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Edwin E. Witte papers, 1903-1970

Witte, Edwin E. (Edwin Emil), 1887-1960


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  • Format Mixed Materials; Microforms; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 124.7 c.f. (276 archives boxes, 16 flat boxes and 6 card file boxes) and
    • 2 reels of microfilm (35 mm); plus
    • additions of 4.3 c.f
    • 38 photographs, and
    • 14 disc recordings
  • OCLC ocn173712348, ocn173700412
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  • Primarily professional papers of Edwin E. Witte, a University of Wisconsin economist, specialist in labor legislation, and the chief author of the Social Security Act of 1935; including correspondence, research files, articles, speeches, lecture notes, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and audio recordings.


  • Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm.
  • Presented by Florence Witte, Madison, Wis., 1960-1963, 1969, 1971; University of Wisconsin Economics Department, 1976; Merlyn Pitzele, through the University of Wisconsin Press, 1968; Robert J. Lampman, Madison, Wis., 1973; and Ida G. Sinatra, Washington, D.C., 1985.
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