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Branch Banking in Canada: Circa 1932 - Complete Publication

Branch Banking in Canada: Circa 1932 - Complete Publication


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Branch Banking in Canada

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10702444

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking and Greer, Guy, ([year]), Branch Banking in Canada: Circa 1932, accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/federal reserve history/frcom_br_gp_ch_banking/branch_banking_canada.pdf

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Date: 1932
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking, Greer, Guy

Branch Banking in England

Branch Banking in England


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Series: Material prepared for the information of the Federal Reserve System

A study of branch banking in England, its organization, safety record, and service to the public.

The Federal Reserve Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking was appointed by the Federal Reserve Board on February 26, 1930. The charge to the committee was "to assemble and digest information on branch banking as practiced in the United States and elsewhere, the unit banking system of the country, and the effect of ownership of bank stocks by investment trusts and holding corporations." Ten reports, a progress report and a summary report were completed by the committee. Committee members were E.A. Goldenweiser, Chairman, Director of Research and Statistics, Federal Reserve Board; Ira Clerk, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; M.J. Fleming, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; L.R. Rounds, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and E.L. Smead, Chief, Division of Bank Operations, Federal Reserve Board. J.H. Riddle served as Executive Secretary and Director of Research.

OCLC:
10702515

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking, ([year]), Branch Banking in England, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=803

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Date: 1932
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking

Branch Banking in England: Circa 1932 - Complete Publication

Branch Banking in England: Circa 1932 - Complete Publication


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Branch Banking in England

OCLC:
10702515

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking, ([year]), Branch Banking in England: Circa 1932, accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/federal reserve history/frcom_br_gp_ch_banking/branch_banking_england.pdf

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Date: 1932
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking

Branch Banking in the United States [1932]

Branch Banking in the United States [1932]


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Series: Material prepared for the information of the Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking was appointed by the Federal Reserve Board on February 26, 1930. The charge to the committee was "to assemble and digest information on branch banking as practiced in the United States and elsewhere, the unit banking system of the country, and the effect of ownership of bank stocks by investment trusts and holding corporations." Ten reports, a progress report and a summary report were completed by the committee. Committee members were E.A. Goldenweiser, Chairman, Director of Research and Statistics, Federal Reserve Board; Ira Clerk, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; M.J. Fleming, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; L.R. Rounds, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and E.L. Smead, Chief, Division of Bank Operations, Federal Reserve Board. J.H. Riddle served as Executive Secretary and Director of Research.

OCLC:
10702366

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking and Hammond, Clarence, ([year]), Branch Banking in the United States [1932], [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=686

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Date: 1932
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking, Hammond, Clarence

Branch Banking in the United States [1937]

Branch Banking in the United States [1937]


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In 1936, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System organized a committee prepare studies on possible means of improvement of the existing banking structure. Various memoranda were created under the following topics: 1) Improvements in the organization, functions, and management of banking institutions and in supervisory methods. 2) Unification of the banking system. 3) Consolidation of the supervisory functions of various Federal agencies dealing with banks, including the lending or recapitalization functions of agencies which assist banks in difficulties. This document was produced in the course of proceedings of this bank suspension study.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), ([year]), Branch Banking in the United States [1937], [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=882

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Date: 1937
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Branch and Group Banking: February 15, 1937 - Complete Publication

Branch and Group Banking: February 15, 1937 - Complete Publication


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Branch and Group Banking

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), ([year]), Branch and Group Banking: February 15, 1937, accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/docs/historical/banksusp/brangro_bog_193702.pdf

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Date: 1937
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Brief History of the National Banking System

Brief History of the National Banking System


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Prepared in connection with the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Bureau of the Comptroller of the Currency.

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T 12.2:SY 87

OCLC:
6234452

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United States. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, ([year]), Brief History of the National Banking System, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=848

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Date: 1938
Authors: United States. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Changes in the Number and Size of Banks in the United States, 1834-1931

Changes in the Number and Size of Banks in the United States, 1834-1931


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Series: Material prepared for the information of the Federal Reserve System

A digest of statistical material with reference to changes in the number and size of banks in the United States during the period 1834-1931. It compares the structure of the banking system in 1930 with that in 1920, and for the period 1921-1931 presents classified data describing the relative importance of certain factors of change in the banking structure, particularly the number of banks newly organized, bank consolidations, bank suspensions, and voluntary liquidations.

