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Food consumption.


Friends Service Committee.


Germany - ARA.


Greece - ARA.




Hoover Institution.


Imports - Exports.


Latvia - ARA.














Statistical Tables.


Statistical Tables, Revised.




An American Epic, vol. IV, "Forty-Four Years Fighting Famine and Destitution." Drafts and revised galleys. Typescripts, holographs, and printed matter. Much of this material, particularly Section III, was incorporated into the published form of Vol. IV.


Drafts, 1955-1958.


Section I.


"The American Child Health Association," Typescript. 1955.


"Activities on Behalf of American Children" and "The Mississippi Flood," Holograph, typescript, and annotated galley proofs. 1958.


Section II, "Relief of the Unemployed," Holograph and typescript. 1958.


Section III, "The Second World War and Aftermath," Holograph, typescript, and annotated galley proofs. 1958.


Part I.

Box 191

Part II.


Part III.


Section IV, "The Last Years," 1958.


Draft, Annotated typescript. October 1959.


Part I.


Part II.


Part III.

Box 192

Part IV.


Part V.


Part VI.


Draft, Annotated typescript. November 1959.


Draft A.


Draft B.


Section I.

Box 193

Section II.


Section III.


Draft C.


Section I.


Section II.


Drafts, Annotated typescript. December 1959.


Chapters 14-38, annotated typescript.

Box 194



Draft, research or source copy. Annotated typescript. November 1960-1961,


Chapters 1-9.


Chapters 10-15.


Chapters 16-30.


Chapters 31-35.


Chapter 37 - trip to Europe, 1947.


Miscellaneous chapters.



Box 195

Draft, "Hoover draft," basis for March 1962 revision. Annotated typescript. December 1960 - January 1961,


Chapters 1-10.


Chapters 11-16.


Chapters 17-29.


Chapters 30-35.


Draft, "4A," March 1962.


Section I.

Box 196

Section II.


Section III.


Section IV.


Section V.


Draft, "4B," August - September 1962.


Section I.


Section II.


Section III.


Section IV.

Box 197

Section V.


Draft, "4C," Annotated typescript. September 21, 1962.


Section I.


Section II.


Section III.


Section IV.


Section V.


Section VI.

Box 198

Draft, "4D," Annotated typescript. December 1962.


Section I.


Section II.


Section III.


Section IV.


Section V.

Box 199

Draft, "5," Typescript. January 1963.


Copy 1. Typescript.


Section I.


Section II.


Section III.


Section IV.


Section V.


Section VI.


Section VII.


Section VIII.


Copy 2. Typescript (photocopy), annotated.


Section I.


Section II.


Section III.

Box 200

Section IV.


Section V.


Section VI


Section VII.


Section VIII.


Copy 3. Typescript (photocopy).


Copy 4. Typescript (photocopy)

Box 201

Draft, February, 1963.


Revisions, February 7, 1963.


Revisions, February 18, 1963.


Revisions, Chapter 16 to Epilogue. February 1963,


Revised text. Typescript (photocopies).


Copy 1.

Box 202

Copy 2.


Copy 3.


Miscellaneous chapters.

Box 203

Copy 4, "research copy." Annotated and documented typescript (photocopy).


Section I.


Section II.


Section III.


Section IV.


Section V.


Section VI.


Section VII.


Section VIII.


Section IX and Epilogue.

Box 204

Research notes, 1962-1963.


Correspondence relating to research, 1963-1964.


Galley A.


Galley B, corrected.


Copy 1.

Box 205

Copy 2.


Copy 3.


Galley C, corrected.


Copy 1.

Box 206

Copy 2.


Copy 3.


An American Epic, vols. I - IV, miscellaneous drafts.


American Individualism, drafts and press clippings, 1923.

Box 207

The Blockade of Germany, edited by Suda Bane and Ralph Lutz, corrected and arranged by Herbert Hoover.


Correspondence and memos re manuscript, 1940-1942.


Original manuscript. Typescript (carbon copy).


Part 1.


Part 2.


Part 3.


Part 4.

Box 208

Part 5.


Part 6.


Part 7.


Part 8.


Part 9.

Box 209

Chapter 9.


Chapter 9, deletions.


Research material, minutes of the meetings of the Supreme Economic Council. Transcript (carbon copy).


February - March 1919.


April - August 1919.


Galley proofs, annotated with Herbert Hoover's corrections, June 1941.


Chapter 1.


Chapters 2 and 3.


Chapter 4, part 1.


Chapter 4, part 2.


Chapter 5.

Box 210

Chapter 6.


Chapter 7.


Chapter 8.


Chapter 9, part 1.


Chapter 9, part 2.


Notes on Allied Organizations.


Galley proofs, 1941.


Copy 1.


Part 1.


Part 2.


Part 3.


Deletions from Chapter 9.



Box 211

Copy 2.


Part 1.


Part 2.


Part 3.


Part 4.


Part 5.

Box 212

Part 6.


Part 7.


Part 8.


Part 9.


Copy 3.


Part 1.


Part 2.


Part 3.

Box 213

Galley proofs, 1942.




Part I.


Part II.


Part III.




Part I.


Part II.



Box 214

Challenge to Liberty, Annotated galley. 1934.


Memoirs of Herbert Hoover, Bound galleys. n.d.


Years of Adventure.


Private Citizen, and Secretary of Commerce.


The Presidency.


Vol. I.

Box 215

Vol. II.


Correspondence, 1951-1963.


Drafts, miscellaneous, Holographs and typescripts. n.d.

Box 216

Reviews of works by Herbert Hoover.


Addresses Upon the American Road.


An American Epic.


Vol. I.


Vol. II.


Vol. III.


Vol. IV.

Box 217

America's First Crusade.


The Basis of Lasting Peace.


A Boyhood in Iowa.


De Re Metallica.


Fishing for Fun.


Forty Key Questions.


Memoirs of Herbert Hoover.


Vol. I.


Vol. II.


Vol. III.


Die Memoiren, German translation.


The New Day.


On Growing Up.

