Guide to the Charles D. Wrege Research Papers Regarding History of Management

Collection Number: 5618

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

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Kheel Staff, October 11, 2013
EAD encoding:
Kheel Staff, May 04, 2015

© 2015 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Charles D. Wrege Research Papers Regarding History of Management, 1928- 1994
Collection Number:
5618
Creator:
Wrege, Charles D.
Quantity:
4.4 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Articles, reports, pamphlets, correspondence, papers.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Charles "Chuck" Wrege finished his undergraduate degree in Upsala College, obtained his Masters degree at the New School fo Social Research and another Masters of Business Administration and his Ph.D. at NYU. He taught industrial management at Rutgers University for 30 years. He became a renowned historian, researcher and writer. He is regarded as a "National Treasure" by many in his field because of his expertise and the seminal research he has done in the area of management history.

SUBJECTS

Names:
Wrege, Charles D.

Subjects:
Industrial management--United States.
Management--Research--United States.
Management science.

Form and Genre Terms:
Papers.
Correspondence.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
Charles D. Wrege Research Papers Regarding History of Management #5618. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5930 mf: Morris L. Cooke "Industrial Management" Monograph on Microfilm

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1977
"The Human Side of Enterprise" Forty-Five Years Before McGregor: The Work of Richard A. Feiss, Early Explorer In Human Relations
Box 1 Folder 1
August 14-17, 1977
1976
"The Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 2
Charles D. Wrege: Working Paper, Academy of Management.
1977
Correspondence, Charles D. Wrege
Box 1 Folder 3
Concerns Feiss Research
1977
Feiss Material for Golden Book
Box 1 Folder 4
Charles D. Wrege
1977
Research Paper: Mary B. Gilson
Box 1 Folder 5
Charles D. Wrege
1977
Research Paper: Mary B. Gilson
Box 1 Folder 6
Charles D. Wrege
Miscellaneous Articles on Scientific Management
Box 1 Folder 7
Charles D. Wrege
1974
Article: "Taylor's Pig-Tale: A Historical Analysis of Frederick W. Taylor's Pig-Iron Experiments"
Box 1 Folder 8
Charles D. Wrege; Academy of Management Journal; March 1974
1978
"A Collection of Original F.W. Taylor Documents"
Box 1 Folder 9
Charles D. Wrege; Compiled for the Academy of Management History Division
1978
N-File Newsletter
Box 1 Folder 10
Charles D. Wrege; Academy of Management; October 1978
Background Material for Feiss Research
Box 1 Folder 11
Charles D. Wrege; Article by Henry Ruger, 1910
Background Material for Feiss Research
Box 1 Folder 12
Charles D. Wrege
Background Material for Feiss Research
Box 1 Folder 13
Charles D. Wrege; Article by Henry Ruger, 1933
Background Material for Feiss Research
Box 1 Folder 14
Charles D. Wrege; Article by Henry Ruger, 1910
Background Material for Feiss Research
Box 1 Folder 15
Charles D. Wrege; Henry Link Article, 1923
Background Material for Feiss Research
Box 1 Folder 16
Charles D. Wrege; Obituary: Henry Ruger, 1947
1957
Background Material on Feiss
Box 1 Folder 17
Charles D. Wrege; Sent by Mrs. Feiss to Lyndall Urwick; 4/30/1957
1976
"J.W. Starr, Cincinnati's Forgotten Genius"
Box 1 Folder 18
Charles D. Wrege; Cincinnati Historical Society Bulletin; 1976
1977
Corrections to Feiss Paper
Box 1 Folder 19
Charles D. Wrege
1922-1926
Miscellaneous: Government Publications
Box 1 Folder 20
Charles D. Wrege
Miscellaneous: Notes on Kurt Lewin
Box 1 Folder 21
Charles D. Wrege
Notes on R.A. Feiss
Box 1 Folder 22
Charles D. Wrege
Notes on Organization of Clotheraft
Box 1 Folder 23
Charles D. Wrege
Organization Chart of Employment and Service Department of Joseph and Feiss, Inc.
Box 1 Folder 24
Transparencies. Charles D. Wrege
1964
Research Materials from "The Search for Schmidt", F.W. Taylor's Subject for Pig-Iron Experiments
Box 1 Folder 25
