Ralph C. Wood papers, 1931-1992.


Ralph C. Wood papers, 1931-1992.

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, and news clippings chiefly documenting Wood's years as an advisor within the Division of International Finance of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors; together with materials relating to his earlier experience in Europe working on programs which distributed Marshall Plan aid.

3.7 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 8061013

Herbert Hoover Library

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