Box 218

The Ordeal of Woodrow Wilson.


The Problems of Lasting Peace.

Boxes: 219-229


Scope and Contents note

Articles written by others about Herbert Hoover, arranged in chronological order.
Box 219

"Interesting Westerners," Sunset, June 1915.


"Two American Heroes," by William C. Edgar, The Bellman, July 3, 1915.


"The Modern Samaritan," Saturday Evening Post, October 21, 1916.


"Herbert C. Hoover, A Citizen of the World," by M.R. Parkman, St. Nicholas, May 1917.


"America's Food Supply Director," Northwestern Miller, May 2, 1917.


"Hoover of Belgium," Saturday Evening Post, May 26, 1917.


"Hoover of the C.R.B.," World's Work, June 1917.


"Who's Who - and Why," Saturday Evening Post, June 23, 1917.


"The Autocrat of the Dinner Table," Saturday Evening Post, June 23, 1917.


"What Mr. Hoover Said to Mr. Lloyd George," by Vernon Kellogg, World's Work, July 1917.


"Conservation of Food, The Public Service of Herbert C. Hoover," by Honorable James D. Phelan, U.S. Senator, July 16, 1917.


"Herbert C. Hoover," by Hugh Gibson, Century, August 1917.


"Save and Serve with Hoover," Harris Dickson, Collier's, August 11, 1917.


"The Story of Belgium," by J. Gade, Hearst's, September 1917.


"Educated Office Boys," by Everett W. Smith, The Stanford Illustrated Review, October 1917.


"The Wounded Country That Will Not Die," by J. Gade, Hearst's, October 1917.


"Food and the Undergraduate," The Stanford Illustrated Review, November 1917.


"Herbert Hoover as Individual and Type," by Vernon Kellogg, Atlantic, March 1918.


"The Food Administration," American Institute of Mining Engineers, Monthly Bulletin, August 1918.


"Herbert Hoover on Blockade and Bolshevism," n.a. 1919,


"Herbert Hoover, The Man and the Administration," Congregationalist, March 20, 1919.


"The Food Administration, A Test of American Democracy," Historical Outlook, May 1919.


"America's Three War Aces," Richmond (Virginia) News-Leader, July 2, 1919.


"Herbert Hoover, The Man Who Brought U.S. to World," by Herman Bernstein, McClure's, September 1919.


"Sons of the Stanford Red: Hoover - Pioneer," by Dare Stark, Stanford Illustrated Review, December 1919.


"If He Were President," Independent, December 13, 1919.


"Who Will Be the Next President?", Outlook, December 31, 1919.

Box 220

"Mr. Hoover Looked to as a Symbol," Dearborn Independent, 1920.


"Bert, Here Are Your Friends of Stanford," Stanford Illustrated Review, January 1920.


"Away with Politics!", Harvey's Weekly, January 1920.


"Herbert Hoover as an Educational Illustration," Stanford Illustrated Review, January 1920.


"Political Characters to Watch," World's Work, January 1920.


"What Belgian Women Think of Mr. Hoover," Women's Home Companion, January 1920.


"Californians with Hoover in Europe," Tracy B. Kittredge, California Alumni Fortnightly, January 12, 1920.


"The Poorhouse of Europe," Outlook, January 21, 1920.


"Hoover for President," Engineering and Mining Journal, January 24, 1920.


"Herbert Hoover for President," Mining and Scientific Press, January 24, 1920.


"Hoover for President," Mining and Scientific Press, January 31, 1920.


"Hoover," The Review, January 31, 1920.


"The Story of Hoover," Everybody's Magazine, February 1920.


"Herbert Hoover as a Presidential Candidate," Life, February 5, 1920.


"Herbert Hoover," Engineering and Mining Journal, February 7, 1920.


"The Hoover Room," Mining and Scientific Press, February 7, 1920.


"The Qualifications for the Presidency," Outlook, February 11, 1920.


"Californians with Hoover in Europe," by Tracy B. Kittredge, California Alumni Fortnightly, Part II. February 14, 1920.


"Presidential Nominations," Nation, February 14, 1920.


"Con or Coalition?", Saturday Evening Post, February 21, 1920.


"George Washington--Herbert Hoover," Engineering and Mining Journal, February 21, 1920.


"Gold Medal Given Hoover by Civic Forum," Engineering and Mining Journal, February 21, 1920.


"Applied Psychology at Carnegie Hall," Engineering and Mining Journal, February 26, 1920.


"Grooming a Presidential Candidate," Literary Digest, February 28, 1920.


"Mr. Hoover, Although Not a Candidate," Nation, February 28, 1920.


"Herbert Clark Hoover," by Judson C. Welliver, The American Review of Reviews, March 1920.


"The Story of Hoover," Everybody's Magazine, March 1920.


"How the Papers Size up the Hoover Boom," Literary Digest, March 1920.


"Herbert Hoover for President," Star, March 1920.


"Fighting for Hoover," New Republic, March 3, 1920.


"A Day or Two Before the Republicans," Life, March 4, 1920.


"The Railways on Trial," Nation, March 13, 1920.


"The Hoover Campaign," Mining and Scientific Press, March 20, 1920.


"A New National Party," New Republic, March 24, 1920.


"Hoover as an Executive," by Will Irwin, Saturday Evening Post, March 27, 1920.


"The Story of Hoover," Everybody's Magazine, April 1920.


"Hoover Presidential Boom in the Local Sections," Mining and Metallurgy, April 1920.


"Herbert Hoover," by French Strother, World's Work, April 1920.


"The Making of Herbert Hoover," Sunset, April 1920.


"Mr. Hoover Requests," Engineering and Mining Journal, April 3, 1920.


"About This Man Hoover," Collier's, April 3, 1920.


"Hoover Will Accept Nomination," Mining and Scientific Press, April 10, 1920.


"Montana Engineers Endorse Hoover for President," Engineering and Mining Journal, April 10, 1920.


"Devil and Deep Sea," letter to the editor, New Republic, April 14, 1920.


"Hoover and the Negro," letter to the editor, New Republic, April 14, 1920.


