Preliminary Guide to the Randall Hinshaw Papers, 1930-1995
Randall Hinshaw was a professor in economics at the Claremont Graduate School, where he specialized in monetary theory. He founded the Claremont-Bologna Monetary Conference Series.
Collection includes correspondence, both personal and economics-related; monetary conference files from the 1960s-1990s; audio and video cassettes and reels of conference talks and proceedings; economics articles and reprints; and some of Hinshaw's early schoolwork and papers from the 1930s-1940s.
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
- Hinshaw, Randall Weston.
- Randall Hinshaw Papers, 1930-1995
- Language of Material
- 13.5 Linear Feet, 10,125 Items
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Although this collection has not been processed, it consists of several major parts: Hinshaw's early schoolwork, including his BA diploma and his MA thesis from Occidental College; drafts of his books; articles, reprints, and papers from Hinshaw and numerous other economists, dating from the 1940s-1990s; conference materials and correspondence from 1968-1995; correspondence files from 1957-1993, including Hinshaw's exchanges with other leading economists; audiotapes, audioreels, and videotapes of economic conference proceedings and speeches; and other miscellaneous or loose material. Most materials have been refoldered for preservation.
Collection is open for research.
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This accession consists of several major parts: Hinshaw's early schoolwork, including his BA diploma and his MA thesis from Occidental College; drafts of his books; articles, reprints, and papers from Hinshaw and numerous other economists, dating from the 1940s-1990s; conference materials and correspondence from 1968-1995; correspondence files from 1957-1993, including Hinshaw's exchanges with other leading economists; audiotapes, audioreels, and videotapes of economic conference proceedings and speeches; and other miscellaneous or loose material.
Randall Hinshaw was a graduate of Occidental College (B.A., 1937; M.A., 1938) and of Princeton University (Ph.D., 1944). After working for the Federal Reserve, NATO, and as a lecturer at a variety of universities in the 1940s and 1950s, Hinshaw joined the faculty of Claremont Graduate School in 1960 as a professor of economics. His specialization was monetary theory, and he authored numerous books on the subject, including Monetary Reform and the Price of Gold (1964), The European Community and American Trade: A Study In Atlantic Economics and Policy (1964), The Unstable Dollar: Domestic and International Issues (1988). He also edited compilations, such as The Economics of International Adjustment (1971). In addition to his teaching and research, Hinshaw founded and was the director of the Bologna-Claremont series of biennial international monetary conferences, beginning in 1967. He organized several conferences through the 1990s, many of which are represented in this collection through correspondence and recordings. These conferences frequently attracted internationally acclaimed economic theorists, including Nobel Prize winners.
|May 9, 1915||Born in La Grange, Illinois|
|1937||A.B., Occidental College|
|1942-1943||Teaching fellow, Harvard University|
|1944||Ph.D., Princeton University|
|1943-1946; 1947-1952||Economist, Division of International Finance, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C.|
|1946-1947||Assistant Professor of Economics, Amherst College|
|June 19, 1949||Married Pearl Electa Stevens|
|1952-1957||Special advisor on trade and international monetary problems, U.S. Mission to NATO and European Regional Organizations (USRO), Paris|
|1957-1958||Visiting professor of economics, Yale University|
|1958-1959||Visiting professor of economics, Oberlin College|
|1959-1960||Visiting research fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, New York|
|1960||Appointed professor of economics, Claremont Graduate School|
|1965-1967, summer 1968, spring 1971||Visiting professor of economics, The Johns Hopkins University (Bologna Center, School of Advanced International Studies)|
|1967||Founder and director of Bologna-Claremont International Monetary Conference series|
|1967||Bologna I monetary conference|
|1971||Bologna II monetary conference|
|1973||Claremont II monetary conference|
|1975||Claremont III monetary conference|
|1977||Frankfurt monetary conference|
|1980||Hamburg monetary conference|
|1983||Bologna III monetary conference|
|1986||Claremont V monetary conference|
|1994||Claremont VI monetary conference|
|1995||Bologna IV monetary conference|
|1997||Claremont VII monetary conference|
[Identification of item], Randall Hinshaw Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
The Randall Hinshaw Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2009.
Accessioned by Meghan Lyon, May 2009
Encoded by Meghan Lyon, May 2009
This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.
Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.
This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.