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Banks and banking
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection consists of two documents related to the history of Corcoran and Riggs a predecessor of Riggs Bank. These documents are dated from 1840-48.
Overview This collection contains materials relating to the Riggs family, a prominent family in the Washington, D.C. area notable for its banking fame. The materials in this collection include business ledgers, correspondence, and personal belongings related to various members of the Riggs family. These materials date from the early 1800s to 1950. The most notable members of the Riggs family represented in this collection are: Elisha Riggs (New York merchant & Georgetown business man), George...