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SERIES Identifier: Arch GA 3

Series V. Outside Teaching Files, 1954-1985

Scope and Contents

This series consist of material created by Kenneth Andrews in the course of teaching at institutions other than Harvard Business School. Andrews formed a partnership with Russell Hassler, Edmund Learned, and Miles Mace to conduct an advanced management program at the University of Hawaii, of which Andrews participated during the first two summers, 1954 and 1955. This series contains the partnership agreement, financial information, correspondence, rosters, schedules and lists of cases used at the University of Hawaii.

Andrews taught at IMEDE in Lausanne, Switzerland for the academic year 1958-1959. This series includes reports by Andrews, his predecessors, successors, and others involved with the direction and development of the program. Records include information on cases used and course evaluations. Of note is a letter (April 21, 1959 in IMEDE Business Policy, 1958-1959) from Andrews to Arthur B. Moss (who will be his successor the following year) about his goals for the General Management Program. Material related to Andrews' teaching at IMEDE in the summers of 1954-1955, and the Advanced Management Programs, International Faculty, United Kingdom (summers of 1965, 1968). Sessions taught at IPADE in Mexico can be found as subject files in Series I and teaching files in Series II.

Andrews participated in the inaugural year of Escuela de Negocios de Valparaiso. This series includes correspondence, schedules, and university publications for his session of June, 1979: "Strategic Planning and the Role of the Board of Directors." Andrews was also a visiting professor in the University of Witwatersrand's "Executive Development Programme," August 1975 and August 1976. This series includes correspondence, memos, assignments, schedules, student information and university publications. Kenneth Andrews prepared a case for the University of Witwatersrand entitled, "The Polaroid Corporation and South Africa," which can be found in Series II: Annotated Cases.


  • 1946-1995

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. HBS Archives collections require a secondary registration form, please contact for more information.

Restricted material has been identified and separated. Note that box and folder lists of restricted material have been redacted.

Due to the fragility of audiovisual materials and the difficulty with play back, researchers must work with digital copies rather than with the original recordings. Digital use copies for items that have been digitized are available via streaming access to the Harvard community. All other researchers should contact to request access.

Please note that digital use copies have not been created for every item listed in this finding aid.


52 linear feet (119 boxes, 1 carton)
23 kilobytes (2 files from 3 disks)

Physical Location


Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository

Baker Library Special Collections holds unique resources that focus on the evolution of business and industry, as well as the records of the Harvard Business School, documenting the institution's development over the last century. These rich and varied collections support research in a diverse range of fields such as business, economic, social and cultural history as well as the history of science and technology.

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