Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985

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Economist and author.

From the description of Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978 (bulk 1931-1955). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981114

Stuart Chase, b. 1888, d. 1985, economist, author, and member of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's "brain trust."

Robert D. Williamson, editor-in-chief at Silver, Burdett and Co., Newark, N.J.

Lola Kovener, autograph seeker who posed as a secretary.

From the description of Letters to Robert D. Williamson and Lola Kovener, 1935 April 18, 1937 February 9, 1938 August 2. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 57596339

Biographical Note

  • 1888, Mar. 8: Born, Somersworth, N.H.
  • circa 1910 - 1917 : Worked as a certified public accountant in his father's firm, Boston, Mass.
  • 1914: Married Margaret Hatfield (divorced)
  • 1917 - 1922 : Member, Federal Trade Commission, investigating meat packing industry
  • 1922 - 1929 : With Labor Bureau, Inc.
  • 1927: Economic adviser to a trade union delegation to Russia
  • 1930: Married Marian Tyler
  • 1934: Published The Economy of Abundance. New York: Macmillan
  • 1935: Published Government in Business. New York: Macmillan
  • 1936: Published Rich Land, Poor Land. New York: McGraw-Hill
  • 1938: Published The Tyranny of Words. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1940: Published Idle Money, Idle Men. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1940 - 1941 : With Tennessee Valley Authority
  • 1941: Published A Primer of Economics. New York: Row, Peterson
  • 1942: Published Goals for America. New York: Twentieth Century Fund
  • 1945: Published with Marian Tyler Chase Men at Work. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1948: Published The Proper Study of Mankind. New York: Harper
  • 1949: With Unesco
  • 1951: Published with Marian Tyler Chase Roads to Agreement. New York: Harper
  • 1954: Published with Marian Tyler Chase Power of Words. New York: Harcourt, Brace
  • 1956: Published Guides to Straight Thinking. New York: Harper
  • 1958: Published Some Things Worth Knowing. New York: Harper
  • 1962: Published American Credos. New York: Harper
  • 1964: Published Money to Grow On. New York: Harper and Row
  • 1968: Published The Most Probable World. New York: Harper and Row
  • 1969: Published Danger--Men Talking! New York: Parents' Magazine Press
  • 1985, Nov. 16: Died, Redding, Conn.

