James C. Bonbright papers, 1921-1983

James C. Bonbright papers, 1921-1983.
2 linear ft. ( 4 boxes)
Selective items cataloged; remainder arranged alphabetically by personal or corporate name.
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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.
Biographical / Historical Note
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.
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Gift of Mrs. James C. Bonbright, 1986.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); James C. Bonbright papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Language Note
Material is in English.
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