"Hoover as Great White Father," letter to editor, New Republic, April 14, 1920.


"Hoover for Postmaster," letter to editor, New Republic, April 14, 1920.


"Hoover Shies at Politicians," Life, April 15, 1920.


"Hooverizing in the Universities," Nation, April 24, 1920.


"Mr. Hoover, If He Should Be Nominated," Review, April 24, 1920.


"New Men for a New Era," Saturday Evening Post, April 24, 1920.


"The Story of Hoover," Everybody's Magazine, May and June 1920.


"The World Considers Nomination," Life, July 2, 1920.


"The Collapse of Herbert Hoover," Nation, July 3, 1920.


"Hoover Proposes a Republican League Policy," Literary Digest, July 10, 1920.


"Hoover, Wood, Lowden Also Run," Saturday Evening Post, July 24, 1920.


"Hoover," Saturday Evening Post, July 31, 1920.


"The Job Hoover Left," Literary Digest, April 2, 1921.


"Herbert Hoover Not Uneasy on Future," Pan Pacific, July-August 1921.


"Mr. Hoover as Secretary of Commerce," by Donald Wilhelm, February 1922.


"The Hoovering of Hoover," Saturday Evening Post, March 11, 1922.


"Herbert Hoover," by David Starr Jordan, Landmark, November 1922.

Box 221

"Humanizing the Department of Commerce," Saturday Evening Post, June 6, 1925.


"Herbert Hoover, The Man Who Brought America to the World," by Herman Bernstein, September 1925.


"Hoover Next President?", Magazine of Wall Street, November 21, 1925.


"Latin America Strikes Back at Hoover," Literary Digest, March 6, 1926.


"Marching with Hoover to the Sea," by James O. Bennett, Liberty Magazine, May 22, 1926.


"Hoover, The Man for Difficult Jobs," Scribner's, September 1927.


"Herbert Hoover as I Know Him," by Vernon Kellogg, Outlook, October 19, 1927.


"The New Hoover," by William Hard, The American Review of Reviews, November 1927.


"The Forgery as to 'The Nation,'" Nation, December 21, 1927.


"Herbert Hoover, Practical Man," New Republic, December 28, 1927.


"Hoover, The Man in Action," by Robinson Smith, ca. 1928.


"Hoover," National Life Magazine, 1928.


"A Square Deal for Mr. Hoover," by Cleveland A. Newton, ca. 1928.


"The New Hoover," by William Hard, The American Review of Reviews, 1928.


"Does Herbert Hoover Deserve the Support of German-Americans?", Progressive Magazine, 1928.


"Expert Engineer Turned to Public Service When Belgium Called for Relief," by Christian A. Herter, 1928.


"Preconvention Portraits," Independent, February 18, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover, A Political Portrait," Outlet, February 22, 1928.


"Hoover and the Chinese Mining Suit," remarks of Arthur M. Free of California in the House of Representatives, February 29, 1928.


"Presidential Possibilities," Nation, February 29, 1928.


"Herbert C. Hoover," Nation, February 29, 1928.


"Washington Notes," New Republic, February 29, 1928.


"Hoover the Man, Reply to Remarks of Hon. Charles Brand," by Hon. Theodore E. Burton, March 13, 1928.


"Hoover and the Farmers," Capper's Weekly, March 13, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover as Women See Him," Commonweal, March 14, 1928.


"What About This Man Hoover?", Pathfinder, March 24, 1928.


"The Beaver Man," Time, March 26, 1928.


"Presidential Possibilities," American Monthly, April 1928.


"Political Campaign," Stanford Illustrated Review, April 1928.


"Hoover's Seven American Business Pilgrimages," Magazine of Business, April 1928.


"Hoover, a National Asset," Saturday Evening Post, April 14, 1928.


"The Mystery of Hoover," New York Herald Tribune, April 15, 1928.


"Why I Am for Hoover," Saturday Evening Post, April 21, 1928.


"Hoover, Specialist in Public Calamities," Literary Digest, April 21, 1928.


"Campaigns, China Man," Time, April 30, 1928.


"Articles About Herbert Hoover, New York Young Republicans, May 1928.


"Hoover, The Man," an address by George E. Crothers, May 4, 1928.


"A Woman Looks at Hoover," Collier's, May 5, 1928.


"The Great Fat Fight," Saturday Evening Post, May 12 and May 19, 1928.

Box 222

"Why Herbert Hoover?", New Student, May 23, 1928.


"Three O'Clock in the Morning," Saturday Evening Post, May 26, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover Says America's Biggest Business Is Education," Good Housekeeping, June 1928.


"Choosing the Candidates," Ladies' Home Journal, June 1928.


"Hoover: An Enigma Easily Misunderstood," by Henry F. Pringle, World's Work, June 1928.


"Herbert Hoover," New Triad, June 1, 1928.


"The Education of Herbert Hoover," Colliers, June 9, 1928.


"Characteristics of Hoover," Saturday Night, June 23, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover, Ohio's Choice and Why," Spotlight, June 1928.


"Looking Back on Kansas City," Independent, June 30, 1928.


"The Presidential Race," by Mark Sullivan, World's Work, July 1928.


"Bert Hoover" and "Boyhood in Iowa," Palimpsest, July 1928.


"Campus Days with Herbert Hoover," by Caspar W. Hodgson, Western Alumnus, July 1928.


"Home and Gown," Time, July 23, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover, a British President," Divine Life, August 1928.


"We Admit Our Error in Our Fight Against Herbert Hoover," Progressive Magazine, August 1, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover for President, Why?", Progressive Magazine, August 1, 1928.


"What's the Matter with Hoover?", by Katherine Dayton, Saturday Evening Post, August 11, 1928.


"Working with Hoover," by Donald Wilhelm, World's Work, August 16, 1928.


"Mr. Hoover's Republican Battle Cry," Literary Digest, August 25, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover's Home Lane," Delta Chi Quarterly, September 1928.


"Henry Ford Sees Hoover as Great Leader of Coming Era," California Liberator, September 1928.


