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Guide to the Silberling Financial Reports, 1919-1942 JL021
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  • Title: Silberling Financial Reports,
    Identifier/Call Number: JL021
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
    Date: 1919-1942
    creator: Silberling, Norman J., 1892-1944


    Norman John Silberling, a faculty member at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business (1935-1944), published weekly reports on the economy. In 1929 he organized Silberling Research Corporation, Ltd., which concentrated on financial counseling and forecasting.
    1892 Year of birth
    1914 Graduated with A.B. from Harvard
    1915 Received A.M. from Harvard
    1919 Received Ph.D. from Harvard
    1920 Instructor of Economics at Harvard
    1920-1921 Assistant Professor of Economics at Dartmouth
    1922-1929 Associate Professor of Economics at University of California
    1926 May Begins Publishing the weekly Silberling Reports
    1929-1930 Professor of Economics at University of California
    Late 1929 Starts Silberling Research Corporation, Ltd.
    1930-1932 Lecturer of Economics at University of California
    1931 Becomes President of Silberling Research Corporation, Ltd.
    1935 Lecturer in Business Economics at Stanford University
    1936-1938 Acting Professor of Business Research at Stanford University
    1938-1944 Professor of Business Research at Stanford University
    1944 Year of Death

    Scope and Content

    The collection includes copies of Silberling's reports (1926-1936); copies of his "Confidential Weekly Letters" (1937-1942); "Graphic Surveys of Industry and Finance" (1936-1942); and "Corporation Analyses" of leading corporations (1919-1933). Also included is a short report written by Silberling in 1938 on economic developments in the United states from 1927 to 1938.

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    [Identification of item] Silberling Financial Reports, JL021, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Gift of Norman J. Silberling to the Jackson Library of Business, 1945. Transferred to Special Collections in 1979.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

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    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Silberling Research Corporation, Ltd.
    Silberling, Norman J., 1892-1944
    Economic forecasting--United States.
    United States--Economic conditions--20th century