Collection consists of two carbon typescripts, originally in the possession of Lou Henry Hoover's secretary, Edith Harcourt.
"Off-the-Record talk to Stanford University faculty," April 11, 1938, is 29 pages long and covers the political and economic
conditions in Western Europe focusing on Germany and the Nazis, with questions from the faculty and Hoover's answers. "Off
the Record Talk to Stanford University," November 8, 1940, is 16 pages long and consists of his answers to questions from
students regarding economic policies, the Hoover Library, foreign relations, and European relief.
Herbert Hoover, President of the United States, 1929-1933, earned his A.B. in geology at Stanford University in May 1895.
He founded the Hoover War Library at Stanford in 1919 and was instrumental in creating the Food Research Institute and the
Graduate School of Business at Stanford. He served on the university's Board of Trustees from 1912 to 1961.