Wesley Clair Mitchell papers, 1898-1953.


Wesley Clair Mitchell papers, 1898-1953.

Professional correspondence, diaries, unpublished articles, lecture notes, abstracts, and other manuscripts by Mitchell. Subjects include economic theory and its history, business cycles, money, national planing, anthropology and psychology, and published material by Mitchell and others.

22.5 linear ft. (ca. 24,000 items in 49 boxes).

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