Edward P. Hutchison papers

Edward P. Hutchison (1906-1990) was a well-known educator and demographer. Born in Maine, Hutchinson studied biology at Bowdoin College and later earned a Ph.D. at M.I.T., where he became interested in vital statistics and population studies. He won several post-doctoral fellowships, including a y...

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Main Author: Hutchinson, Edward P. 1906-1990 (Creator)
Collection:Edward P. Hutchison Papers
Collection Number:3039
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
Online Access:Link to finding aid
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100 1 |a Hutchinson, Edward P.  |d 1906-1990  |e creator 
245 1 |a Edward P. Hutchison papers  |f 1881-1990 
300 |a 29.0 Linear feet  |f 72 boxes, 20 volumes, 7 flat files 
520 |a Edward P. Hutchison (1906-1990) was a well-known educator and demographer. Born in Maine, Hutchinson studied biology at Bowdoin College and later earned a Ph.D. at M.I.T., where he became interested in vital statistics and population studies. He won several post-doctoral fellowships, including a year at the Library of Congress and two Guggenheim Foundation fellowships. He taught at Harvard, spent a few years in government service, and then settled at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a professor of sociology from 1945 to 1976. Hutchinson used his natural science training to promote research in the social sciences, and helped establish the Population Studies Center at Penn. He was interested in international immigration and was recognized for his work with immigration statistics. He was also intrigued by population theory and the history of population policy. His writings reflect his range of interest and expertise. Hutchinson was active with many organizations involved in the study of population, immigration, and ethnic groups, and he worked with government agencies, departments, and congressional committees on population and immigration issues. He also served as a trustee of The Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies. Hutchinson was married to Alice Louise Forbes, raised a daughter and son, and lived for more than forty-five years in the suburban Philadelphia village of Strafford, Pennsylvania. The collection includes Hutchinson’s teaching materials, manuscripts, articles and reviews, research notes, reference files, and correspondence related to his professional endeavors. There is also personal correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks and more than seventy photographs. 
540 1 |a Restrictions. Access to a pocket notebook (volume 1) is restricted until 2055. 
541 1 |a Gift of Joan Hutchinson.; 1991 acquired 
555 |a Finding Aid Available Online:  
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Edward P. Hutchison Papers  |l 3039 
856 4 2 |y Link to finding aid  |u http://hsp.org/sites/default/files/mss/finding_aid_3039_hutchinson.pdf