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   Harold Barger Papers, 1946-1981

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#0069
Bib ID:5801327 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Barger, Harold 1907-.
Title:Harold Barger Papers, 1946-1981
Physical description:4.5 linear ft. (9 document boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 7 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The general correspondence in the collection deals with Barger's dissertation and writings in the area of economics. Of note are letters from John Maynard Keynes, Dennis Robertson, and Wesley C. Mitchell; correspondence with chairman and other departmental faculty members concerning research and other departmental activities; and correspondence with foreign scholars concerning research.

Included with the manuscript material are manuscripts of Myrdal's "Prisbildningsproblemet och foranderligheten" and "Capital Consumption" by F.A. Hayek. Manuscripts by Barger include comments from editors and reviewers, his Cambridge essays, and other subjects such as, "Increase of Capital" and "Speculation."

His work on various university committees includes minutes from meetings, offices held, involvement with students. There are also some subject files, including research materials from a visiting Professorship in Venezuela, as well as the economic conditions of the nation during his stay; programs from conferences attended as well as papers he presented or were of interest to him; a speech that he presented at Washington State University; and some personal photographs.

Course related materials include course syllabi and examinations. His research notes include economic indicators for Europe, United States, some individual states, and developing nations. There are general research notes, and his own economic theories as well as his research on the history of Euro/American economic theory. The printed materials consist of articles and editorial letters written by Barger as well as reprints related to the field of economics, many inscribed by their respective authors.

Series I: Correspondence and Subject Files

Subseries I.1: Cataloged Correspondence

Subseries I.2: General Correspondence (1956-81)

Series II: Columbia Committees and Other University Activities

Series III: Manuscripts by Barger with editorial comments

Series IV: Manuscripts by Barger and by Others

Series V: Teaching

Series VI: Research Files

Series VII: Printed Materials

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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This collection has no 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); Harold Barger 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

Papers processed 2001 Henry Rowen

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion November 14, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-01-21 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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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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Subjects

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Banks and banking.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Barger, Harold--1907-.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Business cycles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University--Faculty.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.--Dept. of Economics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Economics.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Mitchell, Wesley C. (Wesley Clair), 1874-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Myrdal, Gunnar, 1898-1987.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Robertson, Dennis Holme, Sir, 1890-1963.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Harold Barger, 1907-1989 was an educator and economist. He was Professor of economics at Columbia University from 1939 to 1989.

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