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Orlando F. Weber (was head of the Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation from 1920 until his retirement in 1935. He gathered his library as a basis for his studies of managerial methods, and as part of a research program which aimed to present the complexities of economic theory in simple terms to the average citizen.
The collection consists of letters, with typed transcripts, of 19th-century economists, philosophers, and others, including Mathew Carey, Henry C. Carey, Edward Everett, John Stuart Mill, T. A. Robinson, and Isaiah Thomas, as well as deeds and invoices of Mathew Carey, which were collected by Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.
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Folder inventory added by Allyse Terrell '2014 in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Commerce -- History -- 19th century -- Sources
- Economic history -- 1750-1918
- Economists -- England -- 19th century
- Economists -- United States -- 19th century
- Tariff -- United States -- 19th century
- Manuscripts Division
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.
A.L.S. Letter regarding South Carolina, nullification, adverse feeling of the people to the South, and pecuniary sacrifices.Physical Description
Letters and documents with reference to business dealings of Isaac Lea with Miss Maria Carey in connection with her property.Physical Description
Covers sale of books to John Alburtus and note concerning Rev. WeemsPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding certain expenses and the bankruptcy of Richard Riston.Physical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding payment of note.Physical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding opinion of Mr. Ritchie, Editor, and freedom of pressPhysical Description
A.L.S. regarding the exchange of booksPhysical Description
A.L.S. Forwarding two notes and stockPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter expressing displeasure at delay in publication of Eustace's TourPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding Mr. Triplet, most recent publication, Mr. Strickland's reports and the State of Industry in general.Physical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding "Cursory Views", John Heath, tariff and R.B. TaylorPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding the mertis of the comparative talents and his desire to encourage the glove tradePhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter regarding his grievence against the Manufacturing PartyPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter expressig his approbation of Niles' address and of the immense body of materials collected by NilesPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter requesting pages for the Journal of the House of RepresentativesPhysical Description
A.L.S. Letter expressing his displeasure at the delay in publishing the reportsPhysical Description
Letters from Cincinnati to his sisters and brother in Bath, MainePhysical Description