George Herberton Evans papers
- Evans, George Herberton, 1900-1979 (Person)
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Outside of the university, he served as a researcher for the National Bureau of Economic Research, as vice-president of the Economic History Association, and on the Governors Science Resources Advisory Board.
His research work focused on the development of the corporation and on economic history. He actively tried to establish a program in business history at Hopkins, which would have been jointly based in the Department of Political Economy and the Department of History.
Evans retired from the university in 1970, and was named professor emeritus and dean emeritus. He wrote his memoirs in 1977, Recollections of the Johns Hopkins University, 1916-1970. He died in 1979, and was survived by his wife, the former Elinor Virdin, and two sons, G. Herberton Evans, III, and Richard Virdin Evans.
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