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Daniels, Thomas L., 1923

 

Dearing, Fred Morris, 1921-1924

 

Dennis, Lawrence, 1923

 

Dodge, H. Percival, 1923

 

Dolbeare, Frederick R., 1923

 

Einstein, Lewis, 1923

 

Fletcher, Henry P., 1921-1923

 

Grant-Smith, Ulysses, 1919-1924

 

Grew, Joseph C., 1919-1924

 

Gunther, Franklin M., 1925

 

Hall, Barton, 1923

 

Hoover, Herbert, 1921

 

Hughes, Charles Evans, 1923

 

Hugins, C. R., 1920

 

Jay, Augustus Peter, 1923-1924

 

Johnson, Stewart, 1923

 

Lane, Arthur Bliss, 1919-1924

Box 95

Madden, Martin B., 1923

 

Magruder, Alexander R., undated

 

Meyer, Cord, 1923

 

Newson, H. Dorsey, 1923

 

O'Laughlin, John Callan, 1923

 

Phillips, William, 1923

 

Richardson, R. Gilmore, 1923

 

Robbins, Warren D., 1921-1923

 

Rogers, John Jacob, 1919-1924

 

Ruddock, Albert B., 1919-1920

 

Schalk(?), H. A., 1924

 

Shaw, G. Howland, 1923

 

Stowell, Ellery C., 1918

 

White, John Campbell, 1923

 

Whitehouse, Sheldon, 1923

 

Williamson, Harold L., 1923

 

Wilson, Charles S., 1923

 

Wilson, Hugh R., 1919-1923

 

Wilson, Verne, Jr., 1923

 

Winslow, Alan F., 1923

 

Wright, J. Butler, 1919-1923

 

Correspondence of Secretary of State Charles E. Hughes (released for the press, November 9, 1922)

 

Data on foreign service's total strength

 

Departmental order no. 295 (Department of State), June 9, 1924

 

Executive Order no. 4022, June 7, 1924

 

Memoranda (mostly by H.G.)

 

Printed matter

Box 96

Reports, studies

 

By H.G.

 

By others

 

Text of House Resolution 6357

 

Roosevelt, Eleanor (Mrs. Franklin D.)

 

Roosevelt, Eleanor (Mrs. Theodore, Jr.)

 

Roosevelt, Franklin D.

 

Russian Red Cross in Poland, 1921

 

Sadikowa Choupaz, Natalie

 

Schmidt-Chevalier, Curt

 

Schofield, Rear Admiral, "Freedom of the Seas," December 21, 1921

 

Sims, Admiral William S.

 

Sino-Japanese War, 1932

 

Smith, Bedell

 

Soviet Union

 

General, 1920-1924

 

Agriculture, [See CORRESPONDENCE, Rickard, Edgar] 1925 August 22

 

Foreign relations - Germany

 

Spaak, Paul Henri

 

Spain

 

Stalin, Joseph

 

Strother, French

 

Switzerland, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Martin, William]

 

Thomas, Lowell

 

Thompson, Dorothy (Mrs. Sinclair Lewis), "The New Patriotism Is Peace: Third and Last Article in Which Women from Many Lands Make Their Pleas," 1930

 

Toynbee, Arnold J.

 

Turkey - Entry to the League of Nations, 1932

 

Tyler, Royall

 

United States

 

General

 

Armed forces, 1923

 

Army

 

American Expeditionary Forces, 1918

 

Headquarters Third Corps Area, [See also BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, Officers' Reserve Corps] 1924-1925

 

Intelligence, 1918

 

Training manual, 1923

 

"Behold the Flag," by Ignatius I. Murphy

 

Comptroller General

 

Department of Justice

 

Department of State

 

General

 

Commercial attaches

 

Embassies - London

 

Foreign Service School

 

United Nations Affairs Division

 

Legations - Berne (Office of the military attache), 1918

 

Department of the Treasury

 

Elections, 1932

 

Financial situation, 1932

 

Foreign relations

 

General - Post World War II era

 

Argentina, 1920

 

Belgium, 1918

 

Cuba, 1903

 

France, 1918

 

Great Britain, 1911-1941

Box 97

Latin America, 1909-1911

 

Netherlands, 1921

 

Poland, 1919

 

Soviet Union, 1920-1923

 

Switzerland, 1918

 

Foreign Relations Committee, 1917-1918

 

World War I

 

Moral preparadness

 

Treatment of prisoners of war

 

Upper Silesia - Plebiscite of March 20, 1921

 

General

 

Reports by H.G.

 

Upton, Charles S., "Peace? Why Not?," 1942

 

Vacuum Oil Company, N.Y., [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Maguire, J. J.] 1916-1919

 

Walter Hines Page School of International Relations, N.Y.

 

Wheeler, Post and Hallie Ermine Rives

 

White, William Allen

 

Whitlock, Brand, [See Belgium, World War I, German rule and actrocities]

 

Wilbur, Ray Lyman

 

Wile, Frederic William

 

Williams, William Carlos

 

Wilson, Alexander, Why a New League of Nations Will Not Succeed in Enforcing a Permanent Peace in an Uncivilized World, 1944

 

Wilson, Hugh R.

 

Wilson, Woodrow

 

Wolf, Otto

 

Wood, Leona P. - Correspondence re her request for birthdates and a few lines for the "Friendship Calendar" (birthday book) she is preparing for H.G., 1909

 

World War I

 

Allied intervention in Russia

 

Debts payments

 

France

 

Germany

 

Great Britain

 

Pamphlets (mostly Belgian, some French)

 

Poland

 

Reports by H.G., August 21, 1917 -April 16, 1918

 

Yale University

 

Young Women's Christian Associations

 

Yugoslavia

Boxes 98-101

DIPLOMATIC POSTS, 1908-1938

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and speeches, arranged alphabetically by name of country where Hugh Gibson was assigned in the course of his foreign service career.
Box 98

Belgium (Brussels), 1914-1916, 1927-1933, 1937-1938

 

Appointment as Ambassador

 

1927

 

General

 

Congratulations sent to Hugh and Ynes Gibson

 

Congratulations sent to Hugh and Ynes Gibson, 1937

 

Clubs

 

Correspondence with Embassy

 

General, 1927-1930

 

Groves, J. Philip, 1930-1933

 

Mayer, Ferdinand L., 1931

 

Wilson, Warden McK., 1930

 

Woodward, Stanley, 1932-1933

 

Embassy compound and servants

 

Evaluation of State and other Departments' officials

 

German accusations against H.G., 1918

 

Miscellaneous

 

Resignation, 1933

 

Speeches

Box 99

Brazil (Rio de Janeiro), 1933-1937

 

General

 

Appointment as Ambassador, 1933

 

Clubs

 

Correspondence - Incoming and outgoing telegrams, 1933-1935

 

Frost, Mr., Counselor of the Embassy

 

Memoranda on U.S.-Brazil relations and U.S. Latin American policy

 

Speeches

 

Trade agreement between Brazil and the U.S., 1935

 

Cuba (Havana), 1911-1913

 

France (Paris), 1918

 

General

 

Assignment as First Secretary, 1918

 

Correspondence - Incoming and outgoing telegrams

 

March-July 1918

 

July-November 1918

 

Miscellaneous

 

Honduras (Tegucigalpa), 1908-1909

 

Luxemburg (Brussels, stationed in), 1927-1933; 1937-1938

Box 100

Poland (Warsaw), 1919-1924

 

General

 

Accountant of Legation, John Weber

 

Accounts

 

General

 

Telegram account

 

Clubs, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Grodski, Stanislaw]

 

Correspondence

 

With Polish officials, 1921-1924

 

With the Secretary of State, 1919-1923

 

Guarantee Trust Company of New York - Contract with the Polish Government, 1921

 

Guest lists

 

Invitations

 

Received by H.G.

 

Sent out by H.G.

 

Legation compound and servants

 

Miscellaneous

 

Memoranda

 

For conversations with Polish officials

 

Re the Frank Morse case, 1923-1924

 

Polish Red Cross - Honorary diploma conferred upon H.G., 1921

 

Relief work

 

Assistance extended

 

To individuals

 

To Russians in Poland, [See also SUBJECT FILE, Russian Red Cross in Poland]

 

To the intelligentsia

 

Correspondence

 

With Philip S. Baldwin, 1921

 

With Walter L. Brown, 1920

 

With Herbert Hoover, 1920

 

With Cyril J. C. Quinn, 1920-1921

 

With various relief groups and organizations

Box 101

Reports

 

Re Paderewski's return, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Dulles, Allen, November 20, 1919; Hoover, Herbert, and House, Edward M., April 29, 1919; and Wilson, Woodrow, July 18, 1920] 1919

 

Weekly political reports to the Secretary of State

 

1921

 

1922

 

1923

 

1924

 

Request for increase in contingent fund due to higher cost of living, 1924

 

Secretaries of Legation

 

Boal, Pierre de L.

 

Moffat, Jay Pierrepont

 

Telegrams, 1919 October - 1923 January

 

Transfer to Switzerland, 1924

 

Travel within the country

 

Switzerland (Bern), 1924-1927

 

Appointment as Ambassador, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Ambrose, W. H.] 1924.

 

Correspondence with Lucile Atcherson, 1926

 

Invitations, received and sent out

 

Memoranda

 

Miscellaneous

 

Transfer to Belgium, 1927

Boxes 102-121

DISARMAMENT CONFERENCES, 1926-1933

Scope and Contents note

Charts, correspondence, graphs, memoranda, minutes of meetings, printed matter, reports, and studies, arranged chronologically by conference. The series of disarmament conferences were an ongoing process, with some conferences adjourning to await the outcome of others, resulting in some overlap between them.
Box 102

Conference on the Limitation of Armament, Cannes, France, 1922

 

Conference for the Supervision of the International Trade in Arms and Ammunition and in Implements of War, Geneva, 1925

 

Preparatory Commission for the General Disarmament Conference, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Murray, George D.] 1926-1932

 

General

 

Outline of the positions of the leading countries for and against budgetary limitations, 1931

 

Papers put together by H.G. (32 indexed documents)

 

1st session, May 1926

 

Instructions for the American delegation

 

Speeches

 

2nd session, September 1926

 

Correspondence

 

Sub-commission B

 

3rd session (4th session, Nov.), 1927 March

 

Documents

 

List of delegates

 

Official report

 

Speeches

 

5th session, March 1928

 

Anglo-French Agreement

 

Correspondence

 

With other delegations

 

With the Secretary of State

 

Memoranda

 

Press clippings

 

Speeches

 

Telegrams, March 12-28

 

6th session

 

First Part (adjourned May 6 to await the outcome of the London Naval Conference, 1930), 1929 April

 

General

 

Adjournment

 

Correspondence

 

Between Herbert Hoover and J. Ramsay MacDonald

 

Of H.G.

 

Congratulations and proposals sent by various individuals and peace organizations

 

Miscellaneous

 

With other delegations

 

With the Secretary of State

 

Documents

 

France

 

Great Britain

 

Turkey

Box 103

Memoranda

 

General

 

Of conversations

 

Press clippings, [See also Memoranda, General]

 

Report by Frank B. Kellogg

 

Speeches

 

By H.G.

 

By others

 

Telegrams

 

Received

 

April-May

 

June-September

 

Sent out, April-May

 

Second Part, November 1930

 

Commendation of advisors attached to the American delegation

 

Correspondence

 

Congratulations and proposals sent by various individuals and peace organizations

 

With other delegations

 

With Norman Armour, November 1930 -April 1931

 

With William Castle

 

With the Secretary of State

Box 104

Documents

 

Instructions for H.G.

 

Invitations received from other delegations

 

List of delegates

 

Memoranda

 

Miscellaneous

 

Press clippings (including bound volume), [See also Correspondence with Norman Armour]

 

Speeches

 

Telegrams

 

Received, November 3 - December 8

 

Sent out, November 5 - December 9

Box 105

Further talks and negotiations, [See also 6th session, Second Part, Correspondence with Norman Armour] 1931-1932

 

Memoranda

 

General

 

Of conversations, 1931 September

 

Notes and suggestions regarding budget limitation, 1931 April 21

 

Press clippings

 

Statement by H.G., 1931 September 7

 

Telegrams between the Secretary of State and

 

London embassy, 1931 January - November

 

Rome embassy, 1931 February - January 1932

 

Other embassies and legations, 1931 June - November

Box 106

Tripartite Naval Conference, Geneva, 1927

 

General

 

Coolidge Proposal calling for the conference, February 10

 

Correspondence between the United States, Great Britain, Japan, France and Italy

 

Data, maps

 

Delegations - United States

 

Department of the Navy, General Board Report

 

Informal meeting of delegates held at the Hotel Beau Rivage in Viscount Saito's Rooms, July 6

 

Memoranda of conversations, June-July

 

Press clippings, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Dulles, Allen, November 14, 1927]

 

Speeches

 

Telegrams

 

Received, February 3 - August 5

Box 107

Sent out

 

February 14 - July 15

 

July 16 - August 5

 

London Naval Conference, 1929-1931

 

General

 

Anglo-American policies

 

Anglo-French-Italian Naval Agreement, 1931 March

 

Congratulations and proposals sent by various individuals and peace organizations, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, American Friends Service Committee]

 

Data

 

Delegations - American

 

General

 

Secretariat memoranda

 

Tentative plan

 

Directory

Box 108

Documents

 

General

 

France

 

Great Britain

 

Italy

 

Japan

 

First Committee - Meetings and reports

General Physical Description note: 4 folders
Box 109

Fourth plenary session, February 11

 

Franco-Italian negotiations, 1930-1931

 

Memoranda

 

General

 

Of conversations

 

Sent to other governments

 

Miscellaneous

 

Naval intelligence reports and statistics

 

Preliminary talks and negotiations, 1929

 

General

 

Anglo-American understanding

 

Anglo-French conversations (including accord of 1928)

 

Convocation of Powers signatory to the Washington Treaty - Correspondence, October-December

 

Memoranda of conversations

 

Telegrams sent to the Secretary of State from

 

London embassy, June - August

 

Paris embassy, November - December

Box 110

Press clippings

 

Press communiques

 

Printed material

 

Secretariat notices

 

Speeches

 

Subcommittees reports

 

Submarines - The question of their abolition

 

Summaries of the British and French press

Box 111

Telegrams

 

Received

 

1930 January 11 - February 9

 

February 10 - February 25

 

February 26 - March 16

 

March 17 - April 3

 

April 4 - April 20

Box 112

Sent

 

To American embassy, Tokyo, 1930 January 21 - April 11

 

To American embassies in Paris and in Rome, and to the Secratary of State, October 14 - November 6

 

To the Secretary of State, January 17 - April 14

 

Summary of telegrams exchanged on the subject of naval armaments since May 27, 1929

 

Treaty

Box 113

General Disarmament Conference, Geneva, 1930-1933

 

General

 

Agreement of Understanding and Cooperation between the Four Western Powers, 1932 December 11

 

Appointment of H.G. as delegate, 1932 January 4

 

Armaments Year Book. General and Statistical Information in regard to Land, Naval and Air Armaments, 1932

 

Correspondence

 

Congratulations and proposals sent by various individuals and peace organizations, [See also CORRESPONDENCE, Adams, Jane and Glenn, Otis F.]

 

With Norman Armour, 1932 April - July

 

With Walter E. Edge, 1932 May - June

 

With John W. Garrett, 1932 June - July

 

With other delegations, 1932

 

Delegations - American - Sick reports

 

Diaries

 

Of H.G. (minutes and memoranda of meetings)

 

Of Jay Pierrepont Moffat

Box 114

Documents

 

Belgium

 

Czechoslovakia

 

Denmark

 

France

 

General, [See also Preparatory Commission, Correspondence with Norman Armour]

 

Budget, 1931-1932

 

Germany

 

Great Britain

 

Greece

 

Hungary

 

Italy

 

Japan

 

Latin American states

 

Norway, [See CORRESPONDENCE, Philip Hoffman]

 

Romania

 

Turkey

 

Series of League of Nations Publications

 

General

 

1932 January - October

Box 115

1932 November - 1933 April

Box 116

1933 May

Box 117

1933 June - July

 

Particulars with regard to the position of armaments in the various countries

 

1931

 

1932

 

Hoover's proposal

 

Release by H.G., 1932 June 22

 

Reactions - Italy

 

Instructions for H.G. from Secretary of State, Henry L. Stimson

 

Interview of Norman H. Davis, 1932 April 26

 

Journal, nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, and 115, 1932 February and July

Box 118

Memoranda

 

General

General Physical Description note: 3 folders
 

From Henry Stimson to H.G.

 

From William Castle to H.G.

 

Of conversations

 

General

 

Regarding Germany's return to the conference

 

Of meetings of the American delegation

 

Personal matters

 

Miscellaneous

 

Naval aspects

 

France

 

Great Britain

 

United States

 

Official entertaining allowance

 

Official Guide

Box 119

Press clippings

 

Press conference of William Castle, 1932 January 14

 

Press reviews

 

Printed matter

 

Reports, studies

 

Resolutions

 

Speeches

 

By H.G.

 

1932

 

1933

 

Not delivered

 

By others

 

Statement, 1932 April 30

Box 120

Telegrams exchanged with the Secretary of State or other American embassies

 

Received

 

1932 December - January

 

1932 February - April

 

1932 May - July 15

 

1932 July 16 - 1933 January 27

 

Sent

 

1931 January - 1932 January

 

1932 February - March

Box 121

1932 April - May

 

1932 June - July 15

 

1932 July 16 - October 29

 

1932 November -1933 January

 

Transcripts of telephone conversations

 

Three Powers (United States, Great-Britain, France) - Meetings and points of understanding, 1932 June

Boxes 122-126

HUGH GIBSON, 1883-1954

Scope and Contents note

Excerpts from Hugh Gibson's correspondence, diaries, and writings used or considered for publication by Perrin C. Galpin, editor, arranged chronologically from 1908 to 1954.

General note

Extracts from Gibson's letters and anecdotes from his friends. With an introduction by Herbert Hoover and a foreword by Perrin C. Galpin, editor. Published by the Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc., N.Y., 1956.
Box 122

Book

 

Correspondence and other material related to the publication of the book

 

Galley proofs

 

Typewritten carbon copy

 

Excerpts from H.G.'s correspondence, diaries and writings

 

Typewritten carbon copies

 

1908-1909

 

1910-1912

 

1913-1916

Box 123

1917

 

1918

 

1919

 

1920-1921

 

1922-1927

Box 124

1928-1929

 

1930-1933

 

1934-1938

 

1939-1945

 

1946-1954

 

Typescripts and carbon copies (duplicates)

 

1908-1910

 

1911-1913

 

1914-1916

Box 125

1917

 

1918

 

January-June

 

July-December

 

1919

 

January-May

 

June-December

 

1920

Box 126

1921-1923

 

1924-1928

 

1929-1933

 

1934-1954

Boxes 127-138

CLIPPINGS, 1902-1950

Scope and Contents note

Arranged chronologically.
Box 127

1902-1903, 1918, 1922-1924

Box 128

1912-1920

Box 129

1926

Boxes 130-131

1927

Box 132

1928

Boxes 133-134

1929

Box 135

1930

Box 136

1931-1932

Box 137

1932-1933

Box 138

1936-1950

Box 139

CARD FILE, 1908-1914

Scope and Contents note

Sorted index card notes of people mentioned in Hugh Gibson's letters to his mother, with corresponding dates
Boxes 140-152, on shelf

OVERSIZE MATERIAL, 1802-1956

Scope and Contents note

Albums, autograph and guest books, certificates, checkbooks, desk calendars, diplomas, medals, notebooks, and scrapbooks, arranged alphabetically by type.
Box 140

Certificates of appointment

 

As ambassador

 

Poland, 1919

 

Switzerland, 1924

 

Belgium, 1927 and 1937

 

Brazil, 1933

 

Luxemburg, 1937

 

As delegate to the Sixth Session of the Preparatory Commission for the Disarmament Conference, Second Part, Geneva, 1930 November 6

 

As a Colonel of Military Intelligence in the Army of the United States, 1931, 1936

 

Certificates of gratitude and admiration

 

From the Association of Polish Societies

 

From a Committee of Poles, including I. Paderewski

 

From Herbert Hoover to H.G. as a member of the Food Mission, 1947

 

Certificate from the Vatican, 1947

 

Certificate from the Munson S.S. Lines

 

Certificate from PanAm Airlines, 1933

 

Diplomas

 

Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris: Diploma of the diplomatic section, 1907

 

Pomona College, California: M.A., and L.L.D., 1918, 1929

 

Universite de Louvain, Belgium: Doctor of Diplomacy and Political Science, 1928

 

Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium: Doctor of Law, 1930

 

Yale University, New Haven: Doctor of Law, 1931

 

Humoristic diploma presented to H.G. by Herman A. Webster, Paris, 1907

Box 141

Checkbooks

Box 142

Daily reminders and address books

 

Of Hugh Gibson, 1940-1953

Box 143

Of Ynes Gibson, 1945-1950

Box 144

Autograph books

 

Undated

 

1906-1912

 

1914-1915

 

1922-1938

 

1928-1938

 

1932

 

1942-1956

Box 145

Autograph book, 1940-1942

 

Appointment book, 1922

 

Guest lists book, 1928-1933

 

Sitting arrangements book, 1927-1932

 

Notebook, undated

 

Note books of courses at the Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris

 

Diplomatic history

 

The Oriental question

 

Political science

 

International law (2 vols.)

 

Leather bound book of signatures by British women in thanks for H.G.'s attempts to save Nurse Cavell in 1914, 1932 June 23

 

Souvenir photo album entitled "Belgian War Mission, July 1917"

 

Two Speeches on Italy's Foreign Policy Rome, (inscribed to H.G. from Dino Grandi), 1930

 

Au banquet des Nations: The League at Lunch (sketches of various conferences by Derso & Kelen), Geneva, 1937

Box 146

Medals and decorations

 

Belgium

 

"Je Maintiendrai"

 

The Order of Leopold: "L'Union Fait la Force," 1832

 

"De la Reine Elizabeth," 1916

 

"Comite National de Secours et d'Alimentation," 1918

 

Independence, 1930

 

Brazil - Order of the Southern Cross, 1822

 

France - Legion of Honor, 1802

 

Poland

 

"PTCK," Red Cross

 

Kosciuszko Squadron, Air Force

 

"Ameryki," Americans of Polish descent who fought in World War I

 

"Polania Restituta," 1918

 

The Cross of Valor, 1920 August 11

 

Serbia

 

Red Cross

 

Order of Saint Sava, 1883

 

Medallions

 

Pius XI

 

Commemorating the first New York-Paris flight by Charles A. Lindbergh, "Spirit of St. Louis," New York, May 20 - Paris May 21, 1927

 

Swiss Confederation, Carnegie Foundation for Lifesavers, 1911 March 22

Box 147

Scrapbooks (mostly of newspaper clippings)

 

Foreign Service - Latin America (mostly)

 

Appointments to Honduras, Havana and London

 

Assault made upon him in Havana by a Cuban journalist, Enrique Maza

 

1912 August 27 - September 2

 

1912 September 2 - September 12

 

1912 September 14 - December 30

 

1913 February 5 - August 27

Box 148

Reviews of H.G.'s book Belgium, The Country and Its People; his address to the Foreign Policy Association and the situation in Europe, 1939 July 13 - December 15

 

Preparatory Commission, Sixth Session, First Part, 1929 April - November

 

Book listing names of people mentioned in H.G.'s letters to his mother, with corresponding dates (matching card file in box 139), 1908-1914

Box 149

Tripartite Naval Conference

 

1927 June 19 - July 11

 

1927 July 9 - August 3

 

1927 August 2-8, 1927 November 17 - December 17, 1928 January 13 - March 28

Box 150

London Naval Conference

 

1929 December 27 - 1930 February 2

 

1930 January 31 - February 20

Box 151

1930 February 20 - March 20

 

1930 March 19 - April 11

Box 152

1930 April 11 - April 25

 

Conference of Experts for a Moratorium on Intergovernmental Debts, London, 1931

 

MEMORABILIA

memorabilia cabinet

1 leather bill-fold

 

3 metal plates for printing of personal cards

 

1 plastic plate (slab) with H.G.'s signature

 

7 printing blocks used for the book Hugh Gibson, 1883-1954 (light verse by H.G. in his handwriting)

 

Set of 8 overcoat and uniform buttons intended for Legation liveries in Warsaw, sent to H.G. by Reginald C. Foster in 1921

 

PHONORECORD, 1930

Record cabinet

Recording of the opening of the London Naval Conference by King George V, (with the King's signature on the inside flap), 1930 January 21

56000-10.A-V

PHOTOGRAPHS

Scope and Contents note

496 prints, 4 booklets of prints, 76 postcards, 4 negatives.
Envelope mA

1 print of Hugh Gibson undated

Envelope mB

18 prints of Hugh Gibson undated

Envelope C

20 prints of Ynes Gibson (Mrs. Hugh) and 7 prints Ynes Gibson and others undated

Envelope mD

1 print of Hugh Gibson, John Foster Dulles, James T. Shotwell, and others, circa 1950; 1 print of members of the Commission for Relief in Belgium; 5 prints of children being fed (probably in Belgium); 1 print of Takashi Komatsu and family, 1937; 21 prints of unidentified house (probably in Brazil); 9 miscellaneous prints

Envelope E

43 prints of Michael Gibson (son of Hugh Gibson), undated

Envelope F

1 print of Michael Gibson with Princess Josephine-Charlotte; 1 print of Astrid, Queen of the Belgians with Princess Josephine-Charlotte, undated

Envelope G

5 prints of Hugh Gibson and/or Mrs. Gibson with Michael Gibson; 3 prints of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Gibson; 1 print of Michael Gibson's baptism, undated

Envelope H

1 print of wedding of Hugh Gibson and Ynes Reyntiens, February 27, 1922; 4 booklets of wedding prints

Envelope I

10 prints of Hugh Gibson and others; 2 prints of Hugh Gibson, Henry L. Stimson and others; 1 print of Herbert Hoover, Hugh Gibson and others, undated

