The Library of Congress > Linked Data Service > LC Name Authority File (LCNAF)

Parker, William N., 1919-2000

  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Fuller Name

    • William Nelson
  • Variants

    • Parker, William Nelson
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Death Date

    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1941
        • Affiliation End: 1943
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Army. Ordnance Corps
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1943
        • Affiliation End: 1945
        • Organization: (naf) United States. Office of Strategic Services
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Atomic Energy
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Dept. of State. Division of Research for Europe
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Williams College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of North Carolina
    • Has Affiliation

        • Affiliation Start: 1963
        • Affiliation End: 1989
        • Organization: (naf) Yale University
    • Birth Place

        Columbus, Ohio
    • Death Place

        Hamden, Conn.
    • Gender

    • Field of Activity

        Economic history
    • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

    • Earlier Established Forms

      • Parker, William Nelson
    • Sources

      • found: Coal and steel in western Europe, 1957:title page (William N. Parker, Associate Professor of Economics, University of North Carolina)
      • found: The structure of the cotton economy of the antebellum South, 1970:title page (William N. Parker) page iii (Professor of Economics, Yale University)
      • found: Economic history and the modern economist, 1987:title page (William N. Parker) page vii (Professor of Economics, Yale University)
      • found: Yale Bulletin and Calendar, via WWW, October 22, 2012(June 23, 2000 edition; Professor William N. Parker, Scholar of U.S. and European Economic History; the Phillip G. Bartlett Professor Emeritus of Economics and professor emeritus of American Studies at Yale; born in Columbus, Ohio on June 14, 1919; earned his bachelor's degree in 1939 from Harvard College with a major in English; he then began graduate studies in economics at Harvard, earning a master's degree in 1941; he served in the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps from 1941 to 1943; from 1943 to 1945, he was an economic analyst in the Office of Strategic Services in Europe, rising to the rank of major; when the war ended, Professor Parker worked as an economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Atomic Energy, and then as an economist in the State Department's Division of Research for Europe; after two years of research in France and Germany, he was awarded a Ph. D. in 1951 from Harvard; he taught at Williams College and the University of North Carolina before joining the Yale faculty in 1963; he retired from Yale in 1989; his work in economic history spans the emergence and development of modern capitalist institutions in Europe and the United States; he wrote about agrarian transformation, changes in the technology and organization of manufacturing, the geographical extension of markets and patterns of regional development; he died April 29, 2000)
      • found: Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 2007:volume 151, number 2, page 267-268 (William Nelson Parker, 14 June 1919-29 April 2000; born in Columbus, Ohio; died in Hamden, Connecticut)
    • Change Notes

      • 1979-07-16: new
      • 2012-10-27: revised
    • Alternate Formats