Economic history

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Eugene W. Sloan papers

    Consists of fourteen scrapbooks compiled by Sloan. Two scrapbooks, which Sloan compiled while Executive Director of the War Savings Staff, contain photographs, clippings, correspondence, and other mementos detailing his professional and personal life, including his World War I military service (including photographs) as well as his tenure at the Department of the Treasury in the Franklin Roosevelt administration. Letters of thanks from James Forrestal and Henry Morganthau to Sloan are included.

  • Edward S. Greenbaum Papers

    Greenbaum's papers document his career as a lawyer, as well as his government service, and include correspondence, legal documents, reports, and publications. The papers particularly document his involvement in the study and reform of the court system and his service in the United States War Department during World War II, as well as his work on cases.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Edwin W. Kemmerer Papers

    Kemmerer's papers document his advisory and scholarly career and include his
    professional correspondence, writings, and files from his financial advisory
    work. The majority of his papers relate to his service as a financial advisor to
    several governments, many in Latin America, predominantly concerning monetary
    systems, banks and banking, and government fiscal policies. These papers include

  • Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy Records

    The records document the Committee's work, as well as its organization and administration, and include correspondence, meeting minutes, and publications. The records also include the files of the Committee's last president, Donald L. Kemmerer, the correspondence files of Walter E. Spahr, and copies of Monetary Notes, the Committee's monthly publication.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Development and Resources Corporation Records

    D&R's records document its development projects and business operations and include correspondence, contracts, data and maps, proposals and reports, and collected materials about each country. The best documented projects are its work in the Khuzestan region of Iran, as well as in Colombia and Vietnam. The records also include the files of several D&R officers, among them John G. Burnett, David E. Lilienthal, and John Oliver.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Women's World Banking Records

    WWB's records document the administration of the organization during the tenure of its first president, Michaela Walsh, and include founding documents, financial records, correspondence, records related to affiliates and other organizations, and the files of Michaela Walsh. The records especially document the relationship between the New York City office and the affiliates.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • David F. Bradford Papers

    Bradford's papers document his academic career and include correspondence files and conference files, as well as papers related to his research with Harry H. Kelejian, his appointment books, and biographical materials from his years as a student. Bradford's correspondence is largely with other scholars and includes discussions of ideas from recent papers and conferences on a wide variety of economic and government finance topics, as well as Bradford providing recommendations for former students.

  • W. Arthur Lewis Papers

    Lewis's papers document his career as a scholar and as an economic advisor and include his professional correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, and writings. His scholarly papers include materials documenting his administrative work at the University of the West Indies and his lecture notes from his professorship at Princeton University. His advisory papers include correspondence, meeting minutes, and reports, predominantly from his work in Ghana and the Caribbean.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • David E. Lilienthal Papers

    This collection consists of the papers of Lilienthal spanning his entire career.

  • Walter E. Spahr Papers

    Spahr's papers document his scholarship and include his writings and related correspondence. The subjects of his writings include the gold standard, United States monetary policies and economic conditions, inflation, and business and employment. The papers also include a small amount of biographical material and papers from his work with the Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

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