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Victory Loan, 1918-1919

6 boxes

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically by loan issue and then numerically by Federal Reserve District.

Collection History

Appraisal

No materials were separated from this collection during processing in 2008.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson, Clelia Douyon and Grace Loro in 2008. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in August 2008.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

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:

Victory Loan; Liberty Loan Committee Records, MC089, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345
Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 21-26

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Related Materials

The Mudd Manuscript Library holds many collections related to World War I, including the papers of government officials, soldiers, journalists, individuals involved in aid work, peace negotiations and the economic rebuilding of Europe, and collected materials related to the war. Researchers wishing to access these collections should search for the subject "World War, 1914-1918" or related terms in the Princeton University Library Finding Aids website. Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the Liberty Loan Committee Records include the Papers of the Woodrow Wilson Project Records and other collections on Wilson, and the papers of Secretary of War Lindley M. Garrison, Secretary of State Robert Lansing, Chairman of the Commission on Training Camp Activities Raymond Blaine Fosdick, and the Carey Cartoon Collection on foreign policy issues during World War I.

Related collections at other institutions include records on the Liberty Loans within the United States Treasury and other department records at the National Archives, a small collection of records of the Four Minute Men (who disseminated information on Liberty Loan campaigns) at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, and a small collection of records of the Bronx Liberty Loan Committee at the New York Historical Society.

Bibliography

The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the organizational history: The ABC of the Federal Reserve System by Edwin W. Kemmerer. Princeton University Press: Princeton, New Jersey, 1936. "History Lesson: Loans for Nearly Everyone" by James Grant. Barron's National Business and Financial Weekly, June 6, 1992. A History of the Federal Reserve by Allan H. Meltzer. University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 2003. "Liberty Loan Triumph Seen Ten Years After" by Carson H. Hathaway. The New York Times, May 8, 1927.

Names:
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System U.S.
National War Savings Committee (U.S.)
Strong, Benjamin, 1872-1928