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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Stephen Miles Bouton Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1962
    Collection number: 83014
    Creator: Bouton, Stephen Miles, 1876-
    Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (2.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoirs, dispatches, newspaper columns, other writings, speeches, and correspondence, relating to the German revolution of 1918, German politics and society from World War I to World War II, interwar European politics, and social conditions and civil liberties in the U.S.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English and German.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Stephen Miles Bouton Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Civil rights--United States.
    Europe--Politics and government--1918-1945.
    Germany--History--Revolution, 1918.
    Germany--Politics and government--20th century.
    Germany--Social conditions.
    United States.
    United States--Social conditions.

    Biographical Note

    1876, September 24 Born, Blockville, N.Y.
    1899 LL.B., Albany Law School Admitted to N.Y. bar; practiced at Jamestown, N.Y.
    1903, November 11 Married Frieda Dorothea Kleinsang
    1903-1904 On staff, Meadville (Pa.) Star
    1904-1905 On staff, Oil City Times
    1905-1909 On staff, Buffalo Express
    1909-1919 With Associated Press
    1911 Transferred to Berlin, Germany
    1911-1912, 1925-1927 Studied, University of Berlin
    1914-1916 With the German army on various fronts as war correspondent
    1916-1919 In charge of Associated Press bureau in Stockholm, Sweden
    1917, Summer In Petrograd
    1918, November First enemy correspondent to enter Berlin after the armistice
    1920 Author, And the Kaiser Abdicates
    1920-1934 Berlin correspondent, N.Y. World, N.Y. Times, Baltimore Sun
    1922 Author, Das Ende der Grossmacht Deutschland
    1934, June Ordered by the Hitler government to leave Germany
    1935-1939 Lecturer
    1940's-1950's Chief editorial writer, The Post-Journal, Jamestown, N.Y.