Arthur Frank Burns papers, 1929-2003 and undated, bulk 1953-1981.

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Burns, Arthur F., 1904-1987. Arthur Frank Burns papers, 1929-2003 and undated, bulk 1953-1981.

Arthur Frank Burns papers, 1929-2003 and undated, bulk 1953-1981.

The Arthur Frank Burns Papers cover the years 1929 through 2003. The bulk of the material was created between 1953 and 1981 and pertains to Burns' career as an economic advisor, particularly to Republican administrations, as the chair of the Federal Reserve, and as a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Topics of interest covered in this collection include but are not limited to: the United States economic system and fiscal policies; the Federal Reserve Board and related committees; recessions, unemployment, and inflation; the world economy and finance; the U.S. presidency during the time period; the Nixon presidency in particular, including the Watergate affair; presidential campaigns and elections; and diplomacy. The most significant component of the collection is the correspondence written both to and from Arthur Burns, with presidents Eisenhower, Nixon, Kennedy, Carter, Reagan, and Bush, as well as with economist Milton Friedman.

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