Material on Samuel Insull [manuscript] 1929-34.


Material on Samuel Insull [manuscript] 1929-34.

Collection consists chiefly of newspaper clippings, regarding Insull, his communications network, finances, indictment for mismanagement, & flight to avoid prosecution. Included are reports, 1931-32 of the Federal Trade Commission's investigation of public utilities and Public utilities in modern life, 1924, a volume of speeches by Insull.

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