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   George Leslie Harrison Papers on the Federal Reserve System, [ca. 1920]-1940

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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Leslie Harrison Papers on the Federal Reserve System; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4078871 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Harrison, George Leslie, 1887-1958.
Title:George Leslie Harrison Papers on the Federal Reserve System, [ca. 1920]-1940
Physical description:74 boxes
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 4 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Papers on banking and finance, especially relating to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Series I: Binders

Note: With notes by Jane Bogardus

Subseries I.23: Federal Open Market Committee

Note: Minutes (multilithed) of the Executive Committee of FOMC. Some marked "Preliminary draft", some "Revised draft."

Subseries I.24: Banking Studies

Note: This multilithed set of spiral note books might be a preliminary draft of the Board Banking Studies (published in 1914)

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Research to be published which is based upon or which employs quotations from material in the Harrison Papers must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for review prior to publication as of January 1968.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Leslie Harrison Papers on the Federal Reserve System; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 06/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subjects

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CUL Collections:
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Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
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American Red Cross.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Banks and banking--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Banks and banking--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Columbia University.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Federal Reserve Bank of New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Federal Reserve banks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Finance--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Financial executives.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1841-1935.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Insurance companies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lawyers.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York Life Insurance Company.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Economic conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Federal Reserve Board.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Lawyer, financial expers. Harrison was legal secretary to Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1913-1914; Assistant General Counsel, and the Counsel, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., 1914-1920; Counsel and Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1920-1928; Governor and President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1928-1941; President, New York Life Insurance Company, 1941-1948; and Chairman of the Board, New York Life Insurance Company, 1948-1953. His career also included activities for the American Red Cross and trusteeship of Columbia University.

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