Subseries 2I: United States War Industries Board

13.92 linear feet, 62 volumes and 6 boxes

This collection is stored at Mudd Manuscript Library.

Requests will be delivered to Public Policy Papers, MUDD Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965..

Dates: 1913-1923.

Extent: 13.92 linear feet, 62 volumes and 6 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


This subseries contains documents pertaining to Baruch's activities as the leader of the War Industries Board, a government agency that coordinated the purchase of war supplies during World War I. The subseries consists of minutes, reports, price charts, bulletins, correspondence, and subject files.


The subseries is further divided into Board Records, Correspondence, Subject Files, and Reports. The Board Records and Correspondence are in two sets of bound volumes. The subject files are filed in three boxes. The reports consist of individual volumes shelved at the end of the subseries.

Preferred Citation

Subseries 2I: United States War Industries Board; 1913-1923; Bernard M. Baruch Papers, Public Policy Papers, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Board Records 1917-1918 Explore Multiple Containers
    Correspondence 1917-1918 Explore Multiple Containers
    Subject Files 1917-1922 Explore Multiple Containers
    Reports 1917-1942 Explore Multiple Containers

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