ROBERT L. OWEN COLLECTION
Box and Folder Inventory
Boxes 1-7

Box 1

F 1: Biographical, n.d., 1947.

a. A Tribute to the Memory of RLO - The National Bank and Trust Company of Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1947.
b. Abstract - The Senatorial Career of Robert Latham Owen.

F 2: Autographed Letters, 1931, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1942-1943.

a. Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt to RLO, Nov. 13, 1931. Re: Letter to Chairman Shaver.
b. Senator Harry S. Truman to RLO, January 4, 1937. Re: Book by RLO, "Stabilized Dollars - Permanent Prosperity."
c. Senator Harry S. Truman to RLO, January 11, 1937. Re: RLO book.
d. Senator Arthur Capper to RLO, January 11, 1937. Re: RLO book.
e. Senator Joe T. Robinson to RLO, January 12, 1937. Re: RLO book.
f. Secretary of Commerce Daniel C. Roper to RLO, January 13, 1937. Re: RLO book.
g. Senator Alben W. Barkley to RLO, January 13, 1937. Re: RLO book.
h. William Green President of the American Federation of Labor to RLO, January 1937. Re: RLO book.
i. Secretary of Interior Harold Ickes to RLO, January 23, 1937. Re: RLO book.
j. Franklin D. Roosevelt to RLO, August 27, 1937. Re: Memorandum of August 23.
k. Sal Bloom Director General United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission to RLO, March 25, 1939. Re: March 4 ceremonies.
l. Franklin D. Roosevelt to RLO, October 17, 1939. Re: Suggestion of international conference for establishing the security of boundaries.
m. Under Secretary of State to RLO, December 23, 1940. Re: Letter to Secretary Hull.
n. Luke Lea to RLO, March 27, 1942. Re: Federal Reserve Bill.
o. Kenneth McKellar Chairman Senate Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads to RLO, October 6, 1943. Re: League of Nations.
p. Daniel C. Roper, Security of Commerce, to RLO, January 13, 1937. Re: RLO book.

F 3: Correspondence, 1913, 1927, 1933, 1936-1942.

a. Woodrow Wilson to RLO, November 6, 1913. Re: Thank-you for Senate remarks.
b. Woodrow Wilson to RLO, December 23, 1913. Re: Congratulations on success (Federal Reserve Act?).
c. R. McKenna to RLO, August 3, 1927. Re: Federal Reserve System.
d. RLO to William E. Borah Chairman Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, January 25, 1933. Re: Return of borrowed material.
e. William Borah to RLO, January 23, 1933. Re: Return of borrowed material.
f. Secretary of State Cordell Hull to RLO, July 3, 1936. Re: Draft address by Senator Fletcher on the Supreme Court.
g. W.E. Chilton Sr. to RLO, Sept. 7, 1937. Re: Federal Reserve Bill.
h. RLO to William E. Chilton, Sept. 13, 1937. Re: Federal Reserve Bill.
i. W.E. Chilton Sr. to RLO, Sept. 17, 1937. Re: Federal Reserve Bill.
j. Ruskin McArdle, Senate Librarian, November 5, 1937. Re: Federal Reserve Act.
k. Digest of Federal Reserve Act.
l. RLO to Secretary of State, October 4, 1938. Re: Finance and situation in Europe.
m. RLO to Secretary of State, October 5, 1938. Re: Prevention of World War.
n. Cordell Hull to RLO, October 11, 1938. Re: Appreciation of views on Munich agreement.
o. R. Walton Moore, Counselor of Department of State to RLO, October 19, 1938.Re: Peace Conference.
p. Under Secretary of State to RLO, October 20, 1938. Re: World Peace.
q. RLO to Secretary of State, November 2, 1938. Re: Monroe Doctrine and Japan.
r. Deutsche Botschaft to RLO, November 3, 1938. Re: Appreciation on letter on international affairs.
s. RLO to R. Walton Moore Counselor of the State Department, November 4, 1938. Re: Japan and China.
t. R. Walton Moore to RLO, November 3, 1938. Re: Japan.
u. Samuel Untermyer to RLO, December 21, 1938. Re: Presidential decisions.
v. Carter Glass to RLO, December 21, 1938. Re: Federal Reserve Building.
w. Speaker of the House William Bankhead to RLO, December 24, 1938. Re: Letter for Board Chairman Eccles.
x. Ernest G. Draper, member Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to RLO, December 27, 1938. Re: Thank-you for letter.
y. Grant Foreman to RLO, May 1, 1939. Re: Reports to Commissioner of Indian Affairs for historical work.
z. RLO to Grant Foreman, May 4, 1939. Re: Monetary control.
aa. RLO to Grant Foreman, June 22, 1939. Re: Monetary matters.
bb. Grant Foreman to RLO, June 18, 1939. Re: Historical work on Oklahoma.
cc. James Farley Chairman Democratic National Committee to RLO, July 5, 1940. Re: Wilkie candidacy.
dd. RLO to Jerry Voorhis (D-CA), January 18, 1941. Re: Federal Reserve authority.
ee. RLO to Franklin D. Roosevelt, January 10, 1942. Re: War finance.
ff. RLO to Franklin D. Roosevelt, April 16, 1942. Re: "Memorandum on Inflation."
gg. "Memorandum on Inflation" by RLO, April 15, 1942.
hh. RLO to C.F. Stan Chief of Staff, Joint Committee Internal Revenue and Taxation, undated. Re: Reducing tax needs.

