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Finding Aid for the Thomas Nixon Carver papers, 1910-1961, bulk 1932-1961
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Description
This collection consists of manuscripts, lectures, articles, speeches, correspondence, memos, photographs, scrapbooks, and printed materials related to the life and career of economics professor Thomas Nixon Carver. Carver was the author of many books, including The Distribution of Wealth (1913), Essays in Social Justice (1915), and Principles of National Economy (1921). Correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Albert B. Hart, Max Farrand, William Allen White, and Robert G. Sproul.
Background
Carver was born near Kirkville, IA, in 1865; BA, Univ. of Southern CA, 1891; Ph.D, Cornell, 1894; assoc. professor of economics, Oberlin College, 1894-1900; professor, Harvard, 1900-32; advisor in agriculture economics, USDA, 1913-15; advisor, editorial and research division, National Republican Party, 1936; professor of economics, UCLA, 1934-35 and 1938-39; professor, Occidental College, 1939-40; author of many books, including The Distribution of Wealth (1913), Essays in Social Justice (1915), and Principles of National Economy (1921); died in 1961.
Extent
12 boxes (6 linear ft.) 1 oversize box.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.