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  • Classification Number: 3L
  • Title of Record Series: Economics Department
  • Record Group: Faculty
  • Date: Sept. 19, 1975
  • Accession Number: A73-41, A73-49, A73-27, A74-41
  • Sub Group: Departments
  • Source: existing files; Presidentís Office; Ruth Halpern, Economics Department
  • Restrictions: Some material restricted. Restricted files are not listed in this finding aid. Please contact staff for more information.
  • Volume: 3 boxes
Description:

Records of the Department of Economics; dating from 1882 to 1974; begun in 1890 as the Department of History and Political Economy, in 1895 becomes the Department of History and Economics, in 1900 splits to form two separate departments, the Department of History and the Department of Economics and Sociology, In 1940 Department of Economics and Sociology split to form two separate departments, the Department of Economics and the Department of Sociology; consisting of clippings, correspondence, curricular material, history; concerning faculty and staff, student college expenditures, standardization of grades, internship information, budgets, research grants; including recommendations, information on Paul A. Samuelson, Emily Greene Balch's Outline of Economics (1901), Economics Department News, teaching plan for economics instruction in public high schools, "Report to the Participants in the Objective Test of the Principles Course", "Teaching of Economics at Wellesley College" (1882 - 1901), An Economic Analysis uf Wellesley College.

Box 1
  • General
  • News (1972- )
  • Budget: 1949-1965
  • Katharine Coman Guest Lecturers 1941, 1953-1964
  • Katharine Coman Prize Essay 1931-1949
  • Correspondence and lists: Economics majors and their post-graduate occupations 1920, 1942-1964
  • Curriculum: 1964-1966
  • Curriculum: 1891-1957 (scattered)
Box 2
  • An Economic Analysis of Wellesley College: 1969
  • Faculty: fellowships and research grants 1938-1950
  • Faculty: Schedule and staff 1950-1965 (includes tutorials)
  • Grades: reports on standardization and distribution 1927-1961
  • Internship: National Association of Business Economists: Correspondence 1960, 1962
  • Internship: National Association of Business Economists: Correspondence 1964
  • Internship: National Association of Business Economists: Correspondence 1965; also, NABE Membership directory 1954-1966; list of candidates for 1966
  • Internship: National Association of Business Economists: Correspondence 1965
  • Internship: National Association of Business Economists: Correspondence 1966
Box 3
  • Internship: National Association of Business Economists: Correspondence 1966-1968
  • Internship: Wellesley-Vassar Washington Internship Program 1957
  • Reports to the College President: 1913, 1924-1940, 1950, 1955, 1960-1965
  • Statistics: Laboratory 1956, 1963-1965
  • Student Expenditures: annual study 1927-1965 (includes comparative study of other schools including Barnard, Bennington, Mount Holyoke, Vassar)
  • Teaching Economics in Public High Schools: teaching units, clippings 1962
  • Teaching Economics in Public High Schools: Correspondence 1962-1963
RESTRICTED: available only with the permission of the department
  • Restricted: Letters of recommendation (1955-1965); Faculty (1962-1965)

Created By: Dorothy Brown '09 || Maintained By: Jane Callahan and Ian Graham || Date Created: January 10, 2008 || Last Modified: October 15, 2012