Arthur Vernon Woodworth papers
Conditions Governing Access
Extent3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
This collection also includes correspondence; articles written by Woodworth; research materials pertaining to various organizations, stocks, legal decisions and other economic issues of the day; and course materials related to teaching at Harvard Business School. Professor Woodworth taught at Harvard Business School from 1920-1935 and his collection documents the development of curriculum for corporate finance courses.
In 1898, Woodworth joined the Boston Stock Exchange. Ten years later he became a partner in a brokerage firm. In 1920, he resigned this position and joined the faculty at HBS as Instructor in Finance. In 1928 he was appointed Professor of Finance, a position he held until 1935, when he retired at the age of seventy. In addition to teaching at at HBS, Woodworth tutored students in history, government, and economics.
Professor Woodworth was married with three children. He died in Boston in 1950.
- Series I. Subject Files and Correspondence, 1898-1950
- Series II. Teaching Files, 1915-1936
- ___Subseries A. General, 1922-1936
- ___Subseries B. Lectures, 1915-1926
- Series III: Student Records, 1921-1933
By: Dominique Tremblay
- Woodworth, Arthur V. Arthur V. Woodworth Papers, 1898-1950: A Finding Aid
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Part of the Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University Repository
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