Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Roy Blough Papers

Dates: 1920 - 1972

Director of Tax Research, Department of the Treasury, 1938-1946; Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of Chicago, 1946-1950; Member, Council of Economic Advisers, 1950-1952; Principal Director, Department of Economic Affairs, United Nations, 1952-1955;

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Size: 20 linear feet, 7 linear inches.
Access: Open
Copyright: The donor gave to the U.S. government the copyrights in this material and in any other material received by the U.S. government and maintained in a depository administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Documents created by U.S. government officials in the course of their official duties are in the public domain. Copyright interest in other documents presumably belongs to the creators of those documents, or their heirs.
Processed by: Erwin J. Mueller (1975); David Clark (2015); Jan Davis and David Clark (2016).

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FOLDER TITLE LIST

    UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT FILES
Box 1
    Federal Emergency Relief Administration
  • Finance Section, 1933-1934
  • General correspondence, 1933-1936
    Department of the Treasury
  • Committee on Unemployment and Relief, 1937
  • Correspondence, 1937-1968
  • General correspondence, 1938-1946 (folders 1-3)
Box 2
  • General correspondence, 1938-1946
  • Copies of letters and memos, September, 1938
  • Copies of letters and memos, October, 1938
  • Copies of letters and memos, November, 1938
  • Copies of letters and memos, December, 1938
  • Copies of letters and memos, January, 1939
  • Copies of letters and memos, February, 1939
Box 3
  • Copies of letters and memos, March, 1939
  • Copies of letters and memos, April, 1939
  • Copies of letters and memos, May, 1939
  • Copies of letters and memos, June, 1939
  • Copies of letters and memos, July 1939 - August 1940
  • Alphabetical File (A-Cl)
  • Alphabetical File (Co-He)
  • Alphabetical File (Ho-Mc)
Box 4
  • Alphabetical File (Mac-Sh)
  • Alphabetical File (So-Y)
  • Chronology - revenue legislation, 1940-1945
Box 5
  • Canadian trip, December, 1940
  • Report on postwar taxation
  • Diary, July 1, 1942 - December 31, 1943
Box 6
  • Diary, January 1 - December 31, 1944
  • Diary, January 1 - December 31, 1945
  • Diary, January 1 - September 18, 1946
  • Publicity, 1944-1946
  • Spendings Tax
Box 7
  • Memoranda to the Secretary, 1941-1946
  • Memoranda to Mr. Sullivan, 1940
  • Memoranda to Mr. Sullivan, 1940-1944
  • Memoranda on postwar tax revision, 1945
Box 8
  • Advisory Committee on estate and gift taxation
  • Interdepartmental committee meetings
  • Consultants meetings
  • Joint committee staff meetings
Box 9
  • Capital gains and losses
  • Speculative capital and gains tax
    Council of Economic Advisers
  • 1950, weekly reports to the President
  • 1950, monthly reports to the President
  • June-July, 1950
  • August-September, 1950
  • October-November, 1950
  • December, 1950
Box 10
  • Weekly reports to the President, 1951
  • Economic Report of the President, January, 1951
  • Annual Report of the Council, 1951
  • January-February, 1951
  • March-April, 1951
  • May-June, 1951
  • July-August, 1951
  • September-October, 1951
  • November-December, 1951
  • Weekly Reports - 1952
Box 11
  • Economic Report of the President - January, 1952
  • January-February, 1952
  • March-April, 1952
  • Quarterly Report- April, 1952
  • May-June, 1952
  • Midyear Economic Report-July, 1952
  • July-August, 1952
  • Advisory Committees
  • Operations of the Council
  • Tax program
Box 12
  • Caplan, Benjamin
  • Clark, John D.
  • Hoover, Edgar M.
  • Keyserling, Leon H.
  • Wald, Haskell
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture - Committee on General Administration
  • Bureau of the Budget
  • Census Bureau
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Defense Department
  • Economic Cooperation Administration
  • Economic Stabilization Agency
  • Farm Credit Administration
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Federal Reserve System
  • Federal Security Agency
  • Federal Trade Commission
Box 13
  • Interior Department
  • International Monetary Fund
  • Justice Department
  • Office of Price Stabilization
  • State Department
  • Treasury
  • White House
  • Legislative Reference - Banking and Currency Committee - Senate
  • Legislative Reference - Joint Committee on the Economic Report
  • Legislative Reference - Flood, Daniel J.
  • Legislative Reference - Ostertag, Harold C.
