457R. Harrod to D. Veale, 16 July 1935 [a]

Harrod will not be able to take part in the 29 July meeting of the Social Studies Research Committee; [1] he submits, however, that the Committee should send someone to America to the Conference on Social Studies to report back, as this is probably what the Rockefeller Foundation expects. [2] He adds that "the matter was discussed at a group of most of the economists in Oxford who have considered [b] somewhat intensively how this money should be utilized, during the course of the last year, and they were of the opinion that this would be in our interest". [3]

  1. 1. Harrod had recently accepted to serve in the Social Studies Research Committee (Harrod to Veale, 18 June 1935, in Social Studies Research Committee, OUA UR6/MS/3 File 1 part 1).

    2. The Committee accepted Harrod's suggestion, and invited Mr. Fulton to attend the conference and report back (minutes of the meeting in Social Studies Research Committee, OUA UR6/MS/3 File 1 part 1). (John Scott--later Lord--Fulton, 1902-86, fellow of Balliol College, previously tutor in philosophy and at the time tutor in politics, was granted a Rockefeller fellowship in 1936-37).

    3. Refers to the group preparing the research of the Oxford Economists' Research Group; the financial source under consideration was a Rockefeller Foundation Grant of which the Social Studies Research Committee was benefiting.

    1. a. From Christ Church, Oxford#, two pages ALS, in Social Studies Research Committee, OUA UR6/MS/3 File 1 part 1. With indication "Registrar read letter at meeting" in pencil at the top of the page.

      b. Ms: «considering».


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