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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection consists of ten holographic letters that exhibit the routine daily business of early American economists, Mathew Carey, Hezekiah Niles, and Tench Coxe. Carey's letters (1803-1827) address publication problems; Niles' letters (1821-1833) include comments on slavery, the tariff and an overdue bill; Coxe's letters (1796-1808) are concerned with his public duties in the Treasury Department.
Overview Carl F. (Finley) Christ (1923-2017) was an American economist and a Professor Emeritus of Economics at Johns Hopkins University. This collection contains his administrative files, teaching materials, writings, correspondence, and research subject files. The papers span from 1931 to 2006.
Scope and Contents The collection of Austrian economist, Carl Menger (1840-1921), consists of over 200 photographs of European economists who were known to Menger during his lifetime. Many of the men in the photographs were students of Menger, and others were colleagues who had made significant contributions to the field of economics. The photographs are signed, and many include a personal greeting to Menger, all written in German. According to Menger's grandaughter, Eva Menger, the photographs were assembled as...
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Scope and Contents The letter was written by George Craufurd of Rotterdam, a Dutch economist, to the Scottish economic writer, George Chalmers. In the letter, Craufurd discusses Chalmers' An estimate of the Comparative Strength of Great Britain during the present and four preceding reigns, and of the losses of her trade from every war since the revolution. He is specifically concerned with the question of bullion and its relation to the balance of trade. The manuscript is bound, and shelved with the...
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Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photostatic copies of pamhlets written, 1696-1697, by English economist, Charles Davenant. The copies were produced in the 1930s, and the location of the originals is described in the Provenance. Each photostatic copy is bound as a single volume."A Memorial concerning Creditt And the means and methods by which it may be restored" was written in 1696, and "A Memorial Concerning the Coyn of England," was written in 1697. Davenant wrote...
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of one holograph letter of March 29, 1822 by David Ricardo in which he explains his refusal to become a candidate for Member of Parliament from Liverpool. Apparently, Ricardo had been encouraged to stand for the Liverpool election. The letter cites the expense, anxiety, and future restraints on his time as reasons for declining and states his satisfaction with sitting for Portarlington, Ireland. The letter ends with remarks concerning options for paying duty by holders...
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of Political Economy/Economics range in date from 1892 to 1995. The types of records vary within this time span, different records having been kept at different times in the department's history. The record group is divided as follows: Series 1: Seminary Minutes and Gradebooks, 1892-1962 Series 2: Records of George E. Barnett, 1905-1938 Series 3: Evening Courses in Business Economics, 1916-1937 Subseries 1: William O. Weyforth,...
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Overview Frank Roy Rutter (1874-1926) was an economist and an authority on international trade and commerce. The collection consists of lectures and addresses on economics, 1893-1897, and correspondence, 1917-1919, while Rutter was Commercial Attaché in Tokoyo.
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Overview The collection consists of a report titled, "The Relief Department of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company," prepared for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The report was written by Johns Hopkins economist, George Ernest Barnett, and is dated August 31,1916.