Guide to the Harry W. Frantz Papers

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0137
Creator: Frantz, Harry W.
Title: Harry W. Frantz papers
Dates: 1913-1971
Physical Description: 2 Linear feet
Summary: Collection consists of Frantz's reminiscences of his years as a newspaperman and correspondent for United Press International; some correspondence with friends and colleagues; and copies of articles written by his wife or himself. There is also some material chronicling experiences of the Stanford unit in the American Ambulance Corps (World War I).
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Harry W. Frantz, 1971.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Harry W. Frantz Papers (SC0137). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Harry Warner Frantz attended Stanford University 1913-1917, 1919; he was a member of the Stanford Ambulance section during World War I (1917-1918). Frantz worked as a correspondent for United Press and contributed to various publications.

Description of the Collection

Collection consists of Frantz's reminiscences of his years as a newspaperman and correspondent for United Press International; some correspondence with friends and colleagues; and copies of articles written by his wife or himself. There is also some material chronicling experiences of the Stanford unit in the American Ambulance Corps (World War I).

Access Terms

Frantz, Harry W.
Stanford University--Students.
Taylor, Frank.
Treat, Payson J. (Payson Jackson), 1879-1972
World War, 1914-1918 --Reminiscences.


Collection Contents

 

Papers 1913-1971

Box 1, Folder 1

Clippings from special Stanford edition of Palo Alto Times, collected by HWF, UP 1941 March

Box 1, Folder 2

The University of the World: The Education of an International Reporter, by HWF 1920

Box 1, Folder 3

Trans-Atlantic Press Flight: Atlantic Clipper (pamphlet) 1939 June 17-25

Box 1, Folder 4

The Balkan Tragedy, by David Starr Jordan, sent to HWF 1918

Box 1, Folder 5

History of the American Field Service in France: "Friends of France 1914-1917", volume III by HWF 1920

Box 1, Folder 6

"Britain's Pinch Hitter," an article by HWF in the Stanford Illustrated Review 1917 April 18

Box 1, Folder 7

"Herbert Hoover's Goodwill Cruise to Central and South America" by H.W. Hill Undated

Box 1, Folder 8

Supplementary file re: Stanford University (correspondence and memorabilia of Administrators, Faculty and Friends) Volume 1 Undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Stanford University supplementary file of correspondence and memorabilia, Volume 2 1913-1967

Box 1, Folder 10

Random file of miscellaneous memorabilia re: Stanford University, Volume 3 Undated

Box 2, Folder 1

Stanford Ambulance section on the Balkan Front: letters, articles and miscellaneous memorabilia (binder) 1917

Box 2, Folder 2

Stanford Club of Washington: correspondence and memorabilia (bound scrapbook) Undated

Box 2, Folder 3

Stanford Volunteers in Sanitary Service of the French Army of the Orient, World War I on the Balkan Front: special articles, letters, maps, documents and miscellaneous memorabilia Undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Stanford Volunteers in Sanitary Service of the French Army of the Orient, World War I on the Balkan Front: materials from after the war Undated

Box 3, Folder 1

"Story of an Unknown Reporter" by HWF and miscellaneous articles by HWF and Kathleen Hargrave Frantz 1950 and undated

Box 3, Folder 2

Trans-Atlantic Press Flight 1939

Box 3, Folder 3

Capitol Hill Reporters: insertions in the Congressional Record: an incomplete file of stories originally written for the UP or the Mulberry (Indiana) reporter by HWF and KHF, inserted by congressmen for their historical or biographical value Undated

Box 3, Folder 4

"The Flying Pressroom" and cover letter: Charles F. Hughes Undated

Box 3, Folder 5

"When I think back to San Francisco," written by HWF for the California Historical Society Undated

Box 3, Folder 6

Miscellany and memorabilia re: journalistic career and travels Undated

Box 3, Folder 7

"How I became an International Correspodent" and correspondence Undated

Box 3, Folder 8

Kathleen Hargrave Frantz Undated

Box 3, Folder 9

"They said to Frantz--," selection from collection of 350 interviews 1916-1938

Box 3, Folder 10

"Reporter writes log of Atlantic Clipper Pioneering Course around Spain" 1939

Box 3, Folder 11

New England vacation: stories by HWF and KHF, and traveler's miscellany 1941 July

Box 3, Folder 12

"Rival Universities" Undated

Box 3, Folder 13

Miscellaneous articles by HWF Undated

Box 3, Folder 14

Spanish newspapers containing articles by HWF, evening bulletins from the USS Utah Undated

Box 3, Folder 15

The Department of State bulletin, including "Afterthoughts of a Conference Observer" by HWF Undated

Box 4, Folder 1

Certificate of Merit for Distinguished Service in International Journalism Undated

Box 4, Folder 2

"Our Maryland Neighborhood, Christmas 1960" by HWF and KHF 1960

Box 4, Folder 3

Articles written by HWF re: Hawaii Undated

Box 4, Folder 4

Stories written by HWF at Yellowstone National Park 1923

Box 4, Folder 5

"Round-About Washington" and biographical items Undated

Box 4, Folder 6

The American Foreign Service journal 1945 July

Box 4, Folder 7

"When I think back to San Francisco" Undated

Box 4, Folder 8

Stories by HWF and/or KHF Undated

Box 4, Folder 9

The New Year in Serbia 1919

Box 4, Folder 10

"Rival Universities" Undated

Box 4, Folder 11

"Memories of a California Boyhood" Undated

Box 4, Folder 12

Trans-Atlantic Press Flight Undated

Box 4, Folder 13

Miscellaneous articles Undated

Box 4, Folder 14

Department of State bulletin 1945 September 2

Box 4, Folder 15

"Frantz in Washington," Alumni Review 1943 November

Box 4, Folder 16

"Haight's Place" Undated

Box 4, Folder 17

Miscellaneous articles and stories Undated

Box 4, Folder 18

Stories about post-World War I travels in the Balkans and Stanford Undated

Box 4, Folder 19

Miscellaneous - Cornell Undated

Box 4, Folder 20

Miscellaneous articles Undated

Box 4, Folder 21

"Americas" magazine with HWF article 1955 December

Box 4, Folder 22

"Capitol Hill Reporters" Undated

Box 4, Folder 23

"Campaigns and Campaigners" Undated

Box 4, Folder 24

Miscellaneous Undated

Box 4, Folder 25

"Digesto Economico" with HWF article 1946 April

Box 4, Folder 26

"Boletin de la Union Panamerica" with HWF article 1947 April

Box 5, Folder 1

Memo to Paul C. Frantz, "Frantz as a Public Speaker" 1937 December 9

Box 5, Folder 2

Articles re: Serbia Undated

Box 5, Folder 3

Stories by a Stanford undergraduate on and off campus 1913-1920

Box 5, Folder 4

"The World is my Story" and miscellaneous articles Undated

Box 5, Folder 5

"The President's Camp on the Rapidan," miscellaneous correspondence and articles Undated

Box 5, Folder 6

Photograph of HWF 1944

Box 5, Folder 7

Correspondence from Stanford friends 1920-1936