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Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching collection, 1907-1944

27 items

This collection is made up of correspondence related to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The letters concern pensions for retired academics, board meetings, reports, and other administrative issues.

This collection (27 items) is made up primarily of incoming correspondence to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Most items are reference letters and other correspondence regarding pensions for university professors and administrators. Additional letters concern reports, board meetings, speaking engagements, and other administrative affairs. See the Detailed Box and Folder Listing for more information about each item.


F.M. Taylor Papers, 1878-1949

0.8 linear feet

Professor at Albion College, later professor of political economy at University of Michigan. Correspondence, manuscript articles and lecture notes largely relating to his interest in economics and political science.

The Taylor collection has been arranged into four series: Biographical; Correspondence; Essays and Other Writings; and Miscellaneous. Of most note is the Correspondence series which dates from 1878 to 1932 with a few letters dating to 1949 collected by his colleague Z.C. Dickinson who was engaged in a biographical study of Taylor. The correspondence illustrates the range of Taylor's acquaintances and includes important figures in the study of political economy and economics. Corespondents include Henry Carter Adams, Joseph A. Schumpeter, F.W. Taussig, and Friedrich A. Hayek. A selected list of Taylor's correspondents is appended to this finding aid.


Harry Burns Hutchins papers, 1879-1930

22 linear feet

Professor of law and president of the University of Michigan. Papers include correspondence, reports, and speeches relating to all aspects of his University activities; and visual materials.

The Harry B. Hutchins papers cover the years 1879 through 1929, and include records generated during his years as professor and dean of the law department, President of the University of Michigan, and in retirement. Boxes 1-18 are primarily comprised of correspondence. Reports of the departments, schools, and other units of the university are contained in box 19, folders 30-32, and box 20, folders 1-13. As president, Hutchins did not regularly submit annual reports to the Board of Regents. Additional materials include speeches, photographs, and biographical material.