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George Leslie Harrison papers on the Federal Reserve System, 1920-1940

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0561
Bib ID 4078871 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harrison, George Leslie, 1887-1958
Title George Leslie Harrison papers on the Federal Reserve System, 1920-1940
Physical Description 17 linear feet (17 linear feet 34 boxes)
Language(s) Material is in English.
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 4 series: Series I: Binders; Series II. Files; Series III: Books; Series IV: Index

Description

Summary

Papers on banking and finance, especially relating to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least two business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Research to be published which is based upon or which employs quotations from material in the Harrison Papers must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for review prior to publication as of January 1968.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); George Leslie Harrison papers on the Federal Reserve System; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 06/--/89.

Revision Description

2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Red Cross Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Federal Reserve banks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Finance -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial executives Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1841-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Insurance companies Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lawyers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York Life Insurance Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Federal Reserve Board Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Lawyer, financial expers. Harrison was legal secretary to Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1913-1914; Assistant General Counsel, and the Counsel, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C., 1914-1920; Counsel and Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1920-1928; Governor and President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1928-1941; President, New York Life Insurance Company, 1941-1948; and Chairman of the Board, New York Life Insurance Company, 1948-1953. His career also included activities for the American Red Cross and trusteeship of Columbia University.