Source

James C. Bonbright papers

Title
James C. Bonbright papers, 1921-1983.
Description
2 linear ft. ( 4 boxes)
Abstract
James Cummings Bonbright, 1891-1985 (Columbia Ph.D., 1921), professor of finance, Columbia University, 1920-1961; Vice-Chairman and Chairman, N.Y. State Power Authority, 1934-1947; consultant on finance of public utilities.
Arrangement
Selective items cataloged; remainder arranged alphabetically by personal or corporate name.
Finding Aid
Card catalog and finding aid available in library.
Summary
Correspondence, manuscripts, reports, notes, documents and printed materials chiefly concerning the regulation and finance of public utilities. The correspondence is with other professors, officials of federal and state utility commissions and public utility companies such as Gordon E. Carey, Commonwealth Edison Company, Joseph C. Eastman, Interstate Commerce Commission, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and the New York State Power Authority. Major correspondents include Louis D. Brandeis, Felix Frankfurter, Herbert H. Lehman, Wayne Morse, and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Also included is one group photograph of Bonbrioght with members of the Coilumbia University Economics Department, including Edwin R. A. Seligman and Wesley Clair Mitchell.
Restrictions
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection has no restrictions.
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Provenance
Gift of Mrs. James C. Bonbright, 1986.
Cite As
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James C. Bonbright papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Format
Manuscript Manuscript/Archive
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