Johns Hopkins University. Department of Political Economy
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The records of the Department of Political Economy/Economics range in date from 1892 to 1995. The types of records vary within this time span, different records having been kept at different times in the department's history. The record group is divided as follows: Series 1: Seminary Minutes and Gradebooks, 1892-1962 Series 2: Records of George E. Barnett, 1905-1938 Series 3: Evening Courses in Business Economics, 1916-1937 Subseries 1: William O. Weyforth,...
Overview Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. was born in Baltimore in 1903. During the 1930s, he served in the Maryland legislature. In 1938, he founded the Mount Vernon Improvement Association and spent much of the rest of his life fighting to retain the original architectural integrity of Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. He was also a founder of the Johns Hopkins University Milton S. Eisenhower Library's Friends of the Library. The collection of Douglas Huntly Gordon, Jr. consists mostly of items related to his...
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Overview The collection consists of a report titled, "The Relief Department of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company," prepared for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The report was written by Johns Hopkins economist, George Ernest Barnett, and is dated August 31,1916.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, and subject files related to Evans's work and research. The material spans 1927-1960 and thus covers the bulk of his career. The collection was originally in Eagle file boxes, primarily in chronological segments divided alphabetically; the file box headings were transferred to the file folders. For the most part, the divisions were chronological; however, there was also a group of papers labeled "Committees and...
Abstract Jacob Harry Hollander was born in Baltimore in 1871 and was appointed by Presidents McKinley and T. Roosevelt to represent the United States in economic policy abroad. The papers date from 1895-1940 and are largely Hollander's professional correspondence dealing with his teaching at Hopkins, his writings on economic theory, and his work in the areas of social welfare and economic reform.