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Register of the Harry S. Kantor Papers, 1948-1977.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harry S. Kantor Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1977
    Collection number: 81049
    Creator: Kantor, Harry S., 1903-
    Collection Size: 32 manuscript boxes (13.3 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, memoranda, notes, legislation, and printed matter, relating to the American labor force, wages and hours regulation, unemployment and retirement benefits, encouragement of inventors in the United States, and the enactment of a minimum wage law in the Philippines.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    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], Harry S. Kantor Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.


    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.

    Access Points

    United States. Dept. of Labor.
    Labor laws and legislation--Philippines.
    Labor laws and legislation--United States.
    United States--Politics and government.
    Inventors--United States.

    Biographical Note

    1903, November 3 Born, Russia
    1924 B.A., Columbia University
    1925 M.A., Columbia University
    1926-1938 Staff, Department of Agriculture and other government agencies
    1938-1955 Price analyst, economist, statistician, Department of Labor
    1954 Member, U.S. delegation to negotiate current trade agreement with the Philippine Islands
    1955-1958 Assistant administrator, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour and Public Contracts Division
    1958-1969 Analyst, Department of Labor, Office of Research and Development
    1963-1977 Member, Department of Commerce, National Inventors Council