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Thomas Sewall Adams papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 31

Scope and Contents

The papers, relating almost exclusively to matters of taxation, consist of material collected and written for a survey for the American Gas Association; material for a survey of the cement industry in the case U. S. vs. Atlas Portland Cement Company, et al.; material concerning the Committee on Double Taxation of the International Chamber of Commerce and of the League of Nations; papers relating to the Wisconsin Tax Commission; papers relating to the President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership; and papers on state and federal tax problems. The papers contain no personal correspondence and are of interest mainly for specific subjects.

Dates

  • 1900 - 1936

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other 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 the Estate of Thomas S. Adams, 1937.

Arrangement

The materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Arrangement

Arranged under fourteen headings: Amendments to the revenue bill of 1918, Financial aspects of World War I, American Gas Association survey, Cement survey, International Chamber of Commerce, League of Nations, President's conference on home building and home ownership, United States v. Sugar Institute, Inc., Wisconsin Tax Commission, Miscellaneous papers on taxation, Notebooks, Notecard, Bibliography, and Oversize material.

Extent

11.67 Linear Feet (24 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0031

Overview

The papers, relating almost exclusively to matters of taxation, consist of material collected and written for a survey for the American Gas Association; material for a survey of the cement industry in the case United States v. Atlas Portland Cement Company, et al.; material concerning the Committee on Double Taxation of the International Chamber of Commerce and of the League of Nations; papers relating to the Wisconsin Tax Commission; papers relating to the President's Conference on Home Building and Home Ownership; and papers on state and federal tax problems. The papers contain no personal correspondence and are of interest mainly for specific subjects.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas Sewall Adams was a professor of Political Economy at Yale University, advisor to the United States Treasury Department, and member of the fiscal committee, League of Nations.

Processing Information

Initial processing was completed in 1984, and materials were physically reprocessed and rehoused in 2018. Folder titles were transcribed from the physical folders into the findinga aid inventory in 2018.
Title
Guide to the Thomas Sewall Adams Papers
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
February 1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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