Charles D. Wrege; American Cemetery; September 1964
Correspondence on "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 26
Charles D. Wrege; Bethlehem Steel Co.
1963
Data on Taylor from Henry T. Boreman
Box 1 Folder 27
On Pig-Iron 1963' Boreman is friend of Bob Brown of Bethlehem PA
Correspondence on Edward Briggs
Box 1 Folder 28
Of Bethlehem; former foreman at Bethlehem Steel
Correspondence with Mellville J. Boyer
Box 1 Folder 29
On "Search for Schmidt"
Correspondence with Calvin Burk on Henry Noll
Box 1 Folder 30
(old volunteer foreman)
1963
Correspondence with City Clerk
Box 1 Folder 31
Bethlehem PA on Henry Noll's house at 313 Martins Lane
Data on Bethlehem Steel's "Farm:
Box 1 Folder 32
1964
Correspondence with Walter Kuhn on Noll
Box 1 Folder 33
1963
Noll Family Chart
Box 1 Folder 34
By Helen Lilly, 10/26/1963
Correspondence on the "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 35
with "Northampton County Historical and Genealogical Society"
1964
Questions Concerning Henry Noll
Box 1 Folder 36
Alias "Schmidt" 11/10/1964
Correspondence on the "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 37
With: Vernon Nelson Archives of the Moravian Church
1963
"Schmidt Data"
Box 1 Folder 38
Data on Pig Iron Experiments
Box 1 Folder 39
1977
Flow Chart for "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 40
Working Paper
Barth Chart on the Work of Hohn and Gansberger
Box 1 Folder 41
1894
1963
Forms for "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 42
10/1/1963: Search for his house at 313 Martins Lane
1963
Forms for the "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 43
Original form 9/10/1963
1964
Correspondence with Stuart Bolger
Box 1 Folder 44
Historic Bethlehem Inc.; Henry Noll ("Search for Schmidt")
Data on Bethlehem Fabricators and Noll
Box 1 Folder 45
Names of Persons Mentioned in Gillespie and Wolle Study, 1899
Box 1 Folder 46
1964
Correspondence with St. Michael's Cemetery, Bethlehem
Box 1 Folder 47
On men in Taylor's Experiments
1964
Correspondence with Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem
Box 1 Folder 48
1963
Correspondence on the "Search for Schmidt" (Henry Noll)
Box 1 Folder 49
With: John Stohmeyer Bethlehem Globe-Times; October 1 1963
1961
J. Boddewyn
Box 1 Folder 50
"F.W. Taylor Revisited"; Journal of Academy of Management; August 1961
1963-1964
Correspondence on the "Search for Schmidt"
Box 1 Folder 51
With: Bethlehem Memorial Park (Mr. Speck, Mr. Harold Ziegenfuss)
Photos of Noll
Box 1 Folder 52
Contains photographs
Hawthorne Photos and Taylor "Flying Machine"
Box 1 Folder 53
Contains photographs
1964
Printer's Plates for Henry Noll Photographs
Box 1 Folder 54
American Cemetery Magazine, 1964
1958-1967
Data on Taylor, "Schmidt", etc. Album
Box 1 Folder 55
Gilbraith
Box 1 Folder 56
Contains photocopies of photographs
1958-1964
Correspondence with Robert Lovett at Harvard
Box 1 Folder 57
On Mayo, etc.
Western Electric Survey of Illumination and Efficiency
Box 1 Folder 58
11/18/140 Photocopy
1964
Western Electric Training Program
Box 1 Folder 59
1926
Discussion by G.P. Mangan
Box 1 Folder 60
Potomac Electric Power Co., Washington. DC; on lighting in Washington; August 2-4, 1926
Notebook with Hawthorne Studies Data
Box 1 Folder 61
Letters, etc.
Miscellaneous Hawthorne Data
Box 1 Folder 62
1923-1924
James E. Ives Study on Post Office Illumination Tests 1923
Box 1 Folder 63
Reprint #973 from Public Health Reports, Vol. 39, #46; November 14, 1924 p.p. 2825 - 2851
1964
"Hawthorne"
Box 1 Folder 64
Arthur C. Moore
1964
Search for Harold Wright
Box 1 Folder 65
1927
Western Electric News
Box 1 Folder 66
George A. Pennock Data, Nov. 1927, p.p. 12-13
1957
Correspondence with Gerard Swope on Hawthorne
Box 1 Folder 67
9/18/1957
1953
Michael Argyle's Comments on Relay Assembly Test Room in Retrospect
Box 1 Folder 68
1958
Correspondence with Lyndall Urwick on Hawthorne
Box 1 Folder 69
1897
Taylor-Thompson Letters
Box 2 Folder 1
Taylor Forms from Carl Barth
Box 2 Folder 2
F.B. Stearns Taylor-Barth Form
Box 2 Folder 3
1960
Scientific Management Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 4
