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Wesley Clair Mitchell papers, 1898-1953

Series IX: [X] Miscellaneous

8 Boxes: Boxes 25-27; 41-45

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Box 25 1900 [n.d.]; (1 & 2); [by WCM?]; typed and carbon ms 204 p; "Statistics of Occupations in the Eleventh Census" part of T.'CM Census monograph., 1900


Box 25 1915 Feb 11; hol 7 p; copy 3 p; "Why the Country Needs Women Voters"; talk to Women's Political Union., 1915


Box 25 1915 Feb 19; hol 5 p; "Use of Statistics in Business"; lecture at Harvard., 1915


Box 25 1915 Sep 6; hol 11 p; copy 9 p; "Social Progress and Social Science"; talk to San Francisco Radical Club., 1915


Box 25 1916 Apr 17; hol 1 p; copy 1 p; "Reasons for Studying Socialism"; sent to Intercollegiate Socialist Society., 1916


Box 25 1917 Apr 25; hol 4 p; copy 4 p; "Housewives as Voters"; talk to Household Arts Economics Club (Teachers College)., 1917


Box 25 1917 Oct 26; hol 4 p.; "Measuring the Fluctuations of Securities"; talk to Association of Finance Statisticians., 1917


Box 25 1917 Oct 50; hol 4 p; copy 3 p; "Social" Importance of Statistics"; talk to National Workmen's Compensation Service Bureau's Comittee on Statistics., 1917


Box 25 1917 [n.d.]; carbon ms 4 p; "Economics"; for American Year Book, 1917., 1917


Box 25 1920 Jan 27; carbon ms 16 p; "Social Problems and the Social Sciences"; talk to a church club., 1920


Box 25 1920 Feb 5; carbon ms 2 p; copy 2 o; "The New School for Social Research"; letter to Editor of New York Evening Post., 1920


Box 25 1920 Feb 22; carbon ms 14 p; "Scientific Method in Treating Social Problems"; talk to church group., 1920


Box 25 1920 Mar 8; hol 8 p; "Causes of the High Cost of Living"; talk to Junior League., 1920


Box 25 1920 refer 24; hol 9 p; "Prospects of Economics"; talk to Columbia Political Economy Club., 1920


Box 25 1920 Mar 31; carbon ms 6 p; copy 4 p; "The New School for Social Research"; letter to Editor of New York Evening Post., 1920


Box 25 1920 Apr 21; hol 5 p; "The Commonwealth School"; talk to teachers and parents., 1920


Box 25 1920 May 17; hol 2 p; talk to NB staff conference on NB organization, function, progress, and plans., 1920 May


Box 25 1920 Aug 14; hol 9 p; copy 7 p; "The l\&n School for Social Research"; talk: to friends at Greensboro., 1920


Box 25 1920 [n.d.] hol 20 p; "The New School for Social Research - Work of the First Term; Researches under way; Suggestions concerning future development"., 1920


Box 25 Folder X56 1920 [n.d.] "Announcement11, 1920-21, of New School; lists 2 WCM courses., 1920


Box 25 1921 Feb 10; typed and hol ms; Distribution of Income; 1st lecture (new School): course plans; income distribution and economic theory - .Malthus, Corn Laws, Ricardo, Say, J. Mill, J.S. Mill, Austrians, Marshall; quantitative work; national income; attached - catalogue description of course; quotes: A. Young, Rorty, King (wealth and income statistics)., 1921


Box 25 1921 Feb 17; hol 4 p; Distribution of Income; 2d lecture; national income estimation, income classifications, bibliography., 1921


Box 25 1921 Feb 24; hol 2 p; Distribution of Income; 3d lecture: King's income estimates, 1921


Box 25 1921 Mar 3 ; hol 5 p; Distribution of Income; 4th lecture; personal income distribution - King, Pareto's -Law, Macauley., 1921


Box 25 1921 Max 9; carbon ms 1 p; Distribution of Income; list of students., 1921


Box 25 1921 Mar 10; hol 5 p; Distribution of Income; 5th lecture; personal income distribution statistics, effects of war and business cycle., 1921


Box 25 1921 Mar 17; hol 8 p; Distribution of Income; 6th lecture; war and income distribution., 1921


