Register of the Frances E. Hilger collection

Finding aid prepared by David Jacobs
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Frances E. Hilger collection
Date (inclusive): 1959-1977
Collection Number: 79072
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 21 manuscript boxes (8.4 linear feet)
Abstract: The Frances E. Hilger collection relates to the political activism of Hilger, an opponent of the Vietnam War. A lifelong Quaker, Hilger participated in several peace groups in the New Jersey area. Her collection contains many leaflets, pamphlets, and serial issues published by the anti-war movement, including ephemeral titles. It also contains a number of letters written by Hilger to various politicians, including several United States senators and Congressional representatives.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Hilger, Frances E., collector.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frances E. Hilger collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.

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 Note

1917 Born
1960s-1970s Active in movement against the Vietnam War
1977 Died

Scope and Content of Collection

The Frances E. Hilger collection relates to the political activism of Hilger, an opponent of the Vietnam War. A lifelong Quaker, Hilger participated in several peace groups in the New Jersey area. Her collection contains many leaflets, pamphlets, and serial issues published by the anti-war movement, including ephemeral titles. It also contains a number of letters written by Hilger to various politicians, including several United States senators and Congressional representatives. In addition, there is correspondence relating to other members of Hilger's peace group.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
World politics--1945-1989.
United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.

 

Biographical File, 1974-1977

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Clipping, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Obituary, 1977

 

Correspondence, 1967-1977

 

General, 1967-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 3

A-F, 1970-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 4

G-M, 1968-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 5

N-T, 1969-1974

Box/Folder 1 : 6

U-Z, 1967-1973

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Unidentified, 1971-1975

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Albert, Carl, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 9

American Friends Service Committee, 1971-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Brink, Paul E., 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Buckley, James L., 1971

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Carroll, Robert, 1977

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Case, Clifford P., 1970-1976

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Church, Frank, 1970

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Clark, Lindley, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Cooper, John Sherman, 1971

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Courier-News, 1972-1975

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Cousins, Norman, 1967-1971

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Dellums, Ronald V., 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 20

Eisele, Ronald C.

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Ervin, Sam J., Jr., 1973

Box/Folder 1 : 22

Fenwick, Millicent, 1971-1976

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Ford, Gerald R., 1976

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Frazier, Howard, 1975

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Frelinghuysen, Peter H. B., 1970-1974

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Friends Committee on National Legislation, 1970-1976

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Fulbright, J. W., 1972

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Gallagher, Cornelius E., 1970

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Greer, Germaine, 1972

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Gurney, Edward J., 1973

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Haines, Debby, 1975

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Hassler, Alfred, 1972

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Hébert, F. Edward, 1971

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Helstoski, Henry, 1970

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Hughes, Harold E., 1972-1973

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Kennedy, Edward M., 1974

Box/Folder 2 : 15

Kleinhans, Ronnie, 1972-1976

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Knight Newspapers, Inc., 1972

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Long, Ngo Vinh, 1972

Box/Folder 2 : 18

Mathias, Charles M., 1970-1974

Box/Folder 2 : 19

McGovern, George, 1971-1972

Box/Folder 2 : 20

Meyner, Helen, 1975

Box/Folder 2 : 21

Miller, Franklin, 1974

Box/Folder 2 : 22

Monroe, Bill, 1971

Box/Folder 2 : 23

Muskie, Edmund S., 1972

Box/Folder 2 : 24

New York Times (John B. Oakes, James Reston, Kalman Seigel, William Shannon, C. L. Sulzberger), 1969-1974

Box/Folder 2 : 25

Newsweek (Madeleine Edmondson), 1971

Box/Folder 2 : 26

Pell, Clairborne, 1970

Box/Folder 2 : 27

PEACE, 1972-1975

Box/Folder 2 : 28

Percy, Charles H., 1974

Box/Folder 2 : 29

Phillips, Richard J., 1969

Box/Folder 2 : 30

Promoting Enduring Peace, Inc., 1970-1973

Box/Folder 2 : 31

Rinaldo, Matthew J., 1976

Box/Folder 2 : 32

Rodino, Peter, 1974

Box/Folder 2 : 33

Rogers, William, 1971

Box/Folder 2 : 34

Sandman, Charles W., Jr., 1973

Box/Folder 2 : 35

SANE (Dorothy Eldridge), 1975

Box/Folder 2 : 36

Saxbe, William B.

