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Correspondence of Geoffrey Crowther as Editor, Managing Director and Chairman, 1947-1967

MS. Economist 20

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  1. 'Midgley', 1947-1955, correspondence with John Midgley, [later Washington Correspondent], relating to his appointment as Assistant Editor, Foreign Department, in Sep 1955 and other matters
  2. 'Sloan, A. P.', 1948-1949, correspondence with Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., Chairman of General Motors Corporation, New York, and President of The Economic Club of New York, relating to invitations to Crowther to speak to the Club
  3. 'Graham Hutton', 1949-1954, relating to contributions by Hutton, [later Assistant Editor], to The Economist and other writings
  4. 'Spicers', 1950-1957, correspondence with Lancelot Spicer, Chairman of Spicers Paper Makers
  5. 'Tuesday Club', 1950-1967, relating to Crowther's membership of the Club
  6. 'Al Hayes', 1951-1957, correspondence with Alfred Hayes, Vice President of The New York Trust Company
  7. 'Winchester', 1952, relating to a talk, 'Intelligence Quotients and Differential Fertility', given to the Eugenics Society on 18 Nov 1952 by Dr. Kenneth Hutton of Winchester College
  8. 'Nelsons', 1953-1965, correspondence with Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd., Publishers
  9. 'Lew Douglas', 1957-1967, correspondence with Lewis W. Douglas, Chairman of Western Bancorporation International Bank, New York
  10. 'Clare College', 1958-1961, relating to Crowther's election into an Honorary Fellowship of Clare College, Cambridge, and to a Vice-Presidency, and to investments by the College (= Closed).


  • 1947-1967


1 box (10 folders)


MS. Economist 20

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