Harry Dexter White Papers, 1920-1955 (bulk 1935-1945).


Harry Dexter White Papers, 1920-1955 (bulk 1935-1945).

The Harry Dexter White Papers document his work at the Department of the Treasury from 1934 to 1946. The papers include correspondence and memoranda, notes, and writings regarding monetary systems, United States foreign aid and economic policies, the Morgenthau Plan for Germany, and the Bretton Woods agreements on the establishment of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. The papers also include statistics on international trade.

4.8 linear ft. (12 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 6901446

Princeton University Library

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