Wayne C. Taylor Papers 1927-1960 1940-1955


Wayne C. Taylor Papers, 1927-1960, 1940-1955

Wayne C. Taylor Papers 1927-1960 1940-1955

Papers of the American economist, banker; advisor on trade issues to Franklin D. Roosevelt. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, and government publications relating to Taylor's work as an investment banker and economic advisor. Includes material relating to commerce, foreign investment, and the National Planning Association.

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