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Preliminary Guide to the History of Economics Society Records, 1971-2008

Abstract

The History of Economics Society was established in 1974 and currently has over 300 members. Through meetings, conferences, and its publication, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, HES seeks to promote communication, dessiminate knowledge, and encourage inquiry into the history of economics.

Collection contains membership and financial records, papers and proceedings of annual meetings, officer's correspondence, constitution and bylaws, copies of the History of Economics Society Bulletin, and correspondence and papers related to the Society's Elgar publications. Also included are accepted and rejected manuscripts from the Society's journal, the Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
History of Economics Society
Title
History of Economics Society records 1971-2008
Language of Material
English
Extent
36 Linear Feet, 28,491 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

Collection contains membership and financial records, papers and proceedings of annual meetings, officer's correspondence, constitution and bylaws, copies of the History of Economics Society Bulletin, and correspondence and papers related to the Society's Elgar publications. Also included are accepted and rejected manuscripts from the Society's journal, the Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

Administrative Information

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Collection is restricted.

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Contents of the Collection

Collection (9054 items; dated 1971-1991) contains membership and financial records, papers and proceedings of annual meetings, officer's correspondence, constitution and bylaws, copies of the History of Economics Society Bulletin, and correspondence and papers related to the Society's Elgar publications. Many of the files were generated by Laurence S. Moss, as the Society's Secretary-Treasurer. Other officers from whom materials were received include William J. Barber, Abraham Hirsch, John K. Whitaker, Warren Samuels, Craufurd Goodwin, A.W. Coats, and Vincent J. Tarascio.

Acc. 1990-0002
Box 1-9
Acc. 1990-0075 and Acc. 1991-0146
Box 1
Acc. 1993-0108
Box 1
Acc. 1999-0470
Box 1
Acc. 2000-0221
Box 1-2

Addition (07-111) (300 items, 0.4 lin. ft.; dated 2005) contains a constitution, executive committee files, meeting files, financial statements, publishing agreements, and other files related to the operation of the society in 2005. Also included are organizational files for the 2005 conference.

Addition (09-124) (19,125 items; 25.5 lin. ft.; dated 1999-2008) consists of accepted and rejected manuscripts for the Journal of the History of Economic Thought.

March 1999
Box 1
June 1999
Box 1
September 1999
Box 1
December 1999
Box 2
March 2000
Box 2
June 2000
Box 2
September 2000
Box 3
December 2000
Box 3
March 2001
Box 3
June 2001
Box 4
September 2001
Box 4
December 2001
Box 4
March 2002
Box 5
June 2002
Box 5
September 2002
Box 5
December 2002
Box 5
December 2002
Box 6
March 2003
Box 6
June 2003
Box 6
September 2003
Box 6
September 2003
Box 7
December 2003
Box 7
March 2004
Box 7
March 2004
Box 8
June 2004
Box 8
September 2004
Box 8
December 2004
Box 8
December 2004
Box 9
March 2005
Box 9
June 2005
Box 9
September 2005
Box 9
September 2005
Box 10
December 2005
Box 10
March 2006
Box 10
June 2006
Box 10
September 2006
Box 11
December 2006
Box 11
March 2007
Box 11
June 2007
Box 12
September 2007
Box 12
December 2007
Box 12
March 2008
Box 13
June 2008
Box 13
September 2008
Box 13
December 2008
Box 14
Rejected manuscripts, 1999-2008, A-C
Box 14
Rejected manuscripts, 1999-2008, C-H
Box 15
Rejected manuscripts, 1999-2008, H-P
Box 16
Rejected manuscripts, 1999-2008, P-S
Box 17

Historical Note

The History of Economics Society was established at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1974, and today has over 300 members from around the world. It sponsors an annual conference as well as other meetings throughout the year, and since 1990 has published the Journal of the History of Economic Thought. According to its website, the Society has three main goals: to promote interest and inquiry into the history of economics and other related areas of intellectual history; to provide avenues of communication between scholars and researchers in the field of the history of economics; and to dessiminate knowledge about the history of economics.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], History of Economics Society Records, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The History of Economics Society records were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 1990-2009.

Processing Information

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.