Guide to the William Hays Simpson Papers, 1915-1938.
William Hays Simpson was a Professor of Political Science at Duke University from 1930 until 1974.
His collection includes material concerning credits in North Carolina, which was one of Professor Simpson's research interests. Also includes reports, clippings, and correspondence. The collection ranges in date from 1915-1938.
- University Archives, Duke University
- Simpson, William Hays, 1903-.
- William Hays Simpson papers 1915-1938
- Language of Material
- 0.5 Linear Feet, 100 Items
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Contains material concerning credits in North Carolina, which was one of Professor Simpson's research interests. Also includes reports, clippings, and correspondence. The collection ranges in date from 1915-1938.
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William Hays Simpson was born in Madison Run, Virginia. He married Mary McNab in 1930. He received his A. B. degree from Tusculum College in Greenville, TN and his M. A. and Ph.D. degrees from Duke University. In 1930, he joined the faculty of Duke's political science department where his specialties were the American political system and Southern politics. He retired in 1974. His research interests included the social and economic life of cotton mill workers in Canada, Holland and England as well as consumer credit. He published several books, including The Small Loan Problem of the Carolinas (1941), Life in Mill Communities (1943) and Southern Textile Communities (1948). Professor Simpson died in 1989 at the age of 85.
News Service Biographical Files, 1960-2004. University Archives, Duke University.
[Identification of item], William Hays Simpson Papers, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The William Hays Simpson Papers, were received by the University Archives as a transfer in 1973.
Processed by Archives Staff, September 2006
Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, October 2006
Accession A75-12 is described in this finding aid.
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