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Alfred H. Williams Papers

UPT 50 W721

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1915-1955
Extent
10.0 Cubic feet

PROVENANCE

The Alfred H. Williams Papers were donated to the University of Pennsylvania by Alfred H. Williams in June 1958 (accession number 58-14).

ARRANGEMENT

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

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Alfred Hector Williams (1893-1974) received his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1915, and his Ph.D from Penn in 1924. He was a professor of industry at the Wharton School, and dean from 1939-1941. Williams was president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia from 1941-1958. He was also a life trustee of the University of Pennsylvania.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The Alfred H. Williams Papers consists of Williams correspondence files, and files related to the University of Pennsylvania.

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity.
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.
University of Pennsylvania. Board of Trustees.
University of Pennsylvania. General Alumni Society.
University of Pennsylvania.

Inventory

 

Personal Papers 

Box

Folder

Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity 

 1

 

American Academy of Political and Social Science 

 1

 

American Philosophical Society 

 1

 

American Philosophical Society, Wistar Association 

 2

 

Bank Officers Club 

 2

 

Biographical sketches and recommendations, 1955 

 2

 

Christian Association, Correspondence 

 2

 

Christian Association, Pamphlets and Reports 

 2

 

Christ Church 

 2

 

Eisenhower Exchange Fellowships 

 2

 

Fels and Co. 

 2

 

Fels Fund 

 2

 

Greater Philadelphia Movement 

 3

 

Greater Philadelphia Movement (coot.) 

 4

 

Hering Foundation 

 5

 

Invitations to speak, 1955 

 5

 

Junior Achievement of Philadelphia 

 5

 

Junior Board of Commerce of Philadelphia 

 5

 

Laymen’s Movement for a Christian World, Inc. 

 5

 

Longwood Foundation 

 5

 

Midday Club 

 5

 

National Arboretum 

 5

 

New School of Music 

 6

 

Philadelphia Award 

 6

 

Philadelphia Conservation, Inc. 

 6

 

Roadside Councils, Pa. and other states 

 6

 

Rolling Green Golf Club 

 6

 

Society of Friends of the Lard 

 6

 

State Planning Board 

 6

 

State Teachers College at Cheyney 

 6

 

Sunday Breakfast Club 

 6

 

Swarthmore College 

 6

 

Swarthmore College (cont.) 

 7

 

Swarthmore Methodist Church 

 7

 

Welsh Society 

 7

 

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia 

 7

 

World Council of Churches 

 7

 

University of Pennsylvania: 

Admissions 

 7

 

Associated Univ. of Penna. Clubs 

 7

 

Benjamin Franklin Associates 

 7

 

Business Manager and Comptroller offices 

 7

 

Christian Association 

 7

 

Class of 1915 

 7

 

Diagnostic Clinic 

 7

 

Friars Senior Society 

 7

 

General Alumni Society 

 7

 

General Correspondence 

 7

 

Graduate School of Medicine 

 7

 

Greenfield Center 

 7

 

Guggenheim Cup Award (U. of P. Club of N.Y.) 

 7

 

International House of Philadelphia 

 7

 

Institute of Humanistic Studies 

 7

 

Institute of Urban Studies 

 7

 

Miscellaneous Alumni Associations 

 7

 

Miscellaneous Articles 

 7

 

University Museum, Board of Managers 

 7

 

National Federation of Settlements and Neighborhood Centers (Fels Fund) 

 7

 

Physical Science Building 

 7

 

Presidency of the University pf Penna. Rehabilitation Center 

 8

 

School of Dentistry 

 8

 

School of Veterinary Medicine 

 8

 

Trustees 

 8

 

Valley Forge Properties 

 8

 

Wharton School 

 8

 

Reports, Annual report, 1955/56 

 8

 

Reports, Administrative Survey 

 8

 

Trustees, Stated Minutes of Trustees 

 9

 

Trustees, Executive Board 

 9

 

Survey of the Organization 

 9

 

Survey of the Organization (cont.) 

 10

 

Miscellaneous reports. 

 10