"What Hoover Sees in Prohibition," California Liberator, September 1928.


"Motors Chief Out for Hoover," California Liberator, September 1928.


"Sayings of Herbert Hoover," California Liberator, September 1928.


"'I Accept' Said Herbert Hoover," Pacific Telephone, September 1928.


"Two Acceptances," Arbitrator, September 1928.


"Interpreting Mr. Hoover," Periscope, September 1928.


"On Line with Hoover," by Mort J. Donoghue, Southern Pacific Bulletin, September 1928.


"Election by In-direction," World Tomorrow, September 1928.


"Friend Hoover," by William Hard, Christian Herald, September 15, 1928.


"Are We Consistent in Supporting Hoover?", American Friend, September 27, 1928.


"Herbert Hoover's Lifetime in Service," American Hellenic World, October 1928.


"The Real Herbert Hoover"; "Hooverize the Subject"; and "Hoover Democrats"; California Liberator, October 1928.


"The American Woman and the Republican Party," Delineator, October 1928.


"Covering the Hoover Party on the Campus," by Earl Behrens, Stanford Illustrated Review, October 1928.


"Hoover," by W.P. Fuller, Jr., Stanford Illustrated Review, October 1928.


"Hoover, the Business Man," by Guy Emerson, New York Young Republicans, October 1928.


"Herbert Hoover Receives Club Delegates," Sidney Brooks, New York Young Republicans, October 1928.


"My Classmate, Herbert Hoover," by Annie G. Lyle, Better Health, October 1928.


"What Hoover Means to the West," Sunset, October 1928.


"Hoover Versus Smith," Ladies' Home Journal, October 1928.


"America, Inc. in the Campaign," Magazine of Wall Street, October 1928.


"Studies in Temperament," Atlantic Monthly, October 1928.


"Thirty-seven Leading Women Tell Why They Will Vote for Hoover," Delineator, October 1928.


"Why I Am for Hoover," Collier's, October 13, 1928.


"The Next President of the United States," Friend, London, October 19, 1928.


"Hoover's Attempt to Melt the Solid South," Literary Digest, October 20, 1928.


"Hoover and the Communists," Better American Federation of California, Bulletin, November 1928.


"Political Comment," Periscope, November 1928.


"The New Hoover," by William Hard, American Review, November 1928.


"How Herbert Hoover Defeated the British Rubber Monopoly," Progressive Magazine, November 1, 1928.


"Hoover's Charge That Smith Is Socialistic," Literary Digest, November 3, 1928.


"Final Returns in the Digest's Presidential Poll," Literary Digest, November 3, 1928.


"Hoover's Election Climaxes Career of Hard Work," Washington Evening Star, November 6, 1928.


"President Hoover as Seen by an English Personal Friend," by Ignatius Phayre, London Morning Post, November 8, 1928.


"The New Leader," New York, November 10, 1928.


"The People's Choice for President," The World Review, November 19, 1928.


"Hoover-Irigoyen-Leguia," Aconcagua, December 1928.

Box 223

"President-Elect Hoover," by Ray Lyman Wilbur, Current History, December 1928.


"Herbert Hoover," Net Results, December 1928.


"The Convincing Hoovers," Women's City Club Magazine, December 1928.


"Getting Ready for Mr. Hoover," Christian Century, December 13, 1928.


"It's Going to be Different," Collier's, December 15, 1928.


"What a Man Does When He Wins the Presidency," Liberty, December 15, 1928.


"Special Hoover Issue," Brazilian American, December 22, 1928.


"Some Jews Who Helped Make Hoover," by Mordecai Israel, Jewish Tribune, 1929.


"Hoover in Western Australia," Western Australian, 1929.


"Hooking Up With Hoover," Review of Reviews, January 1929.


"What Will Hoover Do?" Outlook, January 2 and 9, 1929.


"Mr. Hoover Must Face the Music," Nation, January 9, 1929.


"Herbert Hoover and his Library Relations," Library Journal, February 7, 1929.


"The Presidency," Saturday Evening Post, February 23, 1929.


"President Hoover as Seen by an English Friend," Information, February 27, 1929.


"A New First Lady Becomes Hostess for the Nation," World's Work, March 1929.


"The Young Hoovers," Saturday Evening Post, March 2, 1929.


"Herbert Hoover's Inaugural Ceremony," American Legion Auxiliary Magazine, March 4, 1929.


"Hoover--Or Some Other," by R.W. Child, Saturday Evening Post, March 16, 1929.


"The Hoover Administration Begins Work," by A.E. Hart, Current History, April 1929.


"Washington Notes," New Republic, May 29, 1929.


"Mr. Hoover Lays a Ghost," by Ray T. Tucker, North American Review, June 1929.


"The Presidential Office," Saturday Evening Post, July 6, 1929.


"At Hoover's Elbow," Collier's, July 13, 1929.


"The Hoover Boys at Sea," Collier's, July 20, 1929.


"The Presidency," Time, July 22, 1929.


"Midsummer Washington," Woman's Journal, August 1929.


"After the Honeymoon," Collier's, August 3, 1929.


"Herbert Hoover at Work and Play," by Edward G. Lowry, Saturday Evening Post, August 31, 1929.


"Hoover, the President," by William Hard, World's Work, September 21, 1929.


"Herbert Hoover," by Heywood Broun, Nation, September 11, 1929.


"Keep Up the Excellent Work, President Hoover," Open Forum, September 21, 1929.


"The Presidency," Time, September 23, 1929.


"The Presidency," Time, October 28, 1929.


"Jobs for Business Men," Collier's, November 30, 1929.


"President Hoover in International Relations," Yale Review, December 1929.


"The Secretariat," American Mercury, December 1929.


"Herbert Hoover and Waterways," National Waterways, December 1929.


"President and Mrs. Hoover's Trip, Dedication of Ohio Waterways," Baltimore-Ohio Magazine, December 1929.


"Xmas at the Hoovers'," New York Herald Tribune, December 22, 1929.


