Register of the Perrin C. Galpin Papers, 1914-1957

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Register of the Perrin C. Galpin Papers, 1914-1957

Hoover Institution Archives



Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
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  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Perrin C. Galpin Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1957.
Collection Number: 57015
Creator: Galpin, Perrin C., 1889-1973.
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (2.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, and printed matter, relating to the Commission for Relief in Belgium, the American Relief Administration, Herbert Hoover and American electoral politics, and the 1938 trip to Europe and 1946 food relief activities in Europe of Herbert Hoover.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Perrin C. Galpin Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1957.

Accruals

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Access Points

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
American Relief Administration.
United States. President's Famine Emergency Committee.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.
Belgium.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Politics and government--20th century.

Biographical Note

1889, August 11 Born, New Haven, Connecticut
1913-1914 Graduate studies, Oxford University, Great Britain
1914-1915 Secretary, Commission for Relief in Belgium (Brussels)
1916-1917 Instructor of history and economics, Union College, Schenectady, New York
1917-1918 Served as a captain of field artillery in the U.S. Army in France
1918-1919 Secretary, Commission for Relief in Belgium (Lille)
1919-1923 Secretary, American Relief Administration
1920 Original incorporator, Belgian-Ameircan Educational Foundation; President until 1963
1923 Incorporator, American Children's Fund; Vice-President from 1936 to 1950
1928 Honorary Doctorate, University of Louvain, Belgium
1930 Honorary Doctorate, University of Brussels, Belgium
1932- Member, Francqui Foundation of Belgium
1938 Accompanied Herbert Hoover on his trip to Europe
1945- Member, Council of Administration, Fondation Universitaire de Belgique
1945-1955 Director, W. T. Grant Co.
1946 Member, Herbert Hoover Food Mission to Europe and Asia
1947-1955 Executive Director, Grant Foundation
1951 Decorated Grand Officer of Leopold II, Belgium
1956 Editor: Hugh Gibson, 1883-1954
1973, August 11 Died, Pelham Manor, New York

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, reports, photographs, clippings, and printed matter, relating to the Commission for Relief in Belgium, the American Relief Administration, Herbert Hoover and American electoral politics, and the 1938 trip to Europe and 1946 food relief activities in Europe of Herbert Hoover.

Container List

Box 1

Biographical File, 1914-1946

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic.
Box 1.

Appointment as special investigator during presidential elections, 1928

Box 1.

Insurance policy contracted for trip to Europe, 1938

Box 1.

Newspaper clippings on Galpin and his trip to Europe and Asia, 1946

Box 1.

Safe-conducts issued by the German authorities in Belgium, 1914-1915

Box 1

Correspondence, 1914-1955.See also Subject File, Hoover, Herbert, Presidential campaigns, 1928, Corresondence of Galpin

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box 1.

Unidentified, 1945-1946

 

American Relief Administration. See Subject File, A.R.A.

Box 1.

Anonymous (on the world food situation), 1946

Box 1.

Bane, Suda L., 1939-1945

Box 1.

Bottorff, Ann, 1955

Box 1.

Commission for Relief in Belgium, Brussels, 1915

Box 1.

Dupuis, Emile, 1915

 

Fisher, Harold H.

Box 1.

1934-1939

Box 1.

1940-1949

Box 1.

1950-1955

Box 1.

Galpin, Anne Perrin (Penny) (daughter), 1938

Box 1.

Galpin, Harry (brother), 1914-1915 (including a letter to his wife, Ellen)

Box 1.

Galpin, Lucy K. E. (daughter), 1946

Box 1.

Galpin, Stephanie (wife), 1938-1946

Box 1.

Galpin, Mrs. Henry L., 1938

Box 1.

Hoover, Herbert (mostly on Rhodes Scholars), 1914-1928

Box 1.

Jessup, Philip C., 1943

Box 1.

Lucey, Captain J. F., 1914

Box 1.

Mitchell, P. V. G. (U.S. Lines), 1938

Box 1.

Murray, Major C. P., Jr., 1945

Box 1.

Roscoe, 1938

Box 1.

Special Aid Society for American Preparedness, 1938

Box 1.

Telegrams wishing Galpin a good trip and welcoming him back, 1938

Box 2

Speeches and Writings, 1932-1946

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 2.

"As President," 1932. Typewritten carbon copy of the draft for a 3 page essay on Herbert Hoover

 

Letters to the editor. See Subject File, Hoover, Herbert, Presidential campaigns, 1920 and 1928, letters to the editor by Galpin

Box 2.

Notes on the Commission for Relief in Belgium, n.d. Handwriten copy

Box 2.

Notes on trip of 1946. Handwritten copy

Box 2.

