Guide to the Harrington Emerson Files

Collection Number: 5166

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Harrington Emerson Files, 1846-1968
Collection Number:
5166
Creator:
Emerson, Harrington
Quantity:
6.1 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Repors, pamphlets, correspondence, speeches.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, speeches, writings, studies, reports, and publications of Harrington Emerson.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

1853: Born Trenton, N. J. Son of Edwin & Mary Louies Emerson. Educated in
England, France, Germany, Italy, and Greece.
1870's: Married Florence Brooke, one son, Raffe
1876: Headed Modern Language Dept., Univ. of Nebraska
1882: Left university to engage in banking and real estate with his brother, S.D.I. Emerson
1885-91: Did special economic and engineering research work for the Burlington Railroad
1895: Married Mary Crawford Supple, 3 daughters, Louise, Isabel and Margaret
1895-99 Served as U.S. representative of a British syndicate Investing in America - investigated finances and operations of many industrial plants and mines, in Mexico, the U.S. and Canada
1899-01: Managed a glass manufacturing company
1901-07: Active as professional consulting management engineer
1904-07: Carried out the reorganization of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe RR; introduced a bonus plan, standard costs, accounting by tabulating machines, and planned maintenance for equipment and rolling stock
1907-11: Called one of the principal witnesses in the "Eastern rates case'
1911: Named to Civilian Expert Board on Industrial Management of U.S. Navy Yards to investigate the functions and conditions of the yards
1921: Appointed member of the Hoover Committee for the Elimination of Haste in Industry; assigned to cover the coal and railroad
Industries
1929: Attended the International Management Congress in Paris
1931: Died on Sept. 2, aged 78, in New York City

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, speeches, writings, studies, reports, and publications of Harrington Emerson. Correspondence is arranged chronologically. Speeches, writings, studies and reports are all arranged alphabetically by title. Publications are arranged alphabetically by author.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Emerson, Harrington, 1953-1931.

Subjects:
Management science.


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Harrington Emerson Files #5166. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
Biographical Information
Box 1 Folder 1
Includes biographies; publication lists; notes about his career by Alonzo Falek & misc.
Biographical Information
Box 1 Folder 2
Includes biographies; publication lists; notes about his career by Alonzo Falek & misc.
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 3
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1853
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 4
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1854
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 5
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1855
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 6
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1856
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 7
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1857
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 8
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1858
1846-1965
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 9
Includes copies of letters from Harrington's mother (Mary Louisa) to her brother (Will) spanning a 20 year period. Of note are the letters beginning with September 8, 1859
1904
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 10
Business memo to Harrington Emerson from N.M. Rice (Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System) RE: recommendations of Emerson's & the effect on savings for the company.
1907
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 11
To R. V. Wright (American Engineer & Railway Journal) RE: time efficiency.
1908
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 12
Letter of recommendation for H. Emerson from W. F. Buck (Motive Power Dept. of Atchinson, Topeka & Santa Fe) - ( "To whom it may concern") endorsing the methods of Emerson's as "being of great value in systematizing work, reducing expenses, increasing output and..."
1911
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 13
Between Emerson Co. and Sidney Blumenthal Co. (NYC) concerning the investigation by Emerson Co. & recommendations for establishing efficiency methods; Christmas Greeting, 12/20/11 (9 p.) from H. Emerson (on Emerson Co. inter-office letterhead) discusses the efforts of the staff over the previous 3 years noting company pride, company "just on the threshold of the efficiency movement," the movement includes women's work as well as men's, & contributions regarding efficiency that the company has made as well as other subjects; 4 p. letter from Emerson entitled "Some Observations of Bermuda", 12/26/11.
1911
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 14
Between Emerson Co. and Sidney Blumenthal Co. (NYC) concerning the investigation by Emerson Co. & recommendations for establishing efficiency methods; Christmas Greeting, 12/20/11 (9 p.) from H. Emerson (on Emerson Co. inter-office letterhead) discusses the efforts of the staff over the previous 3 years noting company pride, company "just on the threshold of the efficiency movement," the movement includes women's work as well as men's, & contributions regarding efficiency that the company has made as well as other subjects; 4 p. letter from Emerson entitled "Some Observations of Bermuda", 12/26/11.
1912
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 15
Letter to Emerson Company from Mayor Geo. F. Cotterill, City of Seattle, regarding the excellent character of the Emerson Company.
1914
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 16
Corres. with A. R. Demory of Detroit Timken Axel Co. explaining the methods & services of Emerson Co. and savings accomplished; with King Sewing Machine (cont) Co. discussing very satisfactory results from their experience with staff of the Emerson Co.; Evens & Howard Firebrick Co. re their benefits of Emerson services; to Wilfred Sellers from H. Emerson (8 p.) entitled - "A Great Modern Company" where Emerson describes the foundations of building the ideal company; & others.
1915
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 17
Letter to Wm. E. Walter, Boston Symphony Orchestra re Emerson's 13 principles of efficiency, suggest running factories as if they were orchestras; letter to editors of Market World re Henry Dodge Estabrook's address; letter to editor of Outlook re Emerson's essay "Duration of the War", correspondence with Emerson giving advice and his philosophy and recommendations on building companies and operating businesses and other subjects.
1915
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 18
Letter to Wm. E. Walter, Boston Symphony Orchestra re Emerson's 13 principles of efficiency, suggest running factories as if they were orchestras; letter to editors of Market World re Henry Dodge Estabrook's address; letter to editor of Outlook re Emerson's essay "Duration of the War", correspondence with Emerson giving advice and his philosophy and recommendations on building companies and operating businesses and other subjects.
1916
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 19
Includes a 4 p. essay "A Circular for Indianapolis"; letter to A. W. Thompson explaining difference between the Taylor and Emerson Systems (5/2/16); and also re report on traffic records (11/6/16); to D. Willard (13 p.) re differences between the German and American methods (6/10/16); substantial correspondence with Prof John B. Waton, Johns Hopkins, and Prof. A. T. Poffenberger, Columbia, regarding methods of selecting satisfactory employees, particularly by analyzing photographs; to Arison regarding constructive criticism of his agency; to J. M. Davis (Vice-President), re report on connection and relations of the Emerson Company with the Baltimore & Ohio; to Charles R. Hook, American Rolling Mill Co., concerning wages, salaries, promotions, rewards; to D. Willard (11/16/16) re what is going on as to care of workers in some industrial plants, using Jon Patterson of the National Cash Register Company as an example as well as others.
1916
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 20
Includes a 4 p. essay "A Circular for Indianapolis"; letter to A. W. Thompson explaining difference between the Taylor and Emerson Systems (5/2/16); and also re report on traffic records (11/6/16); to D. Willard (13 p.) re differences between the German and American methods (6/10/16); substantial correspondence with Prof John B. Waton, Johns Hopkins, and Prof. A. T. Poffenberger, Columbia, regarding methods of selecting satisfactory employees, particularly by analyzing photographs; to Arison regarding constructive criticism of his agency; to J. M. Davis (Vice-President), re report on connection and relations of the Emerson Company with the Baltimore & Ohio; to Charles R. Hook, American Rolling Mill Co., concerning wages, salaries, promotions, rewards; to D. Willard (11/16/16) re what is going on as to care of workers in some industrial plants, using Jon Patterson of the National Cash Register Company as an example as well as others.
