Contents and Arrangement

Chronological Files, 1917-1968, 2000

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


Materials remain in their original order as received from the donor.

Collection History


Duplicate materials have been separated from this collection.


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 Elissa Frankle in 2006. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in June 2006. Series 4: 2013 Accession added by Rachel Van Unen in 2015. Series 5: Personal Papers added by Phoebe Nobles in 2018.

Scrapbook pages that had been removed from "Anne Terry White Scrapbook on Harry Dexter White" (Series 5) prior to donation were donated by Claire Pinkham in 2021. They were interfiled to their original locations by Will Clements in 2022.

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:

Chronological Files; Harry Dexter White Papers, MC140, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
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Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 13

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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. Collections at the Mudd Manuscript Library of particular relevance to the White papers are the papers of five other individuals who served the United States government during World War II: Jacob Viner (Department of the Treasury), Henry R. Labouisse (State Department), J. Douglas Brown (War Department), Edward S. Greenbaum (War Department), and Howard C. Petersen (War Department).


The following sources were consulted during the preparation of the biographical note: "H.D. White, Accused In Spy Inquiry, Dies." The New York Times, August 18, 1948. "Harry Dexter White," in Marquis Who's Who on the Web. Accessed June 19, 2006. "Harry Dexter White and the International Monetary Fund," by James M. Boughton. Finance and Development (35, no 3), 1998, p. 39-41. Materials from Series 3: Oversized Articles; Harry Dexter White Papers; Public Policy Papers, Special Collections, Princeton University Library. "White, Harry Dexter," in Current Biography. H.W. Wilson Company, 1944.

World Bank.
United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference 1944 Bretton Woods, N.H.
United States. Department of the Treasury
International Monetary Fund.
Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946
White, Harry Dexter, 1892-1948