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FETTER MSS.

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Box 1
  • Correspondence: 1900 - 1932, June
Box 2
  • Correspondence: 1932, July - 1939
Box 3
  • Correspondence: 1940 - 1948, Aug.
Box 4
  • Correspondence: 1948, Sept. - 1950
  • Miscellaneous manuscripts (4 folders)
  • Cement case
  • Overhead costs
  • Pictures
  • Steel industry
  • Printed material
  • Clippings relating to Fetter
  • Reviews of Fetter, Masquerade of Monopoly, 1931-1932
  • Writings by Fetter, 1924-1949 (2 folders)
  • List of printed material not kept with manuscript collection
  • Scrapbook of newspaper clippings, 1931
  • Brief for the petitioner: U.S.A. vs. The Sugar Institute, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York, 1932
  • Brief for the defendants on the law, economic briefs: U.S.A. vs. The Sugar Institute, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York, undated
  • Brief for the defendants on the facts: U.S.A. vs. The Sugar Institute, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York, 1932
  • Petition: U.S.A. vs. The Wool Institute, Inc. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Filed June 27, 1930
  • Final Decree: U.S.A. vs. The Wool Institute, Inc. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Entered June 27, 1930
  • Petition: U.S.A. vs. Asphalt Shingle and Roofing Institute, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Filed Dec. 30, 1930
  • Petition: U.S.A. vs. Bolt, Nut, and Rivet Manufacturers Association, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Filed March 17, 1931.
  • Final Decree: U.S.A. vs. Bolt, Nut, and Rivet Manufacturers Association, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Entered March 17, 1931
  • Petition: U.S.A. vs. Paramount Pictures, et al. In the District Court of the United States for the southern district of New York. Filed July 20, 1938