J.C. Barth to Wrege 11/9/1960
1948-1964
Miscellaneous Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 5
1964-1965
Correspondence with Phillip Wolle
Box 2 Folder 6
1978
Frederick W. Taylor Souvenir Booklet
Box 2 Folder 7
Charles D. Wrege
1977-1978
J.D. Cooke and Herman Hutkin
Box 2 Folder 8
1938
Lecture Notes of Leon P. Alford
Box 2 Folder 9
From Dr. Jon Glover of NYU
1924
Barth Charts of Benefits of Scientific Management
Box 2 Folder 10
1979
Manuscript on Taylor for American Heritage
Box 2 Folder 11
1957-1960
Morris L Cooke Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 12
Reference Material on Taylor and Cooke and Industrial Management
Box 2 Folder 13
James Gillespie
Box 2 Folder 14
"Before Mayo, Forgotten Experiments and Experimenters at Hawthorne"
Box 2 Folder 15
Data on "Changes in Job Demand" and Creativity and Engineers
Box 2 Folder 16
1966
Proposed textbook by Department of Management Science at Rutgers
Box 2 Folder 17
1980
C. Wrege Describing Accession
Box 6 Folder 1
July 11th
1920
"Lizzie Likes Her Job"
Box 3 Folder 2
Professor John R. Commons
"Spring lake"
Box 3 Folder 3
Charles D. Wrege, Rutgers University
1967
Derer Study on Management Material in Chicago Libraries
Box 3 Folder 4
1956
A Survey of Foreign Industrial Human Relations Research
Box 3 Folder 5
Charles D. Wrege MBA These NYU
Blueprints
Box 3 Folder 6
1910
Will Bethlehem Follow Pittsburgh?
Box 3 Folder 7
Bethlehem Steel; Literary Digest; 8/6/1910
1959-1964
J. Christian Barth Letters
Box 3 Folder 8
1963
Talk at Hanover PTA
Box 3 Folder 9
Charles D. Wrege; 3/13/1963; Clipping from The Weekly News of the Hanovers, 3/6/1963
Charles D. Wrege data
Box 3 Folder 10
Analysis of Various 1926-1927 Illumination Tests
Box 3 Folder 11
1958-1959
Correspondence with Miles Tinker
Box 3 Folder 12
1919
1919 Data on "Factrylite"
Box 3 Folder 13
1947
Influence of Lighting, Eyesight, and Environment upon Work Production
Box 3 Folder 14
US Government under Public Buildings Service; 1947
NRFCA
Box 3 Folder 15
Proposal for free lamp renewal survey
1968
Lighting Campaigns Data
Box 3 Folder 16
6/18/1968
1973
The Academy of Management
Box 3 Folder 17
Annual Membership Report August 1973
1978
Correspondence with John M. Burnham
Box 3 Folder 18
Photo of The Willimantic Linen Co.
Box 3 Folder 19
Includes negative; Academy of Management
1939
History of Scientific Management
Box 3 Folder 20
September 1939
1897
Photograph of H.C. Wolle at Bethlehem Iron Co
Box 3 Folder 21
2/19/1897; Contains photograph
Transparencies Set 1
Box 3 Folder 22
Analysis of writing and typing of Cooke and Taylor
Transparencies Set 2
Box 3 Folder 23
Transparencies Set 3
Box 3 Folder 24
Transparencies Set 4
Box 3 Folder 25
Professor Hugo Meonsterberg
Box 3 Folder 26
1953
Managementology
Box 3 Folder 27
John G. Glover
1934
Charles Day Book Part 1
Box 3 Folder 28
1934
Charles Day Book part 2
Box 3 Folder 29
Management History Film
Box 4 Folder 1
Contains VHS tape
1983
Hawthorne Interviews
Box 4 Folder 2
September 9 1983; Contains VHS tape
1986
"Some Perspectives on the Hawthorne Studies"
Box 4 Folder 3
Academy of Management Centennial, 1986; Charles D. Wrege as participant; contains VHS tape
1877
American Iron and Steel Works
Box 4 Folder 4
AL Holley and Lenox Smith; March 30 1877; photocopy
"A Graphical History of Work"
Box 4 Folder 5
Diagram with French title
1918
Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company Union Documents
Box 4 Folder 6
1966
Letter from Phillip Wolle
Box 4 Folder 7
On Hartley C. Wolle who conducted Pig-Iron study at Bethlehem Steel Co.; March 1966
1912
"Relative Cost Numbers"
Box 4 Folder 8
Prepared by Horace King Hathaway for the Farrell Foundry and Machine Company, Ansonia, Connecticut; July 18 1912
1957
Midvale-Heppenstall Philadelphia
Box 4 Folder 9
9/1/1957
Midvale Steel Co.
Box 4 Folder 10
1994
Canal History and Technology Proceedings
Box 4 Folder 11
March 12 1994
1978
A Collection of Original Frederick W. Taylor Documents
Box 4 Folder 12
Souvenir Booklet; 5 copies
1928
Scientific Management Methods as Applied to A Manufacturing Organization
Box 4 Folder 13
Richard A Feiss; 7/12/1928