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Guide to the Allan Murray Cartter Papers, 1955-1959

Abstract

Allan M. Cartter was a professor of Economics and Dean of the Graduate School at Duke from 1959 to 1962. The collection contains two book manuscripts, for The Redistribution of Income in Postwar Britain (1955) and The Theory of Wages and Employment (1959). The collection ranges in date from 1955-1959.

Descriptive Summary

Record Group
UA.29.02.0144
Title
Allan Murray Cartter papers
Date
1955-1959
Creator
Cartter, Allan Murray
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 250 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Collection contains manuscripts of two of Cartter's published books: The Redistribution of Income in Postwar Britain (1955) and The Theory of Wages and Employment (1959). Items were untied and foldered for processing. It ranges in date from 1955-1959.

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Contents of the Collection

1. Container List

1 box
Folder 1: Theory of Wages and Employment, R.D. Irwin, 1959, pp. 1-70
Box 1
Folder 2: Theory of Wages and Employment, R.D. Irwin, 1959, pp. 71-148
Box 1
Folder 3: Theory of Wages and Employment, R.D. Irwin, 1959, pp.149-232
Box 1
Folder 4: Theory of Wages and Employment, R.D. Irwin, 1959, pp. 233-291
Box 1
Folder 5: The Redistribution of Income in Postwar Britain, Cartter, 1955, pp. 1-131
Box 1
Folder 6: The Redistribution of Income in Postwar Britain, Cartter, 1955, pp. 132-266
Box 1
Folder 7: The Redistribution of Income in Postwar Britain, Cartter, 1955, pp. 267-328
Box 1

Historical Note

Biographical/Historical note

Allan Murray Cartter was born in Plainfield, New Jersey in 1922. He received his B.A. from Colgate University in 1946, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University in 1949 and 1952, respectively. From 1942-1945, he served in the U.S. Army and in the Second Cavalry Group of the European Theater.

From 1959 to 1962, he served as both professor in the Duke Economics Department, and as Dean of the Graduate School. He left Duke in 1963 to join the faculty at New York University. At NYU, he served as chancellor from 1966 to 1972. Cartter's research specialties included national income analysis, labor and tax policy.

Subject Headings

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Allan Murray Cartter Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica Wood, November 2006

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, January 2007