Appendix A: Statistical Tables and other information supporting the report on changes in the number and size of banks. It includes definitions of terms used in the report and 20 tables.
Appendix B: Digest of State Laws Relating to Private Banks or Bankers. It includes the laws listed by state as of February 15, 1931, having reference to the organization and operation of private banks or bankers.
Appendix C: Digest of Federal and State Laws Relating to Consolidation, Merger, etc., of Banks and/or Trust Companies. It includes laws in effect as of July 1, 1931.

The Federal Reserve Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking was appointed by the Federal Reserve Board on February 26, 1930. The charge to the committee was "to assemble and digest information on branch banking as practiced in the United States and elsewhere, the unit banking system of the country, and the effect of ownership of bank stocks by investment trusts and holding corporations." Ten reports, a progress report and a summary report were completed by the committee. Committee members were E.A. Goldenweiser, Chairman, Director of Research and Statistics, Federal Reserve Board; Ira Clerk, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; M.J. Fleming, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; L.R. Rounds, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and E.L. Smead, Chief, Division of Bank Operations, Federal Reserve Board. J.H. Riddle served as Executive Secretary and Director of Research.

OCLC:
10700537

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking, ([year]), Changes in the Number and Size of Banks in the United States, 1834-1931, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=804

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Date: 1932
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking

Classifications of Banks in Operation on December 31, 1935

Classifications of Banks in Operation on December 31, 1935


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Memorandum prepared, but not submitted to the Board.

In 1936, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System organized a committee to prepare studies on possible means of improvement of the existing banking structure. Various memoranda were created under the following topics: 1) Improvements in the organization, functions, and management of banking institutions and in supervisory methods. 2) Unification of the banking system. 3) Consolidation of the supervisory functions of various Federal agencies dealing with banks, including the lending or recapitalization functions of agencies which assist banks in difficulties. This document was produced in the course of proceedings of this bank suspension study.

OCLC:
741968386

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), ([year]), Classifications of Banks in Operation on December 31, 1935, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=688

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Date: 1936
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Commercial Banking Practice Under the Federal Reserve Act

Commercial Banking Practice Under the Federal Reserve Act


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This work, published in 1918, contains the law and regulations, the informal rulings of the Federal Reserve Board, and the opinions of counsel governing bank acceptances, rediscounts, advances, and open market transactions of the early Federal Reserve Banks.
Digitization of the document was sponsored by Microsoft as part of the Microsoft Book Search Service, through Internet Archive.

OCLC:
4848821

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National Bank of Commerce in New York, ([year]), Commercial Banking Practice Under the Federal Reserve Act, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=96

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Date: 1918
Authors: National Bank of Commerce in New York

Compilation of Basic Banking Laws

Compilation of Basic Banking Laws


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This compilation was first created in 1992 for the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services to bring together in one publication the major statues affecting insured depository institutions and their customers. It has been revised periodically.

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Y 4.B 22/1:B 22/32/995, Y 4.F 49/20:107-C

OCLC:
32575361, 47292297

Citation:
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Financial Services and United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services, ([year]), Compilation of Basic Banking Laws, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=99

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Availability: 1995 to 2000
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Financial Services, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Financial Services

Deposit Insurance in Eight States During the Period 1908-1930

Deposit Insurance in Eight States During the Period 1908-1930


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This study looks at the history of deposit insurance in states that had used it in the quarter century preceding the establishment of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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Warburton, Clark, ([year]), Deposit Insurance in Eight States During the Period 1908-1930, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=832

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Date: 1959
Authors: Warburton, Clark

Documents and Statements Pertaining to the Banking Emergency

Documents and Statements Pertaining to the Banking Emergency


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Documents and statements pertaining primarily to the emergency banking restrictions and regulations are presented as Part I of this publication, and material pertaining primarily to gold, currency, and foreign exchange is presented as Part II.