From the guide to the Stuart Chase Papers, 1907-1978, (bulk 1931-1955), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Stuart Chase papers, 1907-1978 (bulk 1931-1955). Library of Congress
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Letters, 1941-1965, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Allen, Henry Ware. Correspondence, 1928-1953. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rand School of Social Science Records, 1905-1962 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Advertising Dept. Speeches, 1943-1969. Hagley Museum & Library
referencedIn Kirchwey, Freda. Papers, 1871-1972 (inclusive), 1937-1971 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Letter to Wendell Johnson. Georgetown, CT. 1956 Oct. 10. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001. Papers, 1939-1944. Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Max Lerner papers, 1927-1998 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Warne, Colston E. (Colston Estey), 1900-1987,. Reminiscences of Colston E. Warne : oral history, 1971-1981. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972, 1929-1957 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Second Informal United States-Soviet Conference. (1961 : Crimea, U.S.S.R.). Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1961. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Gumberg, Alexander, 1887-1939. Papers, 1904-1939. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn American Friends of Spanish Democracy records, 1935-1939 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Consumers' Research, Inc. Publications administrative files--books, 1926-1980. Rutgers University
referencedIn Blaisdell, Donald C. (Donald Christy) Collection, 1879-1977 California State University, Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn The Nation, records, 1879-1974 (inclusive), 1920-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn League for Industrial Democracy. League for Industrial Democracy. Pamphlets, 1922-1978. Cornell University Library
referencedIn U.S.-U.S.S.R. Citizens Conference (1960 : Hanover, N.H.). Records, 1960. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1937-1961. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn League for Industrial Democracy. Pamphlets, 1922-1978. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.
referencedIn Scott Millross Buchanan papers, 1911-1972. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mathilde Hader - Autobiography, 1800-1979 Pacific Lutheran University Archives and Special Collections/Library Services
creatorOf Chase, Stuart. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1930-1931, n.d. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1961-1971. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn William Brownrigg papers, 1919-1967 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Papers, 1871-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-. Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1905-1979 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Letter to Cyril Clemens. [Georgetown, CT.] 1965 Feb. 15. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. The world of George Adams / Stuart Chase. Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Phillips Marquand correspondence, 1892-1960. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Letters to Robert D. Williamson and Lola Kovener, 1935 April 18, 1937 February 9, 1938 August 2. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Consumers' Research, Inc. Personnel administrative files--employees, directors, and policies, 1917-1983. Rutgers University
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Brownrigg, William, 1893-1969. William Brownrigg papers, 1919-1967. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Young, Art, 1866-1943. Art Young correspondence, 1891-1943. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Chase, Stuart, 1888-1985. Correspondence file, 1929-1930, from Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Burnett, Whit, 1899-1973. Papers of the University of Virginia Magazine [manuscript], 1936. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Nunn, Henry L., 1878-1972. Papers, 1852-1973. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Mortimer Jerome Adler Papers TXRC93-A97., 1939-1944 Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf American Friends of Spanish Democracy. American Friends of Spanish Democracy records, 1935-1939. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Letters to Rabbi Solomon Goldman, Jan.-Sept. 1946. Drew University Library, Rose Memorial Library
referencedIn Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. Papers, 1885-1961 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Atwood Townsend Papers, 1941-1943 New York University. Archives.
creatorOf Stuart Chase Papers, 1907-1978, (bulk 1931-1955) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Lewis Gannett additional correspondence and compositions, 1906-1966. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1905-1979 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Consumers Union of United States. Archives. Oral history collection, 1972-1979. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 person
associatedWith Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902- person
associatedWith Allen, Henry Ware. person
associatedWith American Friends of Spanish Democracy. corporateBody
correspondedWith Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 person
associatedWith Antioch review. corporateBody
correspondedWith Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 person
correspondedWith Benton, William, 1900-1973 person
associatedWith Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905- person
correspondedWith Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 person
associatedWith Blaisdell, Donald C. (Donald Christy) person
correspondedWith Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 person
associatedWith Brownrigg, William, 1893-1969. person
associatedWith Buchanan, Scott Millross, 1895-1968 person
correspondedWith Cantril, Hadley, 1906-1969 person
associatedWith Clemens, Cyril, 1902-1999, person
associatedWith Consumers' Research, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Consumers Union of United States. Archives. corporateBody
correspondedWith Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989 person
associatedWith Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Daniels, Jonathan, 1902-1981 person
correspondedWith Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 person
correspondedWith Eccles, Marriner S. (Marriner Stoddard), 1890-1977 person
associatedWith E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Advertising Dept. corporateBody
correspondedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
correspondedWith Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999 person
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. person
associatedWith FREDA KIRCHWEY, 1893-1976 person
correspondedWith Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 person
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Great Island Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith Gumberg, Alexander, 1887-1939. person
correspondedWith Gunther, John, 1901-1970 person
associatedWith Hader, Mathilde Georgine Christiansen person
correspondedWith Hassett, William D., 1880-1965 person
correspondedWith Henderson, Leon, 1895-1986 person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 person
correspondedWith Jackson, Robert Houghwout, 1892-1954 person
associatedWith Johnson, Wendell, 1906-1965, person
correspondedWith Keller, Helen, 1880-1968 person
associatedWith Kirchwey, Freda. person
associatedWith Kitchelt, Florence Ledyard Cross, 1874-1961. person
associatedWith Kovener, Lola L., person
correspondedWith La Follette, Philip Fox, 1897-1965 person
associatedWith League for Industrial Democracy. corporateBody
associatedWith Lerner, Max, 1902- person
associatedWith Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. person
associatedWith Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. person
correspondedWith Lilienthal, David Eli, 1899-1981 person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982 person
correspondedWith Marquand, John P. (John Phillips), 1893-1960 person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
correspondedWith Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 person
associatedWith Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865). corporateBody
associatedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Nunn, Henry L., 1878-1972. person
correspondedWith Perkins, Milo, 1900- person
correspondedWith Pusey, Nathan M. (Nathan Marsh), 1907-2001 person
associatedWith Rand School of Social Science. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979 person
correspondedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Roper, Elmo, 1900-1971 person
associatedWith Second Informal United States-Soviet Conference. (1961 : Crimea, U.S.S.R.). corporateBody
correspondedWith Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 person
associatedWith Standard Oil Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946 person
correspondedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 person
associatedWith Twentieth Century Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Federal Trade Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Temporary National Economic Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith U.S.-U.S.S.R. Citizens Conference (1960 : Hanover, N.H.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
correspondedWith Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965 person
associatedWith Warne, Colston E. (Colston Estey), 1900-1987, person
associatedWith Williamson, Robert D., person
associatedWith Yaddo (Artist's colony) corporateBody
correspondedWith Yost, Charles Woodruff person
associatedWith Young, Art, 1866-1943. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois--Chicago
United States
United States
Subject
Packing-houses--Illinois--Chicago
Peace
Meat industry and trade--Illinois--Chicago
Social policy
Packing houses
Economics
Meat industry and trade
World War, 1939-1945--Peace
Consumers--Research
Occupation
Authors
Economists
Function

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Birth 1888-03-08

Death 1985-11-16

Americans

English

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