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Inventory of the Mrs. J. E. Thane (Laura Thane Whipple) papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Mrs. J. E. Thane (Laura Thane Whipple) papers
    Collection Number: 58026
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box 0.4 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1897-1936
    Abstract: Correspondence, printed matter, and miscellanea, relating to food conservation in Alameda County and to European relief work of various organizations during World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Thane, Mrs. J. E.

    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], Mrs. J. E. Thane papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1958.

    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

    Laura Thane Whipple was born in 1875 and died in 1966. She was the United States Food Administration Woman Director of Food Conservation for Alameda County, California, during World War I.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers contain correspondence, printed matter, and miscellanea, relating to food conservation in Alameda County and to European relief work of various organizations during World War I. The papers include official guidelines for conservation of food and household items, with an emphasis on relief in Belgium and France. Two main organizations reflected in the papers include the United States Food Administration and Department of Agriculture.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Food Administration.
    Alameda County (Calif.)
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Food question.
    World War, 1914-1918--United States.