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Charles A. Myers papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-0710

Scope and Contents of the Collection

This collection documents the career of Charles A. Myers. Myers was a member of the faculty at MIT from 1939-1978, and was a charter member of the National Academy of Arbitrators. The materials in this collection span from 1943 to 1983 and largely document his involvement with the arbitration of labor disputes, including decision and award documents and related news clippings. Other materials in the collection include an article authored by Myers on industrial relations and materials related to management and the Sloan School of Management.


  • 1943 - 1983


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Charles A. Myers, 1913-2000, was a labor economist and a professor emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received a BA in 1934 from Pennsylvania State College and a PhD from the University of Chicago in 1939. At MIT he served as an instructor in economics and social science, 1939-1941; assistant professor of industrial relations, 1941-1946; associate professor, 1946-1949; professor, 1949-1978. In 1948, he became director of the Industrial Relations Section, and he held a joint appointment in economics and management starting in 1964. He was appointed Sloan Fellows Professor of Management in 1967. From 1988 until his death in 2000 he was professor emeritus at MIT.

News Office obituary:


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Preliminary Inventory to the Papers of Charles A. Myers
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