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Winthrop M. Daniels Collection


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

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Daniels, Winthrop More, 1867-1944

A member of the Princeton University Class of 1888, Winthrop M. Daniels was a professor of economics at Princeton University, 1895-1923, and at Yale University, 1923-1935. Additionally, Daniels served on the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities Commissioners and the Interstate Commerce Commission

The collection consists of the manuscript, page proofs, and related correspondence (135 letters) of "The Passing of the Old Economist," an article Daniels published in the Harvard Business Review (April 1934). An economist who worked for the Interstate Commerce Commission, Daniels satirized New Deal economic ideas in his article. Most of the letters are from his supporters from the business and academic communities.

Correspondencearranged alphabetically.

AM 12526.

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Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager '15 in 2013.

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Collection Inventory

"The Passing of the Old Economist" Typescripts and Proofs, undated. 2 folders.
Physical Description

2 folders

Correspondence: A-C, 1934 January-August. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: D-J, 1934 February-August. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: K-R, 1933-1934. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: S-Z, 1934 February-August. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Correspondence: Rejection Letters, 1933-1934. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

"The Passing of the Old Economist" reprint mailing list, Autograph Manuscripts, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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