Scope and Contents
The Frank Altschul Papers contain three items. The first is a "Memorandum on [French Foreign] Exchange Situation," January 23, 1924, which also contains suggestions for remedying the situation. With this is a letter from Altschul to Bernhard Knollenberg, September 8, 1941, explaining the circumstances under which he made the memorandum and the subsequent action taken by the French government in adopting his suggestions.
The second item is a letter from Altschul to Donald G. Wing, November 14, 1939, inviting him to a dinner in honor of Bernhard Knollenberg.
The third item is a typescript of Altschul's book, Let No Wave Engulf Us, published in 1941, accompanied by a printed make-up dummy of the book.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Frank Altschul, 1941.
0.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The papers consist of three writings by Frank Altschul: memorandum on the French foreign exchange situation (1924), the typescript of his book Let No Wave Engulf Us (1941), and an invitation to Donald G. Wing to a dinner in honor of Bernhard Knollenberg.
Biographical / Historical
Frank Altschul was born in San Francisco on April 21, 1887. He graduated from Yale in 1908 and served as chairman of the General American Investors Co. Inc. Altschul died on May 29, 1981.
- Guide to the Frank Altschul Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
- June 1983
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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