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Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers, 1939-1956
1.5 Linear feet 1 records storage box, 1 archives boxes
Collection number: MA.00354

Abstract:
Papers of Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897), including manuscripts of unpublished books, data and reports on U.S. manufacturing, reports done for Mathematics classes, data on industrial materials and copies of letters.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

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Biographical / Historical

Charles Wiggins Cobb (1875–1949) was an American mathematician and economist. Cobb graduated Amherst College in 1897 and was a faculty member of the Amherst College Mathematics Department from 190-1948. Cobb published many works on both economics and mathematics, but is most well-known for developing the Cobb-Douglas function in economics with economist Paul H. Douglas. Cobb died in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1949.

Scope and Contents

This collection primarily contains data and research of Charles Wiggins Cobb, including manuscripts of unpublished books, data and reports on U.S. manufacturing, reports done for Mathematics classes, data on industrial materials and copies of letters.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Charles Wiggins Cobb (AC 1897) Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection: [Identification of item], in Charles Wiggins Cobb Papers [Box #, folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

Processing Information

Processed by Omotara Oluwafemi (Assistant)


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English

Contents List
Study of Verse Reading - Second Copy
1956 January 14

Box 1: folder 1
Elementary Analysis and Elementary Analysis - Book Two


Box 1: folder 2
Record of Conferences 1923-1924


Box 1: folder 3
Report on Textile and all United States' Industries and reports done for "Math 8" 1939-1940


Box 1: folder 4
Reports done for "Math 8"


Box 1: folder 5
Manuscript for "Notes on United States Manufacturing"


Box 1: folder 6-7
Graphs dealing with manufacturing and materials in the US


Box 1: folder 8
Data on industrial materials - Chemicals


Box 1: folder 9
Data on industrial materials - Foods (L.T.)


Box 1: folder 10
Data on industrial materials - Leather


Box 1: folder 11
Data on industrial materials - Lumber


Box 1: folder 12
Data on industrial materials - Metals


Box 1: folder 13
Data on industrial materials - Paper and Printing


Box 1: folder 14
Data on industrial materials - Shorts


Box 1: folder 15
Data on industrial materials - Stone Clay


Box 1: folder 16
Data on industrial materials - Textiles


Box 1: folder 17
Data on industrial materials - United States


Box 1: folder 18
Data on time trends (3) U.S.


Box 1: folder 19
Data on time trends (3) Mass - Begin End Nearest Mean


Box 1: folder 20
Data on time trends - Back Tracks


Box 1: folder 21
Data on time trends - Steel Ingots etc.


Box 1: folder 22
Data on time trends 2


Box 1: folder 23
Data on time trends - Stocks and Good Back Tracks


Box 1: folder 24
Data on time trends theory


Box 1: folder 25
Data on time trends - Time Out


Box 1: folder 26
Charts drawn from census data - Mass/ US 2


Box 1: folder 27
Charts drawn from census data - SS Steel and Stocks


Box 1: folder 28
Charts drawn from census data - Stock Prices and Commod. Prices 1915-1937


Box 1: folder 29
Charts drawn from census data - Stocks and Bonds
March 1937

Box 1: folder 30
Charts drawn from census data - [Pabst] Backtracks


Box 1: folder 31
Charts drawn from census data - Perpendicular Deviations


Box 1: folder 32
Charts drawn from census data - Snyder General Price [Larl] [pG]


Box 1: folder 33
Charts drawn from census data - [pG] and Industries


Box 1: folder 34
Charts drawn from census data - U.S. Price Qudex (p Mills) 1869-1931


Box 1: folder 35
Charts drawn from census data - Mass Cities


Box 1: folder 36
Charts drawn from census data - Traus [Cool] Regressions


Box 1: folder 37
Charts drawn from census data - Data States 1899-1919


Box 1: folder 38
Charts drawn from census data - Short [Dev]: a [limitation] Trends


Box 1: folder 39
Charts drawn from census data - [Ccap] US


Box 1: folder 40
Charts drawn from census data - U.S. 38


Box 1: folder 41
Charts drawn from census data - Data under "Data"


