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Series 3: Writings, 1917-1935
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Writings series includes offprints and drafts of articles and books by Fisk and collections of notes for preparing the writings. The notes include copies or excerpts from articles by other scholars, handwritten notes by Fisk, lists of resources, and data tables and statistics. The majority of the series is composed of drafts for an unpublished work on American public finance and notes and drafts for Fisk's book English Public Finance from the Revolution of 1688 (1920). The series also includes drafts of book reviews, articles on United States and New York City finance, and a notebook outlining Fisk's ideas for how to organize an investment securities department.
Arranged alphabetically by title or document type.
- Custodial History
A small number of letters between G.R. Josyer and Harvey E. Fisk related to India and its economic situation, 1920-1937, were previously held in the General Manuscripts Collection at Special Collections, Firestone Library, Princeton University.
Duplicate materials have been separated from this collection.
These papers were processed with the generous support of National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson and Christopher M. Shannon in 2007. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in April 2007.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
- Conditions Governing Use
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.
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- Credit this material:
Series 3: Writings; Harvey E. Fisk Papers, MC050, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 45-56
The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: Fisk, Harvey Edward File; Undergraduate Alumni Records, Box 151; University Archives, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. "Harvey E. Fisk Dies; Retired Banker, 88." The New York Times, October 9, 1944.