Taylor, F. M. (Fred Manville), 1855-1932

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Professor at Albion College, later professor of political economy at University of Michigan.

From the description of F. M. Taylor papers, 1878-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 77974815

From the description of F.M. Taylor papers, 1885-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420798

Fred M. Taylor was born July 11, 1855 in Northville, Michigan. He was educated at Northwestern University (A.B., 1876, A.M., 1879), then taught for a time at Winnetka High School. He next moved on to Albion College, becoming a professor of history and politics, and teaching from 1879 to 1892. During this period, Taylor attended the University of Michigan where he received his Ph.D. in 1888.

In 1892, Taylor began teaching economics at the University of Michigan, continuing until his retirement in 1929. He was assistant professor of political economy, 1892-1893; junior professor, 1893-1904; professor, 1904-1920; and professor of economics, 1920-1929.

Taylor's specialtyin addition to general economic theory, was currency and banking. He wrote important articles on the topic of the circulation and qualities of monetary standards. He also did work on the relation between money and prices. Taylor's most noteworthy work was the text, Principles of Economics (1911) which went through many editions.

Taylor died August 7, 1932.

From the guide to the F.M. Taylor Papers, 1878-1949, (Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Campbell family papers, 1860-1865 and 1879-1949 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf F. M. Taylor papers Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Taylor, F. M. (Fred Manville), 1855-1932. [Pamphlets and reprints] Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf F. M. Taylor papers Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Dickinson, Z. Clark (Zenas Clark), 1889-. Z. Clark Dickinson papers, 1920-1959. Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Smith, Warren H. (Warren Hadley), 1865-. Warren H. Smith papers, 1885-1901 (scattered dates). Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn University of Michigan Faculty and Staff Portraits, ca. 1860-ca. 1960 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Shirley Wheeler Smith Papers, 1881-1959 Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf F.M. Taylor Papers Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Z. Clark Dickinson papers, 1920-1959 Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Samuels, Warren J., 1933-. Warren J. Samuels Portrait Collection, ca. 1940 - 2000 and n.d. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Edgar, Leila Ruth, 1895-. Leila Ruth Edgar student notebooks, 1905-1906. Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Angell, James Burrill, 1829-1916. person
associatedWith Campbell family family
associatedWith Cooley, Charles Horton, 1864-1929. person
associatedWith Davenport, Herbert Joseph, 1861-1931. person
associatedWith Day, Edmund Ezra, 1883-1951. person
associatedWith Dickinson, Z. Clark (Zenas Clark), 1889- person
associatedWith Edgar, Leila Ruth, 1895- person
associatedWith Farrell, Margaret C. Taylor. person
associatedWith Farrell, Margaret C. Taylor. person
associatedWith Hart, Albert Bushnell, 1854-1943. person
associatedWith Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992. person
associatedWith Hinsdale, B. A. (Burke Aaron), 1837-1900. person
associatedWith James, Edmund J. (Edmund Janes), 1855-1925 person
associatedWith Lasson, Adolf, 1832-1917. person
associatedWith Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943. person
associatedWith Means, David MacGregor, 1847-1931. person
associatedWith Michigan Historical Collections corporateBody
associatedWith Morris, George Sylvester, 1840-1889. person
associatedWith Ritchie, David George, 1853-1903. person
associatedWith Samuels, Warren J., 1933- person
associatedWith Schumpeter, Joseph Alois, 1883-1950. person
associatedWith Schurman, Jacob Gould, 1854-1942. person
associatedWith Seligman, Edwin Robert Anderson, 1861-1939. person
associatedWith Seth, James, 1860-1924. person
associatedWith Smith, Shirley Wheeler, 1875-1959. person
associatedWith Smith, Warren H. (Warren Hadley), 1865- person
associatedWith Taussig, F. W. (Frank William), 1859-1940. person
associatedWith University of Michigan. Alumni Association. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Economics. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Economics. corporateBody
associatedWith University of Michigan. Dept. of Economics. corporateBody
associatedWith Wenley, R. M. (Robert Mark), 1861-1929. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Political science


Birth 1855

Death 1932


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