Inventory of the Nancy Babb papers

Finding aid prepared by Lora Soroka
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Nancy Babb papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1953
Collection Number: XX094
Creator: Babb, Nancy, 1884-1948.
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes (0.6 linear feet)
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Materials : In English and Russian.
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, and memoranda, relating to American Relief Administration and American Friends Service Committee work in Russia.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Nancy Babb papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Nancy Babb was an American Relief Administration and American Friends Service Committee relief worker in Russia from 1917 to 1925.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, reports, and memoranda, relating to American Relief Administration and American Friends Service Committee work in Russia.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American Friends Service Committee.
American Relief Administration.
International relief.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.

Box: 1

Personal letters and greeting cards, 1949-1953

Scope and Contents note

Includes The Case of Tyler Kent by John Howland Snow and newspaper clippings
Box: 1

Diary, undated

Box: 1

Resume and notes, 1927-1929

Box: 1

Reminiscences of Russian peasants, 1921-1926; 1947

Scope and Contents note

Include recollection of Hermann Maskovski, resident of Koenigsberg (now Kaliningrad) about life in the city after the end of World War II. Translated from Russian.
Box: 1

Play script, undated

Box: 1-2

Correspondence and other materials relating to work of the American Friends Service Committee and Society of Friends in Russia, 1922-1929; 1934; 1938, 1940; 1948-1951; 1968

Scope and Contents note

Includes architectural drawing of a hospital building in Russia; financial documents; newspaper clippings; peace poster stamps; one photograph depicting Stalin with other Soviet leaders; and one photograph depicting Nancy Babb
Box: 1-2

Reports, financial accounts, surveys, minutes, tables, and other documents relating to activities of the Friends International Service, Society of Friends, and health care in Russia, 1918-1935 (bulk, 1921-1929)

Scope and Contents note

Includes one poster and a report to N. A. Semashko, People's Commissar of Health (in box 1, folder 21); printed matter (box 2, folder 1), some correspondence (box 2, folder 4), general plan of a hospital (box 2, folder 9)
Box: 2

Printed matter relating to the 1939 National Peace Poster Content, 1939

Box: 2

Clippings, 1929