PAISH SIR GEORGE 1867 1957ECONOMIST

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The material has been arranged into the following sections:

  • 'My memoirs by Sir George Paish', draft written in old age. Early1950's.
  • A further incomplete version of the above.
  • 'Diaries of George Stegman Gibb', extracts. December 1905.
  • Letters to Paish from David Lloyd George on his resignation fromthe Treasury, 1915. Also correspondence with Cordell Hull 1943 -1944.
  • 'The Finances of Great Britain', draft corrected by Paish c1905.
  • 'World Restoration' corrected cuttings of Paish's articles in theStatist for issue as a pamphlet, 1944.
  • Two photographs of Paish in middle age.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir George Paish 1867-1957.

Sir George Paish was secretary to the editor of "Statist" 1881 - 1888, subeditor, 1888 - 1894, assistant editor 1894 - 1900 and joint editor 1900 -1916. He was also a member of the Departmental Committee of the Board ofTrade on Railway Accounts and Statistics, 1906 - 1908, and Advisor to theChancellor of the Exchequer and the British Treasury on Financial andEconomic questions, 1914 - 1916. In addition he was a member of the OfficialMission to the American government, November 1914, and Chairman of the SoundCurrency Association and Deputy Chairman of the Anglo-Austrian EconomicUnion.

His publications include:

  • British Railway Position (1902)
  • Railways of Great Britain (1904)
  • Railroads of the United States (1913)
  • Capital Investments in other Lands (1909 and 1910)
  • Savings and the Social Welfare (1911)
  • A Permanent League of Nations (1918)
  • The Road to Prosperity (1927)
  • World Economic Suicide (1929)
  • The Way to Recovery (1931)
  • The Way Out (1937)
  • The World Danger (1939)
  • The Defeat of Chaos (1941)
  • World Restoration (1944)
  • Sound Currency (1946)
  • The World of Danger (1949)

Arrangement

The material has been arranged in seven sections.

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Acquisition Information

Paish, Professor FW

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