Miller, Adolph Caspar, 1866-1953

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Economist, educator, author, and member of the first Federal Reserve Board of Governors.

From the description of Papers of Adolph Caspar Miller, 1913-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132054

Biographical Note

  • 1866, Jan. 7: Born, San Francisco, Calif.
  • 1887: A.B., University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1888: A.M., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1889 - 1890 : Instructor of economics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1890 - 1891 : Assistant professor of history and politics, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1891 - 1892 : Associate professor of political economy and finance, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1895: Married Mary Sprague
  • 1892 - 1902 : Professor of finance, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1902 - 1913 : Flood professor of economics and commerce, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1913 - 1914 : Assistant to Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane
  • 1914 - 1936 : Member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System
  • 1921 - 1933 : Member, Inter-American High Commission
  • 1936 - 1953 : Member, Library of Congress Trust Fund Board
  • 1953, Feb. 11: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Adolph Caspar Miller Papers, 1913-1947, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn William Frederic Badè papers, 1871-1936 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Miller, Adolph Caspar, 1866-1953. Adolph Caspar Miller papers, [1916-1953]. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Adolph Caspar Miller Papers, 1913-1947 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Franklin K. Lane Memorial Fund. Papers relating to the Franklin K. Lane Memorial Fund, 1921-1939. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Mezes, Sidney Edward. Inquiry papers, 1917-1919. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Learned Hand papers Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
referencedIn Berkeley Club Papers, 1873-1960 Bancroft Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Badè, William Frederic, 1871-1936 person
correspondedWith Berkeley Club corporateBody
associatedWith Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Federal Advisory Council. corporateBody
correspondedWith Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 person
associatedWith Finley, John H. (John Huston), 1863-1940. person
associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
correspondedWith Glass, Carter, 1858-1946 person
correspondedWith Goldenweiser, E. A. (Emanuel Alexandrovich), 1883-1953 person
associatedWith Grew, Joseph C. (Joseph Clark), 1880-1965. person
correspondedWith Hamlin, Charles S. (Charles Sumner), 1861-1938 person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
correspondedWith Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 person
associatedWith Lane, Franklin K. person
correspondedWith Lichtenstein, Walter, 1880-1964 person
associatedWith MacLeish, Archibald, 1892-1982. person
correspondedWith McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1863-1941 person
associatedWith Mezes, Sidney Edward. person
associatedWith Miller, Mary Sprague. person
associatedWith Open Market Investment Committee for the Federal Reserve System. corporateBody
associatedWith Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Phillips, William, 1878-1968. person
correspondedWith Platt, Edmund, 1865-1939 person
correspondedWith Riefler, Winfield W. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
correspondedWith Stewart, W. W. person
associatedWith Stone, Harlan Fiske, 1872-1946. person
correspondedWith Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928 person
associatedWith Sullivan, Mark, 1874-1952. person
correspondedWith Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932 person
correspondedWith Williams, John Skelton, 1865-1926 person
correspondedWith Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States
United States
Banks and banking
Banks and banking
Banks and banking, International
Economic policy
Industrial revolution
Inflation (Finance)
International economic relations
International finance
Monetary policy
Public officials


Birth 1866

Death 1953



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SNAC ID: 28185554