  • Legislative Reference - Patman, Wright
  • Legislative Reference - tax administration subcommittee
  • Legislative Reference - taxing process, Federal
  • Legislative Reference - Ways and Means Committee
  • Legislative Reference - Letters of congratulation
  • Legislative Reference - Diary, June 29 - December 31, 1950
Box 14
  • Legislative Reference - Diary, January 1 - December 31, 1951
  • Legislative Reference - Diary, January 1 - August 30, 1952
  • Legislative Reference - Correspondence, 1952
  • Legislative Reference - Memoranda - general
Box 15
  • Legislative Reference - Publicity, 1950-1952
  • Legislative Reference - Speeches, 1950-1952
    General File
  • ECA Mission to Turkey - 1950
  • Improving fiscal system of the Republic of Turkey
  • Tax mission to Turkey, 1949
  • Consultant - Treasury of the United States, 1961-1962
Box 16
  • Consultant - Treasury of the United States, 1961-1963
  • Consultant - Treasury of the United States, 1962-1968
  • Consultant - Treasury of the United States, 1964-1965
  • Consultant - Treasury of the United States, 1969
  • Consultant - Congressional Committees
  • Fiscal monetary conference - November 15, 1962
  • International Development, Agency for - 1962, 1964
  • International Development, Agency for - 1964-1965
Box 17
  • Organization of American States
  • Peru tax mission - 1957
  • Peru tax mission - 1964
  • Peru tax mission - 1966-1967 (2 folders)
  • Projects - general - consultant
  • Tax Conference at Harvard University
  • Treasury - balance of payments study - January, 1961
    UNITED NATIONS FILES
Box 18
  • Fiscal Commission (UN) New York City - May 7-8, 1951
  • General Correspondence, 1953
  • General Correspondence, 1953-1954
  • General Correspondence, 1954-1955
  • General Correspondence, 1955
Box 19
  • General Correspondence, 1955-1963
  • General Correspondence, 1958-1960
  • Peru - report on taxation - 1957
  • Peru - mission to - 1959
  • Peru - supplementary report - 1959
  • Peru - management conference - 1961
  • United Nations diary
  • United Nations report on Southeast Asia
  • United Nations World Economic Report
    STATE GOVERNMENT FILES
Box 20
  • County rankings (Wisconsin) - tax assessments
  • "The Geographical Distribution of Wisconsin Tax Bases" by J.R. Blough
  • General memoranda, 1927-1928 (3 folders)
  • General memoranda, 1930
Box 21
  • General memoranda, 1931
  • Minnesota Tax Conference - 1931
  • Puerto Rico - consultant
  • Puerto Rico - taxation (2 folders)
  • Statistical tables and charts - Wisconsin tax bases (3 folders)
Box 22
  • Tax studies - reference file (2 folders)
  • Wisconsin State Tax Commission - bulletins
  • Wisconsin State Tax Commission - notes on conferences and reports
  • Wisconsin State Tax Commission - reports
    ACADEMIC FILES
  • "The International Flow of Management as an Aid to Industrial Development" by Roy Blough
Box 23
  • Interviews (2 folders)
  • Management - general
  • Management - projects (2 folders)
  • Management - studies (2 folders)
  • Management - surveys: correspondence (folder 1)
Box 24
  • Management - surveys: correspondence (folder 2)
  • Questionnaires
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1959-1960
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1960-1961
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1961-1962
  • Policy harmonization in the EEC
Box 25
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1963-1964
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1965-1966 (2 folders)
  • Post-Kennedy trade policy, 1966
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1967 (2 folders)
Box 26
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1968
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1968-1969
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1969 (3 folders)
Box 27
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1970 (3 folders)
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1970-1971 (2 folders)
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1971 (folder 1)
Box 28
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1971 (folders 2-3)
  • Correspondence and memoranda, 1972 (2 folders)
    NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES
  • Correspondence - 1959
  • Steel Committee - 1960 (folder 1)
Box 29
  • Steel Committee - 1960 (folder 2)
  • Correspondence, 1962
  • Correspondence, 1963
  • Correspondence, 1964
  • Correspondence, 1965
  • Correspondence, 1966 (folders 1-2)
Box 30
  • Correspondence, 1966 (folders 3-4)
  • Correspondence, 1967 (3 folders)
  • Correspondence, 1968-1969
    GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE FILES
