Contents and Arrangement

Trade Proposals, 1943-1950

2 folders

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The series is divided into four sections: League of Nations, State Department, Treasury Department, and United States Government Service Research Files. Materials within each section are arranged alphabetically by subject or document type.

Collection History


The materials separated from this collection include student term papers, grades and letters of recommendation, personal papers, and duplicate materials. Publications have been removed to be cataloged separately.


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, Christopher Shannon, and Elissa Frankle in 2006. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in July 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, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. 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:

Trade Proposals; Jacob Viner Papers, MC138, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Related Materials

Jacob Viner was interviewed as part of the Columbia Oral History Project. In "Reminiscences of Jacob Viner, 1953" he discusses a range of subjects from his government service. The transcript and tapes of the interview are available at Columbia University.

Some materials were transferred from the Jacob Viner Papers to other collections at Princeton University. Council on Foreign Relations reports were transferred to the Council on Foreign Relations Records, also held at the Mudd Manuscript Library. A print of a portrait of John Stuart Mill (after George F. Watts) by Paul Adolphe Rajon (1843-1888) was transferred to the Graphic Arts Collection at the Firestone Library.

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.


The following sources were consulted during preparation of biographical note: "Biographical Data, Dr. Jacob Viner, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Sociology, Princeton University." April 1956. Materials from Series 1: Biographical; Jacob Viner Papers, Box and Folder Number; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. "On the Centenary of Jacob Viner's Birth: A Retrospective View of the Man and His Work," by Arthur I. Bloomfield. Journal of Economic Literature (Vol. XXX). December 1992.

United States. Department of State
United States. Department of the Treasury
University of Chicago.
League of Nations.
Princeton University
Viner, Jacob, 1892-1970