Reminiscences of James Freeman Curtis : oral history, 1951.


Reminiscences of James Freeman Curtis : oral history, 1951.

Childhood; education at Harvard; early law practice; Assistant Attorney General, Assistant District Attorney, Massachusetts, 1906-09; Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, Customs Bureau, 1909-13; establishment of Federal Reserve System, 1914-19; Liberty Loan; private legal practice in New York; 1919-51; impressions of Franklin MacVeagh, Boies Penrose, William Howard Taft, T.E. Lawrence, and Efrem Zimbalist; personal experiences in financial speculation, travels; avocations; philosophy of life.

Transcript: 334 leaves.

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