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Charles Raymond Whittlesey PapersUPT 50 W627

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1928-1974
Extent
1.0 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. Please see Archives staff for rough inventory.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Charles Raymond Whittlesey was an economist, author and educator who specialized in monetary economics and monetary policy. He was received his B.A. from Philomath College, (1921), M.A. from American University of Beirut, (1924) and Ph.D., Princeton University (1928). He started his career as a member of the faculty at Princeton University (1925-1940), before joining the faculty of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (194-1967) where he would serve as the chairman of the Department of Finance (1945-1952, 1960-1963). Whittlesey was also an economist for Penn Mutual Insurance Co. (1941-1961).

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Contents include his notes and exam taken as a Ph.D. student (1925-1926); syllabi, outlines, exams and lecture notes for courses he gave at Princeton U. (1938-1940) and U. of Pennsylvania (1963-1964); notes and memos recorded while a Fellow in Europe for Social Science Research Council (1935-1936); typescripts of memos, addresses and essays (1933-1974); rough drafts and unpublished manuscripts; a selction of publications; also includes correspondence relating to publications and professional consulting.

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
Economics — Study and teaching.
International finance — Addresses, essays, lectures.
Monetary policy — Addresses, essays, lectures.

Inventory

 

Personal papers, notebooks, correspondence, manuscripts and publications 

Box

Folder

Notes and exam from course in Economic Theory taken at Princeton 1925-26 – given by Prof. Frank A. Fetter 

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Graduate course given at Princeton for Ph.D. students 

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Lecture notes for senior course given at Princeton – last term, Spring 1940 

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Notes and memos 1935-36 – Interviews with economists while on sabbatical in Europe 

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Finance 1-A – Lectures 1963-64 – Wharton 

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Talks 1950’s 

 1

 

Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. – 1940’s – memos and talks to officers (2 folders) 

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Talks to Penn Mutual officers 1960-61 

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Report done for Social Science Research Council, 1938 

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Memo to Congress – Joint Economic Committee, 1963 

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Memos to Chemical Foundation, 1933 (consultant relationship) 

 1

 

Memos – Federal Reserve System – 1966-68 

 1

 

Correspondence – text book 

 1

 

Encyclopedia Britannica – memo – restructuring of E.B. 1968 

 1

 

Encyclopedia Britannica – Banking Money Revisions 1972 

 1

 

Moral Suasion – Today’s setting (published 1974) (chapter in festschrift) 

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Memos – rough drafts and some correspondence (never published) 

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Bank Earnings – significant unpublished article – presenting new ideas attacking some old ones, many points were not understood by the editors 

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Foreign Investment – draft (unfinished of MS) 1930’s 

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Publications – (includes list) 

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