Preliminary Guide to the Harry McAllister Papers
MS.2003.04

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
McAllister, Harry E.
Title
Harry McAllister Papers
ID
MS.2003.04
Date [inclusive]
1945-1976
Extent
2.0 Linear feet 2 boxes.
Location Note
(MASC Staff Use: 2-6-10-1)
Language
English
Languages
Materials are in English.

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Biographical/Historical note

Dr. Harry E. McAllister (1916-2002) served as a Professor of Economics and Business Administration at Washington State University from 1949 to 1982. McAllister was born in Seattle, Washington, and graduated from Cashmere High School, Cashmere, Washington, in 1934. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education at Eastern Washington State College in 1941, and a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the Washington State College in 1943. After serving in World War II, McAllister returned to the WSC as an economics instructor. In 1945, he served briefly on the congressional Post War Economic Policy and Planning Committee. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1950 and continued as a Professor at WSC until his retirement in 1982. From 1964 to 1968, he was chair of the Department of Business Administration. (See Cage 613)

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of professional papers of Dr. Harry E. McAllister, many of which resulting from his capacity as Chair of the Department of Business Administration. It includes papers concerning: WSU policies on faculty retirement, the National Bureau of Economic Research, the United States Department of Labor, the American Association of University Professors, as well as tax studies, city recreation, and newspaper clippings concerning the Pullman City Council. The collection also contains Dr. McAllister's incoming and outgoing correspondence with federal agencies, WSU faculty, other universities, and various organizations.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. It has not yet been arranged.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Shirley McAllister to the Washington State University Libraries in 2003 (MS 2003-04).

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Related Materials

Related Materials

Harry E. McAllister Papers (Cage 613)

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- History -- Sources.

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