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Collection Number: 04626

Collection Title: William A. Darity Papers, 1972-2007

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Size 99 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 50,500 items)
Abstract William A. Darity Jr. is professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with research and teaching interests that include the history of economic thought; economic history; development, trade, and growth; monetary theory; and racial and ethnic economic inequality. The collection is chiefly professional correspondence of William A. Darity Jr. Much of the correspondence relates to Darity's membership in economics organizations and to his publication of numerous articles in economics journals, especially those specializing in work about African Americans. Also included are writings, grant proposals, reports, and other items relating to Darity's work in economics. There are also a few personal materials.
Creator Darity, William A., 1953-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
This collection is closed to research pending processing.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the William A. Darity Papers #4626, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from William A. Darity, Jr., of Chapel Hill, N.C., in August 1992, December 1992 (Acc. 93023), March 1993 (Acc. 93045), August 1993 (Acc. 93115), August 1994 (Acc. 94111), February 2003 (Acc. 99431), November 2003 (Acc. 99665), July 2004 (Acc. 99858), October 2005 (100228), April 2006 (Acc. 100374), and June 2007 (Acc. 100687).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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William A. Darity Jr. is professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with research and teaching interests that include the history of economic thought; economic history; development, trade, and growth; monetary theory; and racial and ethnic economic inequality.

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Chiefly professional correspondence of William A. Darity, Jr., professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with research and teaching interests that include the history of economic thought; economic history; development, trade, and growth; monetary theory; and racial and ethnic economic inequality. Much of the correspondence relates to Darity's membership in economics organizations and to his publication of numerous articles in economics journals, especially those specializing in work about African Americans. Also included are writings, grant proposals, reports, and other items relating to Darity's work in economics. There are also a few personal materials.

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Contents list

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About 7,500 items.

Chiefly professional correspondence of William A. Darity, Jr., professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with research and teaching interests that include the history of economic thought; economic history; development, trade, and growth; monetary theory; and racial and ethnic economic inequality. Much of the correspondence relates to Darity's membership in economics organizations and to his publication of numerous articles in economics journals, especially those specializing in work about African Americans. Also included are writings, grant proposals, reports, and other items relating to Darity's work in economics. There are also a few personal materials.

Folder 1-11

Folder 1

Folder 2

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

General correspondence, January-November 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 1-11

Folder 12

Clippings #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 12

Folder 13

Undated correspondence and other items #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 13

Folder 14

Correspondence: Francine Blan, 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 14

Folder 15

Correspondence: Linda Datcher, 1980-1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 15

Folder 16

Correspondence: Valpy Fitzgerald, 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 16

Folder 17

Correspondence: Geoffrey Harcourt, 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 17

Folder 18

Correspondence: Charles P. Kindleberger, 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 18

Folder 19

Correspondence: Jan A. Kregal, 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 19

Folder 20

Correspondence: Glen Loury, 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 20

Folder 21

Correspondence: Julianne Malveaux, 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 21

Folder 22

Correspondence: Samuel Meyers, Jr., 1982-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 22

Folder 23

Correspondence: Anwar A. Mohammed-Ali, 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 23

Folder 24

Correspondence: Michael Pyne, 1982-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 24

Folder 25

Correspondence: Edward Thompson III #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 25

Folder 26

Correspondence: Rhonda Williams, 1982-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 26

Folder 27

Correspondence: Stephanie Williams #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 27

Folder 28

Correspondence: William Julius Wilson, 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 28

Folder 29

Allied Social Science Association #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 29

Folder 30

American Economic Association, 1979-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 30

Folder 31

Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH), 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 31

Folder 32

Canadian Journal of African Studies: Joel Gregaory, Ed. #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 32

Folder 33

Conference on the Black Family, 1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 33

Folder 34

Eastern Economic Association/ Eastern Economic Journal , 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 34

Folder 35

Institute for the Study of Educational Policy; Floyd W. Hayes III #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 35

Folder 36

Jesse Jackson for President Committee #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 36

Folder 37

Journal of Economic Literature, 1982 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 37

Folder 38

Midwest Economic Association, 1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 38

Folder 39-40

Folder 39

Folder 40

National Economic Association, 1982-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 39-40

Folder 41-42

Folder 41

Folder 42

Review of Black Political Economy, 1983-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 41-42

Folder 43

Royal Economic Society, 1982-1983 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 43

Folder 44

Southern Economic Association #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 44

Folder 45

Proposals by others #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 45

Folder 46

Reports and papers by others #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 46

Folder 47

Referee reports by Darity #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 47

Folder 48

Referee reports on papers written by Darity #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 48

Folder 49

Proposals by Darity #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 49

Folder 50

Reports and papers by Darity #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 50

Folder 51

Photographs #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Folder 51

Box 2

Screened and partially processed materials, 1978-1984 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Box 2

Box 3

Screened and partially processed materials, 1987-1988 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Box 3

Box 4

Screened and partially processed materials, 1988 #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Box 4

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Box 15

Unscreened, unprocessed materials #04626, Series: "Original Deposit, 1972-1990s." Box 5-15

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Additions of February 2003 (Acc. 99431) and November 2003 (Acc. 99665)

About 8,000 items.

Unscreened, unprocessed materials

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Box 23

Additions of February 2003 (Acc. 99431) and November 2003 (Acc. 99665) #04626, Subseries: "Additions of February 2003 (Acc. 99431) and November 2003 (Acc. 99665)" Box 16-23

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Additions of July 2004 (Acc. 99858), October 2005 (Acc. 100228), April 2006 (Acc. 100374), and June 2007 (Acc. 100687).

About 35,000 items.

Unscreened, unprocessed materials

Box 24-68

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Box 68

Additions of July 2004, October 2005, April 2006, and June 2007 #04626, Subseries: "Additions of July 2004 (Acc. 99858), October 2005 (Acc. 100228), April 2006 (Acc. 100374), and June 2007 (Acc. 100687)." Box 24-68

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff, 1992-2007

Encoded by: Roslyn Holdzkom, January 2003

Updated in June 2004 by Jaime Margalotti and in June 2007 by Jackie Dean.

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