Richard T. Ely Papers, 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939)

Summary Information

Title: Richard T. Ely Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1812-1963 (bulk 1882-1939)

  • Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943
Call Number: Wis Mss MK; Mss 411; Mss 806; Micro 924; Micro 200; File 1875 June 25 Oversize; PH 801; PH 815; PH 816; PH 939; PH 5058; M2003-120

Quantity: 81.8 cubic feet (198 archives boxes, 3 cartons, 2 card file boxes, and 1 oversize folder), 0.2 cubic feet of photographs (1 archives box), 42 photographs, and 191 reels of microfilm (35 mm); plus additions of 0.6 cubic feet

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, dating mainly 1882-1939, of Richard Ely, an economist, educator, reformer, and faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, the University of Wisconsin, and Northwestern University. Also included are genealogical information and records of several academic, patriotic, and reform organizations which Ely helped found, including the American Association for Agricultural Legislation, American Bureau of Industrial Research, Christian Social Union, Ely Economic Foundation, Institute for Economic Research, Institute for Research in Land Economics and Public Utilities, League to Enforce Peace-Wisconsin Branch, and Wisconsin Loyalty Legion.

Language: English

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