New York: Bankers Publishing Company, 1924. Hardcover. 8vo (6.4 in, 16.3 cm). vi, 120 pp.; plates, portraits, forms. Bank Department Series. Introduction by Frederick W. Gehle.
Scarce first edition: A graduate of Barnard, Anne Seward (1879-1956) here encouraged the use of dedicated women's departments in banks and provided a history of the bank department solely for women's accounts; closing chapters discussed training and association of bank women. Seward worked on the Federal Reserve Board heading the Research Department, Division of Foreign Exchange during World War I. She headed a new bureau of Park Union Foreign Banking Corporation in Paris -- New York Times, May 12, 1921, 14. She continued to work for several different US banks and to promote the role of women in the industry.
NUC 0442546. Kappaalphatheta org. Original light brown paper-covered boards, beige paper labels with black print and orange borders on spine and front cover. 13 black and white photographic plates. Exterior well-protected by the dust jacket. Dust jacket front upper edge lightly chipped, front flap lightly wrinkled. Tight, clean and highly presentable first edition. Fine / very good+. Item #1061