University of Notre Dame

Charles Craypo Papers


Origination : Craypo, Charles
Extent : 25 linear feet
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Donated by Mary Craypo.

Preferred Citation

Charles Craypo Papers (CRA), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Research files of Charles Craypo, most of them having to do with his interest in the working poor, with files representing his local research and one box on his research into the telegraph industry; with information on Trade and Jobs, Economic History, Heilbroner, Income Distribution, Income Inequality, and Socio-Economic Clases. Also a few files related to his teaching, confidential folders with information on students, and two index card files.


Charles Craypo taught in the economics department at Notre Dame starting in 1978. He spent two years at Cornell University (1982-1984) and then returned to Notre Dame to serve as the chair of the economics department. He became the founding director of the Higgins Labor Studies Program at Notre Dame, did research in the local community, produced many books and articles on industrial and labor relations, and testified before congressional committees.


Craypo, Charles, 1936-
Wal-Mart (Firm)
Working poor

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