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

  • Title: Harvey D. Burrill dispatches
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1919
    Collection Number: 69057
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: The Harvey D. Burrill dispatches relate to conditions in England and France after World War I and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. There is a special emphasis on citizens from Syracuse, NY who were abroad, as the dispatches were written for the Syracuse Journal.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Burrill, Harvey D.

    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], Harvey D. Burrill dispatches, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    20 December 1868 Born in Geddis, Onondaga County, NY
    1885 Entered the law office of Theodore E. Hancock
    1886 Became a reporter for the Syracuse Journal
    5 August 1891 Married Mary Louise Dudley
    1895-1901 Served on the Syracuse Board of Supervisors as assistant clerk (1895-1900) and clerk (1901)
    1896 Became city editor for the Syracuse Journal
    1899 Became an editorial writer and the managing editor for the Syracuse Journal
    1904 Became the editor and general manager for the Syracuse Journal
    1914-1918 Served as Chairman of the Victory Loan Publicity Committee in Syracuse
    24 December 1938 Died in Syracuse, Onondaga County, NY

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Harvey D. Burrill dispatches relate to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and conditions in England, France, and occupied territories after World War I. The dispatches report on rationing, demilitarization, inflation, status of aid/relief efforts, and US-European relations. Included are also battlefield descriptions and first-hand accounts of battles from soldiers. There is a special emphasis on citizens from Syracuse, NY who were abroad, as the dispatches were written for the Syracuse Journal.

    Arrangement Statement

    The dispatches are organized chronologically in a bound volume.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Journalists.
    World War, 1914-1918--Peace.