The John L. Ward Papers: 1984-2017

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July 2021
Professor John Ward's scholarly papers are available at the Northwestern University Archives.

As a pioneer in the academic study of family enterprises at the Kellogg Center for Family Enterprises, Professor Ward's papers represent a comprehensive body of work that provides rich and authoritative insights into this uniquely complex segment of the global economy. We are enormously grateful to Professor Ward for this valuable contribution to the field.

These one-of-a-kind papers will offer unprecedented access into Professor Ward's scholarly process. The collection is contained in 37 boxes, with material spanning the years 1976-2017. The records include:

  • Biographical and Early Professional Materials
  • Books
  • Articles and Journals
  • Speeches and Presentations
  • Case Studies
  • Digital Materials
  • Audiovisual Materials
The archive contains materials in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Serbian, Arabic, Hebrew, Dutch, and Thai and includes Professor Ward's work at Loyola University.

The John Ward papers are non-circulating and are open to the public for research and reference.

For more about accessing these unique holdings please visit the The John L. Ward Papers on the Northwestern University Archive website.