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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch GA 38.1

James W. Horwitz papers

Overview

This collection includes class materials from James W. Horwitz’s time as a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (1924-1926), and papers and correspondence relating to his statistician work after graduating.

Dates

  • 1924-1936

Conditions Governing Access

Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. HBS Archives collections require a secondary registration form, please contact specialcollectionsref@hbs.edu for more information.

Extent

.25 linear feet (1 box)
This collection includes class materials from James W. Horwitz’s time as a student at the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration (1924-1926). The collection also includes papers and correspondence relating to his accounting work after graduating: a new method of taking inventory for the B.F. Sturtevant Company, a lecture given to the Worcester Chapter of National Association of Cost Accountants, and a letter to a representative of the Works Progress Administration regarding New England’s economic background.

Biographical / Historical

James William Horwitz was an Assistant Professor of Business Statistics at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in the late 1920s and 1930s. Horwitz was born in Ohio and lived in Cambridge, MA. He graduated from Harvard University in 1910. From 1924 to 1926 he attended the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and he graduated with Distinction in 1926. After graduating he worked for the B.F. Sturtevant Company in Boston in budgetary and statistical work.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in chronological order.

Physical Location

ARCFA

Processing Information

Processed by: Natalia Gutierrez-Jones. Date: February 2019.
Link to catalog
Title
Horwitz, James William. James W. Horwitz Papers, 1924-1936: A Finding Aid.
Author
Baker Library
Date
February 2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English
EAD ID
bak00793

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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