Register of the David D. Oliphant papers

Finding aid prepared by Dina Hassan
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Collection Summary

Title: David D. Oliphant papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1919
Collection Number: 61009
Creator: Oliphant, David D.
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Language of Material: The collection is in English.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, speakers' schedules, memoranda, and printed matter related to Four Minute Men speakers at war loan drives in Alameda County during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David D. Oliphant papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1961.

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 Note

David D. Oliphant was an American lawyer who served as chairman of the Four Minute Men of Alameda County, California, from 1917 to 1918.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, speakers' schedules, memoranda, and printed matter related to Four Minute Men speakers at war loan drives in Alameda County during World War I. Members of the Four Minute Men gave speeches that were not to exceed four minutes in length. The Committee on Public Information provided the content for their speeches. The group was disbanded in 1919. The collection includes speeches and other materials related to the Liberty Loans.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Alameda County (Calif.)
World War, 1914-1918--United States.

Box: 1

Four Minute Men file

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Minute book, 1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 2 - 3

Organization, 1917-1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Speakers' schedules, 1917-1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Speakers' file, 2nd Liberty Loan, 1917-1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Speakers' file, 3rd Liberty Loan, 1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Speakers' file, 4th Liberty Loan, 1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

War drives, leaflets, and miscellany, 1917-1918

Slide cabinet

Two glass lantern slides, undated