Preliminary Inventory of the Benjamin O. Johnson Papers, 1917-1923

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Preliminary Inventory of the Benjamin O. Johnson Papers, 1917-1923

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution staff
Encoded by:
Brooke Dykman Dockter
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benjamin O. Johnson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1923
Collection Number: 73070
Creator: Johnson, Benjamin O., 1878-
Extent: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, diplomatic dispatches and instructions, and printed matter, relating to the Russian Railway Service Corps in Siberia, the Inter-Allied Technical Board, and the Trans-Siberian Railroad during World War I and the Russian Civil War. Photocopy.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Benjamin O. Johnson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Biographical/Historical Note

American engineer; colonel, Russian Railway Service Corps, 1917-1923; president pro tempore, Inter-Allied Technical Board, 1920-1921.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, diplomatic dispatches and instructions, and printed matter, relating to the Russian Railway Service Corps in Siberia, the Inter-Allied Technical Board, and the Trans-Siberian Railroad during World War I and the Russian Civil War. Photocopy

Access Points

Inter-Allied Technical Board.
Trans-Siberian Railroad.
United States. Advisory Commission of Railway Experts to Russia.
Railroads--Siberia (Russia)
Railroads--Soviet Union.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
World War, 1914-1918--Transportation.
Russia.
Soviet Union.
Siberia (Russia)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Armed Forces.
Engineers.


Container List

Box 1

Inter-Allied Technical Board

 

Reports to John F. Stevens, President of the Inter-Allied Technical Board, from B. O. Johnson serving as President-pro tempore, November 1920 -May 1921

 

Diplomatic correspondence with the U.S. Department of State while B. O. Johnson served as President-pro tempore of the Inter-Allied Technical Board, November 1920 -May 1921

 

Official correspondence

 

Minutes of the conference on resumption of train movement, between the Inter-Allied Technical Board and the Chinese Eastern Railroad, December 14, 1920

 

Russian Railway Service Corps

 

Appointment and promotions

 

Correspondence and notes concerning service with the Russian Railway Service Corps

 

Passes and passports

 

Honors and awards

 

Writings

 

"American Railway Engineers in Siberia"

 

"New Light on Railroading in Siberia"

 

"The Trans-Siberian Railways"

 

"What Ivan Thinks of Bolshevism"

 

Miscellany

 

Clippings and printed matter

 

Personal correspondence