Filene, E. A. (Edward Albert), 1860-1937

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Merchant and reformer, of Boston, Mass.; president of William Filene's Sons Co., established 1851 in Boston, by his father William Filene; spoke and wrote extensively on retailing, merchandizing, business, cooperative credit, and world peace; founder of the credit union movement (1908-1937).

From the description of Edward A. Filene papers, 1888-1937 (bulk 1907-1937). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973639

Edward A. Filene, of the Boston department store firm, sponsored the European Peace Awards, which were annual essay competitions with cash prizes.

From the description of Collection, 1924-1929. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27838144

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn James B. and John J. McNamara Papers, 1905-1961, 1905-1961 University of Cincinnati, Archives and Rare Books Library
referencedIn Century Foundation records, 1906-2010, 1960-1996 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Henry Cabot Lodge Correspondence, 1877-1924 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Shouse, Catherine Filene, 1896-1994. Papers, 1878-1998 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn George F. Johnson Papers, 1882-1956 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Filene, Lincoln, 1865-. Papers, 1913-1929 (inclusive), 1921-1925 (bulk). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942. Business records, 1909-1942 Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Leiserson, William M. William M. Leiserson papers, 1901-1959. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Filene, E. A. (Edward Albert), 1860-1937. Edward A. Filene. Addresses, 1922, 1933. Cornell University Library
referencedIn John Nolen papers, 1890-1938, 1954-1960. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943. Papers, 1860-1985 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Eva W. (Eva Whiting), 1885-1974. Papers, 1885-1974 (bulk: 1909-1974) Simmons College, Beatley Library
referencedIn Tichenor, George, 1906-1959. George Tichenor files, 1948-1959. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. Papers, 1859-1944 (inclusive), 1882-1944 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Papers, 1888-1964. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
creatorOf Filene, E. A. (Edward Albert), 1860-1937. Edward A. Filene papers, 1888-1937 (bulk 1907-1937). Credit Union National Association
referencedIn Edward A Ross papers Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Edward L. Bernays Papers, 1777-1994, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers of Zona Gale [manuscript], 1914-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942. Business records, 1909-1942 (inclusive). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Hench, Atcheson Laughlin, 1891-1974,. Atcheson L. Hench collection of letters of Jean A.A.J. Jusserand, Edward Everett Hale and James Bryce [manuscript] 1871-1926. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers, 1879-1926 (inclusive), 1916-1922 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995. Edward L. Bernays papers, 1777-1994 (bulk 1920-1990). Library of Congress
referencedIn Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1870-1960 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1870-1960 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. Letter to Edward A. Filene. Des Moines, IA. 1924 Nov. 17. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. Papers, 1859-1944 (bulk: 1882-1944) Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. Thomas W. Lamont papers, 1894-1948 Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
referencedIn Schoedler, Lillian, 1891-1963. Papers, 1890-1963 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Haines, Lynn, 1876-1929. Lynn Haines papers, 1909-1931. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Brizio, E. J. E.J. Brizio papers, 1926-1946. Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs
creatorOf Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964. Harvard Law School Library, HLS Library
referencedIn Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886-1960. Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn George Tichenor files, 1948-1959. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
creatorOf Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. Papers of Zona Gale, 1914-1937. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Olbrich, Michael B., 1881-1929. Michael B. Olbrich papers, 1906-1932. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Roscoe Pound papers, 1888-1964 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Edward A. Filene. Addresses, 1922, 1933. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.
creatorOf Filene, E. A. (Edward Albert), 1860-1937. Collection, 1924-1929. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
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correspondedWith Bergengren, Roy F. person
correspondedWith Bernays, Edward L., 1891-1995. person
associatedWith Brizio, E. J. person
associatedWith Cantwell, Robert, 1908-1978. person
associatedWith Century Foundation corporateBody
associatedWith Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America. corporateBody
correspondedWith Dresel, Ellis Loring, 1865-1925 person
associatedWith ELIZABETH GLENDOWER (GARDINER) EVANS, 1856-1937 person
associatedWith European Peace Awards. corporateBody
associatedWith Evans, Elizabeth Glendower, 1856-1937. person
correspondedWith Filene, A. Lincoln, b. 1865 person
correspondedWith Filene, Clara Ballin person
associatedWith Filene family. family
associatedWith Filene, Lincoln, 1865- person
correspondedWith Filene, William, 1830-1901 person
associatedWith Gale, Zona, 1874-1938. person
associatedWith Haines, Lynn, 1876-1929. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith International Chamber of Commerce. corporateBody
associatedWith International Court of Justice. corporateBody
associatedWith John, Nolen 1869-1937. person
associatedWith Johnson, George F., 1857-1948 person
associatedWith Kirstein, Louis Edward, 1867-1942. person
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith League of Nations. corporateBody
associatedWith League to Enforce Peace (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Leiserson, William M. person
associatedWith Lodge, Henry Cabot, 1850-1924 person
associatedWith Massachusetts State Recovery Board. corporateBody
associatedWith Maud May (Wood) Park, 1871-1955 person
correspondedWith McNamara, James B. (James Barnabas), 1882-1941 and McNamara, John J., 1876-1941 person
associatedWith Meredith, Edwin Thomas, 1876-1928. person
associatedWith Olbrich, Michael B., 1881-1929. person
associatedWith Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955. person
associatedWith Pound, Roscoe, 1870-1964. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Roper, Daniel C. (Daniel Calhoun), 1867-1943 person
associatedWith Ross, Edward Alsworth, 1866-1951. person
associatedWith Schoedler, Lillian, 1891-1963. person
associatedWith Shouse, Catherine Filene, 1896-1994. person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Tichenor, George. person
associatedWith Tichenor, George, 1906-1959. person
associatedWith White, Eva W. person
associatedWith William Filene's Sons Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Russia (Federation)--Moscow
Massachusetts
Massachusetts--Boston
Subject
Business
International economic relations
Peace--Awards
International relations
Department stores--History
Peace
Credit unions--History
Antisemitism
World politics--1919-1932
Peace--Awards--History--Sources
Business forecasting
Pneumonia--Patients--Biography
Voyages and travels
International courts
Industrialists--Biography
Urban Renewal
Boards of trade
Presidents--Election
Occupation
Reformers--Massachusetts--Boston
Executives--Massachusetts--Boston
Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston
Authors, American--Massachusetts--Boston
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Birth 1860-09-03

Death 1937-09-26

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