Remarks on the Westchester county (N.Y.) elections of March 19, 1935. Typewritten carbon copy

Box 2.

Review of Leon Trotsky: Stalin. An Appraisal of the Man and His Influence, n.d. (including a letter accompanying the review sent to H. H. Fisher, June 7, 1944). Typewritten carbon copy

Box 2.

Speech, Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, Conn., June 18, 1938 (on trip of 1938). Typewritten carbon copy

Box 2.

Speech, Pelham Men's Club, Pelham, N.Y., April 12, 1938 (on trip of 1938). Typewritten copy

Box 2.

Speech (notes for), Staten Island, October 26, 1932 (on Hoover's presidential campaign). Typewritten copy

Box 2.

Speech, Women's Republican Club, Poughkeepsie, September 1932 (On Hoover's presidential campaign). Two typewritten copies, one original and one carbon copy

Box 2.

"Through Europe with Mr. Hoover, February and March 1938. Random notes, personal and confidential," dictated early in April in New York. Two typewritten copies, one original and one carbon copy

Boxes 2-6

Subject File, 1914-1957

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, correspondence, memorabilia, notes, printed matter, studies, arranged alphabetically by topic.
Box 2.

American Expeditionary Forces Headquarters, district of Paris, 1918

 

American Relief Administration (mostly Galpin's correspondence)

Box 2.

March-May 1921

Box 6.

June 1921-September 1927

Box 6.

Anglo-French Pact (new efforts to negotiate,), 1946

Box 6.

Asia, 1946

Box 6.

Austria, 1938

Box 2.

Belgium, 1914-1918. See Germany, occupation of Belgium

Box 6.

Boulanger, Nadia, 1938

 

Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914-1917

Box 6.

Articles on the work of

Box 6.

Articles on the accomplishments of Delegates

Box 6.

Galpin's work appraised by others

Box 2.

Memorabilia

Box 6.

Miscellaneous

Box 2.

Publications

Box 6.

Rationing

Box 2.

Reports

Box 6.

Rhodes Scholars. See also CORRESPONDENCE, Hoover, Herbert

Box 6.

Safe-conduct for two C.R.B. vehicles

Box 2.

"The Development of Finnish-Soviet Relations during the autumn of 1939" published by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, 1940

Box 3.

Donovan, Colonel Bill (ran for Governor of New York in 1932)

Box 3.

Fisher, Harold H., 1952-1957. For curriculum vitae, See CORRESPONDENCE, Fisher, H. H., February 27, 1945

Box 3.

Galpin, Ellen D. (letter of thanks from C.R.B. Vice-Chairman Lindon W. Bates and certificate of acknowledgment for her donation to the C.R.B., 1915)

Box 3.

Galpin, Stephanie (letter from an unidentified friend, April 9, 1946)

Box 3.

Galpin, Stephen K. (letters to the family, 1946, see also CORRESPONDENCE, Fisher, H. H., March 8, 1945, and to Harold H. Fisher, 1950). See also Subject File, Hoover, Herbert, Correspondence, Galpin, Stephen K.

 

Germany

 

Occupation of Belgium, 1914-1918

Box 3.

Articles on

Box 3.

Atrocities perpetrated

Box 3.

Miscellaneous

Box 3.

Proclamations

Box 3.

Survey of the Reichstag election of March 5, 1933

Box 3.

Treaty of Peace with, 1919

Box 3.

Gibson, Hugh S. (letters to Harry L. Galpin. 1915, and to Mrs. Hoover, 1938)

Box 3.

Great Britain (supplies for Belgian industries), 1916

Box 3.

Grey, Sir Edward. See Commission for Relief in Belgium, Publications

Box 3.

Hall, Representative Edwin Arthur, 1946

Box 3.

Holland (schemes for raising revenue)

 

Hoover, Herbert

Box 3.

Articles on, 1935-1939

 

Correspondence

Box 3.

Unidentified, 1915 (Hoover on C.R.B.)

Box 3.

Galpin, Stephen K., 1933

 

Presidential campaigns

 

1920, Race for the Republican nomination

Box 3.

General

Box 3.

Galpin's letters to the editor

 

1928

Box 3.

Articles

Box 3.

Biographical data on Herbert Hoover

Box 3.

Campaign books of both parties

Box 3.

Galpin's correspondence (with Angell, A.R.A. men, Baker, Cross, Flesh, Fox, Gibney, Gutterson, Hoffman, Hubbard, Hutchinson Kott?, Nash?, New York Engineers Hoover Committee, Richards, Richey, Rickards, Surface, Tilson)

Box 3.

Electoral estimates and results

Box 3.

Financial matters

Box 3.

Hoover-Curtis University Committee for Connecticut

Box 3.

Instructions for election day based on election law

 

Letters to the editor

Box 3.

