Collection ID: MS 456

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Smith, Elliott Dunlap, 1891-
Date:
1929-1953, bulk 1929-1939
Abstract:
Reports, case studies, and background material used in research on a group of textile mills, primarily in the Southern United States, which had introduced the "textile stretch-out" or extended "labor system." Some of this research was sponsored by the Institute of Human Relations and was undertaken jointly with Richmond Carter Nyman.
Extent:
4.75 Linear Feet
Language:
English

Background

Acquisition information:
Gift of Elliott Dunlap and Richmond C. Nyman in 1939, 1940, 1944, and 1963.
Rules or conventions:
translation missing: en.enumerations.resource_finding_aid_description_rules.Finding aid created in accordance with Manuscripts and Archives Processing Manual
Scope and Content:

Reports, case studies, and background material used in research on a group of textile mills, primarily in the Southern United States, which had introduced the "textile stretch-out" or extended "labor system." Some of this research was sponsored by the Institute of Human Relations and was undertaken jointly with Richmond Carter Nyman.

Biographical / Historical:

Elliott Dunlap Smith: B.A. Harvard 1913, LL.B., 1916; Professor Industrial Engineering, Yale, 1928-1932, Professor Industrial Relations, 1932-1938, Professor Economics, 1938-1946, asst. to the President, 1942-1943.

Richmond Carter Nyman: research asst., industrial engineering, Yale, 1930-1934, industrial relations, 1934-1937, Personnel Director, 1939-1951, asst. Secretary of University, 1940-1941.

Access

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
Sterling Memorial Library
Yale Campus
New Haven, CT, USA
CONTACT:
(203) 432-1735
mssa.assist@yale.edu