Horace M. Gray Papers, 1921-1966 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 9/5/22
Volume: 15.0 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Horace M. Gray (1898- ), professor of economics (1927-66) and assistant and associate dean of the Graduate School (1938-48), containing correspondence, reports, briefs, manuscripts, publications, clippings, pamphlets, press releases and related material covering administrative activities (1929-62) including graduate work, Inter-American programs, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations (Director, 1947-48), future university programs, teacher training, Fulbright competitions and awards and university policies; governmental activities (1942-65) including national and regional War Labor Board cases, oil depletion allowances, water resources and power, tax studies, natural resources policy and economic concentration; professional and personal activities (1927-66) including utilities studies, water power, public power ownership and policies, Federal Power Commission, Association of Land Grant Colleges and Universities, science legislation, water resources and conservation, depletion and amortization, river system authorities, American Association of University Professors, academic freedom, Midwest Economic Association and subsidies; and manuscripts and publications (1921-66) about the economics of public utilities, air transportation, taxation, rural electrification and monopolies.