1916
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 21
Includes a 4 p. essay "A Circular for Indianapolis"; letter to A. W. Thompson explaining difference between the Taylor and Emerson Systems (5/2/16); and also re report on traffic records (11/6/16); to D. Willard (13 p.) re differences between the German and American methods (6/10/16); substantial correspondence with Prof John B. Waton, Johns Hopkins, and Prof. A. T. Poffenberger, Columbia, regarding methods of selecting satisfactory employees, particularly by analyzing photographs; to Arison regarding constructive criticism of his agency; to J. M. Davis (Vice-President), re report on connection and relations of the Emerson Company with the Baltimore & Ohio; to Charles R. Hook, American Rolling Mill Co., concerning wages, salaries, promotions, rewards; to D. Willard (11/16/16) re what is going on as to care of workers in some industrial plants, using Jon Patterson of the National Cash Register Company as an example as well as others.
1917
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 22
Letter (8 p.) to members of Emerson Company explaining company policy regarding expenses and financial matters; letter to employees (men) regarding the war and advising them to apply for Officers Reserve Corps; letter re uniformity of contracts; to Dr. Yashima, Director of the Machinery and Rolling Stock Department; Imperial Government Railways (Japan) re wastes and financial losses on the U.S. railroads and offering his services and experience to Japan.
1918
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 23
Letter (1/4/18) New Year's Greeting to members of Emerson Co. suggesting everyone take an inventory of himself"; 9 p. to Paul B. Sweet, thoughts about the Emerson Co.; letter to members of the Old and of the new New York Agency (12 p. ) explaining differences in operation of the Agency; correspondence with H. W. Jacobs re assisting his company with explanation on what steps will be taken; with Encyclopedia Americana concerning an article; to employees re code of ethics; correspondence re railways of Japan; to members of the New York Agency concerning the merger into the Emerson Company; memos to employees re individual merit, salaries, etc.
1918
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 24
Letter (1/4/18) New Year's Greeting to members of Emerson Co. suggesting everyone take an inventory of himself"; 9 p. to Paul B. Sweet, thoughts about the Emerson Co.; letter to members of the Old and of the new New York Agency (12 p. ) explaining differences in operation of the Agency; correspondence with H. W. Jacobs re assisting his company with explanation on what steps will be taken; with Encyclopedia Americana concerning an article; to employees re code of ethics; correspondence re railways of Japan; to members of the New York Agency concerning the merger into the Emerson Company; memos to employees re individual merit, salaries, etc.
1918
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 25
Letter (1/4/18) New Year's Greeting to members of Emerson Co. suggesting everyone take an inventory of himself"; 9 p. to Paul B. Sweet, thoughts about the Emerson Co.; letter to members of the Old and of the new New York Agency (12 p. ) explaining differences in operation of the Agency; correspondence with H. W. Jacobs re assisting his company with explanation on what steps will be taken; with Encyclopedia Americana concerning an article; to employees re code of ethics; correspondence re railways of Japan; to members of the New York Agency concerning the merger into the Emerson Company; memos to employees re individual merit, salaries, etc.
1919
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 26
RE: a lecture by H. E. at Mass. Inst. of Tech.; expense accounts; to C. E. Knoeppel re proposing a periodical devoted to industrial competence; to Judge H. Gary re reduction of hrs. of work in steel industry and misc.
1919
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 27
RE: a lecture by H. E. at Mass. Inst. of Tech.; expense accounts; to C. E. Knoeppel re proposing a periodical devoted to industrial competence; to Judge H. Gary re reduction of hrs. of work in steel industry and misc.
1919
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 28
RE: a lecture by H. E. at Mass. Inst. of Tech.; expense accounts; to C. E. Knoeppel re proposing a periodical devoted to industrial competence; to Judge H. Gary re reduction of hrs. of work in steel industry and misc.
1921
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 30
From American Engineering Council RE: work of the Comm. on Elimination of Waste In Industry; substantial correspondence re transportation; Hoover Comm. on Industrial wastes; conditions in Mexico; conditions of the railroads; wastes in bituminous coal mining; correspondence RE: a report on bituminous coal mining; 19 p. The Railroad Situation; and other related.
1921
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 31
From American Engineering Council RE: work of the Comm. on Elimination of Waste In Industry; substantial correspondence re transportation; Hoover Comm. on Industrial wastes; conditions in Mexico; conditions of the railroads; wastes in bituminous coal mining; correspondence RE: a report on bituminous coal mining; 19 p. The Railroad Situation; and other related.
1921
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 32
From American Engineering Council RE: work of the Comm. on Elimination of Waste In Industry; substantial correspondence re transportation; Hoover Comm. on Industrial wastes; conditions in Mexico; conditions of the railroads; wastes in bituminous coal mining; correspondence RE: a report on bituminous coal mining; 19 p. The Railroad Situation; and other related.
1921
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 33
From American Engineering Council RE: work of the Comm. on Elimination of Waste In Industry; substantial correspondence re transportation; Hoover Comm. on Industrial wastes; conditions in Mexico; conditions of the railroads; wastes in bituminous coal mining; correspondence RE: a report on bituminous coal mining; 19 p. The Railroad Situation; and other related.
1922
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 34
Continued correspondence between L. W. Wallace and Emerson re Comm. on the Elimination of Waste In Industry matters; copy of editorial "A Misfortune That is Disgraceful" and letter to editor of NY Times from Emerson re the editorial concerning deaths from yellow fever in Mexico; letter to R.G. Bruce, Vice-President of E.L. Bruce Co. explaining Emerson Company plans and changes; correspondence with unions & individuals re speech by Emerson on railroads before the NY Railroad Club; considerable correspondence concerning Emerson's work with the railroad companies; with Interstate Commerce Commission re revision of the ICC's Accounting System; with Lawrence Wallace, Federated American Engineering Societies, asking for Emerson to visualize what the engineering profession should do for modern civilization; with G. A. Green, Fifth Avenue Coach Co. re reduction of gasoline use on omnibuses; 4 p. confidential memo re mexican railroad; and other related.
1922
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 35
Continued correspondence between L. W. Wallace and Emerson re Comm. on the Elimination of Waste In Industry matters; copy of editorial "A Misfortune That is Disgraceful" and letter to editor of NY Times from Emerson re the editorial concerning deaths from yellow fever in Mexico; letter to R.G. Bruce, Vice-President of E.L. Bruce Co. explaining Emerson Company plans and changes; correspondence with unions & individuals re speech by Emerson on railroads before the NY Railroad Club; considerable correspondence concerning Emerson's work with the railroad companies; with Interstate Commerce Commission re revision of the ICC's Accounting System; with Lawrence Wallace, Federated American Engineering Societies, asking for Emerson to visualize what the engineering profession should do for modern civilization; with G. A. Green, Fifth Avenue Coach Co. re reduction of gasoline use on omnibuses; 4 p. confidential memo re mexican railroad; and other related.
1922
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 36
Continued correspondence between L. W. Wallace and Emerson re Comm. on the Elimination of Waste In Industry matters; copy of editorial "A Misfortune That is Disgraceful" and letter to editor of NY Times from Emerson re the editorial concerning deaths from yellow fever in Mexico; letter to R.G. Bruce, Vice-President of E.L. Bruce Co. explaining Emerson Company plans and changes; correspondence with unions & individuals re speech by Emerson on railroads before the NY Railroad Club; considerable correspondence concerning Emerson's work with the railroad companies; with Interstate Commerce Commission re revision of the ICC's Accounting System; with Lawrence Wallace, Federated American Engineering Societies, asking for Emerson to visualize what the engineering profession should do for modern civilization; with G. A. Green, Fifth Avenue Coach Co. re reduction of gasoline use on omnibuses; 4 p. confidential memo re mexican railroad; and other related.
