William Thomas Hutchinson, professor, historian. The William Thomas Hutchinson Papers contain personal and professional correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, reports, minutes, speeches, articles, teaching materials, research materials, bibliographies, papers and notes Hutchinson wrote as a graduate student, student papers, as well as two ties. The collection documents Hutchinson’s correspondents include George Beadle, Chauncey Boucher, Samuel Eliot Morison, Bessie Louise Pierce, Arthur Schlesinger, Sr., Leonard White, and others. Contains notes and correspondence relating to biographies of Cyrus Hall McCormick and Frank O. Lowden. Also included in the collection are materials relating to the editing and publishing of the papers of James Madison.
This collection contains the papers of John Ulric Nef, Jr. (1899-1988), Professor and Economic Historian at the University of Chicago, and co-founder of the Committee on Social Thought. Materials date from 1840 to 2008, with the bulk of the material dating between 1940 and 1975. The papers primarily document Nef's extensive correspondence with artists and thinkers throughout the United States and Europe, his writing, and his involvement in the Committee on Social Thought and in the Center for Human Understanding.