Box 31
  • A
  • American Economic Association
  • American Hospital Association
  • American Institute of Accountants
  • American Management Association, Inc.
  • American Municipal Association
  • American Political Science Association
  • American Statistical Association
  • B
  • Banking school lecture
  • Brookings Institution
  • Building Products Executives Conference
  • C
  • California - summer, 1952
  • Chamber of Commerce (United States)
Box 32
  • Columbia University
  • Committee for Economic Development
  • Conference of Business Economists
  • Congratulations
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations
  • Controllers Institute of America
  • Coonley, Prentiss L.
  • Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
  • Council of State Governments
  • D
  • Dartmouth College lecture
  • E
  • Economic and Business Foundation
  • El Salvador
  • F
  • G
  • H
Box 33
  • Harvard University
  • I
  • Indiana State Chamber of Commerce
  • Indiana University
  • Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • Institute of International Education
  • International Chamber of Commerce
  • International Economic Club
  • Investment Bankers Association of America
  • J
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Joint Council on Economic Education
  • K
  • L
  • League of Women Voters
  • M
  • Machinery and Allied Products Institute
  • Midwest Economics Association
  • N
  • National Academy of Economics and Political Science
Box 34
  • National Bureau of Economic Research
  • National Council of Churches
  • National Educational Association
  • National Industrial Conference Board
  • National Planning Association
  • National Tax Association
  • National Tax Journal
  • New School for Social Research
Box 35
  • Newspapers and periodicals
  • New York State taxation and finance
  • New York University
  • O
  • Ohio Wesleyan University
  • P
  • Pennsylvania State College
  • Politiconomic Forum
  • Pomona College
  • Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • R
  • S
  • Sacred Heart International Foundation Fund, Inc.
  • Stanford University
  • State University of Iowa
  • Study of Business Income Group
Box 36
  • Swarthmore College
  • T
  • Tax Administrators- N.A.T.A. and Federation
  • Tax Executives Institute, Inc.
  • Tax Foundation
  • Tax Institute
  • Twentieth Century Fund
  • U
  • United Nations
  • United Nations - Geneva Conference, July, 1951
  • University of Buffalo
  • University of Chicago Alumni
  • University of Chicago Federal Tax Conference
  • University of Chicago Law School
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Minnesota
Box 37
  • University of Wisconsin
  • V
  • W
  • Y
  • Z
  • Miscellaneous material (folders 1-7)
  • Cross reference sheets
    TAX RESEARCH FILE
Box 38
  • Congressional war finance proposals, June 22, 1940 (B-12)
  • Federal revenue system, September 20, 1937 (D-2)
Box 39
  • Federal Tax chronology, 1928-1937 (D-2a)
  • Postwar tax proposals (D-5)
  • Tax evasion and avoidance (D-6)
  • Proposals for increasing the revenues (D-9)
Box 40
  • Proposals for improving the revenue system - Part I, Vol. I (D-10)
  • Proposals for improving the revenue system - Part I, Vol. II (D-10a)
  • Percentage depletion (E-H)
  • Inventory profits and reserves (E-6)
  • Form taxation (E-10)
Box 41
  • Tax exemption of building and loan associations (E-11)
  • Individual income tax - general (F-1)
  • Individual income tax data book (F-2)
  • Rate schedules and personal exemptions (F-3)
Box 42
  • Corporation income and profits taxes - general (G-1)
  • Life insurance (G-5)
  • Excess profits tax legislation, 1940 (H-11)
  • Estate and gift tax base book (J-4)
Box 43
  • Estate and gift taxes - general (J-1)
  • Sales tax, Vol. I (L-1)
Box 44
  • Sales tax - Vol II (L-1)
  • Federal Manufacturers' and Wholesalers' sales taxes, 1941 (L-2)
  • Excise taxes - general (M-1)
  • Alcoholic beverages (M-2)
  • Manufacturers' excise taxes (M-4)
Box 45
  • Tobacco taxes (M-3)
  • Miscellaneous taxes (M-6)
  • Treasury's 1943 excise tax proposals and related information (M-7a)
  • Excises considered but not proposed by the Treasury (M-8)
  • State and local tax (O-2)
Box 46
  • Federal - state relations (0-3)
  • Federal - state tax coordination, Vol. I (O-6a)
  • Federal - state tax coordination, Vol. II (O-6b)
Box 47
  • Federal - state tax coordination, Vol. III (O6-c)
  • Federal - state tax coordination, Vol. IV (O6)
  • Federal - state tax coordination, Vol. V (O6)
  • International tax comparisons (P-1a)
  • Note cards
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