F 4: Federal Reserve Act of 1913.

a. Federal Reserve Act of 1913 with Amendments and Laws Relating to Banking. Government Printing Office, 1936.
b. Who Is Entitled to the Credit for the Federal Reserve Act? An Answer to Senator Glass by Samuel Untermyer, 1937.
c. Federal Reserve Bill - Glass Bill, June 4, 1913.
d. Drafts of Federal Reserve Bill, 1913.
e. Photostat of Federal Reserve Act.

F 5: Global Alphabet, 1943-1947.

a. Statement by RLO on Global Alphabet for the purpose of developing a world language, 1944.
b. Clippings, 1943-1947.

F 6: Monetary Affairs, n.d., 1920, 1932, 1939-1942.

a. "Federal Reserve Bulletin," June 1920. Pages 582-584. Discount Policy of the Federal Reserve Banks.
b. Glass - Steagall Act, Chapter 58-59, Feb. 27 and Feb. 29, 1932. 72nd Congress, lst Session.
c. HR 10280, 72nd Congress, lst Session, March 8, 1932. Federal Reserve Act amendment.
d. S.31 76th Congress, lst Session, January 4, 1939. Federal Reserve Act amendment.
e. Constitutional Money Advocate, Vol. 1, Number 1, Nov. 1, 1939.
f. Constitutional Money Advocate, Vol. 1, No. 6, May 1, 1940. Reprint of William J. Bryan's "Cross of Gold" Speech.
g. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. "Purchasing Power of the Dollar Expressed in Terms of Wholesale Prices," by months 1890 - 1940.
h. Extension of Remarks of Jerry Voorhis (D-CA), in House of Representatives, January 22, 1941. Re: Letter by RLO, Congressional Record.
i. "How Money is Created by Privately Owned Banking Systems." Remarks by Hon. Wright Patman (D-TX). In the House of Representatives, 1941 - 1942.
j. H.R. 6391, 77th Congress, 2nd Session, January 19, 1942. Re: Bond issuance to Federal Reserve banks.
k. Extension of Remarks of Jerry Voorhis (D-CA), in the House of Representatives, May 4, 1942.
1. S.2565, 77th Congress, 2nd Session, June 4, 1942. Re: Federal Reserve Act amendments.
m. Memorandum on National Preparedness, by RLO, n.d..
n. Memorandum No. 2. Re: Economics, n.d..
o. Comment on the Federal Reserve Five Point Program, n.d..
p. Sound Money League. Objectives of the League, n.d..
q. "Shall Congress Regulate the Value of Money? Why and How." By RLO, n.d..

