Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Closed Banks Transcript of Testimony

 Collection
Identifier: NC358

Scope and Contents

The Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Closed Banks Transcript of Testimony contain testimonies, taken under oath under Senate Joint Resolution #6, including statements by Acting Governor Morley Griswold and accounting statements from various firms affected by the bank closings.

Dates

  • 1933

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

The Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Closed Banks was a Nevada committee formed to investigate the failure and closing of banks in 1932, particularly those controlled by George Wingfield.

Extent

0.54 Linear Feet (1 microfilm reel (591 frames))

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Closed Banks was a Nevada committee formed to investigate the failure and closing of banks in 1932, particularly those controlled by George Wingfield. The collection contains testimonies, including statements by Acting Governor Morley Griswold and accounting statements from various firms affected by the bank closings.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Testimony on microfilm was loaned for microfiling by Robert Armstrong, filmer of original in private possession, in 1967.

Title
A Guide to the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Closed Banks Transcript of Testimony
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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