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Mss:776 1921-1925 F481

Filene, Lincoln, 1865-. A. Lincoln Filene Papers, 1907-1929: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University


Harvard Business School, Boston MA 02163.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:776 1921-1925 F481
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: A. Lincoln Filene papers
Date(s): 1907-1929
Quantity: 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 volume)
Language of materials: English

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Transferred from Widener Library, February 1959.

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: A. Lincoln Filene Papers. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Biographical / Historical

A. Lincoln Filene (1865-1957): merchant and civic leader. President, William Filene's Sons Company. Organized the Retail Research Association and the Associated Merchandising Corporation. Formed Federated Department Stores, 1929. A pioneer in applying principles of industrial relations and scientific management to retail stores.

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to certain non-business interests of Filene. Included are some materials on industrial relations and papers of the National Committee for a Department of Education, of which Filene was chairman.

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