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Arch GA 34.35

Gordon, Lincoln. Lincoln Gordon Papers, 1948-1961: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University


Harvard Business School, Boston MA 02163.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Arch GA 34.35
Repository: Baker Library Historical Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Lincoln Gordon
Title: Lincoln Gordon papers
Date(s): 1948-1961
Quantity: 3 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Teaching and administrative records of Harvard Business School professor Lincoln Gordon.

Processing Information:

Processed: December 1993
By: Carole Foster

Conditions Governing Access:

Appointment necessary to consult collection.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Lincoln Gordon Papers. HBS Archives. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Biographical Note:

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.

Series Outline

The collection is arranged in the following series:

Scope and Content Note:

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.

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