1922
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 37
Continued correspondence between L. W. Wallace and Emerson re Comm. on the Elimination of Waste In Industry matters; copy of editorial "A Misfortune That is Disgraceful" and letter to editor of NY Times from Emerson re the editorial concerning deaths from yellow fever in Mexico; letter to R.G. Bruce, Vice-President of E.L. Bruce Co. explaining Emerson Company plans and changes; correspondence with unions & individuals re speech by Emerson on railroads before the NY Railroad Club; considerable correspondence concerning Emerson's work with the railroad companies; with Interstate Commerce Commission re revision of the ICC's Accounting System; with Lawrence Wallace, Federated American Engineering Societies, asking for Emerson to visualize what the engineering profession should do for modern civilization; with G. A. Green, Fifth Avenue Coach Co. re reduction of gasoline use on omnibuses; 4 p. confidential memo re mexican railroad; and other related.
1923
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 38
To Emerson Associates concerning finances; 49 p. to Alexander Wylie, Director, Interstate Commerce Commission re the Fundamentals of Railway Operating Cost Records; 39 p. addressed "To My Younger Associates & Clients" from H.E. discussing "Standards"; financial & business operations; New Year's message to associates mentions business outlook is excellent and many satisfied clients and routine.
1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 39
Includes 20 p. paper entitled "Contract Workers" and their importance to Emerson Engineers; substantial correspondence to staff of EE concerning the organization and administration, bonus payments, staffing, contracts, meetings, financial situation and other related.
1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 40
Includes 20 p. paper entitled "Contract Workers" and their importance to Emerson Engineers; substantial correspondence to staff of EE concerning the organization and administration, bonus payments, staffing, contracts, meetings, financial situation and other related.
1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 41
Includes 20 p. paper entitled "Contract Workers" and their importance to Emerson Engineers; substantial correspondence to staff of EE concerning the organization and administration, bonus payments, staffing, contracts, meetings, financial situation and other related.
1924
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 42
Includes 20 p. paper entitled "Contract Workers" and their importance to Emerson Engineers; substantial correspondence to staff of EE concerning the organization and administration, bonus payments, staffing, contracts, meetings, financial situation and other related.
1925
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 43
RE: liquidation proceedings of E. E., financial matters; report to staff (Feb.), 17 p. and misc. charts.
1925
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 44
RE: liquidation proceedings of E. E., financial matters; report to staff (Feb.), 17 p. and misc. charts.
1927
Routine
Box 1 Folder 45
1930
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 46
Contains letters from organizations describing benefits experienced from association with Emerson engineers.
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 47
Contains letters from organizations describing benefits experienced from association with Emerson engineers.
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 48
Contains letters from organizations describing benefits experienced from association with Emerson engineers.
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 49
Contains letters from organizations describing benefits experienced from association with Emerson engineers.
1931-1934
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 50
Includes correspondence to companies describing the services they provide.
1935
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 51
With Hart Glass Mftg. Co. outlining the work EE will be doing; other correspondence to General Mills, U. S. Rubber and others asking for an opportunity to explain their methods.
1936
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 52
Letters to companies explaining their services.
1937
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 53
Letters to companies explaining their services.
1938
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 54
Letter to companies from EE; brochure regarding budget control and Emerson Bonus Plan.
1939
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 55
Describing services of Emerson Engineers; list of company references.
1940
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 56
Letters to to Grumman Aircraft, Crucible Steel, Pennzoil, Ashland Oil and others explaining services
1941
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 57
Includes letters of recommendations for EE from various companies.
1942-1943
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 58
Includes letters of recommendations for EE from various companies.
1944
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 59
Includes additional correspondence from satisfied clients (Gulf Oil, Johnson & Johnson & others), other correspondence explaining their services, known as "Emerson Balanced Management Methods"
1945
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 60
Sample form letters and correspondence re the Emerson Wage Incentive Plan.
1946-1950
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 61
Correspondence from companies giving favorable opinions of the work.
1951-1963
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 62
Letters from companies giving favorable opinions of the work, also Management Department, University of Arkansas requesting photo & biographical data of H.E.
Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 63
Administrative expenses & misc.
1921
Address before American Paper and Pulp Association
Box 1 Folder 64
May 12th
1922
Address before New York Railroad Club
Box 1 Folder 64
April 21st
1922
Address delivered to the Foremen of the American Rolling Hill Company
Box 1 Folder 64
December
1922
Address, New York Railroad Club
Box 1 Folder 64
April 22nd
Address of Mr. H. Emerson, delivered before the University of Chicago
Box 1 Folder 64
1922
American Wood Preservers' Association
Box 1 Folder 64
Discussion of Mr. V.K. Hendricks' Paper "The Economics of Cross Tie Renewals," January 24th-25th
1918
Address to the Cook County Real Estate
Box 1 Folder 65
April 9th
Cotton Manufacturers' Association of North Carolina, Address to President, Officers and Guests of
Box 1 Folder 65
1923
Canton Address
Box 1 Folder 65
August 2nd
1912
Cause of Modern Inefficiency and Its Costs
Box 1 Folder 65
September 25th
1912
Educational Demands of Modern Progress
Box 1 Folder 66
Address before the Society for the Promotion of Engineering Education, at Boston, June 28
1912
Efficiency Message to Bankers
Box 1 Folder 66
Synopsis of address to Illinois Bankers' Association at Peoria, September 25th
1916
Efficient Lives
Box 1 Folder 66
Address delivered before the Business Men's League of St. Louis, January 5th
1920
Speech at Engineers Club of Philidelphia
Box 1 Folder 66
Oct. 14th
1917
Essentials for Future Progress
Box 1 Folder 66
In Business Science Bulletin, May
1923
Fundamentals of Civilization Required Also in an Industrial Activity
Box 1 Folder 67
Address to the Administration of the American Rolling Mill Company, June 24th
1923
How Can Railroads of the World Meet Their Expenses, Introduction
Box 1 Folder 68
Introduction to Talk On, February 7th
1920
Human Engineering
Box 1 Folder 68
Address before the Harvard Liberal Club of Boston, May 7th
1912
To Those Who Perished in the Disaster of the Titanic
Box 1 Folder 69
Memoriam, April 14th-15th, and Address to the Club of Printing House Craftsmen of New York, April 18th
1914
Modern Patriotism
Box 1 Folder 69
Address delivered before the Civic League of Cleveland, February 28th
1922
Address to the New York Railroad Club
Box 1 Folder 70
April 21th
1914
Personality in Organizations
Box 1 Folder 70
Address before Efficiency Society, November 24th
1920
Play Efficiency Life's Greatest Game
Box 1 Folder 70
Address at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 9th
1918
President's Welcome Address, Director's Meeting
Box 1 Folder 70
March 9th
1923
Remarks
Box 1 Folder 71
December 5th
1912
Rescue of the Fit: An Efficiency Duty
Box 1 Folder 71
Address delivered at the 4th National Conservation Congress, October 1st-4th
Robert Colliers Church
Box 1 Folder 71
1910
Securing Efficiency in Railroad Work
Box 1 Folder 72
Harvard Lecture, November 16th
Address to the Society of Industrial Engineers
Box 1 Folder 72
April 27th
1923
Some Experiences of an Efficiency Engineer
Box 1 Folder 72
October 24th
1909
Synopsis of Address before the Typothetae
Box 1 Folder 72
October 14th
1923
Talk for Radio
Box 1 Folder 73
March 7th
1919
Address for the National Association of Employment Managers
Box 1 Folder 74
"What Economic Principles Must We All Grasp in Order to Correct the Crooked Thinking That Reaches from President to Pauper?", October 11th
Unidentified Speech
Box 1 Folder 75
1915-1920
Documents - A
Box 2 Folder 1
Abolishing the Twelve Hour Day In the Steel Industry 22 p., Alaskan Railway Problem 3 p., American Locomotive Fuel Record for 1920 12 p., Analysis of Dependent Sequence As A Guide to Fuel Economies 11 p., Analyzing Men For Jobs 2 p.