Box 5

Printed
  • Brief for respondents: Federal Trade Commission vs. United States Steel Corporation, et al. Before Federal Trade Commission, undated
  • Brief on behalf of respondent: The Youngstown Sheet and Tube Company. In the matter of Rigid Steel Conduit Association, et al. Before Federal Trade Commission Apr. 8, 1943
  • Opinion and order: In the matter of the state-wide investigation on the commission's own motion of the rates, rules...of the Wisconsin Telephone Company. Before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. Decided July 5, 1933
  • Opinion and order: In the matter of the state-wide investigation on the commission's own motion of the rates, rules...of the Wisconsin Telephone Company. Before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. Decided July 5, 1934
  • On petition to review an order of the Federal Trade Commission: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, July 6, 1944.
  • Reply brief for respondent in further support of modified findings: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Jan. 29, 1944.
  • Reply brief for respondent in further support of modified findings: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Dec. 16, 1943.
  • Brief for respondent: Aetna Portland Cement Company, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Feb. 11, 1946
  • On petition to review an order of the Federal Trade Commission: Aetna Portland Cement Company, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Sept. 20, 1946
  • Brief of respondents-petitioners: Aetna Portland Cement Company, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, undated
  • Statement of respondent in opposition to petitioner Marquette's attempts to disqualify the commission: Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Dec. 30, 1944
  • Memorandum of opinion and order to show cause upon excessive and imprudent plant investment: In the matter of the state-wide investigation on the commission's own motion of the rates, rules...of the Wisconsin Telephone Company. Before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin, Feb. 17, 1933
  • Proceedings: In the matter of the state-wide investigation on the commission's own motion of the rates, rules...of the Wisconsin Telephone Company. Before the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. June 1, 1932
  • Motion to reverse and reconsider orders: Marquette Cement Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In The United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Jan. 29, 1945
  • On petition for review of order: Corn Products Refining Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, July 6, 1944
  • On petition for review of order: Corn Products Refining Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Nov. 15, 1943
  • Petition for review of order: United States Maltsters Associations, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Nov. 24, 1945
  • On petition to review an order: United States Maltsters Associations, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Mar. 1945
  • Order and opinions: In the matter of Manhattan Brewing Company, statement of Federal Trade Commission in re: modified order with opinion of Commissioner Lowell B. Mason and dissenting opinion of Commissioner W.A. Ayres, Chairman, Apr. 1946
  • Petitions for review of an order: Fort Howard Paper Company, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, July 12, 1946
  • Brief for General Electric Company: General Electric Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, July 22, 1947
  • Brief for respondent: Triangle Conduit and Cable Company, Inc., et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Sept. 1947
  • Petitions for review of order: Triangle Conduit and Cable Company, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, May 12, 1948
  • Brief for respondent General Baking Company: In the matter of General Baking Company. U.S.A. before the Federal Trade Commission [1940]
  • Oral argument of U.S. Webb for relator: In the matter of the application of W.H. George and others for habeas corpus. In the Supreme Court of California, Apr. 5, 1929
  • Brief for respondent: Salt Producers Association, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Oct. 28, 1942.
  • Order modifying order to cease and desist: In the matter of Standard Oil Company. U.S.A. before Federal Trade Commission, Aug. 9, 1946
  • On petitions for re-hearing: Eugene Dietzgen Company, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, May 3, 1944
  • On petition for enforcement of an order: National Labor Relations Board vs. Maurice Eanet and Ben Rich. United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia, 1948
  • Appeals: Walter E. Watson vs. United States of America. United States District Court for the District of Columbia circuit, 1948
  • Special appeal: Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen vs. Leroy Graham, et al. United States District Court for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1948
  • Appeal and motion to dismiss: U.S.A. vs. Samuel F. Waters. United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia circuit, 1948
  • Petition for review of decision of Board of Tax Appeals: District of Columbia vs. Elise H. Clark, et al. United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1948
  • Petition for review of order: Philadelphia Company vs. Securities and Exchange Commission. United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1948.
  • On motion for allowance of attorneys' fees: Theodore Heitmuller vs. Jerry J. Berkow. United States Court of Appeals District of Columbia, 1948
  • Appeal: WJR, The Goodwill Station vs. Federal Communications Commission. United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1948
  • Appeal: WJR, The Goodwill Station vs. Federal Communications Commission. United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia circuit, 1948
  • Petition for review of order: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, May 10, 1943
  • Petition for review of order: The Milk and Ice Cream Can Institute, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Jan. 7, 1946
  • Prohibition of price discriminations (Robinson-Patman bill). House of Representatives, undated
  • On writ of certiorari to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: Corn Products Refining Company and Corn Products Sales Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. Supreme Court of the U.S. Apr. 23, 1945
  • Brief of Mr. H.E. Miles: Extract of hearings before the Senate Committee on Interstate Commerce, June 14, 1936
  • On writ of certiorari to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: Federal Trade Commission vs. A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company. Supreme Court of the U.S., Apr. 23, 1945
  • Brief of counsel for the commission: U.S.A. before Federal Trade Commission in the matter of General Baking Company [1940]
  • Modified findings as to the facts and conclusions: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Sept. 13, 1943
  • Brief for the respondent: A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Mar. 1943
  • Brief for the respondent: The Milk and Ice Cream Can Institute et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Sept. 5, 1945
  • Duties and Procedure: Federal Trade Commission, June 15, 1936
  • On writ of certiorari to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: Federal Trade Commission vs. The Cement Institute, et al. Supreme Court of the U.S., Apr. 26, 1948
  • Reply Brief for the Federal Trade Commission: Federal Trade Commission vs. The Cement Institute, et al., Oct. Term, 1947
  • Brief for the Federal Trade Commission: Federal Trade Commission vs. The Cement Institute, et al. In the Supreme Court of the U.S. Oct. term, 1947
  • Cement Industry. Letter from the Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. A report relative to competitive conditions in the cement industry, June 6, 1933
