Currency Club of Chester County
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has reported annually to Congress on the status of the national banks chartered, regulated, and supervised since 1863. Depending on the year in question, the Annual Report may be comprised of multiple volumes or include supplements.
The Secretary of the Treasury has reported annually to Congress on the status of the nation’s financial health since 1789. These Annual Reports also contain many of the departmental reports, including the Bureau of the Mint, Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Depending on the year in question, the Annual Report may be comprised of multiple volumes or include statistical appendices.
The Bankers’ Magazine was a trade publication for the banking industry in the United States. Within its’ pages are routine reports on bank organizations, failures, consolidations and title changes as well as changes in bank officers. The Bankers’ Magazine was published from October 1845 to June 1943 under the following titles:
The Bankers' Weekly Circular and Statistical Record (October 1845 to May 1846)
The Bankers' Magazine and State Financial Register (July 1846 to June 1850)
The Bankers' Magazine and Statistical Register (July 1850 to November 1894)
Rhodes' Journal of Banking and The Bankers' Magazine Consolidated (December 1894 to December 1895)
The Bankers' Magazine (January 1896 to June 1943)
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The monthly Federal Reserve Bulletin was introduced in May 1915 to provide a record of the activities of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Bulletin includes articles on banking supervision and regulation, as well as reports on the condition of the United States banking industry. In 2006, the publication of paper issues was discontinued and replaced with an annual compilation available online. Between 2004 and 2008, the financial and business statistics section of the Bulletin was published as the Statistical Supplement to the Federal Reserve Bulletin.
The Rand-McNally Bankers' Directory contains information on banks in the towns and counties of the United States at the time of publication. The names of bank directors and officers are included, as well as a list of then current banking laws.
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