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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Spurgeon Bell Papers, 1934-1958



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bell, Spurgeon, 1880-
Title: Bell, Spurgeon, Papers
Dates: 1934-1958
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, classified files, and notes produced by Spurgeon Bell, economist and professor of business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Accession No.: 85-115
OCLC No.: 948314370
Extent: 7 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Spurgeon Bell was born in 1880 in Blanco, Texas. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1902 and a master's degree from Harvard in 1915. A member of the American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business, Bell served as a professor of business at UT from 1912 to 1925 and as Dean of the UT College of Business Administration. Additionally, Bell served as assistant editor for The Economist, as Chief of the Statistics Section in the Division of Economic Research and Planning for the National Recovery Administration, 1933-1934, and as Chief Statistician for the Home Loan Bank Board in Washington, D.C.

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Scope and Contents

The Spurgeon Bell Papers, 1934-1958, contain correspondence, reports, classified files, and notes produced by Bell. A portion pertains to his work as Chief of the Statistics Section in the Division of Economic Research and Planning for the National Recovery Administration.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Bell, Spurgeon, 1880-
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. National Recovery Administration. Research and Planning Division
University of Texas at Austin. College of Business Administration
Subjects
Economics

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Spurgeon Bell Papers, 1934-1958, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/C51 Papers, 1934-1958

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