Saturday, December 22, 2012

Statements and Speeches of Marriner S. Eccles

commentary by Roger Erickson

Marriner S. Eccles served took office as Governor of the Federal Reserve Board, a title changed to Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System after the Banking Act of 1935. Eccles was sworn in on November 15, 1934, remained Chairman until January 31, 1948, served as Chairman Pro Tempore from February 3, 1948 through April 15, 1948, and continued to serve as a member of the Board until his resignation on July 14, 1951.

A [selective] digital collection of the papers of Marriner S. Eccles, including various letters and memoranda concerning his statements and speeches along with draft versions of his speeches, is available on FRASER (Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research).

A physical collection of Eccle's papers is held at the University of Utah.

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