Fonds 1367 - Karl Ferdinand Maria Helleiner fonds

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UTA 1367


Karl Ferdinand Maria Helleiner fonds


  • 1920-1979 (Creation)

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1.80 m of textual records and graphic materials (14 boxes)

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Professor of political science in the Dept. of Political Economy, University of Toronto (1942-1973)

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This fonds consists of the personal records of Karl Ferdinand Maria Helleiner, Professor of Political Economy at the University of Toronto (1942-1973), consisting of publications and manuscripts, addresses, research and lecture notes, examinations, and correspondence. The records are organized in 7 series documenting his career as city archivist of St. Pölten, Austria (1927-1938) and as a professor for over thirty years in the Department of Political Economy at the U of T, where he specialized in European economic history. Many of the records relate to his activities as a historian researching and writing various lectures and addresses, his major books "The Imperial Loans: A Study in Financial and Diplomatic History" and "Free Trade and Frustration: Anglo-Austrian Negotiations 1860-70", as well as the numerous articles and book reviews he published in peer-reviewed journals over the span of his career.

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  • English
  • German

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Finding aid compiled by Robb Gilbert, August 2012
Added to AtoM by E. Sommers, Nov. 2017




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