Economic history

Collections with Divisional Holdings

  • Harvey E. Fisk Papers

    Fisk's papers document his work as an author and include his research files, notes, and drafts of articles and books. The majority of the papers are composed of clippings and other research materials he collected about the economies and finances of many countries, especially France, the United Kingdom, Germany, and the United States.

  • Harry Dexter White Papers

    White's papers document his service in the Department of the Treasury and include correspondence and memoranda, notes, and writings. The subjects of these papers include monetary systems, United States foreign aid and economic policies, the Morgenthau Plan for Germany, and the Bretton Woods agreements on the establishment of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The papers also include statistics on international trade.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Harold R. Medina papers

    This collection includes legal records, personal and professional correspondence, photographs, audio recordings, and teaching materials; in aggregate, they offer a substantial record of Medina's life and work. The bulk of the records in this collection is legal records, collected by Medina at a time when such resources were not widely distributed. They provide an almost-comprehensive record of Medina's career as a lawyer and judge.Correspondence is usually kept in chronological rather than subject order.

  • Harley L. Lutz Papers

    Lutz's papers document his career as an economist, as well as his work as a consultant on taxation and public finance, and include writings, reports, and correspondence. The majority of the papers are concerned with United States government spending and taxes, and also include information pertaining to economic relief programs, financing the defense program, and government deficit spending.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Hans A. Widenmann Papers

    Widenmann's papers document his career at Loeb, Rhoades & Company and include his correspondence and writings, topical files, and biographical files. His writings include reports prepared for Loeb, Rhoades & Company. The biographical files document his business travels and participation at conferences.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • Fred I. Kent Papers

    Kent's papers include his correspondence with businessmen and politicians about financial and economic issues, articles and speeches written by Kent, and papers documenting his involvement with several banking and economic organizations. The organizations include the Bankers Trust Company, the Commerce and Marine Commission of the American Bankers Association, and the International Chamber of Commerce.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.

  • 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.

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