Inventory of the Ada Morse Grose papers

Finding aid prepared by Beaudry R Allen
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
© 2008, 2015

Title: Ada Morse Grose papers
Collection Number: XX145
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope, 1 album box, 1 oversize box (2.8 linear feet)
Date (inclusive): 1915-1950
Date (bulk): 1915-1917
Abstract: Typescript, correspondence, reports, passports, news clippings, handwritten notes, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to the peace movement during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Grose, Ada Morse, 1874-1959


Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ada Morse Grose papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives


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 . 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

Ada Morse Grose (1874-1959) was the secretary to David Starr Jordan, first president of Stanford University, and Assistant General Secretary to the Henry Ford Peace Expedition and Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection centers on Ada Morse Grose's participation in the Henry Ford Peace Expedition and Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation with the majority of the collection consisting of photographs and her writings, which include additional notes, news clippings, reports, and correspondence. Also included in the collection are Grose's personal passports and memorabilia from the Expedition.

Related Collection(s)

Lewis A. Maverick papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Alice Parks papers, 1883-1957, Hoover Institution Archives
David Starr Jordan papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931.
Henry Ford Peace Expedition.
United States--Neutrality.
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.


Writings, 1915-1950

Scope and Contents note

Consists of typescript drafts, reports, research notes, correspondence, and news clippings relating to the Expedition and conference.
Box-folder 1:1

"Henry Ford's Neutral Conference," bound typescript, undated

Box-folder 1:2-3

Typescript, drafts, undated

Box-folder 1:4-5

Typescript and expedition material, 1915-1950


Photographs, 1915-1917

Scope and Contents note

Consists of photographs and one album relating to the Henry Ford Peace Expedition through Norway, the Netherlands, and Sweden.
Album box

Trip to Europe and Ford Peace Bureau, photo album, 1915-1917

Envelope A

12 photographs depicting conference offices and people of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, 1915, 1916


Memorabilia, 1915-1917

Box 2

Passports and citizenship registration, 1915-1917

Box 2

Briefcase and pins, undated