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Guide to the Stanford University, Department of Economics, Records
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Description
Collection includes correspondence between the head of the department and the dean's office pertaining to curriculum, staffing, enrollments, budgets, and other administrative matters, 1945-55. Correspondents include Merrill K. Bennett, Bernard F. Haley, Clarence H. Faust, Edward S. Shaw, Ray Faulkner, and Kenneth J. Arrow. Of note in these files are correspondence and forms from the ASSU on a proposed faculty rating system, 1950, and a report on grade distributions in lower level courses in all schools for the 1948/49 year (both in box 1, folder 3). Other records include correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals and syllabi pertaining to national emergency courses, 1941-43; the Ford Foundation grant for research in economics, 1950-62; the proposed program in American studies, 1953; and the Committee on International Studies, 1947-48. The collection also includes annual reports from the department to the President, 1951-61.
Extent
1 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
Access: partially restricted; consult the University Archivist for assistance.