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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charls E. Walker papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1997
    Collection number: 2001C23
    Creator: Walker, Charls E. (Charls Edward), 1923-
    Extent: 37 manuscript boxes 15.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    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.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charls E. Walker Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2001.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    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.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.


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