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Dixon, Frank Haigh, 1869-1944



Frank Haigh Dixon was born on October 8, 1869 in Winona, Minnesota. Dixon studied at the University of Michigan, obtaining his BA in 1892 and his Ph.D. in 1895. After graduation he spent a year at the University of Berlin. Upon his return to the US, Dixon lectured at Michigan, until joining the faculty of Dartmouth College in 1898. Dixon was instrumental in setting up the Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth in 1900, and served as its first secretary. He was promoted to full professor in the Dartmouth economics department in 1903 where he stayed until in 1904. From 1919-1927, Dixon was on the faculty of Princeton University, retiring in 1938. He died in 1944.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

[Hanover, NH] to C.B. Fillebrown [Boston], Letters

Identifier: Mss 901614
Mss 901614
Date(s): 1901-11-14

Group of three letters and one document by Frank H. Dixon of the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth, dated 1901-1902. He writes to C.B. Fillebrown, President of the Single Tax League of Massachusetts, concerning economics.