1909
Documents - B
Box 2 Folder 2
Basic Formula of Industry 30 p., Battle Ground of Coal 11 p., Belting 16 p., Belting Compared to Chain Transmission 8 p., Belting Compared to Individual Electric Drives 12 p., Budgetary Control. 7 p., Business Outlook 3 p.
1902-1923
Documents - C
Box 2 Folder 3
Cause of Modern Inefficiency and Its Cost 8 p., Causes & Correctives of Industrial Wastes 25 p., Causes, Remedies and Devices 5 p., Chamber of Commerce of the City of Indianapolis 17 p. 8 p., Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway: Report and Analysis 15 p. C (cont), Christinas and New Year Greeting from Harrington Emerson to All Who Are Interested in Efficient Organization 3 p., Clear Thinking As to the Railroad Situation (several drafts), Coal Resources of the Pacific 22 p., Commandment of Efficiency: Its Importance for Progress 100 p., Coming Back to A Peace Basis 11 p., Comments on the Commission on Industrial Relations and Its Failure to Agree 22 p., Common Want 2 p., Comparative Study of Wage and Bonus Plans 32 p., Comparative Study of Wage and Bonus Systems 38 p., Compensation of Employees 4 p., Cost Accounting. 3 p., Cost and Efficiency Records 41 p., Council of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (to the) 28 p., Creation of Organization With Special Reference to Personnel 22 p., Creation of Wealth. 3 p., Crooks, Labor and Efficiency Troubles 14 p
1902-1923
Documents - C
Box 2 Folder 4
Cause of Modern Inefficiency and Its Cost 8 p., Causes & Correctives of Industrial Wastes 25 p., Causes, Remedies and Devices 5 p., Chamber of Commerce of the City of Indianapolis 17 p. 8 p., Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway: Report and Analysis 15 p. C (cont), Christinas and New Year Greeting from Harrington Emerson to All Who Are Interested in Efficient Organization 3 p., Clear Thinking As to the Railroad Situation (several drafts), Coal Resources of the Pacific 22 p., Commandment of Efficiency: Its Importance for Progress 100 p., Coming Back to A Peace Basis 11 p., Comments on the Commission on Industrial Relations and Its Failure to Agree 22 p., Common Want 2 p., Comparative Study of Wage and Bonus Plans 32 p., Comparative Study of Wage and Bonus Systems 38 p., Compensation of Employees 4 p., Cost Accounting. 3 p., Cost and Efficiency Records 41 p., Council of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (to the) 28 p., Creation of Organization With Special Reference to Personnel 22 p., Creation of Wealth. 3 p., Crooks, Labor and Efficiency Troubles 14 p
1902-1923
Documents - C
Box 2 Folder 5
Cause of Modern Inefficiency and Its Cost 8 p., Causes & Correctives of Industrial Wastes 25 p., Causes, Remedies and Devices 5 p., Chamber of Commerce of the City of Indianapolis 17 p. 8 p., Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railway: Report and Analysis 15 p. C (cont), Christinas and New Year Greeting from Harrington Emerson to All Who Are Interested in Efficient Organization 3 p., Clear Thinking As to the Railroad Situation (several drafts), Coal Resources of the Pacific 22 p., Commandment of Efficiency: Its Importance for Progress 100 p., Coming Back to A Peace Basis 11 p., Comments on the Commission on Industrial Relations and Its Failure to Agree 22 p., Common Want 2 p., Comparative Study of Wage and Bonus Plans 32 p., Comparative Study of Wage and Bonus Systems 38 p., Compensation of Employees 4 p., Cost Accounting. 3 p., Cost and Efficiency Records 41 p., Council of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (to the) 28 p., Creation of Organization With Special Reference to Personnel 22 p., Creation of Wealth. 3 p., Crooks, Labor and Efficiency Troubles 14 p
1915-1919
Documents - D
Box 2 Folder 6
Dependent Sequence As A Guide to Fuel Economics 26 p., A Different Gauge Than 4 Ft. 8 1/2 Inches for American Railways? 23 p., Discussion of a Paper on Electrification of Trunk Line Railroads 7 p., Duration of the World War 13 p.
1908-1945
Documents - E
Box 2 Folder 7
Educational Demands of Modern Progress 12 p., Efficiency and Economy in Motor Truck Operation 23 p., Efficiency Fundamentals in Organization and Wage Payment 6 p, Efficiency Maxims 3 p., Efficiency Message to Bankers 8 p., Efficiency Method of Determining Costs to Eliminate All Wastes From Foundry Operations 4 p., Efficient Manufacture of Railway Transportation 7 p., Emerson Wage Incentive Plan 10 p.
1908-1945
Documents - E
Box 2 Folder 8
Educational Demands of Modern Progress 12 p., Efficiency and Economy in Motor Truck Operation 23 p., Efficiency Fundamentals in Organization and Wage Payment 6 p, Efficiency Maxims 3 p., Efficiency Message to Bankers 8 p., Efficiency Method of Determining Costs to Eliminate All Wastes From Foundry Operations 4 p., Efficient Manufacture of Railway Transportation 7 p., Emerson Wage Incentive Plan 10 p.
1908-1945
Documents - E
Box 2 Folder 9
Educational Demands of Modern Progress 12 p., Efficiency and Economy in Motor Truck Operation 23 p., Efficiency Fundamentals in Organization and Wage Payment 6 p, Efficiency Maxims 3 p., Efficiency Message to Bankers 8 p., Efficiency Method of Determining Costs to Eliminate All Wastes From Foundry Operations 4 p., Efficient Manufacture of Railway Transportation 7 p., Emerson Wage Incentive Plan 10 p.
1910-1923
Documents - F
Box 2 Folder 10
Famous Firsts: High Priest of Efficiency 2 p., Financial Morality As Viewed By the French 10 p., Food and Industrial Competence 7 p., Food and Life As Illustrated by the Honey Bees 4 p. F (cont), For the Information of the Associates of the Emerson Engineers Who Began Operation January 1st, 1923 23 p., French Railroads 41 p., Fundamental Philosophy of Efficiency 8 p., Fundamental Principles of Efficiency 12 p. (Part of Proceedings of Railway Club of Pittsburgh)
Documents - G
Box 2 Folder 11
A Graphic Story
1917-1920
Documents - H
Box 2 Folder 12
Handwriting On The Wall 10 p., Highlights - The Emerson Wage Incentive Plan 3 p., How Can the U.S. Railroads Meet All Their Expenses 15 p., How I Judge Men 6 p., How the German Submarines Produced a Coal Famine in New York 8 p., Human Engineering 15 p., Human Parasitism Or Service 8 p.
