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Robert D. Calkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 00/05/UA 5.165

Scope and Contents

Letters, speeches, publications, and other materials, circa 1930s-1990s, of Robert D. Calkins, economist and president of the Brookings Institution. Includes speeches and publications by Calkins about the role and future of higher education, business education, and economic matters. There are also letters from throughout his career, including letters from members of state and federal governments, other academics, and business leaders.

Dates

  • 1930-1992 and undated
  • Majority of material found in 1944-1976

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: .

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged into folders by topic.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in August 2012.
Title
Guide to the Robert D. Calkins Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Research Center Staff.
Date
2012-08-23
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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