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Bureau of Business Research records

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Title:Bureau of Business Research records
Date range:1919-1939
Creator:Brown University. Bureau of Business Research.
Extent:1.0 linear foot
Abstract:The Bureau of Business Research records contain reports and correspondence related to the mission of developing a close relationship between the Department of Economics at Brown University and the Rhode Island business and manufacturing community. The reports chiefly concern labor turnover and the jewelry industry in Rhode Island. Correspondents include well known Rhode Island firms such as the Brown and Sharpe Manufacturing Company, the Davol Rubber Company, and the Gorham Manufacturing Company. The records are dated from 1919 to 1939.
Language of materials:English
Repository:John Hay Library , Special Collections
Collection number:OF.1ZBR.1