Manuscript Collections - Federal Reserve Bank Of New York

March 13, 2020

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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

George L. Harrison Memoranda, 1926-1934
Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Harrison wrote accounts of his activities for the Bank. Contains copies of selected memoranda from the holdings of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acquired in June 1977. The literary rights in the unpublished writings of the George L. Harrison Memoranda is administered by the Butler Library, Columbia University and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 

Benjamin Strong Papers

Xerox copies of correspondence (1916‑1929) and cables (1922‑1928) between Benjamin Strong, Governor of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1920‑1928, and Montagu Norman, Governor of the Bank of England, 1920‑1944, acquired from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.  The Strong‑Norman correspondence was received in January 1973 and the Strong‑Norman cables in July 1976.  These letters and cables include both personal and official exchanges that offer insights into the relationship between two men whose decisions had substantial impact on international finance and economics during the inter‑war period.

Additional material including Strong’s diaries of foreign travels and selections of his correspondence with FRBNY officers have also been received. These accretions include material on the operation of the Dawes Plan; the activities of James A. Logan; the Bank of England; and other items relevant to the study of financial history of the 1920's and early 1930's and with the Strong Papers are available for research at the FRBNY.

The literary rights in the unpublished writings of Benjamin Strong are administered by the New York Federal Reserve Bank.

FOLDER LIST

Box      Contents

1          C 261.1 Bank of England, Revolving Credit File, 1925‑1927 and 1931‑1932 and 1952
                     (2 folders)
            797.2 Dawes Plan ‑ Operation of, 1924-1929 (7 folders)

2                            Logan‑Strong Correspondence, 1921-1923 (5 folders)

GEORGE L. HARRISON MEMORANDA
            2010.1 Hoover, Herbert, Nov-Dec 1931
            2010.2 Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1933 (2 folders)
            2011.1 State Department 1926‑32
                     a. Stimson, Henry
                     b. Cotton, Joseph P.
                     c. Davis, Norman H.
                     d. Young, Arthur N.
            2012.1 Mellon, Andrew W., 1926‑1930
            2012.2 Mills, Ogden, 1932‑1933
            2012.3 Woodin, William, 1932‑1933
            2013.1 Mills, Odgen, 1929‑1931

3          2013.2  Ballantine, Arthur A., 1933
            2021.0  United States Senators
                     Glass, Carter
                     Taft, Robert A., 1932‑1940
            2130.0  Federal Reserve System - Governors' Conferences, 1929‑1932
            2140.1  Open Market Policy Conference, 1930‑1933
            2210.1  Young, Roy A., 1929
            2210.2  Meyer, Eugene, 1931‑1933
            2210.3  Black, Eugene R., 1933‑1934
            2212.0  Other Members of the Federal Reserve Board
                     Hamlin, Charles S.
                     Miller, Adolph C., 1929‑1930
            2320.211 Strong, Benjamin, 1927
            2320.222 Crane, Jay E., 1932‑1933
            3010.2 League of Nations, World Monetary & Economic Conference, June 2‑16, 1933
            3115.1  Norman, Montagu, 1927‑1929 and 1931-1933 (4 folders)
            3117.1  Harvey, Sir Ernest, 1931-1933 (3 folders)
            3121.0  French Government Officials and Bankers - Avenol, Joseph, April 26, 1929
            3125.1  Officers of the Bank of France
                     Moreau, Emile
                     Moret, Clement
                     Rist, Charles
                     Cariguel, Charles
            3125.2  Lacour‑Gayet, Robert, 1931
            3125.3 Lacour‑Gayet, Robert,  1932‑1933
            3130.0  Kiep, 0. C, German Consul General, New York, 1931
            3135.0  Officers of the Reichsbank
                     Schacht, H.
                     Luther, H.
                     Dreyse, F. W., 1927‑1931
            3160.0 Belgian Government Officials and Bankers - Franck, Louis, 1934
            3180.0  Polish Government Officials and Bankers
                     Ciechanowski, Jan
                     Mlynarski, F., 1927
            3330.O  Japanese Government and Banking Officials - Tsushima, J., 1929
            3340.0  Australian Government Officials, Bankers & Others - Mason, A. W., 1929

BENJAMIN  STRONG PAPERS

4          012.4  Leffingwell, Rusell C., Oct 13, 1919 and Apr 16, 1920
            012.5  Gilbert, S. Parker, May 16, 1921 ‑ Apr 24, 1923
            012.6  Winston, Garrard, Mar  22, 1924 – Feb 14, 1927
            013.1  Hoover, Herbert, Oct 22, 1917 ‑ Dec 27, 1923
            013.2  Hunt, E. E., Sep 17, 1921 ‑ Feb 28, 1922
            210.4  Crissinger, Daniel R., Oct 17, 1924 ‑ Aug 5, 1926
            210.5 Young, Roy A., May 25, 1928 ‑ June 1, 1928
            212.1 Miller, Adolph C., Oct 26, 1916 ‑ Nov 1, 1924
            320.229 Harrison, George L., Apr 30, 1926 ‑ July 20, 1928
            1000.3 (1) Benjamin Strong Journal, July 21 ‑ Sep 20, 1919
            1000.3 (2) Strong's Trip to Europe, July‑September 1919
            1000.5 Strong's Secret Trip to London and Paris, Apr 4 ‑ Apr 24, 1924
            1000.6 Strong's Trip to Europe, July 7‑Sep 21, 1925
            1000.7 Strong's Trip to Europe, May 5 ‑ July 30, 1926
            1000.9 Strong's Trip to Europe, May 24 ‑ July 8, 1928

5          Strong‑Norman Letters and Cables, 1916-1928 (16 folders)