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A collection of publications and works written by Hiram S. Davis and other authors covering wages, production, and unions in the 1940s and 1950s.

Hiram Simmons Davis, born on October 8, 1903 and brother of Edna Davis (see collection MS 180), grew up in Longton, Kansas. He was a graduate of the Kansas State Teachers College (1924), now Pittsburg State University. Hiram became a professor of economics and business at the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania, and from 1945 to 1953 was the director of the Industrial Research Department at the school. He later became Director of Economic Research for Western Business Consultants, Inc., of Phoenix, Arizona. Hiram passed away in 1980.

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Business and Industry, Education, Science and Technology, Transportation


Arts and Humanities | Business

Size of Collection

1 linear foot

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0262

Davis, Hiram S., Collection, 1946-1957



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