  • Brief for the Federal Trade Commission: Corn Products Refining Company and Corn Products Sales Company vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the Supreme Court of the U.S., Oct. term, 1944
  • Brief for the Federal Trade Commission: Federal Trade Commission vs. A.E. Staley Manufacturing Company. In The Supreme Court of the U.S., Oct. term, 1944
  • National Recovery Administration. Code of fair competition for the cement industry, Nov. 27, 1933
  • Brief for respondent: U.S. Steel Corporation, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Mar. term, 1938
  • Motion by respondent to strike certain portions of the petition: U.S. Steel Corporation, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Oct. 1943 (2 copies)
  • Answer in opposition to petition for clarification and cross-petition for further relief: U.S. Steel Corporation, et al. vs. Federal Trade Commission. In the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Mar. term, 1938
  • To prevent uniform delivered prices. Hearings before the Committee on Interstate Commerce, United States Senate. A bill to supplement existing antitrust acts...Mar. 9-Apr. 10, 1936.
  • Brief for the U.S.: The Sugar Institute, et al. vs. The U.S.A. In the Supreme Court of the U.S. Oct. term, 1935
  • Price bases inquiry: The basing-point formula and cement prices. Federal Trade Commission, Mar. 1932
  • Final decree: U.S.A. vs. Corn Derivatives Institute, et al. In the District Court of the U.S., Northern District of Illinois, Apr. 6, 1932
  • Petition: U.S.A. vs. Corn Derivatives Institute, et al. In the District Court of the U.S., Northern District of Illinois, Jan. 27, 1932
  • Petition: U.S.A. vs. Republic Steel Corporation, et al. District Court of the U.S. Northern District of Ohio, Feb. 7, 1935
  • Brief for the U.S.: U.S.A. vs. Republic Steel Corporation, et al. District Court of the United States Northern District of Ohio, Apr. 6, 1935
  • Reply brief for the U.S.: U.S.A. vs. Republic Steel Corporation, et al. In the District Court of the United States Northern District of Ohio, Apr. 15, 1935
  • On writ of certiorari to the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: A.L.A. Schecter Poultry Corporation, et al. vs. U.S.A. U.S.A. vs. A.L.A. Schecter Poultry Corporation, et al. Supreme Court of the U.S., May 27, 1935
  • A bill to supplement existing Antitrust Acts...to prevent wasteful cross-hauling of commodities, to restore and preserve purchasing power... In the Senate of the U.S., Jan. 16 1936
  • A bill to regulate interstate and foreign commerce by prescribing the conditions under which corporations...to assist the several States in improving labor conditions and enlarging purchasing power for goods sold... In the Senate of the U.S., Nov. 16, 1937
  • Miscellaneous course outlines, etc., 1905-1936 (5 folders)
  • Ely, Richard T., LL.D. Competition: Its nature, its permanency, and its beneficence, Dec. 27, 1900
  • Cassel, M. Gustav. Recent monopolistic tendencies in industry and trade. Geneva, 1927
  • Lohr, Louis W. An analysis of the steel price structure and the effect of the differential in the South, Dec. 27, 1909
  • Untermeyer, Samuel. Hobson's choice between government ownership and bankruptcy of the railroads, Feb. 27, 1933
  • Second 1948 Economic Institute. Delivered pricing and the future of American business, 1948
  • School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. Selected bibliography on the stabilization of industry, Mar. 1933
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States. Proposed restrictions on price-making methods, Jan. 1937
  • Program of symposium of the anti-trust laws, 1931
  • Podell, David L. Our anti-trust laws and the economic situation, Feb. 6, 1931
  • Montgomery, Donald E. Basing-point prices, undated
  • Great Northern Railway Company. Local, joint and proportional tariff on ore, bullion, copper concentrates, lead, zinc,...May 27, 1925
  • The Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad Company. Supplement No. 7...joint, proportional and export rates on smelter products, ore and concentrates, carloads...Dec. 12, 1927
  • Solvay & Cie. Letter to Mr. Orlando Weber, President, Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation. Printed copies sent to all holders of Allied Stock, June 24, 1933
  • Barrett, Jesse W., Attorney-General of Missouri. The limitations of anti-trust laws, July 7, 1924
  • American Iron and Steel Institute. Basing points and competition in steel, Mar. 13, 1935 (2 copies)
  • NYU, School of Law, School of Commerce, Accounts, and Finance. National conference on the relation of law and business, with specific emphasis on the anti-trust laws. Program, Oct.26-27, 1931
  • Platform adopted by the National Democratic Convention, 1932
  • Emerich, Frank. Pittsburgh Plus: A comprehensive and concise treatise... [1923]
  • Gillette, Hablert P. Why bidding prices on Portland cement are uniform, undated
  • Minnesota Dairy and Food Department. Dairy and food laws and rules and regulations, 1927
  • Kahn, Otto H. A few thoughts on the depression, Sept. 8, 1931
  • Kind, Morris. How Portland cement is distributed [1926?]
  • Terborgh, George. Price control devices in NRA codes, 1934
  • Lyon, Leverett S. and Victor Abramson. Government and economic life, 1940
  • The platform of American industry for 1932. Drawn by representative manufacturers from all parts of the country..., 1932
  • Williams, J. Harvey. A cure for our Sherman Act troubles, 1931
  • Congress of American Industry. Resolutions expressing the Manufacturers' viewpoint. Adapted at the annual meeting of the National Association of Manufacturers, Dec. 7-8, 1933
  • King, Judson. Miami fights the power trust and a federal judge, May 27, 1933
  • Lyon, Leverett S. and Harry W. Laidler. What shall we do about the anti-trust laws? Apr. 1, 1933
  • Princeton University Department of Economics and Social Institutions. Economics 407 final exam, Jan. 30, 1933
  • Dairy and Food Department of the State of Minnesota. Bulletin of information on creameries, cheese, ice cream factories, commercial canneries, and soft drink manufacturers. Creamery, cheese, and cannery list, 1928
  • Dixon, Frank Haigh and Leslie Thomas Fournier. The Sherman Anti-trust Act and the Clayton Act. Excerpts from recent judicial decisions, 1927
  • Epstein, Ralph C. Business planning, Feb. 27, 1932
  • Beer, Henry Ward. Federal Trade Commission and its due process of law, 1931-1932
  • Merchants' Association of New York. The iron and steel industry, 1914
  • New York State Bar Association. Robinson-Patman Act symposium. The federal law against price and other discrimination, Jan. 23, 1946
  • Geisler, Dr. Emil. Frachtgrundlagen bei berbaulichen und industriellen Erzeugnissen, 1931
  • New York State Bar Association. Robinson-Patman Act symposium
  • Cremers, Bert. Pricing Policies: Alkali industry, Dec. 6, 1948
  • Brief submitted on behalf of a committee appointed at conferences of American Manufacturers of Metal Product...Nov.-Dec. 1912
  • Hancock, John M. The freedom to compete, Nov. 9, 1948
  • Institute of Public Affairs, University of Virginia. Summer quarterly bulletin, July 3-16, 1932
  • Chamber of Commerce of the State of New York. Resolution adopted...in regard to proposed anti-trust legislation. Statement of the underlying principles that should control the regulation of business, Mar. 3, 1914
  • Capehart, Sen. Homer E. Remarks to Senate Subcommittee On Trade Policies, Sept. 15, 1948
  • Simon, William. The legality of freight absorption and delivered prices under the decision in the cement case, Sept. 15, 1948
  • Nye, Hon. Gerald P. Remarks: Federal Trade Commission and antitrust laws, Jan. 5, 1932
  • Knutson, Hon. Harold. Capper-Kelly fair trade bill, Jan. 27, 1931
  • Deppé, W.P. The appalling consequences of the refusal of U.S. government executive and judicial officials to enforce laws against rich and poor alike where individual and groups wreck the public interests for selfish gains by open violations of congressional acts and court decrees

