Skip to main content

Smith-Nyman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 456

Scope and Contents

Reports, case studies, and background material used in research on a group of textile mills, primarily in the Southern United States, which had introduced the "textile stretch-out" or extended "labor system." Some of this research was sponsored by the Institute of Human Relations and was undertaken jointly with Richmond Carter Nyman.

Dates

  • 1929-1953
  • Majority of material found within 1929 - 1939

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for 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 Elliott Dunlap and Richmond C. Nyman in 1939, 1940, 1944, and 1963.

Extent

4.75 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

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

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0456

Overview

Reports, case studies, and background material used in research on a group of textile mills, primarily in the Southern United States, which had introduced the "textile stretch-out" or extended "labor system." Some of this research was sponsored by the Institute of Human Relations and was undertaken jointly with Richmond Carter Nyman.

Biographical / Historical

Elliott Dunlap Smith: B.A. Harvard 1913, LL.B., 1916; Professor Industrial Engineering, Yale, 1928-1932, Professor Industrial Relations, 1932-1938, Professor Economics, 1938-1946, asst. to the President, 1942-1943.

Richmond Carter Nyman: research asst., industrial engineering, Yale, 1930-1934, industrial relations, 1934-1937, Personnel Director, 1939-1951, asst. Secretary of University, 1940-1941.
Title
Guide to the Smith-Nyman Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
November 1980
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

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Opening Hours