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MS Am 1359

Lichtenstein, Walter, 1880-1964. Walter Lichtenstein documents on the Bank for International Settlements, 1928-1930: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1359
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lichtenstein, Walter, 1880-1964.
Title: Walter Lichtenstein documents on the Bank for International Settlements,
Date(s): 1928-1930.
Quantity: 1 collection (12 volumes and 2 boxes (3 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Documents on the Bank for International Settlements and papers of American banker and economist Walter Lichtenstein.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

54M-256F. Gift of Walter Lichtenstein; received: 1955.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Walter Lichtenstein Documents on the Bank for International Settlements, 1928-1930 (MS Am 1359). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lichtenstein was an economist and banker with First National Bank of Chicago (1918-1945). In 1929 he was general secretary of the Organization Committee for the Bank for International Settlements.

Scope and Contents

Printed and manuscript material documenting the organization of the Bank for International Settlements. Includes minutes, reports, correspondence, and personal memorabilia of Lichtenstein's service on the Organization Committee. These documents constitute his own set of the official papers, tentative as well as final, and are probably the most complete series in existence.

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