"The Hoover Administration, Its Policies and Achievements," Republican National Committee, 1930.


"A Message That Holds the Mirror Up to Hoover," Brazilian American, January 4, 1930.


"Herbert Hoover Lauds Work of Community Chest," Chest-O-Grams, February-March 1930.


"Back State in Washington," Outlook, February 19 and 26, 1930.


"Grand Fantasia!" by B. de Casseres, Tatler, March 1930.


"Hoover's First Year," by Theodore G. Joslin, World's Work, March 1930.


"Chief Justice Hughes," Liberty, March 1, 1930.


"The First Hoover Year," Saturday Evening Post, March 1, 1930.


"Back Stage in Washington," Outlook, March 5, 1930.


"It Seems to Heywood Broun," Nation, March 5, 1930.


"Stones for Bread," Nation, March 19, 1930.


Editorial, Nation, March 26, 1930.


"Hoover's Remote Control," by Jay Franklin, Vanity Fair, April 1930.


"A Cloud with a Silver Lining," Christian Century, April 23, 1930.


"In One Ear," Collier's, April 26, 1930.


"Keeping President Fit," by J.T. Boone, Mercersburg News, April 26, 1930.


"Backstage in Washington," Outlook, April 30, 1930.


"Mr. Hoover's Business Mind," by M.S. Rukeyser, Nation's Business, May 1930.


"Herbert Hoover," American Magazine, May 1930.


"Bally Hoover," Nation, May 14, 1930.


"The Peculiar Weakness of Mr. Hoover," by Walter Lippmann, Harper's, June 1930.


"Washington Pilgrimage of North Carolina Evening School Pupils," School Life, June 1930.


"Government by Abstention," Nation, June 4, 1930.


"Prohibition Flares Up," Nation, June 11, 1930.


Editorial, Nation, June 11, 1930.

Box 224

"The Hoover Happiness Boys," Nation, June 18, 1930.


"Mr. Hoover's Hair Shirt," by James A. Healy, North American Review, July 1930.


"Our Super Babbitt," by Robert Herrick, Nation, July 16, 1930.


"The Navy and the Soul of America," Christian Advocate, July 17, 1930.


"Congress, Prosperity, and the President," by Harry E. Woolever, Christian Advocate, July 17, 1930.


"The President and the Photographers," by Richard Carroll, Liberty, July 19, 1930.


"Accomplishments of the First Congress During Hoover Administration," by H.E. Woolever, Christian Advocate, July 24, 1930.


"President Baiting," by C.B. Ely, Christian Advocate, July 24, 1930.


"Huston Stays On," by Paul Y. Anderson, Nation, July 30, 1930.


"The Success Boys at Stanford," by George P. West, American Mercury, August 1930.


"The President's Vacation," Review of Reviews, August 1930.


"What Makes a Tariff Flexible?" and "Mr. Hoover's Hair Shirt," by John Pell, Review of Reviews, August 1930.


"Man out of Work," Review of Reviews, August 1930.


Editorial, American Mercury, August 1930.


"The March of Events," World's Work, August 1930.


"When the Senate's Away," Nation, August 13, 1930.


"The Trends of Events," Outlook, August 20, 1930.


"The Presidency," Time, August 25, 1930.


"Mrs. Hoover," Ladies' Home Journal, September 1930.


"Low Tide on the Potomac," by Jay Franklin, Vanity Fair, September 1930.


"Charley Michelson," by Frank R. Kent, Scribner's, September 1930.


"Who But Hoover?", by Clinton W. Gilbert, Collier's, September 6, 1930.


"Cabinet Pudding," Collier's, September 6, 1930.


"Mr. Hoover and National Welfare," by J.A. Ryan, Commonweal, September 10, 1930.


"Backstage in Washington," Outlook, September 17, 1930.


"Seven Days in the White House," Washington Star, September 21, 1930.


"The White House Goat," by Will Irwin, Collier's, September 27, 1930.


"A Guest at the White House Talks," by Mrs. Reed Smoot, Improvement Era, October 1930.


"Ghost Stories," by Charles Michelson, Collier's, October 11, 1930.


"Thin-skinned Bigotry," The Advocate, October 23, 1930.


"Herbert Hoover," by H.I. Phillips, Washington Post, October 26, 1930.


Editorial, Nation, October 29, 1930.


"Backstage in Washington," Outlook, October 29, 1930.


"The Elections," by N.T. Ross, Woman's Journal, November 1930.


"President and People Govern Together," by L.L. Yose, Woman's Journal, November 1930.


"Relief by Publicity," Nation, November 12, 1930.


"The Presidency," Time, November 17, 1930.


"Hoover's Rescue by Marines," by F.D. Moon, Atlanta Journal, November 30, 1930.


"Why Are We Lawless?" Woman's Journal, December 1930.


"Profiles, Herbert Hoover," New Yorker, December 27, 1930.


"The Progress of the World," by Albert Shaw, Review of Reviews, January 1931.


"Profiles, The President," New Yorker, January 3, 1931.


"Profiles, The President," New Yorker, January 10, 1931.


"Oil and Trouble," Collier's, January 10, 1931.


"Portrait of a President," Saturday Evening Post, January 17, 1931.


"Men Versus Principles in Politics," by Walter W. Head, Review of Reviews, March 1931.


"The Progress of the World," Albert Shaw, Review of Reviews, March 1931.


"Your Host in the White House," Vanity Fair, March 1931.


"Mr. Hoover at the Turning Point," New York Times, March 1, 1931.


"The First Two Years of Hoover," by Sen. Simeon Fess, New York Herald Tribune, March 1, 1931.


"President Hoover at the Halfway Post," by J.F. Essary, Sunday Sun, March 1, 1931.


"Hoover Halfway," Time, March 2, 1931.


"The Presidency: Old Horses and New," Time, March 16, 1931.


Address of cabinet members and government officials to the National Recreation Association, U.S. Daily, April 27, 1931.


"President Herbert Hoover's Visit to Valley Forge," May 30, 1931.


"Washington," Capper's Magazine, June 1931.