Box 25 1921 Mar 31; hol 2 p; Distribution of Income; savings, laws of distribution., 1921


Box 25 1921 Mar 31; see 4/7/21 X, 1921, 4/7/21


Box 25 1921 .Apr 7; hol 6 p; Distribution of Income; 8th lecture; static and causal distribution theory; quantification; Kuznets., 1921


Box 25 1921 Apr 8; hol 4 p; "National Income and its Distribution"; talk to Washington section of ASA (E. Goldenweiser)., 1921


Box 25 1921 Apr 14; hol 1 p; Distribution of Income; Knauth estimates., 1921


Box 25 1921 Apr 21; hol 11 p; Distribution of Income; 10th lecture; Bowley's and Williams' estimates for United Kingdom., 1921


Box 25 1921 Apr 28; hol 3 p; Distribution of Income; meaning of national income; taxation and national product measurement., 1921


Box 25 1921 Apr 28; see 5/5/21 X., 1921, 5/5/21


Box 25 1921 May 5; hol 9 p; Distribution of Income; 12th lecture; taxation - M.C. Rorty letter (3/18/21)., 1921 May


Box 25 1921 May 19; hol 7 p; Distribution of Income; final lecture; quantitative economics and economic theory; problems of production., 1921 May


Box 25 1921 May 26; hol 4 p; "Best Form of Index Numbers" talk to Carl Snyder's staff at Federal Reserve Bank of New York., 1921 May


Box 25 1922 Jan 6; typed and hol and carbon ms 4 p; "Price Statistics"; special lecture at New School; attached - list of index numbers, information sources, classes of prices., 1922


Box 25 1922 Jan 24; carbon ms 7 p; "Financial Policy and its Relation to the Price Level"; address before President's Conference on Agricultural problems., 1922


Box 25 1922 Feb 6; carbon ms 10 p; "Annual Report of the Directors of Research" of the NB., 1922


Box 25 1922 Mar 30; hol & mimeographed ms 13 p; "Economic Research as a Career"; talk to Columbia Economics Club; attached - description of W. Charter's How to Sell at Retail, list of economic research bureaus., 1922


Box 25 1922 July 8 [publication date]; carbon ms 7 p; review of A. Pound's Iron Man in Industry (published in New York Evening Post as "Men and Machines"), 1922 July 8


Box 25 1922 Fall; typed ms 5 p; "Recommendations for Research Work of the Staff during the coming Winter and Spring" (NB)., 1922


Box 25 1923 Jan 18; hol 7 p; "Distribution of Income in the United States; talk to Educational Department, International Ladies Garment Workers Union., 1923


Box 25 1923 Feb 5; carbon ms 21 p; "Annual Report of the Director of Research" (NB)., 1923


Box 25 1923 Mar 1; carbon ms 7 p; "National Bureau of Economic Research and its Work"., 1923


Box 25 1923 Apr 7 [publication date]; carbon ms 11 p; "'Capitalist Civilization'"; review of S. and B.Webb's Decay of Capitalist Civilization (published, New York Evening Post, as "Is Capitalism Decaying?"), 1923


Box 25 1923 May 13; carbon 9 p; "Work of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc."; statement for Pritchett., 1923 May


Box 25 1923 Oct 30; carbon ms 3 p; review of R. Zon and W. Sparhawk's Forest Resources of the World., 1923


Box 25 1923 Nov 1; carbon ms 4 p; "Current "Work of the National. Bureau of Economic Research"., 1923


Box 25 1923 Nov 7; carbon ms 5 p; review of B. Russell's Prospects of Industrial Civilization (published, in New York Evening Post, as "Social Evolution")., 1923


Box 25 1923 Dec 5; hol 8 p; "Forecasts of the Social Future"; talk to Columbia Social Problems Club., 1923


Box 25 1923 Dec 24; carbon ms 4 p; "Report to the Representatives of the American Economic Association upon the Social Science Research Council" (with H. Secrist)., 1923



Box 26 1924 Feb 25; hol 9 p; "Business Hazards"; talk to Shareholders meeting of Our Cooperative Cafeteria, Inc. (on consumer co-ops)., 1924


Box 26 1924 Mar 25; carbon ms 4 p; "Social Research Needs of Columbia University"; revision of memorandum prepared for Seligman by Ogburn (E.R.A.S.), 1924


