Register of the Dan Throop Smith Papers, 1935-1982

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Register of the Dan Throop Smith Papers, 1935-1982

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Dan Throop Smith Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1935-1982
Collection number: 73039
Creator: Smith, Dan Throop, 1907-1982.
Collection Size: 53 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (23.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, minutes, reports, memoranda, notes, clippings, and other printed matter, relating primarily to tax policy in the U.S.
Language: English.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Dan Throop Smith Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1973.

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Access Points

Taxation--United States.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Economic conditions.
Economists.

Biographical Note

1907, Nov. 20 Born, Chicago, Illinois
1928 A.B, Stanford University
1934 Ph.D., Harvard University
1936 Author, Deficits and Depressions
1949 Author, Taxable and Business Income (joint author with J. K. Butters)
1952 Author, Effects of Taxation, Corporate Financial Policy
1961 Author, Federal Tax Reform, The Issues and a Program
1963 President, Tax Institute of America, Inc.
1967 President, National Tax Association
1968 Author, Tax Factors in Business Decisions
1973 Co-author, What You Should Know about the Value Added Tax (with James B. Webber and Carol M. Cerf) 1981-1982 Consultant, Office of Program Development, White House
1982, May 30 died, Stanford, California

Series Description

Box No. 1-5.

President's Commission On International Trade And Investment Policy, 1970-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of meetings, reports, memoranda, agenda, etc.
Box No. 6-10.

Tax Policy Advisory Committee, Council On Environmental Quality, 1970-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, drafts, memoranda, correspondence, notes, reprints, serial issues, and clippings.
Box No. 11.

Biographical File, 1959-1981.

Scope and Content Note

Bibliographies, biographical sketches, and clippings.
Box No. 11-21.

Speeches And Writings, 1935-1982.

Scope and Content Note

Draft and published copies, with associated correspondence and notes.
Box No. 22-23.

Business Taxation Case File, 1948-1972.

Scope and Content Note

Business school case studies
Box No. 23-26

International Business Case File, 1953-1976.

Scope and Content Note

Business school case studies, and other curricular materials.
Box No. 26-27

U.S. Department Of The Treasury Office File, 1956-1958.

Scope and Content Note

Memoranda, position papers, statistics, and telephone logs.
Box No. 27-32.

Subject File, 1951-1982.

Scope and Content Note

Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, clippings, and other printed matter.
Box No. 33.

Oversize Miscellany, 1954-1981.

Box. No. 34-36.

Correspondence, Alphabetical, 1960-1982.

Box No. 37-38.

Correspondence, Chronological, 1962-1979.

Box No. 39.

Speeches And Writings, 1970-1982

Box No. 39-41.

Subject File, 1956-1982

Box No. 41.

Miscellany, 1979-1981

Container List

 

PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT POLICY, 1970-71

Box 1.

Reports, minutes, agenda, and supportive documents, compiled for the meetings of the President's Commission on International Trade and Investment Policy

 

Meeting no. l, May 27, 1970

 

Meeting no. 2, June 18, 1970

 

Meeting no. 3, August 6, 1970

 

Meeting no. 4, September l0, 1970

 

Meeting no. 5, October 14-15, 1970

Box 2.

Meeting no. 5, October 14-15, 1970

 

Meeting no. 6, November 12-13, 1970

Box 3.

Meeting no. 6, November 12, 1970. Report of E. L. Stewart, "Import Competition and Government Relief"

 

Meeting no. 7, December 16, 1970

 

Miscellaneous reports of 1970

 

Meeting no. 8, January 27-28, 1971

Box 4.

Meeting no. 8, January 27-28, l97l

 

Meeting no. 9, February 24-25, l97l

Box 5.

Meeting no. 9, February 24-25, l97l

 

Meeting no. 10, March 10-11, 1971

 

Report by Raymond Vernon, "The Economic Consequences of U.S. Foreign Direct Investment"

 

Comments and proposals by Dan Throop Smith on successive drafts of the final report of the President's Commission on International Trade and Investment Policy

 

TAX POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE, COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY, 1970-1973

Box 6.

Report of the Tax Policy Advisory Committee to the Council on Environmental Quality

 

Draft of November 18, 1971

 

Comments by committee members on draft of November 18, 1971

 

Anderson, Charles A.

 

Applewhaite, Eleanor S.

 

Conlon, Charles F.

 

Gradison, Willis D., Jr.

 

Harriss, C. Lowell

 

Pechman, Joseph A.

