Nathan A. Weston Papers, 1875-79, 1883-1933 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 9/5/23
Acquired: 6/14/66; 4/26/72; 5/72
Volume: 0.7 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Room 146 Main Library, Prior Request Preferred||1-2|
Description: Papers of Nathan A. Weston '89, ML '98 (1868-1933), professor of economics (1903-33) and first dean of the College of Commerce and Business Administration (1915-1919), including book lists, bibliographies of new texts and reserve books relating to economics courses (1925-31), economics course examinations (1921-33), manuscripts on "Education for Business," "The Principles of Preservation, or the Right of Property," and three untitled items, published articles on "The Cost of Production of Corn and Oats in Illinois in 1896" (1898), "The Studies of the National Monetary Commission" (1922) and "Ricardian Epoch in American Economics" (1933) and student notes compiled as a student at the University of Wisconsin (1897-98).Ã?ÃÂ One bound volume titled "The Scope and Method of Political Economy" relates to a professor's analysis of a course taught by Thorstein Veblen at the University of Chicago.Ã?ÃÂ The series includes report cards (1975-79), diplomas (1883-1914), matriculation certificates (1883, 1885), Sophographs (1885, 1887), photographs, University events programs (1885-1901, 1913-14) and financial records (1883-86, 1891-1903) of Angelina Gayman Weston '87 and Nathan A. Weston.