Box/Folder 2 : 37

Somerset County Democratic Party, 1973

Box/Folder 2 : 38

Stern, Lee, 1974

Box/Folder 2 : 39

Thompson, Frank, Jr., 1973

Box/Folder 2 : 40

Varian, Charles A., 1972-1976

Box/Folder 2 : 41

WMCA (Fred Gale, Robert E. Grant, R. Peter Straus), 1971-1972

Box/Folder 2 : 42

Williams, Harrison A., Jr., 1970-1976

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Wolfe, Peggy, 1974-1976

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Wolff, Lester L., 1973

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Woodward, Peggy, 1976-1977

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Minutes of meetings, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Press releases, 1973-1976

 

Speeches and Writings, 1972-1977

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Notes and fragments, 1972-1977

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Announcements and reports, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Writing on William F. Buckley, 1972

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Writing on Friends Committee on National Legislation, 1973

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Poem, 1974

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Writing on arms race, 1974

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Writing on article by Stanley Ellin, 1974

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Writing on public and information, 1974

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Writing on Solzhenitsyn, 1974

Box/Folder 3 : 15

Writing on American flag and peace, 1975

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Writing on anti-communism, 1975

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Writing on B-1 bomber, 1975

Box/Folder 3 : 18

Writing on human rights, 1975

Box/Folder 3 : 19

Writing on politics and Quaker religion, 1975

Box/Folder 3 : 20

Writing on the Society of Friends, 1975

Box/Folder 3 : 21

Writing on William F. Buckley and Daniel Berrigan, 1975

 

Subject File, 1959-1977

Box/Folder 3 : 22

Abzug, Bella, 1972

Box/Folder 3 : 23

Afghanistan, 1970

Box/Folder 4 : 1-9

American Friends Service Committee, 1970-1975

Box/Folder 5 : 1

American Friends Service Committee, 1971-1976

Box/Folder 5 : 2

Angola, 1975-1976

Box/Folder 5 : 3

Another Mother for Peace, 1970-1976

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Barnet, Richard J., 1974

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Brazil, 1972

Box/Folder 5 : 6

Cambodia, 1970-1976

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Central Intelligence Agency, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 5 : 8

Chile, 1973-1975

Box/Folder 5 : 9

China, 1968-1975

Box/Folder 5 : 10

Church Women United, 1975-1976

Box/Folder 5 : 11-12

Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy, 1973-1977

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Committee of Responsibility, 1968-1970

