Hollander, Jacob H. (Jacob Harry), 1871-1940

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From the description of Letter of Jacob Harry Hollander, 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450975

Jacob Harry Hollander (1871-1940) was an economist active in social welfare and economic reform issues and a professor of economics at The Johns Hopkins University. He was a specialist in labor relations and the financial systems of Latin America. In 1900 he was named special commissioner to revise the laws on taxation in Puerto Rico, and President McKinley appointed him Treasurer of Puerto Rico. He organized the Treasury Department of the island and devised and introduced the revenue system known as the "Hollander Law." In 1905 Roosevelt sent Hollander to Santo Domingo. He was financial advisor to the Dominican Republic from 1908-10. Hollander was umpire in the Maryland and Upper Potomac coal fields during the labor disputes in 1918-20, and was a member of the board of referees of the Cleveland garment industry from 1921-32. He was chairman of the Maryland Tax Survey Commission in 1931-32.

From the description of Hollander (Jacob Harry) papers, 1895-1940. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48380055

Jacob Harry Hollander (b. July 23, 1871, Baltimore, Maryland-d. July 9, 1940, Baltimore, Maryland), professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, was an expert on government taxation laws. He served as financial and fiscal advisor to the U.S. government on Caribbean matters several times during his career. In 1900 Hollander served as special commissioner to revise the tax laws of Puerto Rico, of which he became Treasurer in 1901. The threat of intervention in the affairs of the Dominican Republic by several European countries in 1905 prompted President Theodore Roosevelt to appoint Hollander as confidential agent to examine the condition of the debt-ridden Dominican government. Hollander was instrumental in negotiating a settlement of the Dominican Republic's foreign debts in which the Dominican government agreed to the establishment of a U.S. receivership of Dominican customs duties in 1905. This provisional government was made more binding by a U.S.-Dominican convention signed in 1907 where the United States retained control of Dominican customs until 1941.

From the description of Hollander, Jacob Harry, 1871-1940 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 17408208

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referencedIn General Faculty and Faculty Council of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Records, 1799-2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. University Archives.
referencedIn Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923. Papers, 1885-1923. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Hollander, Jacob H. (Jacob Harry), 1871-1940. Hollander (Jacob Harry) papers, 1895-1940. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Letters : concerning the poem Our lady of the sackcloth, 1935. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Photograph collection. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company reader reports on manuscripts submitted for publication, 1882-1931. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Henry Carter Adams Papers, 1964-1924 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Hollander, Jacob H. (Jacob Harry), 1871-1940. Letter of Jacob Harry Hollander, 1905. Library of Congress
referencedIn Max James Kohler Papers, 1765-1963 (bulk 1888-1935) American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn H. S. (Herbert Spencer) Jennings papers, ca. 1893-1947, Circa 1893-1947 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962. Arthur O. Lovejoy papers, 1872-1963. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Letters received by the Norton family, 1830-1920. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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associatedWith Adams, Henry Carter, 1851-1921 person
associatedWith American Economic Association corporateBody
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jennings, H. S., (Herbert Spencer), 1868-1947 person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University. Dept. of Political Economy. corporateBody
associatedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. person
associatedWith Kohler, Max J. (Max James), 1871-1934 person
associatedWith Krauskopf, Joseph, 1858-1923. person
associatedWith Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962. person
correspondedWith Norton family, recipient. family
associatedWith Rowe, L. S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946. person
associatedWith Seligman, Edwin Robert Anderson, 1861-1939. person
associatedWith University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. General Faculty. corporateBody
associatedWith Westerfield, Ray Bert, 1884-1961. person
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Clothing trade--History--Sources
College teachers--Archives
Old age pensions--Law and legislation--History--Sources
Coal mines and mining--Labor productivity--History--Sources
Labor movement--1914--Sources
Pan--American treaties and conventions--History--Sources
Economics--Study and teaching
Wages--Clothing workers
Strikes and lockouts--Clothing trade--History--Sources
Economists--Archives
Loyalty oaths--History--Sources
Wages--Building materials industry--History--Sources
Stonemasons--Labor unions
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Birth 1871-07-23

Death 1940-07-09

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