Contents and Arrangement

Ivar Kreuger, New Jersey, 1937-1938

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Arranged numerically by document number.

Collection History

Custodial History

A transfer of stock certificates and a publication from the Swedish Match Company came from the Manuscripts Division in 2012. The accession number for this accrual is ML.2012.028.


Swedish American Investment Corporation stock certificates, reports on Latin American banking, and blank financial forms of the E.G. Lang Manufacturing Company were separated from this collection. A small sample of the stock certificates was retained in the collection. Publications have been separated from this collection to be cataloged separately.


These records 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, Christopher Shannon, and Karen Okigbo in 2006. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in February 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to The Trustees of Princeton University and researchers do not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with use of donor-created materials within the collection. For materials in the collection not created by the donor, or where the material is not an original, the copyright is likely not held by the University. In these instances, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

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:

Ivar Kreuger, New Jersey; Kreuger & Toll Company Records, MC078, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

A small collection of the records of the accounting firm Klein, Hinds & Finke on The Kreuger Match Case (International Match Corporation) is located at the University of Florida.

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. A collection at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Kreuger & Toll Company Records is the papers of Edward S. Greenbaum, trustee for the American estate of Ivar Kreuger.


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the organizational history: "Exploring the Kreuger Legend," by Harold Callender. The New York Times, July 24, 1932. "Ivar Kreuger's Contribution to U.S. Financial Reporting," by Dale L. Flesher and Tonya K. Flesher. The Accounting Review, vol. 61, no. 3, July 1986. "Match Trust Head is Industry's New Titan," by Clair Price. The New York Times, September 30, 1928. Materials from Series 2: Greenbaum, Edward S., Files; Kreuger & Toll Company Records; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

Kreuger & Toll
Price, Waterhouse & Co.
Greenbaum, Edward S. (Edward Samuel), 1890-1970
Kreuger, Ivar, 1880-1932