1908-1920
Documents - I
Box 2 Folder 13
Increase of Railroad Net Income Through the Elimination of Waste 7 p., Increasing the Earning Power of Industry 5 p., Ideals As to a Modern Industrial Plant, Industrial Costs in Europe and America 23 p., Industrial League Meeting 3 p.
1919
Documents - J-K
Box 2 Folder 14
Justice, Common Sense and the Pay Roll 14 p., Knives (article regarding knives) 10 p.
1908-1922
Documents - L
Box 2 Folder 15
Leather Belting Compared to Rope Drives 16 p., Let's Be Friendly Let's Help One Another 28 p., Locomotive Fuel As A Comparative Performance Unit for Different Railroads 7 p., Low Cost and High Profits vs. High Cost and Low Profits 16 p.
1909-1921
Documents - M
Box 2 Folder 16
Manufacturers Association of the City of Bridgeport 3 p., Message From Mexico 4 p., Mexico and Her Problems 6 p., Mistake of Cost Plus Profit, In Determining Selling Price 12 p., Modern Efficiency and Scientific Management 2 p., Modern Production Methods (Theory and Application) 14 p., My Objections to the Piece Rate Method of Wage Payment 3 p.
1919-1920
Documents - N
Box 2 Folder 17
Nature's Type of Organization 7 p., Needless Foundry Wastes 4 p., Notes for Mr. A. W. Thompson on Use of Railways in Europe During War 18 p., Notes of Lecture at Chattanooga 13 p.
1903-1913
Documents - O
Box 2 Folder 18
Opening of the Alaskan Territory 16 p., Operating Costs 12 p., Operating Ratio, Standards, Efficiencies On Long Averages 12 p., (An) Opportunity 8 p.
1908-1931
Documents - P
Box 2 Folder 19
Philosophy of Efficiency - A Synopsis of Four Lectures 3 p., Philosophy of Efficiency, An Outline of Its Elements. 9 p., Philosophy of Work 7 p., Practicing Efficiency and Knowing Costs 12 p., Present Day Inefficiency, Its Cause and the Remedy 19 p., Preserving of Ties 12 p., Preventable Wastes and Losses on Railroads 15 p., Principles First, Then Details 5 p., Principles of Efficiency Applied to Water Works 8 p., Principles On Which Industrial Leadership Rests 7 p., Principles Underlying Office Management 32 p., Principles Underlying Scientific Management 17 p., (The) Problem - The Old Industrial Age And the New 31 p., Program of Harrington Emerson for a Great Railroad 3 p., Project for a Company to Become Very Profitable and Very Large
1908-1931
Documents - P
Box 2 Folder 20
Philosophy of Efficiency - A Synopsis of Four Lectures 3 p., Philosophy of Efficiency, An Outline of Its Elements. 9 p., Philosophy of Work 7 p., Practicing Efficiency and Knowing Costs 12 p., Present Day Inefficiency, Its Cause and the Remedy 19 p., Preserving of Ties 12 p., Preventable Wastes and Losses on Railroads 15 p., Principles First, Then Details 5 p., Principles of Efficiency Applied to Water Works 8 p., Principles On Which Industrial Leadership Rests 7 p., Principles Underlying Office Management 32 p., Principles Underlying Scientific Management 17 p., (The) Problem - The Old Industrial Age And the New 31 p., Program of Harrington Emerson for a Great Railroad 3 p., Project for a Company to Become Very Profitable and Very Large
1916-1924
Documents - R
Box 2 Folder 21
Railroad Eight Hour Law - How to Get Good Out of Evil 4 p., Railroad Perpetuation and Operation 3 p., Railroad Piece Rates 8 p., (The) Railroad Situation 47 p. 22 , (The) Railroad Situation 16 p., The Rate Decision 4 p., Rational Basis for Wages 11 p., Reading of Character and Aptitudes 11 p., Rehabilitation of Silver As part of the Money Basis of the World 8 p., Resolved: That Workers Should Participate In the Management 6 p., Resume of the Work of the Emerson Company On the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 20 p., Revision of American Foundrymen's Association Standard Cost System 21 p., Rewards of Efficiency 31 p., Rising Wages 12 p.
1916-1924
Documents - R
Box 2 Folder 22
Railroad Eight Hour Law - How to Get Good Out of Evil 4 p., Railroad Perpetuation and Operation 3 p., Railroad Piece Rates 8 p., (The) Railroad Situation 47 p. 22 , (The) Railroad Situation 16 p., The Rate Decision 4 p., Rational Basis for Wages 11 p., Reading of Character and Aptitudes 11 p., Rehabilitation of Silver As part of the Money Basis of the World 8 p., Resolved: That Workers Should Participate In the Management 6 p., Resume of the Work of the Emerson Company On the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 20 p., Revision of American Foundrymen's Association Standard Cost System 21 p., Rewards of Efficiency 31 p., Rising Wages 12 p.
Documents - S
Box 2 Folder 23
(to) Safeguard the Seas 24 p., Santa Fe System, Rules & Instructions for Belt Repairmen 14 p., Saving 6 p., Scientific Selection of Employees and Its Bearing on Industrial Efficiency 6 p., Securing Efficiency In Railroad Work 38 p., Service Versus Profits 16 p., Shop Betterment and the Individual Effort Method of Profit Sharing 12 p., Short Cuts 24 p., Society of Industrial Engineers 18 p., Some Experience of An Efficiency Engineer 19 p., Some Interesting Experiences of An Efficiency Engineer 9p., S (cont), Sound Economics Can Cure Industrial Obsessions 6 p., (the) Steam Locomotive More Economical Than Electric Equipment for Standard Railroad Operation 5 p. , Study of the Fundamentals of Industrial Accounting As Applied to Railroads and Also a Study of the Fundamentals of Good Operation 15 p., Submarines and Coal, How Fuel Famine in New York Was Produced by Germany 3 p., Substitution of the Electric Motor for the Steam Locomotive 3 p., Suggestions for An Executive 5 p., Synopsis of Four Lectures on the Philosophy of Efficiency 4 p.
1905-1923
Documents - S
Box 2 Folder 24
(to) Safeguard the Seas 24 p., Santa Fe System, Rules & Instructions for Belt Repairmen 14 p., Saving 6 p., Scientific Selection of Employees and Its Bearing on Industrial Efficiency 6 p., Securing Efficiency In Railroad Work 38 p., Service Versus Profits 16 p., Shop Betterment and the Individual Effort Method of Profit Sharing 12 p., Short Cuts 24 p., Society of Industrial Engineers 18 p., Some Experience of An Efficiency Engineer 19 p., Some Interesting Experiences of An Efficiency Engineer 9p., S (cont), Sound Economics Can Cure Industrial Obsessions 6 p., (the) Steam Locomotive More Economical Than Electric Equipment for Standard Railroad Operation 5 p. , Study of the Fundamentals of Industrial Accounting As Applied to Railroads and Also a Study of the Fundamentals of Good Operation 15 p., Submarines and Coal, How Fuel Famine in New York Was Produced by Germany 3 p., Substitution of the Electric Motor for the Steam Locomotive 3 p., Suggestions for An Executive 5 p., Synopsis of Four Lectures on the Philosophy of Efficiency 4 p.