F 7: Miscellaneous Clippings, 1934, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1947.

Includes clippings on Federal Reserve System and banking; RLO's 89th birthday.

(Publications loose in box)

1. An Adventure in Constructive Finance, by Carter Glass. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1927.
2. Endless Horizons, by Vannevar Bush. Washington, DC: Public Affairs Press, 1946.
3. The National Bank Act as Amended The Federal Reserve Act and Other Laws Relating to National Banks. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1915.
4. Chronicles of Oklahoma, Vol. XXV, No. 3, Autumn 1947. Has brief biographical sketch of RLO.
5. Banking Act of 1935. Hearings before the Committee on Banking and Currency, House of Representatives, 74th Congress, lst Session on H.R. 5357, Feb., March, and April, 1935. Government Printing Office.

Box 2

(Publications loose in box)

1. Legislative Record of Robert L. Owen, Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates, 60th Congress, lst Session Vol. XLII, 1908 and 2nd Session Vol. XLIII, 1909.
2. Legislative Record of Robert L. Owen, Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates, 61st Congress, lst Session and Special Session of the Senate Vol. XLIV, 1909, 2nd Session Vol. XLV, 1910, and 3rd Session Vol. XLVI, 1911.
3. Banking and Currency Miscellaneous Articles, U.S. Senate, 1913.
4. The Russian Imperial Conspiracy 1892-1914. By RLO. New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1927.

Box 3

(Publications loose in box)

1. Legislative Record of Robert L. Owen, Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates, 62nd Congress, lst Session Vol. XLVII, 1911, 2nd Session Vol. XLVIII, 1912, and 3rd Session Vol. XLIX, 1913.
2. Legislative Record of Robert L. Owen, Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates, 63rd Congress, lst Session Vol. L, 1913, 2nd Session Vol.LI, 1914, and 3rd Session Vol. LII, 1915.

Box 4

(Publications loose in box)

1. Senate Manual Containing Standing Rules and Orders of the United States Senate. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1915.
2. Senate Manual Containing Standing Rules and Orders of the United States Senate. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1923.
3. Speeches of Senator Owen, 1908-1915.
4. Cloture in the Senate and Other Speeches by Honorable Robert L. Owen of Oklahoma, 1908-1915.
5. Speeches of Hon. Robert L. Owen, 1916-1924.
6. Fifty Years of Public Life, by Daniel C. Roper. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1941.

Box 5

(Materials from the National Monetary Commission-loose in box)

1. The History of Banking in Canada, by Ratcliff Morton Breckenridge, 1910.
2. Renewal of Reichsbank Charter, 1910.
3. History of Crises Under the National Banking System, by O.M.W. Sprague, 1910.
4. Laws of the United States Concerning Money, Banking and Loans, 1778-1909, compiled by A.T. Huntington and Robert J. Mawhimney, 1910.
5. The Canadian Banking System, by Joseph French Johnson, 1910.
6. Interviews on the Banking and Currency Systems of Canada, 1910.
7. The History and Methods of the Paris Bourse, by E. Vidal, 1910.
8. The German Great Banks and Their Concentration, by Dr. J. Riesser, 1911.
9. Suggested Plan for Monetary Legislation, by Hon. Nelson W. Aldrich, 1911.

Box 6

(Materials from the National Monetary Commission-loose in box)

1. Digest of State Banking Statutes, compiled by Samuel A. Welldon, 1910.
2. German Bank Inquiry of 1908. Stenographic Reports, 1910.
3. German Bank Inquiry of 1908-09. Stenographic Reports, vol. 2, 1911.
4. History of the Bank of England, by Eugen Von Philippovich, 1911.

Box 7

(Senatorial Publications-loose in box)

1. Interviews on the Banking and Currency Systems of England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy, 1910.
2. Bank and Currency Hearings on HR 7837 (S.2639) to establish Federal Reserve Banks, Vol. 1-111, 1913.
3. Banking Act of 1935 Hearings on S.1715 and H.R. 7617.

Robert L. Owen Collection Description


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