Envelope J

38 prints of Spain during the civil war, 1936-1939

Envelope K

1 print of Hugh Gibson addressing troops of General Josef Haller, Warsaw, Memorial Day, 1919; 3 prints of Hugh Gibson and Ynes Gibson, circa 1922; 1 print of Ynes Gibson and others, 1918; 1 scene in Bruges, Belgium, 1928; 1 print of family and friends of Ynes Reyntiens Gibson; 2 prints of Rev. John B. de Ville, 1932; 3 prints of Brussels, Belgium, 1927; 4 prints of members of the Belgian Royal family

Envelope L

Trip to Latin America with the Intergovernmental Committee August-September, 1952

Envelope M

61 prints of trip to Spain, 1939

Envelope mN

1 print of 2 soldiers in World War I; 1 print of Ynes Gibson and others, 1916

Envelope O

2 prints of Countess Sophie Clary (Foffa); 1 print of A.T. Ozoria; 1 print of Mary Gibson (mother of Hugh Gibson); 1 print of William Hallam Tuck and others, 1916; 1 print of the Clary family, 1923; 3 prints of Paula and Franzy Kinsky; 1 print of Capt. Clarence A. Abele, 1919; 1 print of the Sunset Club, 1916-1919, 1945

Envelope mP

1 print of Baupre (?), 1913; 1 print of sketch of Herbert Hoover, 1933; 1 print of Grace Coolidge, (Mrs. Calvin); 1 print of Helena Paderewska (wife of Ignace), 1919

Envelope Q

1 print of Hugh and Ynes Gibson, Pierre de Boal, Allen Winslow and other, Berne; 43 prints of the Legation in Warsaw, Poland, 1919-1922; 2 prints of Count Zamoyski and others; 10 scenes in Poland; 1 print of the Marquis de Villalobar, Cardinal Mercier, and others; 1 print of Cardinal Mercier and others,

Envelope R

66 postcards of France and Poland 1919-1920; 1 postcard of Albert I, King of the Belgians; 1 post card of Leopold II, King of the Belgians; 3 postcards of General Jozef Haller; 5 post cards of Joseph Pilsudski; 1 print of Emperor Franz Josef

Envelope S

4 negatives, undated

Envelope T

30 unidentified prints, undated

Envelope U

8 unidentified prints, undated

Envelope V

28 unidentified prints, undated

 

CORRESPONDENCE II, 1912-1954

Scope and Contents note

Consists of letters and telegrams aminly sent to Ynes Gibson, as well as an address book and commemoratory materials after Gibson's death. The creator's original order was maintained.
 

Address book, undated

Box/Folder 153 : 1

Clary, Countess Sophie (Foffa), 1912-1946

 

Letters to Ynes Gibson, 1922-1949

Box/Folder 153 : 3

1922-1938

Box/Folder 153 : 5

1937-1949

Box/Folder 153 : 4

1939-1941

Box/Folder 154 : 1

1945-1949

 

Letters from Hugh Gibson, 1932-1949

Box/Folder 154 : 2

1932

Box/Folder 154 : 3

1938-1941

Box/Folder 154 : 4

1942-1949

Box/Folder 155 : 1

General correspondence, 1914-1932

Box/Folder 155 : 2

Letters received, A to M, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 155 : 3

Letters received, M to Z, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 155 : 4

Intergovernmental Committee for Migration (ICM) ceremony honoring Gibson correspondence, 1982-1983

Scope and Contents note

Includes ICM press packet and a speech by Michael Gibson.
 

FAMILY FILE II, 1914-1955

Scope and Contents note

Consists of correspondence, speeches, news clippings, announcements, and printed matter relating to Gibson's career and commemoratory after his death. Also included are diaries written by Ynes Gibson detailing her experience in World War I.
Box/Folder 156 : 1

Ynes Gibson's diaries, 1914-1917

Box/Folder 156 : 2

South American tour journal, 1947

Box/Folder 156 : 3

Speeches and clippings on the death of Hugh Gibson and estate documents, 1954-1955

Box 156

CORRESPONDENCE III, 1917-1947

Scope and Contents note

Consists of letters and telegrams sent to and from the Gibson family.
Box/Folder 156 : 4

Telegrams between Hugh Gibson and Mrs. Frank Gibson (mother), 1917-1924

Box/Folder 156 : 5

Letters to Michael Gibson, 1931-1947

Box 157

PHOTOGRAPHS II,

Scope and Contents note

Consists of photographs relating to Gibson's personal life and diplomatic career, arranged chronologically by subject.
Box/Folder 157 : 1

