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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Daniel Wafena Bell
RLIN number: NXCP87-A2
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Department of the Treasury, 1911-46: foreign loans, 1919-20; Commissioner of Accounts and Deposits, 1931-35; acting director of the Bureau of the Budget, 1934-39; Under Secretary of the Treasury, 1940-46; President of the American Security & Trust Company; observations of Congress, the Depression, Federal Reserve System, National Recovery Administration, New Deal, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, public works, World War I and World War II.
Extent: Transcript: 526 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Closed until October 3, 1996. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bell, Daniel Wafena, 1891-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1891
Speaker occupation: Banker
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Bankers; Depressions--1929--United States; Government executives--United States; Great Depression, 1929-1941; North America; U.S. Department of the Treasury; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bell, Daniel Wafena, 1891-1971; New Deal, 1933-1939; Reconstruction Finance Corporation; United States--Dept of the Treasury--Office of the Secretary; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945; United States--Office of Commissioner of Accounts and Deposits
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018034-13477