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Guide to the Clifford Hildreth Papers, 1939-1995

Summary

Economist; President of the American Statistical Association in 1973. Collection primarily includes correspondence, writings, and print materials. These materials relate mostly to Clifford Hildreth's work as an economist as well as his roles as association president of the American Statistical Association (1973), and with the Cowles Commission in Chicago (1939-1955).

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.00542
Title
Clifford Hildreth papers
Date
1939-1995
Creator
Hildreth, Clifford, 1917-
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 350 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection primarily includes correspondence, writings, and print materials. These materials relate mostly to Clifford Hildreth's work as an economist as well as his roles as association president of the American Statistical Association (1973), and with the Cowles Commission in Chicago (1939-1955).

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[Identification of item], Clifford Hildreth Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

1. Clifford Hildreth Papers, 1939-1995

1 box

Includes correspondence, writings by Hildreth and others, print materials, and miscellaneous information. Materials primarily deal with Hildreth's work as an economist, as association president of the American Statistical Association, and his work with the Cowles Commission in Chicago. Materials are arranged alphabetically by folder title.

American Statistical Association, Correspondence, 1973
Box 1
Correspondence, General, 1943-1992
(2 folders)
Box 1
Cowles Commission, Correspondence, 1946-1985
(2 folders)
Box 1
Cowles Commission, Discussion Papers, 1949-1953
Box 1
Cowles Commission, Print Materials, 1939-1955
Box 1
Miscellaneous, 1952-1995
Box 1
Newspaper Clippings, 1972-1975
Box 1
Writings, Hildreth, 1942-1988
(4 folders)
Box 1
Writings, Others, 1949-1990
(2 folders)
Box 1
 

Historical Note

Clifford Hildreth was professor of economics at Iowa State, the University of Chicago, North Carolina State University, Michigan State University, and University of Minnesota. He served as head of the Department of Economics at Michigan State, a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study of Behavioral Sciences at Stanford, and a Fulbright lecturer at the University of Tokyo, at the University of Kyoto, and at Hitotsubashi University in Japan. Hildreth wrote numerous articles on economics and statistics, was editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association, as well as association president of the American Statistical Association in 1973.


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Provenance

The Clifford Hildreth Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1991-1994.

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Foster, August 2013

Encoded by Erin Foster, August 2013

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 1991-0111, 1992-0027, 1993-0299, 1994-0011

Materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.