Columbia University Archives
 

Department of Economics records, 1915-1992

Series I. Department records, 1915-1966

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Graduate education



Box 1 Folder 1 Registration figures, 1939-1950

(Course enrollment numbers by class, admission and registration statistics, graduate student progress and completion numbers.)


Box 1 Folder 2-3 Faculty of Political Science Committee on Instruction materials,, 1915-1958


Box 1 Folder 4 Subcommittee on Business of the Joint Committee on Graduate Instruction memoranda and correspondence,, 1952-1958


Box 1 Folder 5 General notices to the members of the Department of Economics,, 1931-1966

(Restricted until 2042)


Box 1 Folder 6 Qualifying Examination Committee, 1945-1961

(Restricted until 2037)


Box 1 Folder 7 Summer Session, 1950-1954

(Restricted until 2030)


Faculty



Box 2 Folder 1-2 Faculty appointments, 1935-1956

(Includes Nomination for Appointment forms, correspondence with the Office of the Provost, and travel allotments to go to conferences.)


Hiring Committees


Box 2 Folder 3 Committee on an Agricultural Economist, 1947-1949


Box 2 Folder 4 Committee on an Economics Historian, 1941-1952


Box 2 Folder 5 Prof. Carl S. Shoup correspondence, 1953-1955

(Correspondence with Grace Keller at the department office while Prof. Shoup was in Europe.)


Box 2 Folder 6 Prof. Arthur R. Burns correspondence, 1954

(Correspondence with Grace Keller at the department office during Summer 1954.)


Box 2 Folder 7 Presentation of portrait of Prof. Henry R. Seager, 1931

(Transcript of remarks at the presentation on May 28, 1931. Speakers were Prof. Seligman, Schuyler Seager, and President Butler.)


Box 2 Folder 8 Visiting professors, 1944-1959


Related Institutions



Box 3 Folder 1 School of Business curriculum, 1943-1954


Box 3 Folder 2 School of Business faculty, 1942-1951


Box 3 Folder 3 Barnard College, 1938


Box 3 Folder 4 Columbia College, 1929-1946


Box 3 Folder 5 Columbia College, 1941-1956


Box 3 Folder 6 Columbia College budget and faculty items, 1946-1958


Box 3 Folder 7 European Institute Program, 1949-1954


Box 3 Folder 8 General Studies, 1949-1951


Subject Files



Box 4 Folder 1 Photographs, 1930s

(Includes department photograph with members identified, from the early 1930s and portraits of Edwin R. A. Seligman)


Box 4 Folder 2 Bicentennial celebration, 1951-1954


Box 4 Folder 3 Cahn dissertation, 1941-1949

(Restricted until 2025)

(Bernard D. Cahn, former student)


Box 4 Folder 4 Economics alumni fellowships, 1954-1957


Box 4 Folder 5 Kazanjian fellowships, 1950-1952

(Includes photographs of two fellowship recipients)


Box 4 Folder 6 Reconstruction of Fayerweather Hall, 1945-1950


Box 4 Folder 7 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1947-1954


Box 4 Folder 8 University Seminar: The Institutionalization of the Economic Process,, 1953-1955



Box 5 Folder 1 Faculty of Political Science committee materials and correspondence,, 1952-1960

(Includes materials related to the Committee on Publications and Committee on Instruction, as well as obituaries. Materials belonged to the Secretary of the Faculty, Prof. David S. Landes and Prof. Henry F. Graff.)


Box 5 Folder 2-3 Information concerning members of the Department of Economics (Faculty of Political Science, Barnard, Columbia College and Extension),, 1940s

(Card catalogue with faculty members' names, addresses, and degrees. The cards include information about sabbaticals. Many have a copy of the faculty member's cv attached with a paper clip.)