Papers from the Committee on the History of the Federal Reserve
Archival collection on the Federal Reserve System in the mid-1950s.
First and Second Banks of the United States
Original documents from the formation of the First and Second Banks of the United States.
Meltzer, A History of the Federal Reserve Volume 1, 1913-1951
Available source documents cited by the author.
William McChesney Martin Jr. Document Collection
Selected documents from his papers and other related collections.
The Marriner S. Eccles Document Collection
Selected documents from his papers.
NEW Records of the Federal Reserve System
Selected records of the Federal Reserve System, from the National Archives at College Park, MD.
NEW Winfield W. Riefler Papers
The papers of Winfield Riefler, donated to the National Archives at College Park, MD.
NEW Harry S. Truman Papers
Selected documents from President Truman’s papers held at the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.
NEW John W. Snyder Papers
Selected documents from Treasury Secretary Snyder’s papers, from the collection held at the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.
NEW Student Research File
A collection of curated materials based on topic, from the Harry S. Truman Library & Museum.
Check out our collection of minutes of the Board of Governors meetings from 1914-1951.
Federal Reserve Act: Public Law 63-43, 63d Congress, H.R. 7837: An Act to Provide for the Establishment of Federal Reserve Banks, to Furnish an Elastic Currency, to Afford Means of Rediscounting Commercial Paper, to Establish a More Effective Supervision of Banking in the United States, and for Other Purposes: December 23, 1913 (9.1M)
Public Law 85-511, 85th Congress, H.R. 6227: An Act to define bank holding companies, control their future expansion, and require divestment of their nonbanking interests [Bank Holding Company Act of 1956]: May 9, 1956 (921.2K)