1910-1922
Documents - T
Box 2 Folder 25
Taxes 7 p., Thirteen Principles of Efficiency 4 p., Those Who Are Taking Heart the Misery Brought About By Unemployment, A Wholly Unnecessary Condition 1 p., Traffic Cops and Why the Industrial Conference Will Be A Disappointment 15 p., Transportation (Railroads) 200 Word Summary 6 p., Twelve Principles of Efficiency (in various formats and parts)
Documents - V
Box 2 Folder 26
(A) Visit to Mexico 24 p., (A) Visit to Sing Sing Prison 13 p.
1918-1922
Documents - W
Box 2 Folder 27
Wage-Payment Plans - A Discussion 4 p., Wastes In American Transportation 54 p, Western Allies, The Hear and the Far East In the World War, Worthy and Unworthy Alliances 11 p., What Is Ahead of Us 4 p., Who Has the Right to Strike 11 p., Why Should the Spirit of Mortal Be Proud 16 p., World Peace 27p.
Misc. Unidentified Mss.
Box 2 Folder 28
Lesson 1 - Introduction and Standards
Box 2 Folder 29
21p
Lesson 2 - Personal Efficiency
Box 2 Folder 30
32 p
Lesson 3 - Planning
Box 2 Folder 31
32 p
Lesson 4 - Schedules
Box 2 Folder 32
34 p
Lesson 5 - Despatching
Box 2 Folder 33
26 p
Lesson 6 - Standardized Conditions
Box 2 Folder 34
28 p
Lesson 7 - Standardized Operations
Box 3 Folder 1
22 p
Lesson 8 - Written Standard Practice Instructions
Box 3 Folder 2
28 p
Lesson 9 - Ideals
Box 3 Folder 3
18 p
Lesson 10 - Common Sense
Box 3 Folder 4
25 p
Lesson 11 - Competent Counsel
Box 3 Folder 5
23 p
Lesson 12 - Discipline
Box 3 Folder 6
27 p
Lesson 13 - The Fair Deal
Box 3 Folder 7
27 p
Lesson 14 - Efficiency Reward
Box 3 Folder 8
19 p
Lesson 15 - Health Culture - Part One
Box 3 Folder 9
29 p
Lesson 16 - Health Culture - Part Two
Box 3 Folder 10
24 p
Lesson 17 - Efficient Memory
Box 3 Folder 11
26 p
Lesson 18 - Efficient Home Management
Box 3 Folder 12
37 p
Lesson 19 - Amenities
Box 3 Folder 13
26 p
Lesson 20 - Finances
Box 3 Folder 14
28 p
Lesson 21 - Efficient Self -Education
Box 3 Folder 15
21 p
Lesson 22 - Efficient Salesmanship
Box 3 Folder 16
22 p
Lesson 23 - Organization, Administration, Management and Operation
Box 3 Folder 17
14 p
Lesson 24 - How to Use the Principles
Box 3 Folder 18
18 p
Lesson 1 - Course of Human Engineering
Box 3 Folder 19
23 p
Lesson 2 - Fitting a Job to Yourself
Box 3 Folder 20
14 p
Lesson 3 - Classifying Yourself
Box 3 Folder 21
22 p
Lesson 4 - The Seven Moralities
Box 3 Folder 22
22 p
Lesson 5 - Education and Industrial Competence
Box 3 Folder 23
20 p
Lesson 6 - The Mechanics of Self-Improvement
Box 3 Folder 24
32 p
Lesson 7 - Self-Organization - Practical Methods
Box 3 Folder 25
16 p
Lesson 8 - Three Kinds of Producers - Men - Supervisors and Workers!
Box 3 Folder 26
14 p
Lesson 9 - Three Kinds of Producers - The Machine Consisting of Money, Stores, Equipment, Investment
Box 3 Folder 27
15 p
Lesson 10 - Three Kinds of Producers - Materials for Maintenance and for Manufacture
Box 3 Folder 28
13 p
Lesson 11 - Introduction of the Thirteen Principles of Efficiency
Box 3 Folder 29
10 pg
Lesson 12 - The Value of Records
Box 3 Folder 30
13 p
Lesson 13 - Planning
Box 3 Folder 31
18 p
Lesson 14 - Schedules
Box 3 Folder 32
18 p
Lesson 16 - Standardized Conditions
Box 3 Folder 33
12 pg
Lesson 17 - Standardized Operations
Box 3 Folder 34
13 p
Lesson 18 - Written Standard Practice Instructions
Box 3 Folder 35
12 pg
Lesson 19 - Ideals
Box 3 Folder 36
19 p
Lesson 20 - Common Sense
Box 3 Folder 37
18 p
Lesson 21 - Competent Counsel
Box 3 Folder 38
16 p
Lesson 22 - Discipline
Box 3 Folder 39
16 p
Lesson 23 - (Answer booklet only)
Box 3 Folder 40
Lesson 24 - Efficiency Reward
Box 3 Folder 41
14 p
Lesson 25 - Amenities
Box 3 Folder 42
15 p
Lesson 26 - How to Use the Principles
Box 3 Folder 43
12 pg
Lesson 1-12 - "Emerson Institute of Efficiency"
Box 3 Folder 44
Undated leaflets (lessons) - A Home Course In Personal Efficiency
1917-1919
Company Documents
Box 3 Folder 45
Includes 8 p. memo, "to the members of the Emerson Company," "Preamble" of the aims and organization 47 p., "to the members and groups constituting the NY Agency of the Emerson Co." 8 p., "What is the Emerson Company and Who Are Its Employes And Associates?" 16 p., "The Director's Division of the Emerson Engineers" 25 p., "the Records and Reports of the Emerson Engineers" 25 p. to Associates, "Standard Practice Instructions"
Company Documents
Box 3 Folder 46
"Division of Our Service" 6 p., "Standard Letters and Paragraphs for Use in Writing Prospects," "to the Emerson Company Workers - Staff and Line" 7 p., "the Old Home and the New of the Emerson Engineers" 9 p., and also bonus plan, & misc. related company documents.
Company Documents
Box 3 Folder 47
"Division of Our Service" 6 p., "Standard Letters and Paragraphs for Use in Writing Prospects," "to the Emerson Company Workers - Staff and Line" 7 p., "the Old Home and the New of the Emerson Engineers" 9 p., and also bonus plan, & misc. related company documents.
An Outline of the Working Plan for the Emerson Engineers Accompanied With Illustrations of Various Features of the Plan
Box 3 Folder 48
Company Documents
Box 3 Folder 49
Includes printed company documents concerning all aspects of company activities & descriptions of services offered by Emerson Co.
1963
"A Selection of Articles and Press Comments," Emerson Consultants
Box 3 Folder 50
1959-1962
Agreements
Box 3 Folder 51
1950-1959
Financial and Tax Data
Box 3 Folder 52
Staff Bulletin
Box 3 Folder 53
publication of Emerson Engineers for staff
1915
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Box 4 Folder 1
1915
Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad
Box 4 Folder 2
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 3
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 4
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 5
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 6
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 7
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 8
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 9
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 10
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 11
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 12
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 13
1909-1911
Curtis Publishing Co.
