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Mss:708 1899(1878)-1944 B284

Barth, Carl G., 1860-1939. Papers of Carl G. Barth and his son J. Christian Barth, 1878-1944: A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:708 1899(1878)-1944 B284
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Papers of Carl G. Barth and his son J. Christian Barth
Date(s): 1878-1944
Quantity: 16.25 linear feet (23 boxes, 7 cartons)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Drawings, blueprints, and technical materials prepared for various companies; printed articles; and slides used for Barth's lectures.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of J. Christian Barth, 1961.

Processing Information:

Processed: February 2018 By: Baker Library Special Collections Staff

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edufor more information.

Preferred Citation:

Papers of Carl G. Barth and his son J. Christian Barth. Baker Library, Harvard Business School.

Biographical / Historical

Carl J. Barth (1860-1939) worked with Frederick W. Taylor in applying Taylor's principles of Scientific Management to business and industry. His son, J. Christian Barth worked with his father as a consultant to numerous firms. Carl Barth was born in Norway and came to the United States in 1881. In 1899, he became associated with Taylor, the father of Scientific Management. Barth developed slide rules and other instruments used in the application of Taylor's principle.

Scope and Contents

Drawings, blueprints, and technical materials prepared for various companies; printed articles; and slides used for Barth's lectures.

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