Malcolm Honore Bryan papers,1919-1974

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bryan, Malcolm Honore.
Title: Malcolm Honore Bryan papers,1919-1974
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 536
Extent: 3 linear feet (7 boxes) and 2 oversized papers boxes (OP)
Abstract:Papers of economist and banker Malcolm Honore Bryan of Atlanta, Georgia.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Unrestricted access.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift, 1974 with subsequent additions.


[after identification of item(s)], Malcolm Honore Bryan papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Malcolm Honore Bryan (1902-1967), economist and banker, first with the Federal Reserve Bank, then with Trust Company of Georgia. He later served as President of the Federal Reserve Bank in Atlanta from 1951-1965

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers of Malcolm Honore Bryan from 1919-1974. The papers include memorabilia from Bryan's high school years (1919-1920); correspondence, including family letters (circa 1923-1974) primarily to his wife, Nancy; correspondence with Harold Martin (1945-1962) and Ralph McGill (1951-1964) while both were writing for the Atlanta Constitution and with D.C. Johns (1963-1967), President of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. The papers also include writings by Bryan, particularly articles, speeches and books relating to finance; miscellaneous unpublished reports for the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta prepared during Bryan's tenure as President; memoranda, reports and audiotapes pertaining to his participation in the Economic and Financial Mission to Peru (1940, 1949, 1960); two scrapbooks; and miscellaneous photographs and clippings.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1-6 Family correspondence, 1923 [?]-1949
2 1-3 General correspondence, 1923-1974
2 4 Bryan-Harold Martin correspondence and misc.
2 5 Bryan-Ralph McGill correspondence and misc.
2 6-7 Correspondence re Bryan's election as President of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
2 8 1951 Bryan-D.C. Johns correspondence
2 9 Sympathy letters and telegrams following Bryan's death, 1967, April-May
3 1 Mission to Peru, Correspondence and reports, 1940, 1949-1951
3 2 Mission to Peru, Correspondence and reports, 1960 folders
3 3-5 Mission to Peru, Transcription of Malcolm Bryan's Peruvian tapes, 1949 (3 copies)
4 Writings by Malcolm Bryan,
5 Writings by Malcolm Bryan, Books, articles and speeches
6 Writings by Malcolm Bryan, Books, articles and speeches
7 1 Certificates, programs, invitations, etc.
7 2 Bryan's passport materials
7 3 Biographical information on Bryan
7 4 Clippings froze the Daily Illini when Bryan was literary editor,1923
7 5-6 Clippings re Bryan
7 7 Bryan's obituary notices
7 8 Photographs folders
7 9-11 Reports, data, minutes, etc.
7 12 Logistics Management Institute materials
7 13 Copy of the Congressional Record, April 24, 1967, containing tribute to Bryan after his death
8 1 Bryan's high school yearbook, The Maroon, 1920
8 2 Books (2)
8 3 Tapes (3)
OP1 - The Molecule-newspaper of Champaign High School, Malcolm Bryan, editor-October 9, 1919- February 12, 1920 (bound)
OP2 - Scrapbooks (2) commemorating Malcolm Bryan's retirement as President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
OP1 - Framed certificate in appreciation of Bryan from the Logistics Management Institute-May 13, 1966