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Title: Estatutos de Banco del Tolima
Creator: Banco del Tolima (Colombia)
Publication Info: Neiva : Alejandro Rojas, 1881.
Physical Details: 18 p. ; 23 x 17 cms.
Physical Condition: Frail. Wrappers loose, interior pages frayed.

Summary: This manual details the statutes for the formation and operation of the Bank of Tolima as a private corporation according to national legal procedures for the creation of banks and financial institutions.
Historical Notes: The development of banks and financial institutions lagged in Colombia. It was not until 1870 that the banking sector began to develop: by 1881 there were forty-two banks in the country. These institutions were short-lived, however, since the National Bank monopolized the profitable banking activities and thus forced one-third of these organizations to close by 1887. Davis, Robert 1993 Banks, Banking, and Financial Institutions. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 84. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: The statutes of the Banco del Tolima, which required 300 stockholders in order to fulfil its charter. - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Banco del Tolima (Colombia)
Banks and banking -- Colombia -- Tolima (Department)

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P00244
Record Number: 143
Islandora ID: islandora:10267