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  • Title: Charls E. Walker papers
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1997
    Collection Number: 2001C23
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 37 manuscript boxes (15.4 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, and printed matter, relating to American economic conditions, American economic policy, especially during the presidential administrations of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard M. Nixon, and especially to banking and taxation issues.
    Creator: Walker, Charls E. (Charls Edward), 1923-2015
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2001.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charls E. Walker Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1923 Dec. 24 Born, Graham, Texas
    1947 B.A., University of Texas
    1947-1954 M.B.A., University of Texas
    1948-1950 Instructor of finance, University of Pennsylvania
    1948-1954 Instructor, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor of finance, University of Texas
    1949 Married Harmolyn Hart
    1953-1954 Financial economist at the Federal Reserve Bank, Pennsylvania
    1954-1961 Financial economist at the Federal Reserve Bank, Dallas
    1955 Ph.D. in economics, Wharton School of Finance, University of Pennsylvania
    1958-1961 Assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury Robert B. Anderson
    1961-1969 Vice president, American Bankers Association
    1969-1972 Under Secretary of the Treasury
    1973 Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

    Scope and Content Note

    The Charls E. Walker papers consist of material related to Charls E. Walker's professional life in business and government. They include biographical material, correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, and printed matter reflecting his long career in banking, and his tenure as Under Secretary (1969-1973) and Deputy Secretary of the Treasury (1973).
    Of particular interest is material related to his career in the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and his close relationship to the business and academic community of Texas, reflected in numerous appearances and speeches before academic and business groups, found in the SPEECHES AND WRITINGS series. The collection also includes extensive material about American banking, including the American Banking Association.
    The TREASURY DEARTMENT OFFICE FILE contains material related to his tenure in the Treasury Department, including briefings, memoranda, reports, speeches, and writings. An extensive SUBJECT FILE includes material about business associations, and groups such as the American Economic Association, as well as business and the U.S. economy. The collection also includes writings by other economists and political figures.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States -- Economic policy
    United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974
    United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961
    Taxation -- United States
    Finance, Public -- United States
    United States -- Economic conditions -- 1945-
    Banks and banking -- United States
    United States. Department of the Treasury