Investment analysis files ("N-P"), 1909-1959 (bulk 1931-1954).


Investment analysis files ("N-P"), 1909-1959 (bulk 1931-1954).

The records contain some information on the workings of the Trust Dept., but are more useful for the information they contain on the individual companies in which the department invested.

6 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 6743965

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