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Category: Agricultural Economics

___________________ In his file at the President’s Office of the University of Chicago one finds a carbon copy of William H. Nicholls’ section 18 “Education, Employment, Publications” from what looks to be his U.S. Federal Civil Service application, perhaps required for his consultancy for the Office of Price Administration, Meats Section Washington in 1941-42. We have here a very

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  __________________________ Here a serendipitous find that I came upon while searching biographical detail regarding a 1924 University of Chicago Ph.D. (Victor Nelson Valgren) whose career took him off to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Apparently not in copyright, according to archive.org, is the following survey of the field of agricultural economics from 1840 through 1932. Every

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