Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964

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Statistician and professor of economics.

From the description of Walter Francis Willcox papers, 1851-1965 (bulk 1886-1940). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 708649617

Professor of economics and statistics at Cornell University.

From the description of Walter Francis Willcox papers, 1886-1960. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63534630

From the guide to the Walter Francis Willcox papers, 1886-1960., (Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.)

Biographical Note

  • 1861, Mar. 22: Born, Reading, Mass.
  • 1884: A.B., Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
  • 1887: LL.B., Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1888: A.M., Amherst College, Amherst, Mass.
  • 1891: Ph. D., Columbia University, New York, N.Y. Published The Divorce Problem; a study in Statistics, Ph.D. thesis
  • 1891 - 1931 : Professor of economics and statistics, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1892: Married Alice Elaine Work
  • 1899 - 1902 : Chief statistician, twelfth U.S. census
  • 1902 - 1907 : Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1902 - 1931 : Special agent, U.S. Bureau of the Census
  • 1931: Retired from Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1933: Published . . . Introduction to the Vital Statistics of the United States, 1900 to 1930. Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office
  • 1940: Published Studies in American Demography. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press
  • 1964, Nov. 24: Died, Ithaca, N. Y.

From the guide to the Walter Francis Willcox Papers, 1851-1965, (bulk 1886-1940), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Morris Bishop papers, 1901-1974. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Bishop, Morris, 1893-1973. Morris Bishop papers, 1901-1974. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964. [Publications]. Cornell University Library
creatorOf American Council of Learned Societies correspondence, 1926-1927, 1926-1927 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. Papers, 1826-1941 Houghton Library
referencedIn United States Territorial Acquisitions Conference. United States Territorial Acquisitions Conference records, 1899-1900. Library of Congress
creatorOf Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964. [Publications]. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Pearl, Raymond, 1879-1940. Papers, ca. 1895-1940. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Raymond Pearl Papers, Circa 1895-1940 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Cornell University. Deptartment of Geology. Dept. of Geology records, 1875-1957. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Fetter, Frank A. (Frank Albert), 1863-1949. Fetter mss., 1875-1988. Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921 Houghton Library
creatorOf Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964. Walter Francis Willcox papers, 1851-1965 (bulk 1886-1940). Library of Congress
referencedIn Morehouse family. Morehouse and Lang family papers, 1843-1954, 1885-1954 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Prescott, Frederick Clarke, 1871-1957. Frederick C. Prescott papers, 1913-1948. Cornell University Library
referencedIn George Sarton additional papers, 1901-1956 Houghton Library
referencedIn Cornell-in-China (Program). Cornell-in-China records, 1935-1949. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Walter Francis Willcox Papers, 1851-1965, (bulk 1886-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Willcox, Walter Francis, 1861-1964. Walter Francis Willcox papers, 1886-1960. Cornell University Library
referencedIn American Council of Learned Societies. Correspondence, 1926-1927. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Walter Francis Willcox papers, 1886-1960. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn , 1875-1957. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Smith, Frank Owens, 1859-1916. Frank Owens Smith incoming correspondence, 1914-1915. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Arthur Twining Hadley, president of Yale University, records, 1899-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Oliver, James Edward, 1829-1895. James Edward Oliver miscellany, 1894-1953. Cornell University Library
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associatedWith Hewitt, Joseph William, 1875-1938 person
correspondedWith Hill, Joseph A. (Joseph Adna), 1860-1938 person
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associatedWith Keat, Roland G. person
associatedWith Kennedy, J. C. G. (Joseph Camp Griffith), 1813-1887. person
associatedWith Kroeber, A. L., (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960 person
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associatedWith Lester, Robert M., (Robert MacDonald), 1889-1969 person
associatedWith Li, Fang-kuei, 1902- person
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associatedWith Morice, A. G., (Adrien Gabriel), 1859-1938 person
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correspondedWith North, S. N. D. (Simon Newton Dexter), 1849-1924 person
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correspondedWith Work, Alice Elaine person
associatedWith Work, Alice Eloise. person
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associatedWith Work family. family
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correspondedWith Wright, Carroll Davidson, 1840-1909 person
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United States
United States
United States
New York (State)
Subject
Prohibition
Political science--United States
Demography
Hygiene--Statistics
African Americans
Apportionment (Election law)
Divorce--Statistics
Voter registration
Political science
Voter registration--United States
Afro--American criminals
Criminal statistics--United States
Race relations
Statistics
Sociology
Vital statistics
Indians of North America--Languages
Economists
Professors emeriti
African Americans--Population
Afro--Americans
Apportionment (Election law)--United States
Census--1900
Families--New York (State)
Criminal statistics
Population--Statistics
African American criminals
Families
Race relations--United States
Anthropological linguistics--America
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Educators
Statisticians
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Birth 1861-03-22

Death 1964-10-12

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