ALFRED D. CHANDLER JR. - AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED - HFSID 325180
Sale Price $255.00
ALFRED D. CHANDLER, JR.
Signed note of the Pulitzer Prize winner explaining his book The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business
Autograph Note Signed: "Alfred D. Chandler Jr/The book is a history of the beginning and initial growth of modern large scale business enterprises in the U.S. The history of this institution also renders the rise of the management class and with it managerial capitalism in the U.S.", 5x3 card. Typed caption: "Alfres [sic] Chandler--recipient of the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for History for his work entitled 'The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business,''. Pulitzer Prize-winning author and educator Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. (1918-2007) was the Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School (1971-1989; Emeritus from 1989). Chandler, who had won the 1978 Pulitzer and Bancroft Prizes for The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business, wrote extensively on the evolution of the modern corporation and was assistant editor for four volumes of The Letters of Theodore Roosevelt (1950-1952) and editor of five volumes of The Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower (1970). The historian and educator's credits also include being an instructor to professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1951-1964), Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University (1963-1971) and consultant to the U.S. Naval War College (1954). Lightly toned. Fine condition.
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