 

Sanden, B. Kenneth

 

Slitor, Richard E.

 

Train, Russell E.

 

Draft of December 17, l971

Box 7.

Comments by committee members on draft of December 17, 1971

 

Barlow, Joel

 

Campbell, Rita Ricardo

 

Conlon, Charles F.

 

Sanden, B. Kenneth

 

Silverstein, Leonard L.

 

Stockfisch, Jacob A.

 

Walker, Mabel

 

Woodworth, Laurence N.

 

Comments by committee members on draft of March 16, 1972

 

Anderson, Charles A.

 

Applewhaite, Eleanor S.

 

Barlow, Joel

 

Campbell, Rita Ricardo

 

Conlon, Charles F.

 

Gradison, Willis D., Jr.

 

Harriss, C. Lowell

 

Lindsay, David A.

 

Pechman, Joseph A.

 

Sanden, B. Kenneth

 

Slitor, Richard E.

 

Walker, Mabel

 

Draft of May 4, 1972

 

Comments by committee members on draft of May 4, 1972

 

Barlow, Joel

 

Cantor, Arnold

 

Harriss, C. Lowell

 

Draft of June 28, 1972

 

Comments by committee members on draft of June 28, 1972

 

Barlow, Joel

 

Campbell, Rita Ricardo

 

Silverstein, Lawrence L.

 

Finished report of February 1973

 

Draft Statements and Discussion Papers Prepared for the Committee

 

Campbell, Rita Ricardo, "Draft Statement on Population and Income Taxation," December 17,1970

 

"Decision Paper on Open Space," October 29, 1970

 

"Effects of Changes Under Tax Reform Act of 1969 on Environmental Impact of the Tax Structure," August 24, 1970

 

"Federal Income Tax Policy and Land Use"

Box 8.

Gradison, Willis D., Jr., "Memorandum to Task Force on the Impact of Tax Policy on the Environment," November 5, 1970

 

"The Impact of Current IRS Valuation Procedures on Gifts of Partial Interests in Land for Conservation Purposes," January 8, 1971

 

Knetsch, Jack L., "A Proposal for Changing Land Taxation," November 4, 1970

 

Knetsch, Jack L., "Proposal for Limited Effluent Charges," November 10, 1970, with comments from committee members

 

"Preliminary Guidelines for Agency Consideration of the Tax Incentive Approach," July 24, 1970

 

Sanden, B. Kenneth, "Tax Impact on Recycling of Wastes" and "Possible Changes in Tax Provisions Relating to Pollution Control Facilities," February 12, 1971

 

Slitor, Richard E., "The Tax System and 'Urban Sprawl,'" September 1, 1970

 

Smith, Dan Throop, "Draft Statement on Proposed Tax Energy," June 15, 1970, and revision, July 16, 1970

 

Smith, Dan Throop, "Revision of Draft Statement on Issues in the Use of Excise Taxation to Improve the Quality of the Environment," July 13, 1970

 

Smith, Dan Throop, "The Tax Treatment of Donations of Scenic Easements," July 24, 1970

 

Smith, Dan Throop, "Tax Treatment of Industrial Investments to Reduce Pollution"

 

"Taxation and Land Utilization," August 26, 1970

 

"Treatment of Pollution Control Facilities Under Tax Reform Act of 1969"

 

Walker, Mabel, "Relation of the Property Tax to the Quality of the Environment," July 1971

 

Correspondence

 

Anderson, Charles A.

 

Applewhaite, Eleanor S.

 

Atkeson, Timothy

 

Barlow, Joel

 

Bogan, Eugene F.

 

Campbell, Rita Ricardo

 

Cantor, Arnold

 

Conlon, Charles F.

 

Coogan, F.

 

Dane, John, Jr.

 

Dean, Joel

 

DeCoster, Lester A.

 

Edwards, J. Rodney

 

Gibbons, Boyd H., III

 

Gradison, Willis D., Jr.

Box 9.

Grey, Alison

 

Harriss, C. Lowell

 

Hayes, Arthur M.

 

Herrero, Michael C.

 

Hoge, Francis H., Jr.

 

Hutton, William T.

 

King, Rosie

 

Leighton, Charles M.

 

Lindsay, David A.

 

Lynn, Arthur D., Jr.

 

Martin, John M., Jr.

 

Matuszeski, William

 

Mills, Morris H.

 

Palm, Charles E.

 

Pechman, Joseph A.

 

Ramsey, Norman F.

