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Robert E. Gallman papers, 1960-1998.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Gallman, Robert E.
Collection number: 5000
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Abstract: Economic historian Robert E. Gallman (1926-1998) joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1962. He was named a Kenan Professor in 1980 and served as chair of the Economics Department, 1990-1995. He specialized in 19th-century economic growth and antebellum Southern economic history. Papers documenting the career of Robert E. Gallman include correspondence, research materials, notes, manuscripts, teaching materials, and other items.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: In addition to documents regarding southern economic history, there are also documents regarding Gallman’s tenure as acting chairman for the Curriculum in African and Afro-American Studies.