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At a Glance
Manuscripts, notebooks, typescripts, and correspondence of Moore, dealing largely with general economic theory, econometrics, and sociology. Included in the collection are the manuscripts of his published works, among them ECONOMIC CYCLES (New York, 1914), GENERATING ECONOMIC CYCLES (New York, 1923), and SYNTHETIC ECONOMICS (New York, 1929), as well as those of unpublished studies"The Good Life in a Progressive Democracy" and "Morals of Mediocrity." The notebooks include essays and miscellaneous notes of Vilfredo Pareto, Ernest Renan, Marcus Aurelius, and other sociologists and philosophers. The correspondence includes letters from prominent economists such as John Bates Clark, Antoine Augustin Cournot, F.Y. Edgeworth, Edwin R.A. Seligman, Alfred Marshall, Frank Taussig, and Léon Walras. Accompanying the collection is Prof. Moore's library of books, pamphlets, and journals, many of them annotated, bearing upon all phases of economics. Also, two boxes of textbooks from Moore's library, used by him when he was a student.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Estate of Henry L. Moore. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1959. Accession number--M-59.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2021-11-22 Box list and scope notes added from legacy PDF. kws
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Professor of Political Economy at Columbia University, 1902-1929.