- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
- Collection History
- Find Related Materials
Collection Description & Creator Information
Lewis's papers document his career as a scholar and as an economic advisor and include his professional correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and writings. His scholarly papers include materials documenting his administrative work at the University of the West Indies and his lecture notes from his professorship at Princeton University. His advisory papers include correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, predominantly from his work in Ghana and the Caribbean.
Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
The materials separated from this collection include proceedings and papers from the Princeton Income Distribution Conference in 1973 and 1974, papers by other scholars, duplicate materials, and personal information about Lewis, his students, and job candidates. Publications have been removed from this collection to be cataloged separately.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund, and the University Research Council.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
Collection is open for research use.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.
- Special Requirements for Access:
Three audiocassette tapes, one VHS tape, and three U-Matic tapes are located in Series 7: Audiovisual Materials, Box 55. Access to this material follows the Mudd Manuscript Library policy for preservation and access to audiovisual materials.
- Credit this material:
1941-1946; W. Arthur Lewis Papers, MC092, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA(609) 258-6345
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 37