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Walter Stettner


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This collection contains the papers of Walter Stettner.


Stettner, Walter, 1907-
Date Coverage:
2 cubic ft. (about 2 boxes)

Walter Stettner received his Dr.Juris (1937) at Vienna University (Austria). His autobiography (1999) Witness to a Changing World describes growing up in Italy and Austria, his years as a refugee scholar at Harvard, his position with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and a 35-year U.S. Government career with the Marshall Plan, the Council of Economic Advisers, the Turkish Consortium at OECD/Paris, and as Chief Economist (FSR-1) at U.S. Aid Missions to Argentina, Laos, and Pakistan as well as work on Vietnam, the Caribbean and Africa.

The collection contains family documents, publications, autobiography and correspondence in German to and from his parents who were victims of the Holocaust. There is also his 1944 P.h.D dissertation (Harvard University), "Nineteenth Century Public Debt Theories in Great Britain and Germany."

The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2018-03-06 08:02:49 -0500

Encoded in EAD by Brian Keough, 2017 January 1

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Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Walter Stettner, 1937-1999. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Walter Stettner).