This volume continues publication of the class notes of F. Taylor Ostrander at Williams College, 1929-32. The courses are Principles of Economics, Money and Banking, Public Finance, the Senior Seminar and Review of Political Theory. Also included are two memoranda on Franklin D. Roosevelt, from 1933 and 1945, and a memoir on the founding of the Williams College Liberal Club. This book provides a look into the thinking of leading economists in the 20th century. F. Taylor Ostrander is a very influential economist and the insight gained by his classnotes is extremely valuable.
FURTHER DOCUMENTS FROM F. TAYLOR OSTRANDER Edited by Warren J. Samuels UNDERGRADUATE COURSES AT WILLIAMS COLLEGE MATERIALS FROM ECONOMICS 1 AND 2, TAUGHT BY WALTER B. SMITH, WILLIAMS COLLEGE, FALL 1929 AND SPRING 1930 Edited by Kirk D. Johnson and Warren J. Samuels MATERIALS FROM ECONOMICS 5 AND 6, MONEY AND BANKING, AND PUBLIC FINANCE, TAUGHT BY WALTER B. SMITH AND WILLIAM H. WYNNE, WILLIAMS COLLEGE, 1930-31 MATERIALS FROM SENIOR SEMINAR IN THE MAJOR, ECONOMICS 7, TAUGHT BY WILLIAM JEROME BALLINGER, FALL 1931, AND ECONOMICS 8, TAUGHT BY W. EDWARDS BEACH, SPRING 1932 MATERIALS FROM POLITICAL SCIENCE 4, REVIEW OF POLITICAL THEORY, TAUGHT BY GEORGE YOUNG, WILLIAMS COLLEGE, FALL 1930 OTHER MATERIALS TWO PERSONAL WRITINGS ON FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, 1933, 1945 PRESIDENT ROOSEVELTS SOCIALIST LEGISLATION, OXFORD, JUNE 24, 1933 LETTER ON ROOSEVELT AFTER HIS DEATH, May 3, 1945 MEMOIR ON THE FOUNDING OF THE WILLIAMS COLLEGE LIBERAL CLUB