Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman Papers, [ca. 1750]-1939


Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman Papers, [ca. 1750]-1939

48 linear ft. (ca. 52,700 items in 111 boxes; 25 volumes; 3 unbound volumes).


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Clark, John Bates, 1847-1938

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Professor of Economics, Columbia University, 1895-1923, and Director of the Division of Economics and History, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1911-1923. When John Bates Clark turned eighty years old in 1927, the occasion was marked with extraordinary aplomb. Eighty guests from Clark's professional and personal life were invited to a celebratory dinner, including such notables as Nicholas Murray Butler, Irving Fisher, Franklin H. Giddings, Jacob H. Hollander,...

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Seligman, Edwin R. A. (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Columbia A.B. 1879; A.M. 1884; L.L.B. 1884; Ph.D. 1885; L.L.D. 1904. Seligman served on the Columbia University faculty 1885-1931; the Tax Committee of New York City 1914-1916 and of New York State 1929-1931; the League of Nations committee on economics and finance 1922-1923; financial advisor to Cuba in 1931; editor of the Political Science Quarterly and the Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, among many other roles. From the guide to the Edwin Robert Anderson Seligma...