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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch DC 1940

Henry Newman Carmichael, Jr. papers

Overview

Collection consists of the personal papers of Henry Newman Carmichael, Jr. (MBA 1940), predominantly from his time as an MBA student at the Harvard Business School (then the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration). Includes correspondence about classwork and building supply business with his father Henry Newman Carmichael. Also includes school publications and academic materials such as report cards and correspondence with Professor of Economics Charles Cortez Abbott, and memorabilia from his social life, such as dance cards and photographs of the campus.

Dates

  • 1938-1940, 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored onsite. Please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)
The collection consists of personal papers of Henry Newman Carmichael, Jr. (MBA 1940), predominantly from his time as an MBA student at Harvard Business School (then the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration). The collection includes correspondence with his father Henry Newman Carmichael about his class assignments and the building supply business, Chandler and Co. Inc. Also includes HBS materials such as report cards and correspondence with Professor of Economics Charles Cortez Abbott, and handbooks, yearbooks, and Official Registers from the school. There is also memorabilia from his social life, such as dance cards for events at Wellesley College and Smith College, ticket coupons and schedules for athletic events, and photographs of the campus.

Biographical / Historical

Henry Newman Carmichael Jr. was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, on April 29, 1918 to mother Geraldine and father Henry Newman Carmichael, and he died in Knoxville, Tennessee, on March 1, 2003. He was an MBA student at Harvard Business School from fall 1938 to spring 1940. His father, Henry Newman Carmichael, was the President of the building supply company Chandler and Co. Inc., where Carmichael Jr. worked in his youth. He married Kathrine Miles Eastin (1922-1989) had one daughter, Jeannine Eastin Carmichael (1946–2012).

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

ARCFA

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Henry Newman Carmichael, Jr. papers (A-19-07) were received by Baker Library Special Collections as a donation from Douglas J. McKamey in 2018.

Processing Information

Link to catalog
Title
Henry Newman Carmichael, Jr. Papers, 1938-1947
Author
Baker Library
Date
2018 August 3
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)
Language of description
English
EAD ID
bak00585

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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