Records of the Capital Issues Committee
(Record Group 158)
124 cu. ft.
Table of Contents
- 158.1 ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY
- 158.2 RECORDS OF THE WASHINGTON OFFICE
132 lin. ft.
- 158.3 RECORDS OF FIELD OFFICES
17 lin. ft.
Established: By Presidential appointment, May 17, 1918, under the War Finance Corporation Act, April 5, 1918 (40 Stat. 506), replacing a voluntary committee of the same name.
- Capital Issues Committee, Federal Reserve Board (Jan.-May 1918)
Abolished: Activities suspended, December 31, 1918; terminated by Presidential proclamation, August 30, 1919.
Successor Agencies: Federal Trade Commission, as custodian of records.
Finding Aids: Norwood N. Biggs and William F. Sherman, comps., "Preliminary Inventory of the Records of the Capital Issues Committee," NC 85 (Dec. 1964).
Related Records: Record copies of publications of the Capital Issues Committee in RG 287, Publications of the U.S. Government.
Subject Access Terms: World War I agency.
Textual Records: Minutes, 1918. General correspondence, 1918-19, with index. Office files of Charles S. Hamlin, chairman and fiscal agent, 1917-19. Applications for security issue permits, 1918-19. Decisions on applications, 1918. Bulletins and other issuances, 1918-19.
Textual Records: Minutes, correspondence, and other records, 1918-19, of the field offices at Chicago (in Chicago) and San Francisco (in San Francisco). Minutes only, 1918, of the field offices at Atlanta (in Atlanta), Kansas City and St. Louis (in Kansas City), New York (in New York), Philadelphia (in Philadelphia), and Richmond.
Related Records: Additional records of the San Francisco field office in the University of Washington Library, Seattle, WA.
Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.
This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.