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Microtext Subject Guide: Economic History

Annual Reports of the Labour Party, 1900-1960 MFM 774
Reports, beginning with the inaugural conference, include lists of officers and Executive Committee, reports of Executive Committee, party's annual balance sheet, conference proceedings, and appendix. In 1907 a Parliamentary Report was added and since 1930 this included a special section on the Labour Group in the House of Lords. An index (not always reliable) was added in 1906. These reports portray the changing moods of the Labour Party and reveal the main antagonists and differing opinions for which they stand. Appendices contain the constitution, standing orders, manifestoes, lists, and reports of negotiation.

  • Format: Microfilm - 17 reels
  • Access: Chronological arrangement and annual index beginning in 1906 on reel 1
  • Additional Subject: History. Great Britain

  • Annual Reports of the Trades Union Congress, 1869-1982 MFM 773
    Reproduces reports of the proceedings of the congresses. Many of the same issues were discussed at this congress and the Labour Party Conferences (see MFM 774 above).

  • Format: Microfilm - 40 reels
  • Access: Chronological arrangement

  • History of American Business MFE 4348
    A primary source of hard-to-find information on the American economy, this collection contains 50 serial publications which provided current economic, industrial, and commercial data through 1975. Subjects include transportation, insurance, alcoholic beverages, fuel and utilities, finances, investments, stocks, industrial data, and major federal reserve banks' monthly reviews.

  • Format: Microfiche - 2241

  • IRS Forms MFE 4349
    Microfiche reprint edition of Internal Revenue Service forms for the years 1864-1990. Part I contains 1864-1986 combined filed with all numerical forms in numerical order followed by alphabetical forms in alphabetical order. Part II contains annual supplements, each arranged as the main collection.

  • Format: Microfiche
  • Access: First microfiche is combined index for all forms 1864-1990

  • The John Mitchell Papers, 1885-1919 MFM 323
    John Mitchell (1870-1919) was a leader in the United Mine Workers of America and other organizations and was a pace-setter in labor- management relations. These papers, from the manuscript collection of the Catholic University of America Library, are organized into five series: I - Correspondence 1885-1919; II - United Mine Workers of America Minutes, Proceedings, Constitutions, and Reports, 1891-1908; III - Miscellaneous minutes, proceedings, and reports 1902-1919; IV - Printed matter 1888-1912 consisting of 45 pamphlets concerning labor; V - Photographs.

  • Format: Microfilm - 55 reels
  • Access: Printed Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the John Mitchell Papers, 1885-1919 in MFM Guides
  • Additional Subject: History. U.S.

  • Papers of the Federal Reserve System MFM 743
    Part I of this collection contains legislation, major speeches and essays, and special reports, 1913-1960. Part II contains the minutes of meetings of the Federal Open Market Committee, 1923-1975. They provide source material on the evolution of the Federal Reserve Act, the Open Market Policy, and other legislation affecting banking.
  • Format: Microfilm - Part I - 19 reels; Part II - 32 reels
  • Access: Printed Papers of the Federal Reserve System, Part I and Part II in MFM Guides

  • Recessions, Depressions, and Economic Panics in American History MFM 312
    Reproduces many pamphlets, speeches and addresses, books, Congressional Reports and Hearings, conference reports, etc. dealing with the subject from 1815 to 1974.

  • Format: Microfilm - 7 reels
  • Access: Chronological arrangement; some individual documents contain indexes.