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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Loy W. Henderson memoirs
    Dates: undated
    Collection Number: 77063
    Creator: Henderson, Loy W. (Loy Wesley), 1892-1986.
    Collection Size: 1 item (4 manuscript boxes) (1.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates primarily to Soviet-American relations in the interwar period, and also to American Red Cross relief work in Russia, the Baltic States and Germany, 1919-1921, and to American-Irish relations. Published as A Question of Trust: The Origins of U.S.-Soviet Diplomatic Relations (Stanford, 1986). Includes transcripts of interviews and supplementary biographical material used in preparation of the book. Photocopy.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    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], Loy W. Henderson memoirs, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

    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

    American diplomat; secretary of legation, Baltic States, 1927-1930; secretary of embassy, Soviet Union, 1934-1938; assistant chief, Division of Eastern European Affairs, United States Department of State, 1938-1942.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Relates primarily to Soviet-American relations in the interwar period, and also to American Red Cross relief work in Russia, the Baltic States and Germany, 1919-1921, and to American-Irish relations. Published as A Question of Trust: The Origins of U.S.-Soviet Diplomatic Relations (Stanford, 1986). Includes transcripts of interviews and supplementary biographical material used in preparation of the book. Photocopy.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    American National Red Cross.
    United States. Dept. of State.
    International relief.
    Reconstruction (1914-1939)--Germany.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1939-1945--Soviet Union.
    Baltic States--History.
    Ireland--Foreign relations--United States.
    Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
    United States--Foreign relations--Ireland.
    United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union.
    Diplomats--United States.