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Register of the Harold H. Fisher Papers 1917-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harold H. Fisher papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1974
    Collection Number: XX235
    Creator: Fisher, Harold H., 1890-1975
    Collection Size: 33 manuscript boxes, 44 card file boxes, 5 envelopes, 1 oversize box, l phonorecord (36.3 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Clippings, printed matter, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, articles, microfilm, and photographs, relating to the Soviet Union, the San Francisco Conference organizing the United Nations, the Civil War in Spain, Herbert Hoover and the American Relief Administration, and the history of Finland.
    Language: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    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], Harold H. Fisher papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    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.

    Access Points

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    American Relief Administration.
    United Nations Conference on International Organization (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.)
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    Finland.
    Finland--History.
    Spain.
    Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union--History.
    United States--Foreign relations.

    Biographical Note

    1911 A.B., University of Vermont
    1917-1918 Captain of field artillery, U.S. Army
    1922 Assistant to Herbert Hoover with the American Relief Administration (A.R.A.); chief of history department of A.R.A.
    1936 Honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.), University of Vermont
    1943-1955 Director, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace; professor of history, Stanford University
    1945 Assistant to former governor Harold E. Stassen of U.S. Delegation to San Francisco Conference
    1946-1947 Director, School of Naval Administration, Stanford University
    1955-1960 Professor of international relations, San Francisco State College
    Also: Author of numerous books on the Soviet Union; editorial writer for the Washington Herald; business editor of The New Republic; radio news analyst for CBS and NBC; active in Asian scholarship; former director of Belgian-American Educational Foundation

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Clippings, printed matter, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, articles, microfilm, and photographs, relating to the Soviet Union, the San Francisco Conference organizing the United Nations, the Civil War in Spain, Herbert Hoover and the American Relief Administration, and the history of Finland.