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Finding Aid for the Thomas Nixon Carver papers, 1910-1961, bulk 1932-1961
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Thomas Nixon Carver papers
    Date (bulk): 1910-1961, bulk 1932-1961
    Collection number: 858
    Creator: Carver, Thomas Nixon, 1865-1961.
    Extent: 12 boxes (6 linear ft.) 1 oversize box.
    Abstract: 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.
    Language: Finding aid is written in English.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Margaret Leighton, 1964.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Thomas Nixon Carver papers (Collection Number 858). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    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. Correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Albert B. Hart, Max Farrand, William Allen White, and Robert G. Sproul.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (boxes 1-2)
    2. Manuscript articles, speeches, etc. (boxes 3-10)
    3. Printed writings (boxes 11-12)
    4. Clippings of articles by Carver (box 13).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Carver, Thomas Nixon, 1865-1961 --Archives.
    Economists --United States --Archival resources.
    Universities and colleges --Faculty --United States --Archival resources.