Contents and Arrangement

Booth, Willis H, 1921-1953

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Collection History


The papers separated from this collection include duplicate materials, invitations to banking, commerce and social events, and publications from New York University.


These papers were processed with the generous support of the 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 Jessie Thompson in 2006. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in April 2006.

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.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Booth, Willis H; Fred I. Kent Papers, MC077, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

This collection is part of a group of 28 Mudd Manuscript Library collections related to 20th century economic thought and development which were processed as part of a National Historical Publications and Records Commission funded project. Researchers wishing to access these collections should search for the subject "Economics--20th century" or related terms in the Princeton University Library Main Catalog. Two collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Fred I. Kent Papers are the papers of banker Harvey E. Fisk and Hans A. Widenmann, an expert in international finance.


The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: "Kent Resigns Post in Reserve Bank." The New York Times, January 13, 1934. Materials from Series 1: Biographical; Fred I. Kent Papers; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. Obituary of Fred I. Kent. The New York Times, October 26, 1954. Profile of Fred I. Kent in Marquis Who's Who on the Web. Accessed April 2006.

Bankers Trust Company (New York, N.Y.)
American Bankers Association. Commission on Commerce and Marine
International Chamber of Commerce.
Kent, Fred I., 1869-1954
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928