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Inventory of the Ernest Wilson Riggs papers
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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Ernest Wilson Riggs papers,
    Collection Number: XX295
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1944
    Abstract: Memoirs and correspondence, relating to Turkish atrocities against Armenians in 1915; the expulsion of Americans from Turkey, 1920-1921; Turkish-American relations; and conditions in Greece during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Riggs, Ernest Wilson, 1881-1952.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ernest Wilson Riggs papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    President, Euphrates College, Harput, Turkey, 1910-1921; Child Welfare Director, Near East Relief, 1920-1921.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Memoirs and correspondence, relating to Turkish atrocities against Armenians in 1915; the expulsion of Americans from Turkey, 1920-1921; Turkish-American relations; and conditions in Greece during World War II.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Near East Relief (Organization)
    Armenian massacres, 1915-1923.
    International relief.
    Turkey--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations--Turkey.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Turkey.
    World War, 1939-1945--Greece.