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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: V. Orval (Vervon Orval) Watts papers
    Dates: 1920-1983
    Collection Number: 83064
    Creator: Watts, Vervon Orval, 1898-
    Collection Size: 22 manuscript boxes (8.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, syllabi, instructional materials, clippings, and printed matter, relating to economic conditions in the United States and economic theory, especially laissez-faire economics.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], V. Orval (Vervon Orval) Watts papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1983.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    1898 Born, Manitoba, Canada
    1918 Graduated from University of Manitoba
    1923 A.M., Harvard University
    circa 1920s Ph.D., Harvard University
    circa 1925-1939 Taught at various colleges and universities, including Clark University, Harvard University, Wellesley, Antioch College, Carlton College, Claremont Men's College, Pepperdine University, and Campbell College
    1939 Economist, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
    1944 Author, Do We Want Free Enterprise?
    1946- Economic advisor, Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
    1952 Author, Away From Freedom
    1954 Author, Union Monopoly
    1955 Author, United Nations: Planned Tyranny
    1963-1984 Director of economic education and chairman of the Division of Social Studies, Northwood University
    1976 Author, Politics vs. Prosperity

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, notes, syllabi, instructional materials, clippings, and printed matter, relating to economic conditions in the United States and economic theory, especially laissez-faire economics.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Economics.
    Laissez-faire.
    United States--Economic conditions.
    Economists.