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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Frank Angell papers
    Date (inclusive): 1901-1918
    Collection Number: 80142
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In English, French and Flemish.
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, memorabilia (1.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, statistics, printed matter, personal documents, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the work of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, the Comité National de Secours et d'Alimentation, and Frank Angell's involvement with both organizations. Materials document the relief work done in Belgium during World War I and its German occupation, and to Belgian unemployment relief before and during the war. Used as research material for the study by Angell, "The Belgians under the German Occupation," and the collection includes the typescript of the study.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Angell, Frank, 1857-1939.

    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], Frank Angell papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

    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

    1857 Born in Scituate, Rhode Island
    1878 Graduated from the University of Vermont
    1878-1880 Worked as English teacher to Chinese legation in Washington, DC
    1880-1887 Worked as a physics teacher in a Washington, DC high school
    1887 Went to Germany to do graduate work in physics, met psychologist Wilhelm Wundt, and switched field to psychology
    1891 Graduated from Wundt's laboratory at the University of Leipzig with Ph.D. in psychology
    1891-1892 Worked as Assistant Professor of Psychology at Cornell University
    1892 Became Professor and Executive Head of the Department of Psychology at Stanford
    1895-1925 Associate editor of the American Journal of Psychology
    1915-1916 Worked for the Commission for Relief in Belgium and did relief work in Belgium
    1919 Awarded the honor of Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Couronne by the King of Belgium
    1922 Retired from Stanford as Professor Emeritus
    1928-1939 Associate editor of the Journal of General Psychology
    1939 Died of a brief illness in Palo Alto, California

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings, correspondence, notes, statistics, printed matter, personal documents, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the work of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, the Comité National de Secours et d'Alimentation, and Frank Angell's involvement with both organizations. Materials document the relief work done in Belgium during World War I and its German occupation, and to Belgian unemployment relief before and during the war. Used as research material for the study by Angell, "The Belgians under the German Occupation," and the collection includes the typescript of the study.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Comité national de secours et d'alimentation (Brussels)
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    International relief.
    Unemployed--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.