R. Thayne Robson papers, 1972-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Robson, R. Thayne
Title
R. Thayne Robson papers
Dates
1972-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 folder, (0.1 linear feet)
Collection Number
Accn2492
Summary
The R. Thayne Robson papers contain correspondence, strategic plans for Utah tourism development and Central Business District, Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City building renovation loan program, and Utah's Growth Summit update. Robson worked as Acting Director of the Utah Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BEBR).
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
SPCreference@lists.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this Collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

R. Thayne Robson began his work at the University of Utah in 1961 as a Management Lecturer, and became a full professor in 1975. He worked as Acting Director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BEBR) for several years before taking official leadership in July 1972, and he has served in this capacity since that time.

Robson earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in economics at Utah State University, and he did coursework for his Ph.D. at Cornell University, as well as completing selected seminars at Harvard University. He taught at Harvard and UCLA as well as the University of Utah. He worked with cabinet level committees in Washington, D.C., served as a member and chair of national policy committees, was an advisor to federal statistical agencies, and served on international missions for the Alliance of Universities for Democracy - an organization promoting democracy and market economies in Central and Eastern Europe. He was also a past president of the Association for University Business and Economic Research.

Professor Robson was an economic advisor to the past four Utah Governors. He represented Utah with national credit rating agencies, was past president of Salt Lake Rotary Club, as an advisor of member of state committees on economic development, taxation, tourism, motor carrier regulation, human resource programs, and education. Professor Robson was the author of numerous books and journal articles.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The R. Thayne Robson papers contain correspondence, strategic plans for Utah tourism development and Central Business District, Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City building renovation loan program, and Utah's Growth Summit update.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the R. Thayne Robson papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: R. Thayne Robson papers, Accn 2492, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 2492.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
1 General materials
This folder contains correspondence, strategic plans for Utah tourism development and Central Business District, Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City building renovation loan program, and Utah's Growth Summit update.
1972-2000

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • City planning--Utah--Salt Lake City
  • Central business districts--Utah--Salt Lake City
  • Personal Names :
  • Robson, R. Thayne--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence