Register of the Raymond L. Bland papers

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Title: Raymond L. Bland papers
Date (inclusive): 1919-1941
Collection Number: 68024
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 3 envelopes, 3 medals (1.5 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial records, and printed matter relating to the work of the American Relief Administration in Europe and Russia, 1919-1924, and the President's Committee on War Relief Agencies, 1941.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Bland, Raymond L.

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Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, financial records, and printed matter relating to the work of the American Relief Administration in Europe and Russia, 1919-1924, and the President's Committee on War Relief Agencies, 1941.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American Relief Administration.
United States. President's Committee on War Relief Agencies.
International relief.
Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
United States--Foreign relations.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.

Box 1

American Food in the World War and Reconstruction Period, by Frank M. Surface and Raymond L. Bland, undated

 

Copy of special edition

 

Literary note

 

Correspondence

 

Lists of subscribers

 

Statistical tables

 

American Relief Administration, 1919-1924, undated

 

"A.R.A. on the Edge of Siberia," report of the UFA-Urals District, manuscript copy, 1921-1923

 

Final report of the work in Hungary written by members of the American Child Welfare Mission, 1920

 

Financial records of A.R.A. accounts, undated

Box 2

Memo and cable regarding Russian relief, undated

 

Cable summarizing Hungarian political situation, undated

 

Report of the Danzig Port Mission, 1919-1922

 

Report of the European Children's Fund Mission to Poland, 1919-1922

 

Report of American medical and sanitary relief in Russian famine, A.R.A. Bulletin, 1921-1923

 

"A Sketch of the Child-Feeding Operations of the A.R.A. Mission to Czechoslovakia, 1919-1921"

 

Summary review of financial transactions of the A.R.A. for European relief activities, 1919 August - 1924 December

 

Armistice between Russians and Estonians, copy of agreement, 1919

 

Commission for Relief in Belgium, Inc. map showing world food imports and exports, 1938

 

Hoover, Herbert C.

Box 3

Maps

 

Miscellany

 

Office of Production Management, "Statistical Summary of Defense Progress," 1941

 

President's Committee on War Relief Agencies, 1941

Scope and Contents note

Contains reports, memoranda, etc.
 

U.S. Food Administration, enabling legislation and executive orders

 

Photographs, undated

Envelope A

81 photos of relief activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium and the American Relief Administration in Europe and Russia

Scope and Contents note

Includes photo of Herbert Hoover and the CRB staff at Rotterdam.
Envelope B

44 photos of wartime scenes in Europe during World War I

Scope and Contents note

Includes photo of Gen. Paul von Hindenburg.
Envelope C

13 photos of personal and miscellaneous scenes

Memorabilia cabinet

3 medals