Overview of the V. Orval (Vervon Orval) Watts papers

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Overview of the V. Orval (Vervon Orval) Watts papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.

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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

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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.