Inventory of the Sarah E. Mathews papers

Finding aid prepared by Theresa Berger
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Sarah E. Mathews papers
Date (inclusive): 1918-1975
Date (bulk): 1918-1920
Collection Number: 71055
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 album box, 1 sound cassette (1.9 linear feet)
Abstract: Memoirs, diary, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and oral history with transcript relating to the disposition of the remains of Tsar Nicholas II and his family, social and political conditions in Siberia, and relief work of the American Red Cross in Siberia during the Russian Civil War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Mathews, Sarah E., 1880-1978.

Access

Collection is open for research.
Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sarah E. Mathews papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1971.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Sarah Mathews was an American Red Cross worker stationed in Siberia from 1918 to 1920.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoirs, diary, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and oral history with transcript relating to the disposition of the remains of Tsar Nicholas II and his family, social and political conditions in Siberia, and relief work of the American Red Cross in Siberia during the Russian Civil War.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American National Red Cross.
Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia, 1868-1918.
Romanov, House of.
International relief.
Siberia (Russia)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.

Box/Folder 1 : 1-2

Writings, 1918-1920, 1975, undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes various autobiographical drafts and fictional pieces written by Mathews relating to her experiences in Siberia.
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Correspondence, 1920

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Transcript of interview by Stephen I. Zetterberg, 1975 April 18

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Photographs, circa 1918-1920

Scope and Contents note

57 photos of activities of the American Red Cross and the American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.) in Siberia (Vladivostok). Includes photo of General William S. Graves and Grigorii M. Semenov.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Printed matter, 1919-1973, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains clippings and publications relating to the American Red Cross and Russian refugees in Siberia.
Album fB

Album, circa 1918-1920

Scope and Contents note

Photo album with 231 photos and corresponding index relating to the American Red Cross and the A.E.F. in Siberia.
Cassette cabinet

Sound cassette of interview by Stepen I. Zetterberg, 1975 April 18

Access

Use copy reference number: 71055_a_0010351

Scope and Contents note

Contains an oral history interview of Sarah E. Mathews by Stephen I. Zetterberg.
Audiovisual note: The sound quality of the interview is poor on the accessioned cassette. The program suffers from quite audible wow and flutter.