 

Reese, Craig E.

 

Robinson, Peter E.

 

Rodgers, William H., Jr.

 

Sanden, B. Kenneth

 

Silverstein, Leonard L.

 

Simon, Gerald A.

 

Stockfisch, Jacob A.

 

Strang, Arthur I., III

 

Train, Russell E.

 

Ulin, Robert P.

 

Walker, Mabel

 

Weidenbaum, Murray L.

 

Correspondence of Other Committee Members

 

Office File

 

Notices to committee members, rosters of committee members, etc.

 

Minutes, notes, etc., of committee meetings

 

Meeting of April 6, 1970

 

Meeting of May 5, 1970

 

Meeting of September 25, 1970

 

Meeting of November 30, 1970

 

Memorandum by Russell E. Train on Tax Policy

 

Task Force, May 26, 1970, with comments by

 

Alison Grey, June 10, 1970, and Harris

 

Weinstein, June 12, 1970

 

Notes, clippings, and miscellanea

 

Reports, reprints, and serial issues used by the committee for background information

 

Reports by the National Industrial Pollution Control Council

 

Miscellaneous reports, reprints, and serial issues

Box 10.

Miscellaneous reports, reprints, and serial issues

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1959-1981

Box 11.

Bibliographies

 

Biographical sketches

 

Clippings and publicity

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1935-1982

Box 11.

1935-1940

Box 12.

1941-1953

Box 13.

1954-1958

Box 14.

1958-1962

Box 15.

1962-1965

Box 16.

1965-1967

Box 17.

1968-1969

Box 18.

1969-1972

Box 19.

1972-1974

Box 20.

1974-1976

Box 21.

1977-1982

 

BUSINESS TAXATION CASE FILE, 1948-1972

Box 22.

Business Taxation Case File, 1948-1972

Box 23.

Business Taxation Case File, 1948-1972

 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CASE FILE, 1953-1976

Box 23.

International Business Case File, 1953-1976

Box 24-25.

International Business Case File, 1953-1976

Box 26.

International Business Case File, 1953-1976

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY OFFICE FILE, 1956-1958

Box 26.

General

 

Dividends

 

Memoranda to the Secretary of Treasury

Box 27.

Position statements

 

Statistical base book

 

Telephone log

 

American Council for Capital Formation

Box 28.

American Council for Capital Formation

 

Canadian taxation

 

Capital gains

 

Carryover of basis on inherited property

Box 29.

Citibank Monthly Economic Letter

 

Charitable contributions

 

Comments on The Age of Uncertainty

 

Commission on Private Philanthropy and Public Needs

 

Corporate taxation

 

Costs and benefits of environmental control

 

Deferred taxes

 

Depreciation

 

Distorted language

 

Dividends

Box 30.

East-West trade

 

Effects of taxation

 

Egalitarian articles

 

Executive compensation

 

Foreign business income

Box 31.

General Motors Corporation

 

Impact of inflation on profits and equity capital

 

Inflation

 

Instituto Centroamericano de Administracion de Empresas

 

Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa

 

International Trade and Investment, Commission on

 

Limits to growth

 

1980s project (Hoover Institution)

 

Obsession with progression

 

Organization for European Economic Cooperation

 

Petrodollars, Impact of

 

Population growth

 

Puerto Rico

 

Quotations

 

Reagan-for-President Committee

 

Task Force on Business Taxation

Box 32.

Tax-free rollovers of reinvested capital gains

 

Tax policy

 

Tax research grant - Sloan Foundation

 

Tax revision

 

Taxes, price indexes, and inflation

 

U.S. Army Air Forces Statistical School

 

Value-added tax

 

OVERSIZE MISCELLANY, 1954-1981

Box 33.

Oversize Miscellany, 1954-1981

 

CORRESPONDENCE, ALPHABETICAL, 1960-1982

Box 34.

General, 1961-1981

 

American Council for Capital Formation, 1977-1979

 

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1977

 

Anderson, Martin, 1981

 

Arthur Young and Company, 1978

 

Baker, John C., 1978

 

Bank of America, 1978

 

Bechtel Corporation, 1978

 

Bergsten, C. Fred, 1979

 

Berney, Robert E., 1979

 

Boskin, Michael, 1977-1979

 

Brookings Institution, 1976

 

Burress, Richard T., 1977-1979

 

Byrd, Harry F., Jr., 1978-1979

 

CML Group, 1978-1979

 

California Institute of Technology Population Program

 

Campbell, Rita, 1974-1979

 

Chiswick, Barry R., 1977

 

Citibank, 1978-1979

 

Coe, Robert P., 1979

 

Collins, Donald A., 1979

 

Commonwealth Edison Company, 1977-1979

 

Conable, Barber B., Jr., 1978-1979

 

Congress, U.S., 1968-1970

 

Crumbine, Peter J., 1979-1981

Box 35.

