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American Economic Association records, 1886-2010 1,706 Linear Feet — 1,460 boxes and one oversize folder. — 0.2 Gigabytes — One set.

The American Economic Association (AEA) is the primary professional association for economists in the US. This collection documents the activities of the organization, especially their journals, and including the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession. It forms part of the Economists' Papers Archive.

Primarily records of the American Economic Review (AER), and to a lesser extent, the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and the Journal of Economic Perspectives, including correspondence, referee reports/peer reviews, accepted and rejected manuscripts, book reviews, and proposals. There are also administrative files of the AEA and its subgroups, particularly the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP). There are 50 black-and-white photographs of former AEA presidents, a 39x10 inch black-and-white group photograph taken at an unidentified meeting, 48 rolls of microfilm from various journals (mostly AER), 63 microfiche of JEL correspondence ([1968]-1980), seven reel-to-reel audiotapes, 16 floppy disks (most from CSWEP), and three optical discs and one logical file folder with membership directories.