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History of Political Economy records, 1967-2012 128.9 Linear Feet — 116 boxes. — 0.1 Megabytes — One set.

The History of Political Economy is a scholarly journal that focuses on the history of economic thought. This collection documents the activites of the publication and includes rejected manuscripts. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.

This collection contains accepted and rejected manuscripts with related correspondence and peer reviews/referee reports, as well as administrative files on the founding of the journal.

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Vincent J. Tarascio papers, 1967-2020 1 Linear Foot — One record carton and one oversize folder.

Vincent Tarascio (1930-2020) was a professor emeritus of economics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. This collection documents his professional life through his writings and professional and faculty activities. It was acquired as part of the Economists' Papers Archive.

The most common types of material are handwritten and typed manuscripts, reprints and offprints, and correspondence. There is a program from the first meeting of the History of Economics Society in Chapel Hill, a syllabus for a course on the history of economic thought, and a bound copy of Tarascio's first book. The oversize folder contains eleven reproductions of portraits of mostly 19th century economists.

The main subject is the history of economic thought, with a focus on neoclassical economics and Vilfredo Pareto. There are also files with correspondence on the Southern Economic Association and the Southern Economic Journal.

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E. Roy Weintraub papers, 1930-2022, bulk dates 1968-2022 15.5 Linear Feet — 12 boxes. — 1.5 Gigabytes — Six sets.

E. Roy Weintraub (born 1943) is Professor Emeritus of Economics and a Fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University. This collection primarily documents his professional life through his correspondence, writings, research, and professional service. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.

This collection documents Weintraub's career as a historian of economics and mathematics and professor and administrator at Duke University. It provides an overview of his professional activities, particularly his research and writings on the history of economics and his roles in the history of economics scholarly community and at Duke (including his involvement with the History of Economics Society and the journal History of Political Economy).

The collection also documents his communications with prominent economists as research subjects such as Kenneth Arrow, Gerard Debreu, and Lionel McKenzie. Included in Weintraub's communications are exchanges with prominent figures in the history of economics and related scholarly communities such as Roger Backhouse, Bradley Bateman, Anthony Brewer, Arjo Klamer, Mary Morgan, Deirdre McCloskey, and Philip Mirowski.

Besides paper records, the collection also includes three audio cassettes (Weintraub's interview with Debreu) and hundreds of born digital electronic records, which are the contents of one email account and one other file transfer. These files are mostly correspondence and writings.