Box 26 1924 Apr 3; typed and carbon ms (2 copies) 2 p; introduction of B. Russell at League for Industrial Democracy dinner., 1924


Box 26 1924 Dec 15; carbon ms 2 p; "Current Work of the National Bureau for Economic Research"., 1924


Box 26 1925 Feb 2; mimeograph ms 10 p; "Annual Report of the Directors of Research" (NB) (with gay)., 1925


Box 26 1925 Feb 19; hol 1 p; introduction for Franklin., 1925


Box 26 1925 Mar 3; hol 1 p; copy 2 p; "Origin and Functions of the NBER"; talk to luncheon given by G. May., 1925


Box 26 1925 Mar [?]; [publication date]; carbon ms 7 p; "Quantitative Method in Economic Theory"., 1925


Box 26 1925 Sep 1; hol 6 p; "The Social Sciences"; talk to session of conference of psychologists and SSRC members., 1925


Box 26 1925 Dec 3; hol 2 p; copy 2 p; "Importance of Literary Form in Economic Theory"; talk to Columbia Political Economy Club., 1925


Box 26 1925 Dec 14; hol 5 p; "Trend of Economic Research in Industry"; talk to National Research Council, Division of Engineering and Industrial Research., 1925


Box 26 1925 Dec 30; hol 4 p; copy 4 p; "Contribution of the Social Sciences"; talk: American Association for Labor Legislation., 1925


Box 26 1926 Feb 1; carbon ms 13 p; "Annual Report of the Directors of Research" (NB) (with Gay), 1926


Box 26 1926 Feb 7; mimeograph ms 19 p; "Annual Report of the Directors of Research" (NB) (with Gay)., 1926


Box 26 1926 Feb 25; hol 9 p; copy 6 p; "Economic Service of Merchants"; address to National Builders, Supply Association; attached - dinner program., 1926


Box 26 1926 Dec 13; carbon ms 2 p; "Report upon the Work of Lesley Clair Mitchell in, 1926


Box 26 1926" (NE).


Box 26 1926 Dec 18; typed ms 3 p; "Report of the Committee on Research Fellowships" (SSRC)., 1926


Box 26 1927 Feb 1; mimeograph ms 19 p; (2 copies); "Annual Report of the Directors of Research" (NE) (with Gay)., 1927


Box 26 1927 Feb 10; hol 4 p; copy 3 p; "Methods of work"; talk to Columbia Political Economy Club., 1927


Box 26 1927 Apr 2; typed ms 2 p; "Report of the Committee on Research Fellowships" SSRC)., 1927


Box 26 1927 Dec 27; typed and carbon ms 6 p; discussion of "Present Status and Future Prospects of Quantitative Economics"; AEA meeting., 1927


Box 26 1928 Mar 12; carbon ms 9 p; "Commercial Education and the Scientific Spirit"., 1928


Box 26 1929 Feb 14; mimeograph ms 9 p; "Science in Business"; talk to Bureau of Personnel Administration., 1929


Box 26 1929 Nov 8; carbon ms 14 p; "Institute for Research rim the Social Sciences"; address to Association of American Universities., 1929


Box 26 1929 [n.d.]; carbon as 5 p; Foreword to P. Brissenden's Earnings of Factory Workers, 1899-1927 WCM note to L. Wolman., 1929, 1899-1927


Box 26 1930 Dec 29; hol 6 p; talk on history and work of SSRC., 1930


Box 26 1931 Mar 9 to 15; carbon ms 22 p; "Consumption and Leisure as a; Field for Research"., 1931


Box 26 1931 Nov 5; hol 4 p; "Department of Economics at Oxford"; talk to economics tutors at Oxford., 1931


Box 26 1931 Nov 25; hol 6 p; "Response to toast by Hodgskin" at Balliol College dinner; on business cycles, England, social Sciences., 1931


Box 26 Folder X45 1931 [n.d.]; printed 8 p; (17 copies); Bibliography of Wesley Clair Mitchell: from Bibliography of the Faculty of Political Science, Columbia University 1880-1930"., 1931


Box 26 1932 Jan 1; hol 8 p; "Tools of Economics"; talk to teachers of economics conference (in England)., 1932


Box 26 1932 Feb 23; hol 6 p; "Organization of Economic Teaching"; talk to economics tutors at Keble [?] College., 1932


Box 26 [1932 Mar 22?]; hol 3 p; "Economic Trends in the U.S."; talk to Harvard freshmen.


