Inventory of the Scott Hurtt Paradise papers

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Title: Scott Hurtt Paradise papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1918
Collection Number: 57025
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to Commission for Relief in Belgium relief activities and to conditions in Belgium during the German occupation in World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Paradise, Scott Hurtt, 1891-1959.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Scott Hurtt Paradise papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1957.

Accruals

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Related Collections

Commission for Relief in Belgium records, 1914-1930, Hoover Institution Archives
Robert Arrowsmith papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Robert A. Jackson papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Philip H. Chadbourn papers, Hoover Institution Archives
Alice Aron Gugenheim papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Biographical Note

1891 Born
1914 Bachelor's degree, Yale University
1914-1915 Member, Commission for Relief in Belgium
1931 Author, A History of Printing in Andover, Massachusetts 1798-1931, Andover Press
1949 Died

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains writings, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia related to Commission for Relief in Belgium relief activities and to conditions in Belgium during the German occupation in World War I.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
Belgium--History--German occupation, 1914-1918.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Commission for Relief in Belgium file, 1914-1915

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Letters scrapbook, 1914-1915

Scope and Contents note

Typed letters of Scott Paradise containing attached photographs, postcards, correspondence, and miscellany.
Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Narrative sketches about the Commission for Relief in Belgium, undated

Scope and Contents note

Possibly written by John Simpson.
Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Writings, "A Less Happy Land: Being Episodes Experienced While Working With the Commission for Relief in Belgium During the Winter of 1914-1915" by Scott H. Paradise,

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Photographs and postcards, circa 1915

Scope and Contents note

Relates mostly to citizens relief in Limburg Province
Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Miscellaneous items, 1915-1918

Scope and Contents note

Contains paper currency used during German occupation of Belgium, stamps, envelopes, correspondence, and pamphlets
Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Correspondence, 1914-1915