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Henry Parker Willis papers, 1863-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1357
Bib ID 4079482 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Willis, Henry Parker, 1874-1937
Title Henry Parker Willis papers, 1863-1937
Physical Description 37 boxes (37 boxes 134 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-37. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged remainder listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, speeches, documents, and subject files of Willis. Much of the collection deals with the formation and early development of the Federal Reserve System. The papers also deal with his work with the Philippine National Bank, the Irish Banking Commission, the Banking Inquiry of 1925 and the Banking Act of 1933, the New Zealand Monetary Commission, Australian Banking, and the Indian Currency Commission. Among the major correspondents are Charles Francis Adams, Irving Fisher, Carter Glass, Francis W. Hirst, William G. McAdoo, Christopher Morley, Manuel L. Quezon, and E.R.A. Seligman.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 3-37. You will need to request this material at least three 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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Henry Parker Willis papers; 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 09/--/89.

Revision Description

1981-June-11 Rev. mbb

2020-March-30 EAD finding aid created by CCR.

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"
Adams, Charles Francis, 1835-1915 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Australia -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banking law Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- Australia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- India Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- Ireland Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- New Zealand Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- Philippines Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fisher, Irving, 1867-1947 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Glass, Carter, 1858-1946 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hirst, Francis W (Francis Wrigley), 1873-1953 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
India -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ireland -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McAdoo, W. G (William Gibbs), 1863-1941 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monetary policy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morley, Christopher, 1890-1957 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New Zealand -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philippine National Bank Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Philippines -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Quezon, Manuel Luis, 1878-1944 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Seligman, Edwin R. A (Edwin Robert Anderson), 1861-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States -- Economic conditions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Professor of Banking at Columbia University, 1917-1937. Willis was editor of the NEW YORK JOURNAL OF COMMERCE, 1919-1931, and the author of numerous works on banking. Willis was instrumental in drafting the first Federal Reserve Act.