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Call No.: Arch GA 34.35
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Lincoln Gordon
Title: Lincoln Gordon papers
Quantity: 3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Teaching and administrative records of Harvard Business School professor Lincoln Gordon.
Abraham Lincoln Gordon was born in New York in 1913. He attended Harvard, graduating with high honors in 1933 and earned a PhD from Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar in 1936. He taught at Harvard Business School from 1946-1950 and was professor of international economic relations from 1955-1961. He resigned in 1961 to become the ambassador to Brazil under the Kennedy administration. He died near Washington D.C. in 2009.
The collection is arranged in the following series:
- Series I. Teaching Notes and Course Material, 1948-1960
- Series II. Straus Committee Report, 1958
- Series III. Administrative Records, 1948-1960
The papers of Lincoln Gordon cover a period from 1948-1961 with the bulk of these materials falling in the 1950s. The material documents the teaching activities of Gordon with special emphasis on international economic relations (ICR/IER cases). Also represented are administrative and government interests.