Box 6

  • Printed
  • Newspaper clippings.
  • 1900, Nov. 14-Dec. Chiefly regarding E.A. Ross
  • 1901, Jan.-1905, Dec. Chiefly regarding E.A. Ross
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1905-1938 (6 folders)
  • 1939. Monopoly testimony
  • 1940-1948 (2 folders)
  • 1948. Anti-Capehart. Supporting the cement decision
  • 1948. Middle-of-the-road. FTC interpretation
  • 1948. Pro-Capehart undated
  • Transcription of F.A. Fetter letters to his mother. Summer, 1889
  • Journals and diaries (2 folders)
  • Correspondence: 1891-1892 (2 folders)
  • Transcription of Fetter letters to his mother, July 3, 1892-July 12, 1894
  • Correspondence: 1893-1906 (5 folders)

Box 7

  • Correspondence: 1907-1949 (12 folders)
  • Frank W. Fetter re: Frank A. Fetter. 1949-1960
  • Regarding study in Germany - 1890s, ca. 1949
  • Frank W. Fetter re: Frank A. Fetter, 1961-1992
  • Publications
  • Principles of economics. The Century Co. 1904-1906
  • Principles of economics; Source book on economics; Modern economic problems; Manual on economic principles; Manual on modern economic problems; Economic principles, 1915-1916 and 1905-1947
  • Masquerade of monopoly. Harcourt, Brace, & Co., 1930-1932; 1938-1940; 1944; 1950; 1931-1946
  • Economic principles and problems. Farrar and Rinehart, Inc., 1936-1938.

