Scope and Content of Collection
Title: James Addison Logan Papers
Collection number: 56013
Logan, James Addison, 1879-1930.
17 manuscript boxes
(6.8 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Contains correspondence, memoranda, and reports that reflect the prevalent international situation during and after World
War I. They relate to the U.S. war effort, conditions of prisoners of war, the Paris Peace Conference, postwar reconstruction
in Europe, and war reparations.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages represented in the collection:
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[Identification of item], James Addison Logan Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1930
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|1879 November 11
||Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
||Joined U.S. Army as captain
||Student, Haverford College, Pennsylvania
||Graduated, Army War College
|1914 September - 1917 June
||Chief, U.S. military mission with French army
|1919 December - 1923 July 1
||Assistant U.S. unofficial delegate to Reparation Commission
||U.S. unofficial representative, London conference of prime ministers
|1921 June - 1923 June
||Adviser, American Relief Administration in connection with Russian relief
|1922 July 15
||Resigned from U.S. Army
|1923 August 1 - 1925 May 31
||U.S. unofficial delegate to the Reparation Commission
||Attended finance ministers' conference, Paris, France LL.D., Haverford College, Pennsylvania
||Associated with Dillon, Read & Company
|1930 October 27
||Died, Protestant Home, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Scope and Content of Collection
The papers of James Addison Logan consist of correspondence, memoranda, and reports that reflect the prevalent international
situation during and after World War I. They relate to the U.S. war effort, conditions of prisoners of war, the Paris Peace
Conference, postwar reconstruction in Europe, and war reparations.
Correspondence constitutes the bulk of the materials. It is organized in two main groups, personal and secret. The secret
letters deal with the more complex postwar issues. Many of the secret letters are incorporated in the bound volumes.
The papers were acquired in 1930.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920) Supreme Economic Council.
Inter-Allied Commission for Reparations.
United States. Army.
Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
Prisoners of war.
World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects.
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons.
World War, 1914-1918--Reparations.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.