Free Trade League records, 1916-1933.


Free Trade League. Free Trade League records, 1916-1933.

Free Trade League records, 1916-1933.

Collection contains correspondence, financial records and printed matter of the Free Trade League and the Council for Tariff Reduction.

6 linear feet (6 boxes)

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Taussig, Frank William, 1859-1940 (person)

Taussig graduated from Harvard in 1879, and taught economics at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Frank William Taussig, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973196 ...

Free Trade League (corporateBody)

The Free Trade League split off from the American Free Trade League (founded in Boston shortly after the Civil War) in 1919. George Haven Putnam was president of the Free Trade League in New York City until 1930. R.R. Bowker took over the presidency and helped to form the Council for Tariff Reduction which sought to achieve modest reductions in tariff levels by exerting pressure on Congress. The Free Trade League (and Council) ceased operations in 1933. From the description of Free T...

Graham, Whidden, 1863-1944. (person)

Cobden Club (London, England) (corporateBody)

Ligue du Libre Echange. (corporateBody)

Council for Tariff Reduction. (corporateBody)

Winslow, Irving. (person)

Shriver, Edward J. (person)

Burke, Edmund J. (person)

Vallandigham, Edward N. (person)

Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938 (person)

George Foster Peabody, banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Ga. in 1852 and died in Warm Springs, Ga. in 1938. He was the son of George Henry and Elvira Canfield Peabody and husband of Katrina N. Trask. From the description of Cherokee Indian language letters, 1907. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 259719021 Banker and philanthropist. From the description of Papers of George Foster Peabody, 1894-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8410865...

Bowker, R. R. 1848-1933. (person)

Healy, A. Augustus (Aaron Augustus), 1850-1921 (person)

White, Trumbull, 1868-1941 (person)

Grubb, George H. (person)

Codman, John Thomas (person)

Putnam, George Haven, 1844-1930 (person)

George Haven Putnam (1844-1930) was a publisher and author best known for his commitment to the establishment of national copyright legislation in the U.S. and to American adherence to the international copyright Convention of Berne. After serving in the U.S. Civil War, he entered his father's publishing house, G.P. Putnam's Sons. He assumed the presidency of the firm in 1872 and became an authority on the legal implications of copyright. In 1886 he formed the American Publishers' Copyright Leag...

Elliman, Kenneth B. (person)