Willis L. Peterson papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains the professional papers of Willis L. Peterson which includes correspondence, college notes, thesis research, syllabi, notes for courses, research proposals, research materials, and papers and articles written by Peterson.
- Majority of material found within 1966-1995
Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the University of Minnesota Archives.
Willis L. Peterson received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Chicago in 1966. He began teaching in the Department of Agricultural And Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota in 1965, and became a Professor in 1972. Peterson served as a consultant for AID, the World Bank, and the Ford Foundation in multiple countries. Peterson focused on micro and macro economics and world food problems.
13 boxes ; 16.25 cubic feet
Language of Materials
The collection contains the professional papers of Willis L. Peterson, Professor of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota.
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- Agricultural economics -- Study and teaching Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Applied economics -- Study and teaching Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Peterson, Willis L.
- University of Minnesota Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Willis L. Peterson papers
- September 2016
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- Finding aid written in English
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