Box 8

  • Correspondence: Listing of early correspondence
  • Financial
  • Securities and insurance information; summary sheet, 1913-1949
  • Expense book, 1912-1927 (2 books)
  • Income tax returns, 1914-1948 (3 folders)
  • Early student assignments and writings, 1880-1891 (3 folders)
  • Addresses. Outlines of talks (3 folders)

Box 9

  • Addresses. Outlines of talks (3 folders)
  • Addresses. Outlines of addresses, 1934-1936. Urbana
  • Unpublished writings: 1898-1943 and undated
  • Published writings

Collected papers on economic theory

Published writings of Frank A. Fetter. 1887-1895
  • Miscellaneous writings: 1891-1910 (2 folders)

Box 10

  • Published writings: 1911-1939 (7 folders)

Box 11

  • Published writings: 1946-1949 and undated
  • Book Reviews
  • Hearings
  • Reports
  • Miscellaneous
  • Social Science Research Council. Report on the two commissions, 1933-1936
  • Minority reports. Iron and steel prices. 1933, 1937
  • Docket #3167. The basing point in the cement industry
  • FTC memos on the basing point, 1934
  • The basing point in the cement industry
  • Maps. The senate and the export debenture
  • Research and writings: Drafts
  • Insanity of farm wives
  • Administration of the college curriculum (Information on); Systematic texts on general economics
  • Materials on theory
  • Böhm-Bawerk. Miscellaneous
  • Landerdale (notes on)
  • Malthus
  • J.B. Say
  • Duplicates of (typewritten) Turgot, rent; Smith, rent, capital; Ricardo, rent; Mill, rent (1900-1905) Mill, on capital J.S.
  • Mill, on rent (2 folders)
  • Ricardo. Rent; Labor theory of value; Capital. (1898-1906)
  • The Ricardian cult
  • Ricardo notes
  • Ricardo. Miscellaneous notes, unclarified
  • Adam Smith
  • Adam Smith. The industrial revolution
  • Adam Smith. Distribution, general outline; Rent; Capital
  • Adam Smith. Miscellaneous notes on. Not arranged
  • Book. Development of economic theory (3 folders)
  • Miscellaneous writings
  • Report of Chicago housing conditions to the Sub- Committee on Investigation of the City Homes Association, undated
  • National economy, economics and economic method, translated...by Frank Fetter, undated
  • The treaty making power of the Senate, 1892
  • The masquerade of monopoly, 1931
  • Assorted writings (2 folders)

Box 11

  • The Recardian cult
  • Ricardo notes
  • Ricardo. Miscellaneous notes, unclarified

Box 12

  • Research and writings: Drafts (cont.)
  • Adam Smith
  • Adam Smith. The industrial revolution

Box 13

  • Miscellaneous writings (4 folders)
  • Calling cards for F.A.F
  • Photographs (3 folders)
  • Scrapbook contents (8 folders)

Box 14

  • Subjects for research and writing
  • Research and writing of interest to F.A. Fetter. 1893-1945 (3 folders)
  • Books and articles about the work of F.A. Fetter
  • Courses taught
  • Cornell University. Class notes
  • Indiana University. Syllabi and class notes
  • Stanford University
  • Columbia University. Class outline, Summer, 1906
  • Northwestern University, Summer, 1935
  • Princeton University. Class notes, student papers (2 folders)
  • University of Chicago. Summer, 1926
  • University of Illinois
  • Stanford. The Ross Affair
  • Biographical
  • H.G. Fetter family genealogy
  • Ellen Cole Fetter book fund. Peru, Indiana Public Library
  • F.A. Fetter
  • William E. Henry
  • Publications list
  • Contents of Fetter collection

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