W. Arthur (William Arthur), 1915-1991.
1892-1990 (mostly 1950-1990)
22.73 linear feet, 55 boxes
Sir W. Arthur Lewis (1915-1991) was a pioneer in the field of economic
development and a leading authority on economic growth in developing countries and
associated political and social changes. He was a professor at the University of
Manchester and Princeton University and served as an advisor to several governments.
Lewis, who was from the Caribbean, also broke through racial barriers in the academic
world throughout his career. Lewis's papers document his career as a scholar and as an
economic advisor and include his professional correspondence, meeting minutes, reports,
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