FRASER digital library releases archival documents from early days of the Federal Reserve

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 26, 2013

“The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has released newly digitized archival material, making FRASER (Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research) the largest digital collection of Federal Reserve historical materials.  These documents offer a glimpse into the founding of the Fed and its policy making activities.

In light of the Fed’s centennial, librarians and archivists have supplemented FRASER with hundreds of documents, maps, charts and illustrations culled from two renowned sources—the National Archives at College Park, Md. (NARA), and the Harry  S. Truman Library & Museum in Independence, Mo.  These documents highlight specific themes related to the history of the Federal Reserve System. The topics include:

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