"The Presidency Stands Steadfast," Time, June 8, 1931.


"Mr. Hoover's Sins of Commissions," Scribner's, July 1, 1931.


"What the Hoover Holiday Means to the World," Literary Digest, July 4, 1931.


"As the 1932 Race Looms Large," New York Times Book Review, July 26, 1931.


"The Hoover Moratorium," by Arthur Capper, Capper's Magazine, August 1931.


"Why Hoover Couldn't Wait," by Col. Leonard P. Ayers, Capper's Magazine, September 1931.


"The Public Opinion," Public Opinion, September 1931.


"To the Public," Public Opinion, September 1931.


"Hoover '32 Clubs," League of Republican Women, October 1931.


"Hoover Hits the Up-grade," by Jay Franklin, Vanity Fair, October 1931.


"Demagogue Propaganda," Public Opinion, October 10, 1931.


"The President," by Mrs. T. Kinsey Carpenter, League of Republican Women, November 1931.


"Merry-Go-Round," Washingtonian, November 1931.


"The Presidency," Time, November 16 and 23, 1931.


"The Hoover Plan to Thaw the Mortgage," Literary Digest, November 28, 1931.


"As I Know Herbert Hoover," by Ray Lyman Wilbur, Women's National Republican Club, December 1931.


"White House Reunion," Stanford Illustrated Review, December 1931.


"Farewell to 5-Year Plans," by Jefferson Chase, Vanity Fair, December 1931.


"Stanford's '94 Grid Team at White House," Union Oil Bulletin, December 1931.


"President Hoover Standing Firm," Public Opinion, December 1, 1931.


"Scurrilous Attack on President," Saturday Night, December 19, 1931.


"The Republican Case," by Calvin Coolidge, Saturday Evening Post, 1932.


"Hoover Can Be Elected," Scribner's, 1932.


"Ex-President Hoover?", Clyde Institute of Business Research, 1932.


"Hoover Can Not Be Elected," by Elliott Thurston, Scribner's, January 1932.


"The Administration's Record of Leadership on the President's Program," The Young Republican, January 1932.


"Slandering President Hoover," Public Opinion, January 1932.


"A New Hoover Is Now Emerging," by Anne O. McCormick, New York Times, February 7, 1932.


"Fair Play for the President," Collier's, February 20, 1932.

Box 225

"The Strange Attacks on Mr. Hoover," by Arthur Train, Collier's, February 20, 1932.


"The President," Saturday Evening Post, February 20, 1932.


"When You Meet the President," by Edwin Balmer and William Crawford, Redbook, March 1932.


"Hoover Can Be Elected," by Henry B. Russell, Scribner's, March 1932.


"Can Mr. Hoover Be Re-elected?" Liberty, April 23, 1932.


"Mr. Hoover Finds the Best Man," Review of Reviews, April 1932.


"The Hoover Administration in History," The National Young Republican, June 1932.


"Pity Herbert Hoover," Nation, June 15, 1932.


"Hoover's 18-Hour Day," by Chester T. Crowell, New York Herald Tribune, June 19, 1932.


"Mr. Hoover as President," by Albert Shaw, Review of Reviews, July 1932.


"The Progress of the World," by Albert Shaw, Review of Reviews, July 1932.


"The Case for the Administration," Fortune, July 1932.


"Saving Millions for America," by C.T. Crowell, New York Herald Tribune, July 17, 1932.


"More Weegees," New Yorker, July 30, 1932.


"The President's Fortune," Fortune, August 1932.


"The President's Stand," Argonaut, August 19, 1932.


"Must Hold Congress," California Liberator, September 1932.


"The Republican Case," Saturday Evening Post, September 10, 1932.


"What the President Reads," Saturday Review, September 24, 1932.


"Michigan Editors Hear Hoover Tell Thrilling Story of How U.S. Has Met World Crisis," Northville Record, September 30, 1932.


"Shall I Vote for Hoover?" by Bruce Barton, Woman's Home Companion, October 1932.


"The Boy with the Golden Spoon," by Richard L. Jones, Janesville Daily, October 8, 1932.


"Mr. Hoover as Reader," Literary Digest, October 22, 1932.


"The Two Men at the Big Moment," New York Times Magazine, November 6, 1932.


"October Ails," by Katherine Dayton, Saturday Evening Post, November 12, 1932.


"The Biggest Job in the World," by S.T. Williamson, New York Times Magazine, November 13, 1932.


"Realism and Mr. Stimson," by George E. Sokolsky, Vanity Fair, December 1932.


"New Year's Day and Mr. Hoover," by Jay Franklin, Vanity Fair, January 1933.


"President Hoover as a Latinist: Agricola, a Chapter in the History of Sciences," by Felix Peeters, Revue du Cercle des Alumni de la Fondation Universitaire, extrait du tome IV, no. 3, February 1933.


"Herbert Hoover, The Last of the Old Presidents or the First of the New?", by W.A. White. March 4, 1933,


"President Hoover and the World Depression," by Mark Sullivan, Saturday Evening Post, March 11 and 18, 1933.

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"Storm Over Washington," by Mark Sullivan, Saturday Evening Post, April 1, 1933.


"America's Official Point of View on the Debts," Saturday Evening Post, May 13, 1933.


"The Growing Burden of the Presidency," Saturday Evening Post, June 3, 1933.


"Visit of Former President Herbert Hoover," Pacific College Bulletin, 1934.


"Why It Is Hoover Dam!" by L.W. Bannister, Los Angeles Times, February 18, 1934.


"The Strangest President," by Irwin H. Hoover, Saturday Evening Post, April 7, 1934.


"News and Comment from the National Capital," Literary Digest, August 1934.


"I Do Not Choose," by Irwin H. Hoover, Saturday Evening Post, September 1, 1934.


"Enter Franklin Roosevelt," by Ike Hoover, Saturday Evening Post, September 29, 1934.


"The Libraries of the Presidents of the United States," American Antiquarian Society, 1935.


Drake Alumnus statement that Herbert Hoover would deliver commencement address, May 1935.


