MC.00.009 Rosalind Schulman papers, 1974-1978

Rosalind Schulman papers 1974-1978MC.00.009

Summary Information

Title
Rosalind Schulman papers
Creator
Schulman, Rosalind
Inclusive Dates
1974-1978
Extent
0.5 Cubic feet
Extent
2 boxes
Abstract
Rosalind Schulman was a professor of economics in Drexel's College of Business Administration from 1965 to 1979. She was considered an expert on industrial development in Pennsylvania and became an economic consultant to the Commonwealth in 1969. In 1974, she was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Milton J. Shapp to the Governor's Energy Council (GEC), established to strengthen the state’s capacity to respond to complex problems related to energy. The nine folders in the collection all relate to the GEC. The first folder contains materials about the council’s structure and organization. The remaining files collected a variety of other materials such as reports, policies, projections, statistics, position papers, financial summaries, news releases, and draft legislation.
Call Number
MC.00.009
Language
English
Repository
W. W. Hagerty Library 3300 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 215.895.6706 archives@drexel.edu

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Pennsylvania. Governor's Energy Council.

Subject(s)

  • Drexel University--Faculty
  • Energy policy

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Biographical Note

Rosalind Schulman was a professor of economics in Drexel's College of Business Administration from 1965 to 1979. Before earning a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1964, she spent twenty years as national research director for the Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers of America. Considered an expert on industrial development in Pennsylvania, Dr. Schulman became an economic consultant to the commonwealth in 1969. In 1972 she was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Milton J. Shapp to the Governor's Committee on Tax Reform, and from approximately 1974 to 1978 she was a member of the Governor's Energy Council (GEC). This body was established to strengthen the state’s capacity to respond to complex problems related to energy supply, demand, and conservation within the state, and functioned as an authority for all aspects of energy policies and programs.

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Scope and content note

The collection consists of nine folders, all with content relating to the Pennsylvania Governor’s Energy Council (GEC). The first folder contains documents relating to the GEC's structure and organization, arranged chronologically. Contents include the governor’s executive order establishing the GEC; announcements of its founding; informational flyers; organizational structure; names of members; names of committees, subcommittees, and task forces; and agendas and minutes of meetings.

The remaining eight folders are arranged chronologically. Materials include recommendations and reports from GEC and its committees, subcommittees, and task forces as well as numerous items relating to energy in Pennsylvania originating from organizations external to the GEC. These include reports and projections related to energy needs; policies and programs for energy development, conservation, and fuel use; statistics relating to fuel production and use; position papers; draft legislation; news releases; clippings; and financial summaries.

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Collection Inventory

BoxFolder

Governor's Energy Council organization & meetings 1974-1979 

11

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1974 January-April 

12

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1974 May-June 

13

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1974 July-September 

14

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1974 October 

15

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1974 November-December 

16

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1975-1976 

21

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1977 

22

Governor's Energy Council miscellaneous 1978-1979 

23

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