Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Sloan, Eugene Williams, 1893-
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Eugene W. Sloan papers
Repository:
Public Policy Papers
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/3f462546n
Dates:
1941-1945
Size:
13 boxes
Storage Note:
Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 1-13
Language:
English

Abstract

Eugene W. Sloan served as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury (beginning in 1935) and was the creator and first administrator of the United States Savings Bond program. Consists of fourteen scrapbooks compiled by Sloan. Two scrapbooks, which Sloan compiled while Executive Director of the War Savings Staff.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

Consists of fourteen scrapbooks compiled by Sloan. Two scrapbooks, which Sloan compiled while Executive Director of the War Savings Staff, contain photographs, clippings, correspondence, and other mementos detailing his professional and personal life, including his World War I military service (including photographs) as well as his tenure at the Department of the Treasury in the Franklin Roosevelt administration. Letters of thanks from James Forrestal and Henry Morganthau to Sloan are included. Twelve other scrapbooks document the Treasury War Bond Program and Savings Bond Program and contain newspaper clippings, pamphlets, posters, etc., on defense bonds and stamps and war savings bonds and stamps.

Collection Creator Biography:

Eugene W. Sloan served as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury (beginning in 1935) and was the creator and first administrator of the United States Savings Bond program. In 1941 Sloan became Executive Director of the War Savings Staff. He was appointed Deputy Commissioner of the Public Debt in 1943 and served in that capacity through World War II.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Available information about this collection indicates that the original acquisition of 12 scrapbooks arrived at Princeton in 1946. Two more scrapbooks were the gift of Mrs. Eugene Sloan in 1989.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No information about appraisal is available for this collection.

Processing Information:

A collection-level description and finding aid were created for this collection by Dan Santamaria on March 4, 2008.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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.

Credit this material:

Eugene W. Sloan papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/3f462546n
Location:
Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library
65 Olden Street
Princeton, NJ 08540, USA
(609) 258-6345