Papers relating to banking, 1823-1970 (inclusive) [microform].


Papers relating to banking, 1823-1970 (inclusive) [microform].

A composite collection of material on banks and banking: Typed memoirs, 1969, of J. Paschal Dreibelbis, lawyer and banker of Dallas, Texas, Washington, D.C., and New York City; unpublished manuscript, ca. 1940, of a book on banking, accounting, and corporation law by Thomas York; microfilm of letter books, 1823-1840, of Nicholas Biddle, president of the Bank of the United States; statistics on banks in New York City, 1853-1911, collected by Gamaliel Bradford, V; scattered records of the National Bank of Nicaragua, 1912, 1937-1938; speech by Carter Glass in the House of Representatives presenting the Currency Bill, 1913; a box of material gathered in setting up an N.R.A. Banking Code for Massachusetts banks, 1933-1934; and transcript of interviews, 1967, with William Arthur Mitchell, partner with J.P. Morgan & Co. and later chairman of the Central Trust Company, Cincinnati.

ca. 3.5 linear ft.

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