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HOLLIS 5591636

United States. Securities Act of 1933. Materials documenting the genesis of the Federal Securities Act, 1933 : Finding Aid

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Small Manuscript Collection, Harvard Law School Library
Call No.: HOLLIS 5591636
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Harvard Law School
Title: Materials documenting the genesis of the Federal Securities Act,
Date(s): 1933.
Quantity: 1 boxes
Abstract: Contains materials collected by James M. Landis, as chair of the SEC, reflecting the development of the Securities Act of 1933. Includes House and Senate bills, comparison and conference printings, and memoranda.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of James Landis in 1954

Processing Information:

The container list was written by Landis.

Conditions Governing Access:

Access to these papers is governed by the rules and regulations of the Harvard Law School Library. This collection is open to the public, but is housed off-site at Harvard Depository and requires 2 business-day advance notice for retrieval. Consult the Special Collections staff for further information.

Conditions Governing Use:

The Harvard Law School Library holds copyright on some, but not all, of the material in our collections. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be directed to the Special Collections staff. Researchers who obtain permission to publish from the Harvard Law School Library are also responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations who hold copyright.

Biographical / Historical

The Federal Securities Act was part of a broad reform movement following the stock market crash of 1929. The act enforced stricter government oversight of public corporations and helped create the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Scope and Contents

Contains materials collected by James M. Landis, as chair of the SEC, reflecting the development of the Securities Act of 1933. Includes House and Senate bills, comparison and conference printings, and memoranda. The container list was written by Landis.

Container List

Additional Index Terms

Securities-- United States
Corporation law--United States
Interstate commerce
United States-- Securities Act of 1933
Landis, James McCauley, 1899-1964
Breed, William C.
Dean, Arthur Hobson,1898-
Healy, Robert E.,1883-1946
Henderson, A. I.
Keyser, Paul V.
May, George Oliver,1883-1946
Investment Bankers Association of America.
United States. Federal Trade Commission.
United States. Securities and Exchange Commission.
United States-- Federal Trade Commission
United States-- Securities and Exchange Commission

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