Box 4 Folder 14
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 15
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 16
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 17
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 18
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 19
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 20
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 21
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 22
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 23
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 24
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 25
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 26
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Railroads
Box 4 Folder 27
Includes reports, investigations and studies of various railroad companies as well as general railroad reports
Wastes in Industry
Box 4 Folder 28
Includes reports on wastes in American transportation, report on prevention of industrial wastes (Emerson member of Hoover Committee)
1925
American Management Association, Measuring and Grading the Supervisory Forces
Box 4 Folder 29
1920
American Railroad Association Code of Rules
Box 4 Folder 29
58 pg
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Jt. Committee on Standards for Graphic Presentation, Preliminary Report
Box 4 Folder 29
8 pg
1937
Association of Consulting Management Engineers, The Profession of Management
Box 4 Folder 29
29 pg
1920
Atkinson, Guy, Failures
Box 4 Folder 29
14 pg
1918
Atkinson, Guy, Some Domestic Limitations to Foreign Trade After the War
Box 4 Folder 29
8 pg
1906
American Engineer and Railroad Journal, Betterment Work on the Santa Fe
Box 4 Folder 29
28 pg
1907
Aaron, Charles F, From Pasture to Pulley
Box 4 Folder 29
80 pg
1925
American Management Association, Essential Personnel Record
Box 4 Folder 29
43 pg
1913-1915
American Foundrymen's Association, Annual Reports, Constitution
Box 4 Folder 29
1912
Employers' Manual
Box 4 Folder 30
47 pg
1919
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company Annual Report
Box 4 Folder 30
48 pg
1916
Bateman, J.M., How a Large Manufacturing Company Disposes of Its Old Metal
Box 4 Folder 30
8 pg
1913
Blackford, Katherine, Efficiency In the Manufacture of Railway Transportation
Box 4 Folder 30
5 pg
1913
Blackford, Katharine, Scientific Selecting and Assignment of Men in the Creation of An Organization
Box 4 Folder 30
8 pg
The Scientific Selection and Management of Employees
Box 4 Folder 30
15 pg
Blackwood, A. F. Stirling, General Melting Characteristics of Acid Steel for Castings
Box 4 Folder 30
31 pg
1920
Bloedel Donovan Lumber Mills, Shop Committee Plans and Standard Practice Rules
Box 4 Folder 30
32 pg
1926
Bradley, Albert, Setting Up A Forecasting Program
Box 4 Folder 30
20 pg
1926
Brinkman, E.E., Extra Financial Incentives For Supervisors
Box 4 Folder 30
20 pg
1920
Bureau of Railway Economics, Railway Revenues and Expenses
Box 4 Folder 30
4 pg
1925
Benge, Eugene J., Graphic Control In Labor Budgeting
Box 4 Folder 30
16 pg
1915
Chicago, Great Western Railroad. Regulations
Box 4 Folder 31
10 pg
1916
Caesar, G.V., The Annealing Properties of Copper
Box 4 Folder 31
43 pg
1925
Cliffe, Frank B., Budgeting Practices and Experiences of the General Electric Company
Box 4 Folder 31
12 pg
Cornaro, Luigi, The Art of Living Long
Box 4 Folder 31
23 pg
1919
Book of Rules
Box 4 Folder 31
168 pg
1925
Uniform Cost Accounting in Trade Association's
Box 4 Folder 31
22 pg
1925
Foremanship
Box 4 Folder 31
47 pg
1925
Cost Accounting Through the Use of Standards
Box 4 Folder 31
52 pg
Cooperative Industrial Research
Box 4 Folder 31
38 pg
Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. Collection of Business Figures
Box 4 Folder 31
42 pg
Casson, Herbert, The Story of Emerson, High Priest of the New Science of Efficiency
Box 4 Folder 31
8 pg
Carlson, W. W., Suggested Standard for Pattern Parts
Box 4 Folder 31
8 pg
1917
Cotton Manufactures Association of North Carolina, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Convention
Box 4 Folder 31
110 pg
Dallas, C. Donald, The Price of Overconfidence
Box 4 Folder 32
44 pg
1944
Dallas, C. Donald, The Spirit of Paul Revere - A Glorious Heritage for American Industry
Box 4 Folder 32
52 pg
1925
Dickerman, W. C., Incentives for Individual Protection
Box 4 Folder 32
10 pg
Dietz, Carl F., The Selection of Grinding Wheels for the Foundry
Box 4 Folder 32
22 pg
1925
Draper, Ernest, How Some Manufacturers Have Met Seasonal Unemployment
Box 4 Folder 32
8 pg
1911
Drier, Thomas, Harrington Emerson and Efficiency
Box 4 Folder 32
3 pg
1915-1917
Efficiency Society Journal
Box 4 Folder 33
1916
Educational Exhibition Co. Materials for the Graphic Presentation of Facts
Box 4 Folder 33
20 pg
1915
Farnham, Dwight T., Efficient Management for the Factory of Moderate Size
Box 4 Folder 34
14 pg
1920
Flying, Vol. IX. No. 11
Box 4 Folder 34
December
1926
Freyd, Max, An Appraisal of Relative Merits of Types of Rating Scales & Their Use
Box 4 Folder 34
8 pg
1911
Friedensburg, Ferdinand, The Practical Results of Workingmen's Insurance in Germany
Box 4 Folder 34
62 pg
1906
Fry, Charles H, Betterment Work on the Santa Fe
Box 4 Folder 34
32 pg
1912
Falconer Company - Pulling Power
Box 4 Folder 34
15 pg
Gregson, John, Canister Lining in Side Blow Converters
Box 4 Folder 35
6 pg
1926
Garvey, John A., Rating In Theory and Practice
Box 4 Folder 35
8 pg
1925
Grassmuck, Chester, Payroll Budgeting
Box 4 Folder 35
12 pg
Gregg, A. W., Notes on Safety Organization
Box 4 Folder 35
8 pg
Howell, Alfred E., One Third of a Century in a Gray Iron Foundry
Box 4 Folder 36
8 pg
1927
Hoit, Rose & Troster, Manual of Chair Store Companies
Box 4 Folder 36
16 pg
Hall, John H., Defects in Steel Castings and the Remedies for Them
Box 4 Folder 36
39 pg
Hemenway, Harold, Calculating Mixtures for Mallable Cast Iron
Box 4 Folder 36
26 pg
1920
The Greatest Railway on Earth
Box 5 Folder 1
16 pg
1919-1920
Interborough Rapid Transit Company, Annual Report
Box 5 Folder 1
1922
International Railway Fuel Association, Fourteenth Annual Meeting
Box 5 Folder 1
194 pg
1919
Your Subways
Box 5 Folder 1
31 pg
1921
Speaking of Subways
Box 5 Folder 1
8 pg
Trends in Business and Commodity Prices
Box 5 Folder 2
12 pg
1907
Jacobs, H. W. , Organization and Economy in the Railway Machine Shop
Box 5 Folder 2
72 pg
1934
Tariff Bargaining
Box 5 Folder 2
8 pg
Jappe, K.W., The Need for Bread and Butter Economics
Box 5 Folder 2
30 pg
1911
Kellogg, R.S., The Cost of Growing Timber
Box 5 Folder 3
18 pg
1913
Report on Fifth Annual Conservation Congress
Box 5 Folder 3
6 pg
Kreuzpointer, Paul, Report of Committee on Industrial Education
Box 5 Folder 3
15 pg
Kelley, Walter H., Refractories - Their Selection and Use in the Foundry
Box 5 Folder 3
14 pg
Keep, W. J., Coke Recovered From the Cupola Dump
Box 5 Folder 3
6 pg
1922
Lytle, C. W. , Management Engineering Summary Sheet
Box 5 Folder 4
4 pg
1917
Lindsay, Forbes, Efficiency
Box 5 Folder 4
Pacific Mutual School for Salesmen, Sect 1 - Mental Efficiency (Lessons 2, 3 & 4)
Libby, S. H., Selection of Electric Motors and Controllers in the Foundry
Box 5 Folder 4
12 pg
1926
Lewisohn, Sam A., A National Management Clearing House
Box 5 Folder 4
11 pg
1933
LaSalle Extension University, Educating for Management
Box 5 Folder 4
48 pg
1926
McCormick, Cyrus, Employee Representation As Affecting the Attitude of Labor and Business
Box 5 Folder 5
12 pg
1916
McKinney, P. E., Aluminum Castings and Forgings
Box 5 Folder 5
8 pg
1926
Metcalf, Henry C., Some Major Aspects of Employee Representation
Box 5 Folder 5
16 pg
1926
Morgan, Earl B., Budgeting Man Power
Box 5 Folder 5
8 pg
Studying Business
Box 5 Folder 5
14 pg
1915
Moldenke, Richard, Memorandum on the Preparation of Standard Specifications for Cast Iron for International Export Use
Box 5 Folder 5
16 pg
Molding Sand Tests
Box 5 Folder 5
18 pg
1923-1953
Maujer, A.R., Editorials RE: H. Emerson
Box 5 Folder 5
Morey, Arthur T., Progress in the Safety Movement and the Latest Aids to Good Safety Work
Box 5 Folder 5
8 pg
1926
McKinsey, J. O., Sixteen Trends In Management Organization
Box 5 Folder 5
24 pg
Murphey, James A., The Use of Borings in Cupola Operations
Box 5 Folder 5
7 pg
Mulvey, James, Green Sand Cores
Box 5 Folder 5
4 pg
Morel, F., Safety and Sanitation in the Brass Foundry
Box 5 Folder 5
14 pg
1925
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, The Job Blueprint
Box 5 Folder 5
11 pg
Northam, M.P., Do You Ever Think About These Things?
