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Allan Murray Cartter papers, 1952-1975
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Description
Allan Murray Cartter (1922-1976) was an accomplished economist, scholar, and professor. He is known for his many contributions in graduate education evaluation, income analysis, and research in education. The collection contains a sampling of some his academic and professional contributions, mainly from the latter years of his career as an educator and administrator.
Background
Allan Murray Cartter (1922-1976) was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. He completed his undergraduate studies at Colgate University where he received his B.A. in 1946. He attended Yale University where he earned his M.A. in 1949 and his Ph.D. in1952. He also served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1945. Cartter served dual positions as both professor in the Duke Economics Department and as Dean of the Graduate School from 1959 to 1962. In 1963, Cartter secured a new professorship at New York University, where he later served as the university chancellor from 1966 to 1972. He was also served as vice president of the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C from 1963 to 1966. In 1973, Cartter accepted a position at UCLA where he was Professor of Higher Education and Director of the Laboratory for Research on Higher Education.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. 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.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.