J. Douglas Brown Papers, 1910-1978 1930-1970

Creator
Brown, J. Douglas (James Douglas) [Browse]
Format
Manuscript
Language
English
Description
90 boxes

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Getty AAT genre
Compiled/​Created
1910-1978 1930-1970
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Collection is open for research use.
Summary note
  • J. Douglas Brown (1898-1986) was an economist and Princeton University administrator who was an expert in the field of industrial relations, especially on the subjects of Social Security and personnel and manpower issues. He was one of the leaders in the development of the Social Security program and also served in the War Department during World War II on manpower issues. Brown's papers document his career as a government consultant, as a scholar, and as a university administrator and include his correspondence and writings, reports, meeting minutes, notes, and publications.
  • Brown's papers document his career as a government consultant, as a scholar, and as a university administrator and include his correspondence and writings, reports, meeting minutes, notes, and publications. The papers particularly document Brown's work with the development and revision of the Social Security program, with the War Department during World War II, and with Princeton University as a professor and administrator, as well as his involvement with various government agencies and organizations. Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.
Publications about
The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "Dr. J. Douglas Brown, a Dean and Social Security Architect," by Thomas W. Ennis. The New York Times, January 21, 1986. J(ames) Douglas Brown Profile, Marquis Who's Who on the Web. http://search.marquiswhoswho.com Accessed August 1, 2006. Materials from Series 1: Biographical; J. Douglas Brown Papers; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. Princeton University Class of 1919: Forty Years After, edited by W. E. Studdiford. Progress Publishing Company, Caldwell, New Jersey, 1959.
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