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United States. Congress, United States. Dept. of the Treasury and United States. President, ([year]), Documents and Statements Pertaining to the Banking Emergency, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=709

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Availability: 1933 to 1933
Authors: United States. Congress, United States. Dept. of the Treasury, United States. President

Dual Banking System in the United States

Dual Banking System in the United States


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Series: Material prepared for the information of the Federal Reserve System

A review of legislative and supervisory developments under the dual banking system in the United States.

The Federal Reserve Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking was appointed by the Federal Reserve Board on February 26, 1930. The charge to the committee was "to assemble and digest information on branch banking as practiced in the United States and elsewhere, the unit banking system of the country, and the effect of ownership of bank stocks by investment trusts and holding corporations." Ten reports, a progress report and a summary report were completed by the committee. Committee members were E.A. Goldenweiser, Chairman, Director of Research and Statistics, Federal Reserve Board; Ira Clerk, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; M.J. Fleming, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; L.R. Rounds, Deputy Governor, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and E.L. Smead, Chief, Division of Bank Operations, Federal Reserve Board. J.H. Riddle served as Executive Secretary and Director of Research.

OCLC:
10700405

Citation:
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking, ([year]), Dual Banking System in the United States, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=808

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Date: 1932
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.). Committee on Branch, Group, and Chain Banking

Federal Banking Laws and Reports: A Compilation of Major Federal Banking Documents, 1780-1912

Federal Banking Laws and Reports: A Compilation of Major Federal Banking Documents, 1780-1912


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This is a compilation of major Federal banking documents from the period 1780 to 1912. It includes founding documents for the Bank of North America (1781), ordinances for the First and Second Bank of the United States (1791, 1816) as well as reports and proceedings. It was published for the 50th anniversary of the Senate Committee on Banking and Currency in 1963.

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Y 4.B 22/3:L 44/4

OCLC:
574070

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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency, ([year]), Federal Banking Laws and Reports: A Compilation of Major Federal Banking Documents, 1780-1912, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=103

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Date: 1963
Authors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency

Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Home Owners' Loan Corporation, and Federal Savings and Loan Corporation Annual Reports

Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Home Owners' Loan Corporation, and Federal Savings and Loan Corporation Annual Reports


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The Federal Home Loan Banks were established by the Federal Home Loan Bank Act of 1932. The Board administered a number of other entities including the Federal Savings and Loan Corporation created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934 and abolished in 1989; the Home Owners' Loan Corporation created by the Home Owners' Refinancing Act in 1933 and liquidated in 1951, and the Federal Savings and Loan System or Division established by the Board.

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Y 3.F 31/3:1/

OCLC:
3585064

Citation:
Home Owners' Loan Corporation, United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, ([year]), Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Home Owners' Loan Corporation, and Federal Savings and Loan Corporation Annual Reports, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=70

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Availability: 1933 to 1952
Authors: Home Owners' Loan Corporation, United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation

Federal Home Loan Bank Review

Federal Home Loan Bank Review


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Congress passed the Federal Home Loan Bank Act in 1932 during the Great Depression, which established the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

This publication was provided to member institutions from 1934-1947. Annual statistical supplements were published beginning in 1941.

OCLC:
2261042

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United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board and Federal Home Loan Banks, ([year]), Federal Home Loan Bank Review, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=116

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Availability: 1934 to 1947
Authors: United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board, Federal Home Loan Banks

Federal Home Loan Bank Review. Statistical Supplement

Federal Home Loan Bank Review. Statistical Supplement


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This supplement to the Federal Home Loan Bank Review was published annually, beginning in 1941. It brings together reference material bearing upon residential construction and home-financing activities covering approximately a 10-year period.

OCLC:
32434842

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United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board, ([year]), Federal Home Loan Bank Review. Statistical Supplement, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=211

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Availability: 1941 to 1947
Authors: United States. Federal Home Loan Bank Board

Federal Reserve Rulings Regarding Loan Production Offices and Purchases of Operating Subsidiaries: Hearings before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session, on Federal Reserve Rulings Regarding Loan Production Offices and Purchases of Operating Subsidiaries. September 24 and 25, 1968.

Federal Reserve Rulings Regarding Loan Production Offices and Purchases of Operating Subsidiaries: Hearings before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session, on Federal Reserve Rulings Regarding Loan Production Offices and Purchases of Operating Subsidiaries. September 24 and 25, 1968.