Box 26 1932 July 1; hol 6 p; "Outline made while working on Introduction to Recent Social Trends"., 1932 July


Box 26 1932 Oct 13; hol 11 p; copy 8 p; "Economics at the English Universities"; talk to Columbia Economics Club., 1932


Box 26 Folder X57 [1932 ?]; hol 3 p; suggestions for address as chairman of Section K. of AAAS.


Box 26 Folder X58 [1932 ?]; hol 5 p; "International Factors in American Life"; attached - population statistics notes.


Box 26 1933 Jan 27; hol 2 p; copy 2 p; "Social Trends and Education"; talk to Bureau of Educational Experiments., 1933


Box 26 1933 Feb 2; hol 9 p; copy 7 p; "Social Trends and Education"; talk at Lincoln School., 1933


Box 26 1933 Feb 24; typed ms 20 p; "Economics Trends in the U.S."; address to Falk Foundation dinner., 1933


Box 26 (1)1933 Mar 1; hol 5 p; copy 5 p; "Social Trends and Education"; lecture to Teachers College Class.


Box 26 (2)1933 Mar 1; mimeograph ms 11 p; "Recent Social Changes"; address to Teachers Colleges; with introduction by J.*. Clark and carbon letter to WCM by secretary on receipt of address copy (7/15/33).


Box 26 1933 Sep 14; hol 2 p; copy 2 p; talk on 10th anniversary of SSRC., 1933


Box 26 1934 Apr 4; hol 4 p; copy 3 p; talk to Memorial Meeting for Harriet Johnson; attached - program., 1934


Box 26 1934 Apr 16; hol 10 p; copy 6 p; talk on aims of education - Oxford and U.S., 1934


Box 26 (1)1934 Sep 21; hol 1 p; "Trend of Economics"; talk to honor students at University of California.


Box 26 (2)1934 Sep 21; hol 4 p; "Research in the Social Sciences"; talk to Institute of Social Science, University of California.


Box 26 1934 Sep 22; hol 1 p; "Role of Crisis in Social Evolution"; talk at University of California., 1934


Box 26 1934 Oct 4; carbon ms 4 p; "Need for Economic Education"; talk on radio., 1934


Box 26 1934 Nov 21; hol 5 p; copy 5 p; "'Max Lerner Group'"; talk on social groups and conflicts on the U.S., Marx and Veblen., 1934


Box 26 1934 Dec 17; mimeographed and printed, seating list and program for WCM birthday dinner., 1934


Box 26 1934 Dec 18; 1 p; newspaper clipping on birthday dinner., 1934


Box 26 1934 Dec 23; hol 2 p; copy excerpt 1 p; list of suggested topics for Harvard Tercentenary address; quotes by H. Brown, Woodbridge for same., 1934


Box 26 1935 June [?]; printed 2 of review by James of Economic Essays Contributed in Honor of Wesley Clair Mitchell, 1935 June


Box 26 1935 Sep 7; hol 4 p; "Shawnee"; economic research organization plans, history of NB., 1935


Box 26 1936 Apr 16; hol 4 p; talk to Memorial Meeting for James Harvey Robinson., 1936


Box 26 1936 Jun 13; printed 1 p; review by E. Ginzberg of What Veblen Taught., 1936


Box 26 1936 Jun 17; printed 1 p ; review by S. Hook What Veblen Taught., 1936


Box 26 1936 Dec [?]; carbon ms 5 p; "Appendix B; Note on Statistical Organization in the United States Prior to the Organization of The Central Statistical Board" [by WCM?]., 1936


Box 26 Folder X47 [1936 ?]; carbon ms 1 p; bibliography of WCM, 1936.


Box 26 Folder X46 [1936 ?]; hol 4 p; copy 6 p; "Intelligence and the Guidance of Economic Evolution"; Harvard Tercentenary address.


