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Preliminary Inventory to the Ronald Hilton Papers,
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Accruals
  • Related Archival Materials note
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Ronald Hilton papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1922-2007
    Collection Number: 80080
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 111 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 oversize mounted article, 1 oversize map (47.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, printed matter, sound recordings, video tapes, and photographs, relating to international relations and their study at Stanford University; the history of and political, social and economic conditions in Latin America and Spain; Soviet historiography on Herbert Hoover and American food relief to Russia; and language as a factor in politics in multilingual countries. Includes recordings of interviews of Latin American leaders, and editorial records of World Affairs Report. Digital copies of selected items available.
    Creator: Hilton, Ronald, 1911-2007


    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of all sound recordings in boxes 2-16 are available for immediate access.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ronald Hilton papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.


    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Hilton Latin American collection, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

    Biographical Note

    American educator; director, Institute of Hispanic American and Luso-Brazilian Studies, Stanford University, 1942-1964; editor, World Affairs Report, 1970- .

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Highlights of the first seventeen boxes of this collection include: 1 folder (in Box 17) containing biographical information on Valentin M. Berezhkov, assistant to Soviet foreign minister Molotov, and an article by Keith Tuber, 1993, relating to V. Berezhkov's recollections of Soviet diplomatic history during World War II; and 1 videotape cassette (in Box 17) of an interview of V. Berezhkov conducted by Ronald Hilton in 1993, relating to the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American Relief Administration.
    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Stanford University.
    International relations.
    International relief.
    Languages--Political aspects.
    Latin America--Economic conditions--1945-
    Latin America--History.
    Latin America--Politics and government--20th century.
    Latin America--Social conditions.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
    Video tapes.
    World affairs report.