"Origins of the Banking Panic of March 4, 1933," Saturday Evening Post, June 8, 15, 22 and 29, 1935.


"The New Hoover," Collier's, October 12, 1935.


"Republicans Must Choose," by John Spargo, Review of Reviews, reprint. December 1935,


"Has Hoover Changed His Soul?", Liberty, December 14, 1935.


Reference to Herbert Hoover, Daily Commercial News, 1936.


"Hoover and Roosevelt: A Contrast in Policies," Los Angeles Times, reprint. 1936,


"Mr. Hoover's Speech at Lincoln," by John Spargo, New York Herald Tribune, reprint. January 20, 1936,


"Cleveland and Hoover: A Parallel," by John Spargo, New York Herald Tribune, reprint. February 11, 1936,


"The Legend of Hoover Who 'Did Nothing,'" by John Spargo, March 21, 1936.


"Herbert Hoover and His Connection with Burma," Journal Research Society, August 1936.


"The Crisis and the Political Parties," Atlantic Monthly, September 1937.


"What's Happened to Hoover," by George E. Sokolsky, Commentator, December 1937.


"It's Been a Great Show," Collier's, February 12, 1938.


"Through Europe with Mr. Hoover, Random Notes, Personal and Confidential," by Perrin C. Galpin. February and March, 1938,


"Herbert Hoover Looks at Europe," Life, April 11, 1938.


"Herbert Hoover as I Knew Him," Opportunity, July 1938.


"What America Must Do Next," interview with Will Irwin, Liberty, July 16, 1938.

Box 227

"The Duel with Hoover," by Raymond Moley, Saturday Evening Post, July 8, 1939.


"How Foreign Nations Poison Our Minds," by Will Irwin, Liberty, October 28 and November 4, 1939.


"Campaign," Time, December 18, 1939.


"Hoover's Mistakes," Wallace Miner, May 23, 1940.


"The Winner--Famine," by Walter Davenport, Collier's, July 27, 1940.


"Herbert Hoover's European Relief Plan," New York Herald Tribune, August and September 1940.


"Will Europe Hunger This Winter?" Saturday Evening Post, November 30, 1940.


"Let Hoover Feed Them," Collier's, December 28, 1940.


"Only America," Time, February 24, 1941.


"Hoover, '95, Most Noted Stanfordite," Stanford Daily, May 23, 1941.


"Crucified on a Cross of Misunderstanding and Prejudice," Hospitalization News, June 1941.


"The Hoover Library," Time, June 30, 1941.


"Food Is a Weapon," by Hugh Gibson, Saturday Evening Post, February 21, 1942.


"Hunger Spreads over Europe," Working Front, January 1943.


"We Asked Mr. Hoover," What's New i n Food and Nutrition, January 1943.


"Portrait of Mr. Hoover Unveiled," Stanford Today, September 1944.


"Dr. Hoover's Nostrums," by John Stuart, New Masses, April 10, 1945.


"The Real Story of Hoover's Foreign Policy," by Bruce Minton, The Worker, April 29, 1945.


"A.B.C. Network Interview with Herbert Hoover," March 12, 1946.


"Herbert Hoover, a Tribute," by Vernon Boyce Hampton, March 27, 1946.


"The Return of Herbert Hoover," 1947.


"Long Delayed Tribute Paid Herbert Hoover," by George E. Sokolsky, (restoring name to Hoover Dam). April 1947


"Mr. Hoover Gets the Surprise of His Life," by Arthur Krock, New York Times, July 23, 1948.


"Herbert Clark Hoover, Patriot," Argonaut, August 5, 1949.


"Bonus March Riot Plot Told," Congressional Record, August 31, 1949.


"Herbert Hoover's 75th Birthday at Stanford," Stanford Review, September 1949.


"Herbert Hoover, Celebrity of the Week," Bill Stern's Sports Newsreel, September 1949.


Memorandum concerning the public stature of Herbert Hoover, by Edgar Rickard, October 1949.


"The Facts About the Bonus March," by Patrick J. Hurley, McCall's, November 1949.


"Herbert Hoover, International Detective," Saturday Evening Post, March 11, 1950.


"Granddaddy," by Allan Hoover, May 1951.


"This Above All, a Vignette of Herbert Hoover," by Arthur Kemp, August 1951.


"The Youth of an Ex-President," New Leader, November 21, 1951.


"Herbert Hoover - The Friend of All Mankind," by Hazel Lyman Nickel, ca. 1952.


"Herbert Hoover," Time, June 23, 1952.


"Herbert Hoover: Man and Statesman," by Virgil M. Hancher, August 10, 1954.


"The Philosophy of Herbert Hoover," Los Angeles Times, November 27, 1954.


"Address by Ward Bannister About Herbert Hoover," May 1955.


Tribute to Mr. Hoover by Hon. James A. Farley, June 1955.


"Laying Foundation Stones," by Ralph Arnold, Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, June 1955.


"Herbert Hoover and High Blood Pressure," Life and Health, January 1956.


"Herbert Hoover and the Federal Farm Board Project, 1921-1925," by James H. Shideler, March 1956.


"To Promote Peace, a Tour of Hoover Library," Collier's, August 17, 1956.

Box 228

"Herbert Hoover's Grundsaetze zur Bewertung einer Lagerstaette," Zeitschrift fuer Angewandte Geologie, 1957.


"Herbert Hoover's Operation Pack Rat," by Frank J. Taylor, Reader's Digest, June 1957.


"Sure Cure for Stage Fright," Saturday Evening Post, September 14, 1957.


"What Herbert Hoover Has Done for Stanford University," by Bernice Miller, November 1957.


"Herbert Hoover and the End of a Mission," Newsweek, 1958.


"Home of the Thirty-First President," Ford Times, June 1958.


"Hoover Home in Palo Alto," Palo Alto, June 18, 1958.


"Herbert Hoover's Contagious Courage," by William Vance, American Mercury, December 1958.


"Herbert Hoover, a Birthday Salute," American Weekly, August 9, 1959.


