1508
Bib ID:4079117 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Mitchell, Wesley C. (Wesley Clair), 1874-1948.
Title:Wesley Clair Mitchell Papers, 1898-1953.
Physical description:22.5 linear ft. (ca. 24,000 items in 49 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: The following boxes are located off-site: 1-6; 15-49. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection had not restrictions.  More information »

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Description

Scope and Content

Professional correspondence, diaries, unpublished articles, lecture notes, abstracts, and other manuscripts by Mitchell. Subjects include economic theory and its history, business cycles, money, national planing, anthropology and psychology, and published material by Mitchell and others.

Abbreviations:

AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science

AEA American Economic Association

ASA American Statistical Association

BASM The Backward Art of Apending Money

BC Business Cycle; (13) denotes 1913 volume, (27) denotes 1927 volume

BC "Business Cycles" course

BCU Business Cycles and Unemployment

EC "Economic Change" course

EH "Economic History" course

EO "Econimic Origins" course

GPW Gold, Prices, and Wages under the Greenback Standard

HG A History of Greenbacks

HP History of Prices Dirung the War

ILO International Labor Organization

ISI International Statistical Institute

LSM Lucy Sprague Mitchell (wife)

M "Money" course

MBB Measuring Business Cycles

ME "Money Economy" course

MUNI Making and Using Index Numbers

NB National Bureau of Economic Research

NRB National Resources Board

NRC National Resources Committee

SSRC Social Science Research Council

TP "Types of Economic Throey" copurse

WCM Wesley Clair Mitchell

WHDBC What Happens during Business Cycles

Series IV: [P] Printed Materials not by WCM

C = Complimentary copies

AC = Autographed complimentary copies

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Using the Collection

Partially Offsite

Access Restrictions

 The following boxes are located off-site: 1-6; 15-49. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

This collection had not restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Wesley Clair Mitchell Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 08/--/1989 Christina Hilton Fenn

Diaries & additional papers Procedded 10/26/1998 HR

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Abstracts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Bibliographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Charts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Diaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Drafts (documents).PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
ExaminationsPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Excerpts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
First drafts.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Invitations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Notes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Outlines.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prefaces.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Programs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Questionnaires.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Reviews.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Summaries.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Translations.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Anthropology.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Beveridge, William Henry Beveridge, Baron, 1879-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Clark, John Maurice, 1884-PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
College teachers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Commons, John Rogers, 1862-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Dewey, John, 1859-1952.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economic policy.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics--Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics--Study and teaching.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Finance.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Gay, Edwin F. (Edwin Francis), 1867-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hand, Learned, 1872-1961.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lynd, Robert Staughton, 1892-1970.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mitchell, Lucy Sprague, 1878-1967.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Money.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National Bureau of Economic Research.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y.)--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychology.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
University of California, Berkeley--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

American economist, teacher. Professor of economics at Berkeley, 1903-1912, and at Columbia University, 1913-1919 and 1922-1944; a founding faculty member of the New School for Social Research, 1919-1922; and the founder and director of the National Bureau of Economic Research, 1920-1945. In 1912, he married Lucy Sprague, educator and founder of Bank Street College of Education.

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