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Alice Hanson Jones papers, 1700-1982

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0683
Bib ID 4078404 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Jones, Alice Hanson, 1904-1985
Title Alice Hanson Jones papers, 1700-1982
Physical Description 156 boxes (156 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged primarily by subject.

Description

Summary

Correspondence; manuscripts by Jones and others; subject files; reserach materials including inventories of deceased persons' estates, probate records arranged by state, microfilm of state and country financial records, and colonial maps; research data on file cards, punch cards, and computer printouts; teaching materials; and printed material. There is correspondence with Stuart Bruchey of the Columbia University Department of History. The collection includes 92 volumes from Jones' Library.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alice Hanson Jones papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Archival Materials

American Colonial Wealth Estimates, 1774 [Machine-readable data file]. Principal Investigator, Alice Hanson Jones. lst ICPSR ed: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, 1981: Address--Ann Arbor,Mich..

Files on decedante data at: the Newberry Library: Address--Chicago, Ill.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of the estate of Alice H. Jones via Washington University, St. Louis, Mo., 1985.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed RL 06/--/86.

Revision Description

2020-04-23 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

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Bruchey, Stuart Weems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economic History Association (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economic history Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historians Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.). Department of Economics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Economic historian best known for her studies of colonial American probate inventories and for her book"Wealth of a Nation to Be : the American Colonies on the Eve of the Revolution." Jones worked for the U.S. Bureau of Statistics, the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Department of Agriculture. She taught economics at Washington University, Saint Louis, Mo., 1963-1985.