Galpin's

Box 3.

Others'

Box 3.

Miscellaneous

Box 3.

New York Engineers' Hoover Committee

Box 3.

New York Young Republican Club

 

Newspaper clippings

Box 3.

General

Box 3.

On the candidates

Box 3.

On the issues (prohibition, immigration, religion, Hoover's relief work, water power, etc.)

Box 3.

Politricks

Box 4.

Publications of both parties

Box 4.

Publicity for Hoover

 

Speeches and statements

Box 4.

By Herbert Hoover

Box 4.

By Al Smith

Box 4.

By others

 

1932

Box 4.

Articles and letters in favor of Hoover

Box 4.

Galpin's correspondence (with Hinshaw, Morgan, Strauss)

Box 4.

Material gathered on Franklin D. Roosevelt and Haiti (including Galpin's research notes on the question)

Box 4.

New York Young Republican Club

Box 4.

Publicity and publication of both parties, including reprints of speeches by both candidates

Box 4.

Speeches, 1926-1953

 

Trips

 

1938, to Europe

Box 4.

Binder containing newspaper clippings, telegrams, photographs, invitations, menus, speeches, postcards, bills, etc.

 

Countries visited

Box 4.

Austria

Box 4.

Belgium

Box 4.

Czechoslovakia

Box 4.

France

Box 4.

Germany

Box 5.

Great Britain

Box 5.

Poland

Box 5.

Itineraries

 

Newspaper clippings

Box 5.

General

Box 5.

Before departure

Box 5.

Return to the United States. Address by Herbert Hoover at the Council on Foreign Affairs, March 21, 1938

Box 5.

S.S. Normandie

 

1946, to Europe and Asia, as honorary chairman of President Truman's Famine Emergency Commitee

Box 5.

Conversion rates of foreign currencies

 

Countries visited

Box 5.

Czechoslovakia

Box 5.

Germany

Box 5.

Great Britain

Box 5.

Egypt

Box 5.

India

Box 5.

Japan

Box 5.

Norway

Box 5.

Poland

Box 5.

Siam (Thailand)

Box 5.

Food situation (articles, reports, etc.)

Box 5.

Itinerary

Box 5.

Mason, Frank E. Reports of trips

Box 5.

Newspaper clippings (including those from the Daily News and others in a binder)

Box 5.

"Random vital statistics"

Box 5.

Hoover Overseas and War Service Organizations 1914-1924, 1929

Box 5.

Iran, 1946

Box 5.

Navigation science. A review of Lawrence C. Wrath's The Way of a Ship: An Essay on the Literature of Navigation, Science, 1939, by Lincoln Colcord O'Hare, Anne McCormick (N.Y. Times correspondent in Europe), 1938-1946

Box 5.

Official Directory for 1776 State National Committeemen

Box 5.

Poland Fights, April-May 1946

Box 5.

La Province, February 26, 1930

Box 5.

Rickard, Edgar (on Hoover), 1928

 

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano. See also Hoover, Herbert, Presidential campaigns, 1932, material gathered on F.D.R. and Haiti; Smith, Al

Box 5.

General

Box 5.

Inaugural Address, March 4, 1933

Box 5.

Rugby Union, 1946

Box 5.

Smith, Al, relations with Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Box 5.

Smith, Paul C. (accompanied Hoover on his trip to Europe in 1938), articles in the San Francisco Chronicle, April 1938

Box 5.

Time Magazine, "Background for War" (special issue), 1938

Box 5.

United Nations Organization, Military Staff Committee meeting in New York, March 1946, to submit plans for an international police force to the Security Council)

Box 5.

Zeeland, Paul van. Report on International Economic Reconstruction, March 1938

 

Increment

Box 5.

Album with metal covers, embossed title "Remerciements" and flowers. Watercolor illustration and letters of thanks, and a poem. "Le Comité des Dames de Montegne, Liége à la noble Amérique!" 1915

Note

Received from Perrin Galpin 1966
Box 5.

Materials re. CRB, including identification papers for Perrin Galpin (one with photograph), and two postcards to Henry Galpin

 

Memorabilia, 1928

shelf On Shelf

Memorabilia, 1928. One oversize folder containing two copies of Galpin's honorary doctorate from the University of Louvain, Belgium, May 25, 1928

 

Photographs, 1938-1946.

Physical Description: (27 photographs / 2 envelopes
Envelope A

10 photographs depicting Herbert Hoover on his trip to Europe on board of SS Normandie and in Belgium, accompanied by Perrin C. Galpin and Paul C. Smith, 1938

Envelope B

17 photographs depicting Herbert Hoover on his trip to Europe and Asia, at the Vatican, in Poland, Greece and Norway, 1946