Nourse, Edwin G. (1883-1974)
Scope:
The Edwin G. Nourse collection includes manuscripts and printed materials.

Manuscripts in the collection include Nourse’s writings as director of the Brookings Institute and the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, including a testimony before the Committee of Congress. Material is dated between 1923 and 1966.

Printed materials in the collection include book reviews by Nourse dated between 1951 and 1961, fifteen addresses on the subject “The Outlook for 1950,” and papers from Nourse’s time in the Council of Economic Advisors, including a carbon of a letter to President Truman accepting chairmanship, and other carbons of reports, memos, and clips up until his resignation in 1949.
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Notable Figures
1. Nourse, Edwin Griswold
Associated Subjects
1. Public Affairs Subject Guide
2. United States -- Economic conditions
3. United States – Economic policy
4. Agriculture -- Economic aspects
5. Economists – United States