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James Pickwell Adams papers

Scope & content

The James Pickwell Adams papers consist of office files, speeches, materials related to the Gold Standard Project (1933-1935) and the reorganization of Brown University (1926-1940). The files are dated from 1920 to 1969 and are arranged into four series: The Brown files series contains office files that are arranged alphabetically. The files include materials related to various committees at Brown University, faculty, and the role of the military at the University during World War II. The material is dates from 1920 to 1945. Speech files consist of speeches delivered by Adams between 1929 and 1969. Speeches are arranged in chronological order and cover a wide range of topics. The Reorganization of the University series consists largely of faculty questionnaires regarding faculty needs. This material is dated from 1926 to 1940. The final series comprises materials related to the Gold Standard Project. This material is dated from 1933 to 1935.