This collection consists of manuscripts, lectures, articles, speeches, correspondence, memos, photographs, scrapbooks, and
printed materials related to the life and career of economics professor Thomas Nixon Carver. Carver was the author of many
The Distribution of Wealth (1913),
Essays in Social Justice (1915), and
Principles of National Economy (1921). Correspondents include Herbert Hoover, Albert B. Hart, Max Farrand, William Allen White, and Robert G. Sproul.
Carver was born near Kirkville, IA, in 1865; BA, Univ. of Southern CA, 1891; Ph.D, Cornell, 1894; assoc. professor of economics,
Oberlin College, 1894-1900; professor, Harvard, 1900-32; advisor in agriculture economics, USDA, 1913-15; advisor, editorial
and research division, National Republican Party, 1936; professor of economics, UCLA, 1934-35 and 1938-39; professor, Occidental
College, 1939-40; author of many books, including The Distribution of Wealth (1913), Essays in Social Justice (1915), and Principles of National Economy (1921); died in 1961.
12 boxes (6 linear ft.)
1 oversize box.
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are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
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Regents do not hold the copyright.
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