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Herbert G. Heneman papers

Identifier: 297

Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence and American Society for Personnel Administration Accreditation Institute (ASPA-AI) meeting minutes and materials.


  • Creation: 1970s


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Use of Materials

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only.


Requests for permission to quote from the Herbert G. Heneman papers should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives head.

Biographical Sketch of Herbert G. Heneman (1916-1998)

Herbert Gerhard Heneman Jr. was born on December 2, 1916 in Lester Prairie, Minnesota. He earned his B.B.A. in 1938, M.A. in 1942 and Ph.D. in 1948, all from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Heneman joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota as an instructor in the school of business administration in 1942. After two years with the United States Navy during World War II (1944-1946), he returned to the University as assistant director of the industrial relations center, which was within the school of business. In 1950, he was promoted to associate professor and in 1954 to professor. He was appointed as acting director of the industrial relations center (1959-1961) and later became director (1961-1964, 1966-1973). In 1961, Dr. Heneman was made chair of the department of industrial relations (1961-1973). Dr. Heneman retired from the University of Minnesota as professor emeritus in 1980. His focus was on the development of industrial relations as an academic discipline and under his guidance, the industrial relations center at the University of Minnesota was one of the most influential in the country. Herbert Heneman died on January 18, 1988.


1 box (1.3 linear feet)


Collection contains the papers of Herbert G. Heneman, Jr., professor emeritus and director of industrial relations at the University of Minnesota.

Source of acquisition

The collection was deposited in University Archives on January 8, 1981.

Related Materials in University Archives

Industrial Relations Center papers

Processing Information

Collection has not been processed.

Herbert G. Heneman papers, 1970s
Karen Spilman
April 2005
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