Davis, Paul H., 1978

 

Data Resoures Company, 1979

 

Eberle, William D., 1979

 

Edwards, John, 1978

 

Exxon Corporation, 1974-1978

 

Federal Reserve Board, 1978

 

Feldstein, Martin, 1979-1980

 

Fiscal Policy Council, 1979

 

Ford, Gerald R., 1978

 

Friedman, Milton, 1977

 

Fritchey, Clayton, 1978-1980

 

Gradison, Willis D., Jr., 1977-1978

 

Greenwald, Douglas, 1979-1980

 

Griffin, Robert P., l978

 

Hansen, Clifford P., 1978

 

Harriss, C. Lowell, 1978

 

Harvard Business School, 1977-1978

 

Hayakawa, S. I., 1978-1979

 

Hefner, Robert A., III, 1978

 

Hewlett-Packard Company, 1977-1978

 

Higby, Norman P., 1978-1979

 

Howell, James E., 1979

 

Hudner, Phillip, 1979

 

Humphrey, George M., 1963-1968

 

Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires, 1966-1979

 

International Business Machine Company, 1978

 

Law and Contemporary Problems Program, Duke University Law School, 1977-1978

 

Lenches, Elizabeth T., 1979

 

Lodwick, S. G., 1978-1980

 

Long, Russell B., 1965-1979

 

Los Angeles Times, 1978

 

McCloskey, Paul N., 1974-1981

 

Martin, Thomas A., 1978-1979

 

Mills, Wilbur D., 1961

 

Moore, W. Henson, 1979

 

Morgan Stanley and Company, 1979

 

Munn, James S., 1981

 

National Foreign Trade Council, 1978-1980

Box 36.

Packwood, Robert W., 1977-1978

 

Pan American World Airways, 1978-1979

 

Penick, William C., 1979-1980

 

Pollock, Oscar S., 1979-1981

 

Reagan, Ronald, 1978-1979

 

Renshaw, John P., 1977

 

Republican National Committee, 1977

 

Rockefeller, David, 1964

 

Sanden, B. Kenneth, 1972

 

Simon, William E., 1976

 

Staar, Richard F., 1974-1981

 

Stern, Michael, 1979

 

Sutherland, William A., 1977-1979

 

Tax Analysts and Advocates Company, 1977-1978

 

Tax Foundation, 1978-1980

 

Treasury, U.S. Department of the, 1960-1979

 

Ture, Norman, 1981-1982

 

Uhler, Lewis S., 1973

 

Ullman, Albert C., 1977-1979

 

U.S. News and World Report, 1979

 

University of California, 1978

 

Vogel, Horst A., 1976-1979

 

Wall Street Journal, 1978-1982

 

Wallich, Henry C., 1977-1982

 

Washington Post, 1978

 

Weinberger, Caspar, 1981-1982

 

Wormser, Felix, 1978

 

Zuckert, Eugene M., 1978-1980

 

CORRESPONDENCE, CHRONOLOGICAL, 1962-1979

Box 37.

1962-1965

 

1967-1968

Box 38.

1970-1972

 

1974-1976

 

1979

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1970-1982

Box 39.

Speeches and Writings, 1970-1982

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1956-1982

Box 39.

Cabinet Council

 

Capital gains

 

Congressional committee publications on tax revision

 

Deferred taxes

 

Earned income

 

H.R. 7015

 

International Fiscal Association

 

Kowitz, Patricia E.

Box 40.

Low bracket [of taxation] burden fallacy

 

Marriage penalty [in taxation rates]

 

Percentage changes [in taxation rates]

 

Profits and inflation

 

Republican Party

 

Rollover of reinvested capital gains, Tax-free

Box 41.

Rollover of reinvested capital gains, Tax-free

 

Santa Cruz, University of California at

 

Tax treatment of charitable and religious organizations, International

 

Value-added tax

 

Wallich, Henry C.

 

Washington staff seminars (Hoover Institution)

 

MISCELLANY, 1979-1981

Box 41.

Miscellany, 1979-1981

Box 42-48

Unsorted materials

Box 49-51

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