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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch GA 18.100

Richard Donham papers

Scope and Contents

The Richard Donham papers consist of reports on the motion picture industry, iron and steel industry and Anaconda Copper Mining Company while Donham was a student at HBS (MBA 1930). Donham worked as a research assistant after graduation. There is correspondence between Donham, and C.C. Withers, President of American Textiles, Inc. regarding the company's reorganization plans and correspondence with American Smelting & Refining Company regarding a case Donham prepared about the company.


  • 1929-1932


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. HBS Archives collections require a secondary registration form, please contact for more information.


.5 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Richard Donham graduated from Harvard College in 1927 and Harvard Business School in 1930. He was the son of Dean Wallace Brett Donham. After graduation, Donham served as a research assisant at HBS and faculty member from 1930 to 1940. He died in 1970.

Physical Location

Donham, Richard. Richard Donham Papers, 1929-1932: A Finding Aid
Baker Library
January 2019
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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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