W. Paul Strassmann Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Strassmann, W. Paul, (Wolfgang Paul), 1926-
W. Paul Strassmann papers
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Cubic feet , 25 folders

Preferred Citation

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Biographical Note

W. Paul Strassmann was born in 1926 in Berlin, Germany. He earned his B.A. from the University of Texas in 1949, his M.A. from Columbia University in 1950, and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 1956.

Strassmann joined the faculty at Michigan State University in 1956 as an instructor of economics. Strassman was promoted to assistant professor (1957), associate professor (1959) and professor (1963). He retired in 1987.

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Scope and Contents note

The W. Paul Strassmann papers consist of a Monterrey (Mexico) Project proposal, a proposal for a Center for Research on Development and International Economics, a James Madison College curriculum proposal for socio-economic welfare policy, a proposal for an Institute of International Business Management Studies, College of Social Science roles of advisory committee members on promotions and leaves, MSU officers of faculty government, reports on the transfer of technology to developing countries, a report on the university and its objectives of international education and the report “The University in Functional Social Systems: Role of the University” by Robert Solo. There is also material that documents Strassmann’s professional activities.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections June 2010

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Association of Evolutionary Economics.
  • Michigan State University. Department of Economics.


  • Course materials
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Memorandums
  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Newsletters
  • Reports

Personal Name(s)

  • Strassmann, W. Paul, (Wolfgang Paul), 1926-
  • Unknown


  • Economics -- Study and teaching
  • Technology transfer -- Developing countries
  • Universities and colleges -- Faculty

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Association for Comparative Economics ACE Newsletter March, 1969 

F.D. 1

Association for Evolutionary Economics 

Drawer Folder

Memo April 2, 1969 

F.D. 2

Minutes  April 12, 1969 

F.D. 3

Report to Members 1968 

F.D. 4
Drawer Folder

Correspondence July, 1962-May, 1969 

F.D. 5

Department of Economics and Agricultural Economics Cooperative Research Agreement 1962-1963 

F.D. 6

Economics Development Preliminary Examination Spring 1969 

F.D. 7

Ford Foundation Faculty Fellowship “Economic Determinants of Population” Project Statement of David R. Kamerschen 

F.D. 8

Graduate School of Business Administration Proposed Institute for International Business Management Studies January 6, 1964 

F.D. 9

Green, David G. Vitae 

F.D. 10

Institute for Economic Development 1962-1963 

F.D. 11

James Madison College “Proposed Core Curriculum-Socio-Economic, Regulatory, and Welfare Policy Problem” February 27, 1968 

F.D. 12

Memos July 20, 1962-February 20, 1969 

F.D. 13

MSU Officers of the Faculty Government 1967-1969 

F.D. 14

Monterrey Project Proposal November 1, 1967 

F.D. 15

Notes 1969, Undated 

F.D. 16

Office of Research Development Memo “Establishment of Industrial Research Labs Near Prestige Universities 

F.D. 17

Proposal for a Center for Research on Development and International Economics December 17, 1963 

F.D. 18

Proposed Schedule for Visit of Rendig Fels January 14-16, 1964  

F.D. 19

The Role of the Committee of Elected Members of the Advisory Committee, College of Social Science, With Respect To Adverse Decisions on Promotions and Leaves 

F.D. 20

Seminar Notice- Dr. Peter M. Friedhein, Manager Farmer’s Association, West Berlin “Situation and Problems of Agriculture in the Soviet-Occupied Zone of Germany” 

F.D. 21

Transfer of Technology to Developing Countries 

F.D. 22

“The Transfer of Technology: Overview” By Everett M. Rogers 

F.D. 23

“The University and the Objectives of 'International Education' A Proposal” 

F.D. 24

"The University in Functional Social Systems: Role of the University” By Robert Solo 

F.D. 25