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Common Cause, 1973

Box/Folder 5 : 15

Disarmament and arms control, 1965-1977

Box/Folder 6 : 1

Economy, 1976

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Eisele, Ronald C., 1970

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Farm workers, 1972

Box/Folder 6 : 4

Fascism, 1971

Box/Folder 6 : 5

Fellowship of Reconciliation, 1970

Box/Folder 6 : 6

Food policy and hunger, 1975

Box/Folder 6 : 7-9

Friends Committee on National Legislation, 1969-1977

Box/Folder 7 : 1-2

Friends Committee on National Legislation, 1971-1977

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Fulbright, J. W., 1976

Box/Folder 7 : 4

Government surveillance and intelligence agencies, 1976

Box/Folder 7 : 5

Human rights, 1976

Box/Folder 7 : 6

India-Pakistan War, 1971-1972

Box/Folder 7 : 7

Kent State shootings, 1975

Box/Folder 7 : 8

Korea, 1974-1976

Box/Folder 7 : 9

Laos, 1970-1972

Box/Folder 7 : 10

Latin America, 1970-1974

Scope and Contents note

See also separate folders for Brazil and Chile.
Box/Folder 7 : 11

McGovern, George, 1972

Box/Folder 7 : 12

McNamara, Robert, 1970

Box/Folder 7 : 13

Media, 1974-1977

Box/Folder 7 : 14

Middle East, 1974-1976

Box/Folder 7 : 15

Moos, Malcolm, 1975

Box/Folder 8 : 1

National Action/Research on the Military Industrial Complex (NARMIC), 1972-1974

Box/Folder 8 : 2

Native Americans, 1970

Box/Folder 8 : 3

Nixon, Richard M., 1972-1974

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Non-violence, 1962-1974

Box/Folder 8 : 5

Nuclear weapons, 1975

Box/Folder 8 : 6

Oil, 1971

Box/Folder 8 : 7

Okinawa, 1972

Box/Folder 8 : 8-9

Peace and Action Committee, 1973-1977

Box/Folder 8 : 10

Philippines, 1974

Box/Folder 8 : 11

Population growth, 1968

Box/Folder 8 : 12

Promoting Enduring Peace, Inc., 1969-1977

Box/Folder 9 : 1

Promoting Enduring Peace, Inc., 1969-1977

Box/Folder 9 : 2

Religion, 1968-1972

Box/Folder 9 : 3-5

SANE, 1972-1975

Box/Folder 9 : 6

Social welfare, 1968-1971

Box/Folder 9 : 7

Society of Friends, 1971-1977

Box/Folder 10 : 1-3

Society of Friends, 1969-1977

Box/Folder 10 : 4

Taxes, 1974

Box/Folder 10 : 5-6

United Nations, 1959-1977

Box/Folder 10 : 7

United States foreign policy, 1965-1977

Box/Folder 11 : 1-4

United States military, 1971-1977

 

Vietnam War, 1967-1977

Box/Folder 11 : 5-7

General, 1967-1977

Box/Folder 12 : 1-7

General, 1967-1977

Box/Folder 12 : 8

Aftermath, 1976-1977

Box/Folder 13 : 1-2

Anti-war movement, 1967-1976

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Draft resistance, 1967-1976

Box/Folder 13 : 4

Human rights, 1970-1977

Box/Folder 13 : 5

Prisoners of war, 1970-1972

Box/Folder 13 : 6

Refugees, 1972

Box/Folder 13 : 7

War Resisters League, 1968-1972

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Women Strike for Peace, 1971-1975

Box/Folder 13 : 9

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1971-1976

Box/Folder 13 : 10

World peace, 1970-1975

 

Printed Matter, 1962-1977

Scope and Contents note

Largely relates to the Vietnam War and anti-war movement.
Box/Folder 14 : 1-6

Monographs, 1966-1971

 

Newsletters, 1969-1977

Box/Folder 14 : 7-8

General, 1969-1977

Box/Folder 15 : 1

Cornell Mobe, 1971

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Defense Monitor, 1976

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Disarmament News and Views, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Friends of Children of Vietnam, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Homefront, 1971-1972

Box/Folder 15 : 6

I. F. Stone's Bi-Weekly , 1970-1971

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Newscene, 1973-1974

Box/Folder 15 : 8

U.S. and Indochina, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 15 : 9

US/Indochina Report, 1976

Box/Folder 15 : 10

Words by Woods, 1972-1974

Box/Folder 16 : 1-6

Pamphlets, 1962-1977

Box/Folder 17 : 1-6

Pamphlets, 1962-1977

Box/Folder 18 : 1-8

Pamphlets, 1962-1977

Box/Folder 18 : 9

Reports, 1973-1974

 

Serial issues, 1968-1977

Box/Folder 19 : 1-5

General, 1968-1976

Box/Folder 19 : 6

CFC, 1973

Box/Folder 19 : 7

Far East Reporter, 1971

Box/Folder 19 : 8

Friends Journal

 

Indochina Chronicle, 1971-1977

Box/Folder 20 : 1

1971-1973

Box/Folder 20 : 2

1974-1977

 

Indochina Today, 1973-1974

Box/Folder 20 : 3

1973

Box/Folder 20 : 4

1973-1974

Box/Folder 20 : 5-7

1974

Box/Folder 21 : 1

Long Island Free Press, 1970

Box/Folder 21 : 2

Pacific Research and World Empire Telegram, 1972-1974

Box/Folder 21 : 3

Sojourners, 1977

Box/Folder 21 : 4

Thòi-Báo Gà, 1971-1974

Box/Folder 21 : 5

U.S. Farm News, 1974-1976

Box/Folder 21 : 6

Vietnam Report, 1974-1975

Box/Folder 21 : 7

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1974-1977