Title: E. T. Towne Papers
ID: OGLMC 0022
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
1873-1952; UND Professor and Dean
Ezra Thayer Towne (1873-1952) was a professor of economics and political science at the University of North Dakota. He also served as dean of the School of Business from 1924 to 1948.
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Source: Unknown.
Social Problems: A Study of Present-Day Social Conditions by Ezra Thayer Towne. 1916, 1924 and 1931 editions.
Call number: HN 57. T7
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). E. T. Towne Papers. OGLMC 22, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in August 2014.
Collection Material Type: Personal Papers
Scope and Contents: The E. T. Towne Papers, 1915-1940, consist of correspondence and essays. The correspondence mainly regards Towne's academic publishing, especially his book Social Problems: A Study of Present-Day Social Conditions, published in three editions (1916, 1924, and 1931). Also included are numerous undated and handwritten essays. Only one, "History of Architecture: A Thesis," is known to be attributed to Towne.