American legation and portraits from Warsaw, Poland, 1919

Box/Folder 157 : 2-3

Family, friends, colleagues, and miscellaneous photographs, 1922-1948

Box/Folder 157 : 4

Brazil, 1935

Box/Folder 157 : 5

ICM meeting in Geneva, circa 1954

Box/Folder 157 : 6

Prints of Herbert Hoover and Hugh Gibson, undated

Box/Folder 157 : 7

One print of "Wake Up America!" with William Chenery, Fred Clark, Admiral Wm. V. Pratt, Mrs. Eve Garrette, and Hugh Gibson, undated

Box/Folder 157 : 8

United States Embassy in London staff, undated

Box/Folder 157 : 9

King Albert with family; one print of King Albert and Hugh Gibson, undated

 

2015 INCREMENT circa 2015

 

The Hoover for President Club manuscript by Michael F. Gibson circa 2015

Scope and Contents note

This family history is by Hugh Gibson's son. Per the author, "Writings of my parents are framed and reference is given to sources. Writings by their friends are signaled by a marginal line." The manuscript contains embedded color images; it is 479 pages. Received as a MS Word Doc titled THE_HOOVER_FOR_PRESIDENT_CLUB_FINAL.doc in 2015.
 

APPENDIX

 

List of items from the collection transferred to the Hoover Library:

 

All bound publications of the League of Nations regarding various disarmament conferences

 

Conference on the Limitation of Armament - Subcommittees, Washington, D.C., 1921-1922

 

Testament Politique du Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, Henri Desbordes, Amsterdam, 5th edition, 1696

 

Belgian newspapers:

 

Le Temps Present, nos. 1-36 (not inclusive), 1914-1915

 

La Vie Universelle, no. 2

 

La Petite Illustration, March 3, 1921

 

Pamphlets:

 

American Experiments in Disarmament and the London Conference of 1930, by William I. Hull, Committee on Peace and Service of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends, 12 p. 1929;

 

Cost of Armaments, by William H. Gardiner, Navy League of the United States, 8 p., January 7, 1930

 

The Covenant of the League of Nations with a Commentary thereon, London: Majesty's Stationery Office, 19 p. 1921;

 

Covenant of the League of Nations with Annex (French/English)

 

18 p. December 1, 1928;

 

18 p. December 10, 1930;

 

Final Protocol of the Locarno Conference (and annexes), together with Treaties between France and Poland, and France and Czechoslovakia, London: Majesty's Stationery Office, 1925

 

Fleet (the British Empire and Foreign Countries), London: Majesty's Stationery Office, 95 p. 1929;

 

Investigation of Communist Propaganda, Report no. 2290, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., January 17, 1931

 

Limitation and Reduction of Naval Armament, Treaty between the United States of America and Other Powers, Treaty Series, no. 830, Washington, D.C., 37 p., 1931

 

London Naval Conference, speeches and press statements by members of the American delegation, State Department Publication, Washington, D.C., 67 p. 1930;

 

London Naval Treaty of 1930, State Department Publication, Washington, D.C., 23 p. 1930;

 

Memorandum ... of the Optional Clause of the Statute of the Permanent Court of International Justice, London: Majesty's Stationery Office, 13 p. 1929;

 

Organisation et programme des cours, Ecole Libre des Sciences Politiques, Paris, 141 p. 1906-1907;

 

Papers regarding the Limitation of Naval Armaments, London: Majesty's Stationery Office, 46 p. 1928;

 

Parity in Naval Strength, by William H. Gardiner, Navy League of the United States, 12 p. January 11, 1930;

 

Peace Treaty of Trianon, Society of Hungarian Lawyers, Budapest, 39 p. 1931;

 

Photographic History of the Bolshevik Atrocities, 39 p. undated;

 

Records of the Conference for the Limitation of Naval Armament, presented by Mr. Hale, 70th Congress, 1st session, Sen. Doc. No. 55, Washington, D.C., 220 p. 1928;

 

Report of the Preparatory Commission for the Disarmament Conference and Draft Convention, State Department Publication, Washington, D.C., 102 p. 1931;

 

Trade and Navies, by William H. Gardiner, Navy League of the United States, Washington, D.C., 11 p. January 9, 1930;

 

The United States and the Other American Republics, Address by Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of State, Washington, D.C., 18 p. 1931;

 

The Year's Major Factors in the Progress of Peace, Address by Charles E. Hughes, 71st Congress, 1st session, Senate Document no. 19, Washington, D.C., 11 p. 1929;

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