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Extent41 linear feet (70 boxes)
Records found in Series I-IV relating to official non-teaching Harvard University activities, administration, and planning have been removed from these series into a special closed series in observance of Harvard University records management and access policies. Records relating to personnel matters, student advising and any records with confidential content were removed to a second special closed series in observance of Harvard University regulations regarding access to personal information of its students and employees.
Lombard started his professional career at Harvard Business School as Assistant Dean in 1936. He served in this position until 1940 when he joined the faculty as Instructor in Industrial Research. He advanced to Assistant Professor of Industrial Research in 1942, to Associate Professor of Human Relations in 1946, and to Professor of Human Relations in 1952. He became Associate Dean for Educational Programs in 1962 and was appointed Louis E. Kirstein Professor of Human Relations in 1965. Lombard became Senior Associate Dean for Educational Affairs in 1967 and Senior Associate Dean in 1974. He retired from Harvard Business School in 1977. Professor Lombard died in Weston, Massachusetts on June 17, 2004.
Lombard’s teaching and research interests focused on Human Relations and Organizational Behavior. He taught courses at both Harvard College and Harvard Business School. Lombard, however, left his stamp on the Business School in his role as an administrator. He provided crucial advice on educational activities, staffing, and faculty assignments. He supervised the Appointments Committee and salary administration, and he played an important role in developing international educational activities.
Lombard is the author of numerous articles and books, including Behavior in a Selling Group: A Case Study of Interpersonal Relations in a Department Store; Interpersonal Behavior and Administration; and Sons of the Machine (co-authored by Charles H. Savage).
He participated in the governance of numerous national and local committees and organizations, including the subcommittee on rehabilitation of the National Research Council’s Committee on Work in Industry, 1944-1945; Office of Naval Research, 1946-1952; the study committee of the Department of Church and Economic Life and Work, National Council of Churches; Boston YMCA, 1948-1955; and as Director of the Weston Forest and Trail Association, 1955-1961.
- Series I. Correspondence, circa 1941-1995
- Series II. HBS Teaching Records, circa 1937-1980
- ___Subseries A. Administrative Practices – First Term, 1946-1948
- ___Subseries B. Administrative Practices, Business Policy & Human Relations (AP-BP-HR), 1941-1958
- ___Subseries C. Advanced Training and Research in Human Resources, 1951-1957
- ___Subseries D. Human Relations, 1947-1961
- ___Subseries E. Human Relations I, 1956-1962
- ___Subseries F. Human Relations II, 1956-1963
- ___Subseries G. Human Relations --Clinic, 1946-1962
- ___Subseries H. Human Relations --General, 1945-1959
- ___Subseries I. Management Controls, 1942
- ___Subseries J. Organizational Behavior, 1957-1979
- ___Subseries K. Talks by George F. F. Lombard, 1956-1972
- ___Subseries L. Teaching Notes, 1943-1980
- ___Subseries M. Administration Cases, circa 1940-1948
- ___Subseries N. HBS Cases and Other Case Material, 1937-1960
- ___Subseries O. Military Cases, circa 1940-1948
- ___Subseries P. Non-business Cases, circa 1940-1950
- ___Subseries Q. Role Playing Cases, 1953-1954
- Series III. Research and Writing Records, circa 1919-1989
- ___Subseries A. Field Development – General, 1927-1961
- ___Subseries B. Field Development – Human Relations, 1940-1960
- ___Subseries C. Field Development – Raiffa-Schlaifer, 1948-1958
- ___Subseries D. Papers and Publications – The Elusive Phenomenon, 1927-1981
- ___Subseries E. Papers and Publications – General, 1944-1988
- ___Subseries F. Papers and Publications – Sons of the Machine, circa 1980-1985
- ___Subseries G. Research Files – General, 1943-1989
- ___Subseries H. Research Files – General Motors Study, 1938-1982
- ___Subseries I. Research Files – Illinois Bell, 1939-1960
- ___Subseries J. Research Files – Middle East Oil Conference, 1919-1989
- Series IV. Outreach and External Activities, circa 1944-1988
- ___Subseries A. Societies and Conferences – American Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), 1962-1977
- ___Subseries B. Societies and Conferences – General, 1948-1988
- ___Subseries C. Societies and Conferences – Human Relations Conferences, 1947-1957
- ___Subseries D. Speeches, 1946-1986
- ___Subseries E. Notes and Talks – Alumni Affairs, 1952-1982
- ___Subseries F. Notes and Talks – Faculty, 1952-1969
- ___Subseries G. Notes and Talks: Harvard Introduction to Business Program for PhDs, 1950-1982
- ___Subseries H. Notes and Talks – New Faculty and Staff, 1948-1978
- ___Subseries I. Notes and Talks – Salary Equity, 1963-1969
- ___Subseries J. Notes and Talks – Visiting Committee, 1944-1986
- Series V. Audio-Visual and Oversized Materials
- Series VI. Harvard University Administrative and Program Records, circa 1942-1984; 1994 – Series Closed until 2044
- ___Subseries A. General Correspondence Files, 1942-1994
- ___Subseries B. HBS Committee Records, 1951-1975
- ___Subseries C. HBS Program Records, 1954-1981
- ___Subseries D. Harvard University Committee and Program Records, 1942-1984
- Series VII. Personal and Student Information, circa 1941-1990-- Series Closed until 2070
- Abernathy, William J. et al. Industrial Renaissance. New York, 1983.
- Bennis, Warren. Leaders. New York, 1985.
- Bordow, Alan. The Worker in Australia. St. Lucia, 1977.
- Ginn, Robert J. Job Hunter's Handbook. Cambridge, 1980.
- Kotter, John P. General Manager. New York, 1982.
- Levitt, Theodore. Marketing Imagination. New York, 1983
- Lewis, Oscar. Pedro Martinez. New York, 1964.
- Lodge, George C. The American Disease. New York, 1986.
- Lombard, George F. F. Behavior in a Selling Group. Boston, 1955.
- Mayo, Gael Elton. The End of a Dream: A Memoir. London, 1987
- Mayo, Gael Elton. The Mad Mosaic: A Life Story. London, 1983.
- McCaskey, Michael B. The Executive Challenge. Boston, 1982.
- Revans, Reginald W. Action Learning: New Techniques for Management. London, 1980.
- Revans, Reginald W. The Origins and Growth of Action Learning. Lund, 1982.
- Rice, A. K. The Enterprise and Its Environment. London, 1963.
- Rice, A. K. Productivity and Social Organization: The Ahmedabad Experiment. London, 1958.
- Stobaugh, R. Energy Futures. New York, 1979.
- Lombard, George F. F. (George Francis Fabyan), 1911-. George F. F. Lombard Papers, 1941-1995: A Finding Aid
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