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Collection Overview

Creator:
Weber, Orlando F. (Orlando Franklin), 1879-1945
Title:
Orlando F. Weber Collection, 1791-1903
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/m613mx65z
Dates:
1791-1903 (mostly 1820-1832)
Size:
1 box and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of mostly nineteenth-century material collected by Orlando F. Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of letters, with typed transcripts, of 19th-century economists, philosophers, and others, including Mathew Carey, Henry C. Carey, Edward Everett, John Stuart Mill, T. A. Robinson, and Isaiah Thomas, as well as deeds and invoices of Mathew Carey, which were collected by Weber, a prominent industrialist with an interest in the history of corporate practices and economics.

Collection Creator Biography:

Weber, Orlando F. (Orlando Franklin), 1879-1945

Orlando F. Weber (was head of the Allied Chemical and Dye Corporation from 1920 until his retirement in 1935. He gathered his library as a basis for his studies of managerial methods, and as part of a research program which aimed to present the complexities of economic theory in simple terms to the average citizen.

Collection History

Acquisition:

AM14105

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder inventory added by Allyse Terrell '2014 in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Orlando F. Weber Collection, 1791-1903; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/m613mx65z
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1