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"Hearings into the August 14, 1968 administrative action taken by the Federal Reserve Board, in which the Board reversed its longstanding position on two vital subjects -- acquisition by banks of operating subsidiaries through stock purchases and perhaps even more important, a ruling which overturns more than 35 years of policy whereby banks may establish loan production offices -- in effect branches -- throughout the United States."

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Y 4.B 22/1:F 31/40

OCLC:
3702

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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency, ([year]), Federal Reserve Rulings Regarding Loan Production Offices and Purchases of Operating Subsidiaries: Hearings before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session, on Federal Reserve Rulings Regarding Loan Production Offices and Purchases of Operating Subsidiaries. September 24 and 25, 1968., [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=341

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Date: 1968
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency

For the Establishment of the National Monetary Commission: Report [to Accompany S. 1559]

For the Establishment of the National Monetary Commission: Report [to Accompany S. 1559]


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Senate Report No. 431, to accompany S. 1559, 81st Congress, 1st session, favorably recommends that the bill for the establishment of a National Monetary Commission should pass. The National Monetary Commission would be directed to investigate current requirements and methods covering the matters of legal reserves of banks, eligible deposits against such reserves, open market operations of the Federal Reserve banks, adequacy of eligible paper other than Government obligations, specie reserves, foreign-exchange fluctuations, and other factors. Statements from Thomas B. McCabe, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and John W. Snyder, Secretary of the Treasury, are included.

OCLC:
28009228

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United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency, ([year]), For the Establishment of the National Monetary Commission: Report [to Accompany S. 1559], [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=287

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Date: 1949
Authors: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking and Currency

Gold Regulations Prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury under Executive Order of August 28, 1933

Gold Regulations Prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury under Executive Order of August 28, 1933


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Relating to the hoarding, export, and earmarking of gold coin, bullion, or currency and to transactions in foreign exchange.

OCLC:
6644980

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United States. Dept. of the Treasury, ([year]), Gold Regulations Prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury under Executive Order of August 28, 1933, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=711

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Date: 1933
Authors: United States. Dept. of the Treasury

History of Modern Banks of Issue

History of Modern Banks of Issue


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OCLC:
575150

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Conant, Charles A., ([year]), History of Modern Banks of Issue, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=1320

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Date: 1915
Authors: Conant, Charles A.

Improvement of Federal Supervision of Banks

Improvement of Federal Supervision of Banks


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OCLC:
779857823

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), ([year]), Improvement of Federal Supervision of Banks, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=708

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Date: 1958
Authors: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)

Individual Statements of Condition of National Banks

Individual Statements of Condition of National Banks


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Prior to 1923, this table was published in the annual report of the Comptroller. Between 1923 and 1929, the tables were issued as a numbered supplement. From 1930-1941, the supplements were lettered alphabetically from "H" to "S". No supplements were issued for the years 1942-1948, inclusive. Data is presented as of close of business, December 31 of the indicated year. All were published by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as part of the Annual Report issued the following year.

SUDOC:
T 12.1/a:

OCLC:
05804175

Citation:
United States. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, ([year]), Individual Statements of Condition of National Banks, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=85

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Availability: 1923 to 1949
Authors: United States. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Insurance of Bank Obligations in Six States during the Period 1829-1866

Insurance of Bank Obligations in Six States during the Period 1829-1866


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This is a study of the first attempts in the United States to protect bank creditors through the use of the insurance principle. The study includes a description of the purpose of bank obligation insurance, as viewed by the men who first considered this plan in 1829; an account of the origins of modern bank examination procedures and their relationship to insurance; a summary of lessons learned by the early insurance plans; and specific studies for New York, Vermont, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Iowa.

OCLC:
22540615

Citation:
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Golembe, Carter and Warburton, Clark, ([year]), Insurance of Bank Obligations in Six States during the Period 1829-1866, [issue title/date], accessed Oct 2, 2014 from FRASER, http:fraser.stlouisfed.org/publication/?pid=830

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Date: 1958
Authors: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Golembe, Carter, Warburton, Clark



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