Box 5 Folder 6
29 pg
1920
How to Get Ahead
Box 5 Folder 6
26 pg
1918
Nisbet, W. C., Standard Time and Bonus Applied to Track Labor
Box 5 Folder 6
40 pg
Newton, Richard C., How Can A Man Keep Well and Grow Old?
Box 5 Folder 6
14 pg
1925
New York Stock Exchange and Affiliated Companies Retirement Plans
Box 5 Folder 6
11 pg
1921
Nash, Arthur, The Golden Rule in Business
Box 5 Folder 6
32 pg
1920
How We Can Help One Another
Box 5 Folder 6
12 pg
Pollard, A.L., Effect of Varying Silicon and Carbon in Malleable Iron Mixtures
Box 5 Folder 7
4 pg
1919
Mexico - General Descriptive Data
Box 5 Folder 7
47 pg
1918
Pan American Union, Mexico, The City of Palaces
Box 5 Folder 7
32 pg
1917
Pace Student, Vol. II, No. 3
Box 5 Folder 7
February, includes editorial about H.E.
1918
Parlette, Ralph, It's Up to You!
Box 5 Folder 7
40 pg
1916
Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Company, Annual Report
Box 5 Folder 7
29 pg
1916
Platt & Washburn Refining Co. Veedol - Lubrication of Internal Combustion Motors
Box 5 Folder 7
87 pg
1926
Palmer, Virgil M., Determination of Base Roles for Manual Workers
Box 5 Folder 7
24 pg
Remerrah, Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Box 5 Folder 8
35 pg
1926
Roberts, John, Canadian National Railways Co-operative Plan
Box 5 Folder 8
8 pg
1911
Roberts, W. H., The Principles of Efficiency
Box 5 Folder 8
18 pg
1926
Rowley, A. W., Salary vs. Extra Financial Incentive Methods of Compensating Supervisors
Box 5 Folder 8
16 pg
Reitinger, Harry, Sound Wage Incentives
Box 5 Folder 8
18 pg
Reidenbach, F. W., Safety First
Box 5 Folder 8
6 pg
1968
Sethi, Narendra, Harrington Emerson - A Pioneer in Management Movement
Box 5 Folder 9
20 pg
1920
Szepesi, Eugene, Efficiency in the Textile Industry
Box 5 Folder 9
9 pg
1912
Symons, Wilson E., The Practical Application of Scientific Management to Railway Operations
Box 5 Folder 9
159 pg
Storey, Oliver W., Researches in the Annealing Process for Malleable Castings
Box 5 Folder 9
17 pg
1913
Shepard, George H, The Principles of Efficiency, Applied
Box 5 Folder 9
22 pg
1922
The Sabean, Vol. 7, No. 3
Box 5 Folder 9
March
1926
Stevens, C. E., Foremen's Meetings On Efficiency of Operation
Box 5 Folder 9
12 pg
1926
Tyler, Leonard, Forecasting the Manufacturing Program
Box 5 Folder 10
16 pg
1903
Taylor, Frederick W., Shop Management
Box 5 Folder 10
Touceda, Enrique, Remarks on the Strength and Ductility of Malleable Cast Iron After the Skin Has Been Removed
Box 5 Folder 10
13 pg
Urwick, L., The Pioneers of Scientific Management
Box 5 Folder 11
3 pg
1938
University of the State of New York Bulletin, Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
Box 5 Folder 11
280 pg
1916
United States Steel Corporation, The Story of Steel
Box 5 Folder 11
63 pg
1919
U. S. War Industries Board, Prices of Fibers and Fiber Products
Box 5 Folder 11
29 pg
1919
Transportation
Box 5 Folder 11
19 pg
1920
Standards of Weight & Measure
Box 5 Folder 11
35 pg
1919
Publications of the Interstate Commerce Commission
Box 5 Folder 11
16 pg
1919
U.S. Government Printing Office, Foreign Relations of the U.S.
Box 5 Folder 11
50 pg
1916
A System of Accounts for Retail Merchants
Box 5 Folder 11
19 pg
1916
U. S. Federal Trade Commission, Fundamentals of a Cost System for Manufacturers
Box 5 Folder 11
31 pg
1911
Van Alstyne, David, Profitable Ethics
Box 5 Folder 12
13 pg
West, Thomas D., Evils Embodied in Specialization
Box 5 Folder 13
6 pg
Williams, R. G., Safety in Connection With Grinding Wheels
Box 5 Folder 13
8 pg
West, Ralph, Theory and Practice in Gating and Heading Steel Castings
Box 5 Folder 13
20 pg
1916
Wallace, R. S. B., The Making of Thin-Walled Castings
Box 5 Folder 13
12 pg
Zimmerschied, K. W., A Cast Iron With Unusual Structure
Box 5 Folder 14
19 pg
1910-1921
Newspaper clippings
Box 5 Folder 15
1910-1921
Newspaper clippings
Box 5 Folder 16
1910-1921
Newspaper clippings
Box 5 Folder 17
1919
Speech of Herbert Hoover and other misc
Box 5 Folder 18
Sept. 16th
Harrington Emerson's letters of Associates -Ramblings
Box 5 Folder 19
Handwritten index cars
Workingman's Advocate (Nat'l. Reform Assn.), Nov. 2, 1844
Box 7