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Register of the Henry D. (Henry Dudley) Lytton Papers, 1938-1988
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Henry D. (Henry Dudley) Lytton Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1988.
    Collection Number: 86014
    Creator: Lytton, Henry D. (Henry Dudley), 1909-
    Collection Size: 5 manuscript boxes (2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports and other writings, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, and printed matter, relating to economic aspects of geopolitics, especially during World War II and the Korean War; the efficacy of bombing policy during World War II; measurement of productivity in both industry and the public sector; Peruvian industrial productivity; demand for nickel in the United States; and development of Lebanese exports.
    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], Henry D. (Henry Dudley) Lytton papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.


    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. Board of Economic Warfare.
    United States. Army Air Forces.
    World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects.
    Strategic materials.
    World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
    Civil service--Labor productivity.
    Labor productivity--Peru.
    Nickel industry--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    Labor productivity.
    Korean War, 1950-1953.

    Biographical Note

    1909, Nov. 10 Born, Chicago, Illinois
    1936-1938 Assistant to the President, International Statistics Bureau
    1938-1939 Director, Research and Statistics, General Tung Oil Corporation
    1939-1941 Assistant Editor, Ogden Publishing Company
    1941-1942 Assistant Industrial Economist, Textiles and Fibers, War Production Board
    1942 Commodity Specialist, Board of Economic Warfare
    1942-1945 Intelligence Specialist, U.S. Army Air Forces
    1945- Economic and Management Consultant
    1950-1951 Industrial Economist, New York Quartermaster Procurement Agency
    1951-1953 Industrial Specialist, Office of Defense Mobilization
    1954 Research Assistant, Hoover Commission
    1954 Executive Director, Benefits Field Supervision, Veterans Administration
    1964-1965 Industrial Productivity Measurement Consultant, U.S. Aid Mission to Peru
    1968 Consultant, Manufacturing Division, U.N. Conference on Trade and Development, Lebanon
    1971 Visiting Lecturer, Advanced World Training Center, International Labour Office, Turin, Italy