Box 26 1937 Apr 7; hol and typed ms 4 p, printed; introduction of speakers at Academy of Political Science session on Economic and Financial Policies of the U.S.; attached - program (speakers: R. Warren, white, V?. Culbertson, Sayre)., 1937


Box 26 1937 May 11; carbon ms 3 p; copy 3 p; address on and to National Institute of Social Sciences., 1937 May


Box 26 1937 July 31; printed 2 p; review by L. Lyon of 3ASM., 1937 July


Box 26 1937 Sep [?]; printed 2 p; review by E.P. Brown of BASM., 1937


Box 26 Folder X50 [1937 ?]; carbon 1 p; WCM bibliography, 1937.


Box 26 [1937 ?]; printed, copy 1 p; review by H. Mussey of BASA.


Box 26 1938 Dec 27; typed ms 8 p; "Scientists as Citizens"; address to AAAS meeting, Rotary Club luncheon., 1938


Box 26 1933 Dec 29; carbon ms 10 p; copy 9 p; "Science and the State of Mind"; address to American Science Teachers Association., 1933


Box 26 1938 Dec [?]; printed 2 p; cover of Virginia Journal of Education with WCM photograph and message on use of science., 1938



Box 27 1939 Mar 16; hol 3 p; talk at dinner honoring Eveline L. Burns., 1939


Box 27 1939 Mar 27 to May 15; mimeograph outline 7 p; outline of seminar 315 on imperialism; with bibliography., 1939


Box 27 1939 Apr 25; hol 5 p; copy 3 p; talk to New School Anniversary dinner on its early history., 1939


Box 27 1939 Apr 27; hol 5 p;2copies 5 p; "Social Unit Plan"; talk at dinner to present plan., 1939


Box 27 1939 May 2; hol 23 p; talk on R. Lynd's Knowledge for What to Columbia Economics Club., 1939 May


Box 27 1933 May 25; "Technological and Social Change"; talk to Bank Street students(3 p), 1933 May


Box 27 1339 Oct 11; hol 5 p; "Impact of War on the Economy of the U.S."; talk to Columbia Economics Club., 1339


Box 27 1953 Oct 13; hol 3 p; "What the national Bureau is and Does"; talk to Advisory Conference on Financial Research., 1953


Box 27 1939 Oct 20; typed ms 2 p; copy 1 p; "Debt of the Social Sciences to John Dewey"; talk in honor of his 80th birthday., 1939


Box 27 1959 Oct 21; hol 2 p; copy 2 p; "Resources for Building America"; introductory talk at John Dewey's 80th birthday Conference: conference program attached., 1959


Box 27 1939 Nov 20; carbon ms 9 p; summary of meeting to discuss plans for University National Bureau. Committee, 1939


Box 27 1959 Dec 1; typed ms 13 p; excerpt copy 7 p; "Integration of the Social Sciences"; talk at 10th anniversary of University of Chicago Social Sciences Building; meetings program attached., 1959


Box 27 1959 Dec 27; hol 7 p; "Public Relations of Science"; broadcast of AAAS address with introduction., 1959


Box 27 1939 Dec 29; carbon ms 7 p; "Feeling and Thinking in Scientific Work"; talk to Pi Gamma Mu, Columbus, Ohio., 1939


Box 27 1939 Dec [?]; [publication date]; carbon ms 5 p; "Edward Robert Anderson Seligman, 1931-1939"., 1939


Box 27 Folder X51 [1933 ?]; typed 2 p; r/CV. bibliography for J. Dorfman.


Box 27 Folder X49 [1939 ?]; typed ms 21 p; copy 17 p; series of papers: "How the National Bureau's Program is Made", "Choosing the Subjects of Research", "Estimates of National Income as a guide to Economic Reason", "Limitations on the Number of Undertakings", "Investigations should Contribute to One Another" [by WCM?]