Box 1: folder 42
Charts drawn from census data - Wages


Box 1: folder 43
Charts drawn from census data - Wages (2) omits 1921 and 1931


Box 1: folder 44
Charts drawn from census data - W3


Box 1: folder 45
Charts drawn from census data - WV'


Box 1: folder 46
Backtracks Notes 4


Box 1: folder 47
Mat Σ


Box 1: folder 48
Mat Tech Backtrack


Box 1: folder 49
Mat 12


Box 1: folder 50
Mat 37


Box 1: folder 51
Mat [TΣ]


Box 1: folder 52
Materials - Massachusetts


Box 1: folder 53
Materials - Mass Backtracks


Box 1: folder 54
Materials - States


Box 1: folder 55
Mat. U.S. 2 - States 2


Box 1: folder 56
Mat/ US (3) Industries/ U. S.


Box 1: folder 57
Mat States (3) - Data 1899-1935


Box 1: folder 58
Mat - States (3,1)


Box 1: folder 59
Data on miscellaneous industries - J. Chemicals pG


Box 1: folder 60
Data on miscellaneous industries - J. Foods (L+T) pG


Box 1: folder 61
Data on miscellaneous industries - J. Leather pG


Box 1: folder 62
Data on miscellaneous industries - J. Lumber pG


Box 1: folder 63
Data on miscellaneous industries - Laq (Theory)


Box 1: folder 64
Data on miscellaneous industries - Ayres
September 15, 1938

Box 1: folder 65
Data on miscellaneous industries - Industries All U.S. (U.S. Capital (All))


Box 1: folder 66
Data on miscellaneous industries - Stone, Clay, and Glass


Box 1: folder 67
Data on miscellaneous industries - Textiles


Box 1: folder 68
Data on miscellaneous industries - Industries Miscellaneous 1899-1919


Box 1: folder 69
Data on miscellaneous industries - Rubber


Box 1: folder 70
Data on miscellaneous industries - Industries Paper and Printing


Box 1: folder 71
Data on miscellaneous industries - U. S. Industries - Metals


Box 1: folder 72
Data on miscellaneous industries - Leather


Box 1: folder 73
Data on miscellaneous industries - Lumber


Box 1: folder 74
Data on miscellaneous industries - Foods


Box 1: folder 75
Data on miscellaneous industries - Chemicals


Box 1: folder 76
Data on miscellaneous industries - Industries 38


Box 1: folder 77
Data on miscellaneous industries - pG and J. United States


Box 1: folder 78
Data on miscellaneous industries - pG and J. Textiles


Box 1: folder 79
Data on miscellaneous industries - pG and J. Stone, Clay, and Glass


Box 1: folder 80
Data on miscellaneous industries - pG and J. Paper and Printing


Box 1: folder 81
Data on miscellaneous industries - pG J metals +


Box 1: folder 82
Data on miscellaneous industries - Fabst


Box 1: folder 83
Data on miscellaneous industries - Class. Theory Etc.


Box 1: folder 84
Data on miscellaneous industries - Data 1927-1935 Industries


Box 1: folder 85
Data on miscellaneous industries - Data 1921-1925 Industries


Box 1: folder 86
Data on miscellaneous industries - Data 1899-1919 Industries


Box 1: folder 87
Data on miscellaneous industries - Data 1880, 1890


Box 1: folder 88
Data on miscellaneous industries - Mat States (3,2)


Box 1: folder 89
An Elementary Course in the Theory of Functions pg. 1-70


Box 2: folder 1
An Elementary Course in the Theory of Functions pg. 71-117


Box 2: folder 2
An Elementary Course in the Theory of Functions pg. 5-119


Box 2: folder 3
Massachusetts Manufacturing 1890-1928 pg. 1-54


Box 2: folder 4
Massachusetts Manufacturing 1890-1928 pg. 55-116


Box 2: folder 5
Massachusetts Manufacturing 1890-1928 pg. 117-138


Box 2: folder 6
Massachusetts Manufactures


Box 2: folder 7
Mass State 36


Box 2: folder 8-9
H.N.


Box 2: folder 10

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