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COLLECTION Identifier: Arch GA 23

Wilbur B. England papers

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of course materials, cases, reports, administrative and curriculum files, special programs and seminars, and subject files kept by Professor Wilbur B. England.


  • Creation: 1948-1972


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

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.


6 linear feet (12 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Wilbur B. England was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned a BA from Western Reserve University in 1926 and an MBA from Harvard Business School (HBS) in 1930. England worked as a research associate at HBS from 1930-1932, before moving to the private sector as an executive with the RKO Theatre Corporation and vice president and treasurer of A.B.C. Vending Corporation. He returned to HBS in 1954 as an authority on marketing and industrial procurement. In 1967, England became the Kresge Professorship of Marketing. England retired from active faculty in 1970. He died in 1991.

Physical Location


Baker Library
May 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Baker Library Special Collections and Archives, Harvard Business School Repository

Baker Library Special Collections and Archives 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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