Librarian Life: 2016 FRASER Year in Review

Did you miss anything? Find out what books, journals, and archival collections were added to FRASER in 2016 Read more

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Uncurrent Events: Federal Reserve Act

The Federal Reserve Act was passed on December 23, 1913. This post describes the resources available on the evolution and passage of the act. Read more

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Librarian Life: Meltzer’s History of the Federal Reserve

This post describes the work done by FRASER librarians to gather and make the source documents used by Allan Meltzer in his A History of the Federal Reserve available to researchers. Read more

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History Rhymes: Business Cycles

What goes up must come down. View selected resources, including a chart depicting over 150 years of business cycles with related data and events. Read more

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Staff Picks: Wonderland Revisited

Learn more about economic and trade policy during World War II in this parody of the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party found in the archival papers of economist Winfield Riefler. Read more

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History Rhymes: Cash for Clunkers

Cash for Clunkers, the government’s 2009 effort to boost the economy, was not an entirely new concept. A similar plan was proposed in 1938. Read more

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Staff Picks: Commercial and Financial Chronicle

The Commercial and Financial Chronicle, now available in FRASER, is an excellent source of contemporaneous economic and business information for the years 1870 to 1935. Read more

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Staff Picks: The New York Fed Circulars

The New York circulars show more than 80 years of the day-to-day business of the Fed. Read more

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FRASER Features: Primary Sources Primer: Letters

Examine FRASER’s letter collections and see what information you can glean from letters as primary source documents. Read more

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