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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Milly Bennett Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1960
    Collection number: 82073
    Creator: Bennett, Milly, 1900-1960.
    Collection Size: 21 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 24 envelopes (12.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoirs, news dispatches, other writings, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to political conditions in China, social conditions in the Soviet Union, the Spanish Civil War, and journalism in the United States.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    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], Milly Bennett papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.


    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

    Journalism--United States.
    China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
    Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union--Social conditions.
    United States.

    Biographical Note

    1900 May 22 Born, San Francisco, California
    1915 Graduate, Girls High School, San Francisco
    1915-1917 Attended University of Hawaii
    1917-1921 Reporter, The Daily News, San Francisco
    1921 Married Mike Mitchell
    1921-1926 Reporter, The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu, Hawaii
    1926 Divorced from Mike Mitchell
    1926-1927 Editor, Chung-Mei News Agency, Peking, China

    Assistant Editor, Peoples Tribune, Hankow, China
    1927-1931 Reporter, The Daily News, San Francisco; Scripps-Howard News Service; United Press; Newspaper Enterprise Association
    1931 (ca.) Married Evgeni Konstantinov, Moscow, U.S.S.R.
    1931-1935 Reporter, Moscow Daily News
    1931-1936 Resident, U.S.S.R.
    1935-1936 Reporter, Newspaper Enterprise Association; The New York Times; International News Service
    1936-1937 Reporter from Spain for Associated Press, United Press, London Times

    Staff member, English-language section, Press and Propaganda Service, Foreign Ministry, Spanish Popular Front Government
    1937 Married Hans Amlie
    1938 Returned to the United States
    1960 Died
    Milly Bennett was the pseudonym of Mildred Jacqueline Bremler, who also wrote under her married names, Mildred Mitchell and Mildred Amlie