Ratios Through 1920 Were Computed From Monthly Averages Of Weekly Data For Reserves And Note And Deposit Liabilities. Deposit Liabilities For 1915-June 1917 Were Computed From Items Listed In Weekly Condition Statements. January And February 1921 Reserves Are For $3,300,000, The Average Daily Amount Of Gold Held Abroad By The Federal Reserve Banks. Data For 1921-1948 Are Monthly Averages Of Daily Figures. Source: Federal Reserve Board, Data For 1914-February 1921: Computed By NBER. Data For March 1921-1935: Federal Reserve Bulletins. Data For 1936-1941: Banking And Monetary Statistics. Data For 1942-1948: Unpublished Frb Data.
This NBER data series m14072 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 14 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter14.html.
NBER Indicator: m14072
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Ratio of Reserves To Note and Deposit Liabilities, Federal Reserve Banks for United States [M14072USM156NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M14072USM156NNBR/, August 30, 2015.