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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch GA 89

Arthur Houghton Tully, Jr. papers


This collection includes research files from Arthur Houghton Tully, Jr.’s time as a Research Fellow (1946-1948) and Assistant Director of Research (1948-1960).


  • 1942-1951

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.5 linear feet (1 box)
This collection includes research files from Arthur Houghton Tully, Jr.’s time as a Research Fellow (1946-1948) and Assistant Director of Research (1948-1960) at Harvard Business School. Files contain correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, memoranda, reports and data. Prominent in the collection are files on aviation research, both from the Aviation Research Advisory Committee to Harvard Business School and the Air Coordinating Committee of the Department of Commerce. Also included are files from the School’s Bureau of Business Research, a file on Large Scale Enterprise, and materials from the Committee for Economic Research on Massachusetts.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Houghton Tully, Jr. was born in Corning, NY in 1903. He attended Harvard University and was a Research Fellow for Harvard Business School’s Division of Research from 1946-1948. Tully became Assistant Director of Research in the fall of 1948, and continued on in that position through the 1950s. He also became the Director of the Associates of Harvard Business School in 1951. Before leaving Harvard Business School in 1960, he also held positions as Assistant and then Associate Director of the Doctoral Program, Associate Director of Overseas Relations, and Lecturer on Business Administration. Tully died in 1963.

Physical Location


Processing Information

Processed by: Natalia Gutierrez-Jones. Date: February 2019.
Link to catalog
Tully, Arthur Houghton, Jr. Arthur Houghton Tully, Jr. Papers, 1942-1951: A Finding Aid
Baker Library
February 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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