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John Thom Holdsworth collection, 1955-1957 | University of Miami University Archives

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ID: ASU0135

Creator: Holdsworth, John Thom (1873-1965)

Extent: 2.0 Boxes

Arrangement:

Box 1: "Thirty Years of the University of Miami" has 28 chapters in 28 folders plus 2 additional folders that contain related information

Box 2: "Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges" in 165 pages.  There are two additional folders of newspaper clippings on education (late 1950s to early 1960s) and correspondence on Dr. Holdsworth's death in 1965.

Languages: English

Abstract

The John Thom Holdsworth Collection consists of two typewritten manuscripts, "Thirty Years of the University of Miami" and "Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges," written by Dr. John Thom Holdsworth, who was the first Dean of the School of Business Administration from 1929 to 1941.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The John Thom Holdsworth Collection consists of two typewritten manuscripts, "Thirty Years of the University of Miami" and "Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges," written by Dr. John Thom Holdsworth, who was the first Dean of the School of Business Administration from 1929 to 1941.

"Thirty Years of the University of Miami" has 28 chapters in 28 folders plus 2 additional folders that contain related information.  It was written in mid 1950s and given to Richter Library in 1973.

"Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges" is 165 pages long.  Publication date is unknown.  It was donated by the school to the University Archives in September 2014.

Biographical Note

Dr. John Thom Holdsworth, 1873-1965, was the first Dean of the University of Miami‚Äôs School of Business Administration from 1926 to 1941.  He was born in Ontario, Canada, received the Ph.D. in finance at the University of Pennsylvania in 1907, and came to the University of Miami in 1926.

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University of Miami - History

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Acquisition Source: Donation

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"Thirty Years of the University of Miami" has 28 chapters in 28 folders plus 2 additional folders that contain related information.  It was written in mid 1950s and given to Richter Library in 1973.

"Origins and Evolution of Universities and Colleges" is 165 pages long.  Publication date is unknown.  It was donated by the school to the University Archives in September 2014.




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