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Tjalling Charles Koopmans papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1439

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, and material which document Tjalling Koopmans's professional career as an economist, author, and educator. The papers include files relating to his research, professional affiliations, and writings.

Dates

  • 1954-1984

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by Tjalling Charles Koopmans has been transferred to Yale University. These materials may be used for non-commercial purposes without seeking permission from Yale University as the copyright holder. For other uses of these materials, please contact mssa.assist@yale.edu.

Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Tjalling C. Koopmans, 1986, and the Cowles Foundation, 1988 and 1991.

Arrangement

Arranged in two series: I. Correspondence II. Research Files.

Extent

13.25 Linear Feet (32 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1439

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, and material which document Tjalling Koopmans's professional career as an economist, author, and educator. The papers include files relating to his research, professional affiliations, and writings.

Biographical / Historical

Tjalling Charles Koopmans was born in Holland on August 28, 1910. He graduated from the University of Utrecht (M.A., 1933) and the University of Leiden (Ph.D., 1936), and was director of research for the Cowles Commission (1948-1954). At Yale University, Koopmans served as professor of economics (1955-1985), director of the Cowles Foundation (1961-1967), and Alfred Cowles Professor of Economics (1967-1985). He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1975. Koopmans died in 1985.
Title
Guide to the Tjalling Charles Koopmans papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
August 1986
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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