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COLLECTION Identifier: Mss:81 1968-1975 A512

Supervisory Management Course records


Training films and accompanying printed material relating to supervisory management courses produced by the American Management Association.


  • 1968-1975

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4.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Supervisory Management Course records contain seventeen 16mm training films and accompanying printed material related to courses produced by the AMA. The printed material includes notebooks, test sets, instructions, reading and implementation manuals relating to management, planning, organization, and decision making tactics needed to be a successful manager and leader.

Historical Note:

The American Management Association (AMA) is a non-profit membership organization that provides educational training and management development for individuals, teams, corporate entities and government agencies. The AMA publishes books and white papers, holds online webinars and podcasts, and in person seminars and conferences on a variety of business subject areas including human resources, communication, marketing, leadership, project management and sales, among others. Founded in 1913 as the National Association of Corporation Schools, the organization later merged with the Industrial Relations Association of America. In 1923, the group changed its name to the American Management Association.

Series Outline

The collection is arranged in the following series:
  1. Series I. Course materials, 1968-1975
  2. Series II. Training films, 1971-1973

Physical Location



The Supervisory Management Course records were recieved by Baker Library Special Collecions as a gift from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Archives in 2010.

Related Materials

See also the American Management Association website.

Processing Information

Processed: March 2016

By: Benjamin Johnson

Audiovisual material on physical media has not been reformatted. Original physical carriers are located in Boxes 2 and 3.
Link to catalog
American Management Association. Supervisory Management Course Records, 1968-1975: A Finding Aid
Baker Library

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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