Box 27 1940 May 1; hol 3 p; carbon ms 8 p; address at dinner in honor of Vladimir Simkhovitch., 1940 May


Box 27 1940 Lvov 11; typed and hol and carbon ins 23 p; copy 13 p; "National Unity and Intellectual Freedom"; address to American Committee for Democracy and Intellectual Freedom"., 1940


Box 27 1941 Dec 12; hol 27 p; "Economics and the Formation of Public Policies"; talk to Columbia Economics Club., 1941


Box 27 1940 Dec 23; hol 8 p; typed ms 6 p; "Economic Effects of the Civil War"; talk to AEA meeting., 1940


Box 27 1942 Feb 10; typed ms 3 p; "why Keep Prices Down?", 1942


Box 27 1942 Apr 19; hol 2 p; "Research in Industry"; talk to meeting of Universities N3 Committee., 1942


Box 27 1942 Dec 7; carbon ms 35 p; "What Should the Ordinary Citizen Know about Economics?", 1942


Box 27 (1)1943 Feb 3; typed ms 35 p; "What Should the Ordinary Citizen Know?; about Economics?" (12/7/42 draft with comments by A.F*. Bums).


Box 27 (2)1943 Feb 8; carbon ms 27 p; "What Should the Ordinary Citizen Know about Economics?" (2nd draft).


Box 27 1943 Mar/ 20; hol 10 p; "Wartime Prosperity and the Future"; talk to Bank Street students., 1943


Box 27 Folder X7 [1944 ?]; typed 20 p; printed 3 p; \"C'A bibliography.


Box 27 1945 Hay 11; hol and typed ms 23 p; copy 25 p; "Fifty Years as an Economist"; talk to Columbia Economics Club., 1945


Box 27 1945 June 6; hol 11 p; "Regional Research"; talk at Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia; attached - list of those present., 1945 June


Box 27 1946 Oct 15; newspaper clippings on National Council of American-Soviet Friendship sponsors., 1946


Box 27 1946,0ct[nd]; carbon 13 p; list of books and periodicals received formic.


Box 27 1947 July & Oct; newspaper clippings on communists and anti-communism., 1947 July


Box 27 1947 Aug 30; printed and typed 1 p; certificate designating 7$rCM United States delegate to the Inter-American Statistical Institute General Assembly., 1947


Box 27 1947 Dec 28; typed ms 3 p; carbon 8 p; typed 8 p; carbon 3 p. (2 drafts); Walker Medal acceptance speech at AEA meeting., 1947


Box 27 1948 Apr 2; mimeograph 5 p; quotes from WCM "Quantitative Analysis in Economic Theory" and TV CM note on permission to quote given to Wilson Gee., 1948


Box 27 1948 May [?]; AZA description of Francis A. Walker Award (from Proceedings), 1948 May


Box 27 1948 Oct 29 to Dec 4; 13 newspaper clippings on WCM death, 1948


Box 27 Folder X8 carbon ms 14 p; "Wages and Productivity" [reply to G. Soule].


Box 27 hol 1 p; "controlling Factors in Economic: Situation - Constants or Slowly Changing Variables


Box 27 Printed 4 p; program of inauguration of New School's Institute of World Affairs (WCM speaking on "Economics in a Unified World")


Box 27 Folder X4 hol 3 p; excerpt copy 1 p; "Notes for Discussion of Haney's Paper on C[ost] of Production] Statistics".


Box 27 Folder X12 Carbon ms 4 p; "Coal: a Suggestion for a Hard winter" [by WCIJ?]


Box 27 Folder X5 printed 2 p; program leaf of Little Red School House (lists WCM as trustee)


Box 27 Folder X7 printed 1 p; poem, "Procul Negatus" [By ?."&!?]


Box 27 Folder X15 printed; 26 students' class cards for Economics 315.


Box 27 Folder X3 [1927 or 1923?]; "Amalgamated Plan for Unemployment Insurance"., 1923?


Box 27 Folder X2 [1940 or later]; carbon ms 6 p; copy 6 p; "Conservation or Liberty".


Box 27 Folder X1 [1940 or later]; carbon ins 1 p; copy 1 p; "Characteristics of the Ordinary Citizen"


Box 27 Folder X9 [1941 or later?]; "Responsibilities of the Directors and Staff of the National Bureau of Economic Research.



Box 41 Miscellaneous (typewritten articles, autograph notes)



Box 42 Calendar



Box 43 Duplicates



Box 44 Notebooks



Box 45 Photographs, Printed Materials. Gift of the University of Connecticut, 30 September 1998 Papers of W. C. Mitchell assembled by Lucy Sprague Mitchell after his death for use in writing her joint biography: 7\vo lives: the story of Wesley Clair Mitchell and myself (New York, Simon and Schuster, 1953), September 1998