"The Liquidation of Herbert Hoover," Reader's Digest, May 1960.


"Bread upon the Waters," by E.M. Holiday, American Heritage, August 1960.


"Herbert Hoover, the Chief," by William E. Hall, 1961.


"Herbert Hoover Reaches 87," by David Brown, Sunday Magazine, August 6, 1961.


"A Birthday Letter to Herbert Hoover," by Lewis Strauss, Reader's Digest, August 10, 1961.


"Stanford University and Herbert Hoover: Fifty Years a Trustee," by Rita Ricardo-Campbell, typescript draft, March 14, 1962.


"Yours Faithfully, Herbert Hoover," Reader's Digest, August 1962.


"Happy Birthday, Herbert Hoover," by Ben Hibbs, Saturday Evening Post, August 1962.


"Hoover in Iowa," The Palimpsest, August 1962.


"We Fed Our Enemies," CBS program, February 17, 1963.


"The Ordeal of Herbert Hoover," by Carl Degler, Yale Review, June 1963.


Article about Herbert Hoover, Consulting Engineer, August 1963.


"Much Maligned Herbert Hoover Wins the Hearts of the People," by Ruth Nathan, March 1, 1964.


"Sound Biography of Herbert Clark Hoover," Radio Liberty program, June 9, 1964.


"My First Eighty Years," by Harry S. Truman, Saturday Evening Post, June 13, 1964.


"Memoir of a Mission, A.R.A. and Herbert Hoover in the U.S.S.R., 1921-1923," by Henry C. Wolfe, Saturday Review, June 13, 1964.


"Six Campaigns to Remember," This Week, San Francisco Chronicle, June 17, 1964.


"New York World's Fair, 1964-65," Holiday, July 1964.


"From Herbert Hoover on His 90th Birthday," Reader's Digest, September 1964.


Press release from the Office of the President's Committee for Traffic Safety, October 22, 1964.


"Hoover and Historians, Final Judgment Awaited," by David Lawrence, New York Herald Tribune, October 23, 1964.


"Herbert C. Hoover," by Julian S. Myrick, November 1964.


"Individual Faithfulness," by Henry J. Cadbury, Friends' Journal, November 11, 1964.


"How Bert Hoover Met Lou Henry," Stanford Review, November-December 1964.

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"Herbert Hoover Biography," Reader's Digest, December 1964.


"Virtue Is the Doing," by Carol Green Wilson, Stanford Review, January-February 1965.


"Herbert Hoover, Engineer," by Frederick E. Terman, Science, January 1965.


"Hoover Called Outstanding Applied Scientist," by Frederick E. Terman, The Idaho Professional Engineer, February 1965.


"Herbert Clark Hoover," by Lewis L. Strauss, August 1965.


"My Visit with Herbert Hoover," by Cyril Clemens, Hobbies, April 1966.


"Herbert Hoover and Education," by Raymond H. Muessig, School and Society, 1967.


"Herbert C. Hoover," Columbus Dispatch, February 5, 1967.


"31st President Draws High Praise," Columbus Dispatch Magazine, February 19, 1967.


"Herbert Hoover Left Imprint," Palo Alto Times, January 30, 1968.


"Herbert Hoover, 1874-1964, Another Appraisal," by Joseph S. Davis, 1969.


"Herbert Hoover, a Personal Sketch," by Ray Lyman Wilbur, n.d.


"Herbert Hoover, Where He Has Spent His Life, 1874-1919," n.d.


"Herbert Hoover, Who He Is and What He Has Done," n.d.


"High Lights in the Hoover Administration," New Jersey Republican, n.d.


"Hoover Defends the New Tariff Law," Politics, n.d.


"Hoover Picks His Men," by William Hard, Review of Reviews, n.d.


"Life in Washington," n.d.


"Mr. Hoover, the Mud Washed Away," by Bert Collier, n.d.


"President and People Govern Together," by Ellis A. Yost, League of Republican Women, n.d.


Chapter 24 about Herbert Hoover, Song of America by George Mardikian.


"True Greatness, the Story of the Quaker President by a Quaker," by Ruth Milhous.


"Why Not Hoover?", by C.E. Bratten.


Reviews of works about Herbert Hoover.


Bane, Suda, and Ralph Lutz, editors, The Blockade of Germany.


Irwin, Will, Herbert Hoover.


Kellogg, Vernon, Herbert Hoover.


Lochner, Louis, Herbert Hoover and Germany.


Lyons, Eugene, The Herbert Hoover Story.


McGee, Dorothy, Herbert Hoover.


Warren, Harris Gaylord, Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression.



Boxes: 230-295


Scope and Contents note

Newspaper and magazine clippings, press summaries, press releases, and scrapbooks about Herbert Hoover, arranged in chronological order.
Box 230

Scrapbook of clippings and printed matter, concerning Herbert Hoover and mining, 1897-1904.

Box 231



Hoover as candidate in 1920 election. 1916-1919,


January 1 -July 31, 1917.

Box 232

August 1, 1917 - August 31, 1919.

Box 233

January 1 - August 31, 1919.


Conditions in Europe. January - July 1919,

Box 234

Conditions in Europe. August - December 1919,


September 1919.

Box 235

October - December 1919.


Anti-Hoover politics. 1920,


Foreign press coverage of U.S. politics. 1920,


John Maynard Keynes, "How to Mend the Treaty." January 21, 1920,


January 1920.

Box 236

January - February 1920.

Box 237

March 1920.


Hoover as Presidential candidate. March 1920,

Box 238

Hoover as Presidential candidate. March 1920,


April 1-10, 1920.

Box 239

April 18-30, 1920.

Box 240

May 1920.


"The Hoover Republican." May 3, 1920,


Republican Convention. June 1920,


June 1920.

Box 241

July - December 1920.


scrapbook. March - May 1921,

Box 242

April - May 1921.

Box 243

July - August 1921.

Box 244

September 1921.

Box 245

October - December 1921.

Box 246

December 1921.


February 1922.


November 1922.


December 1922.

Box 247

December 1922.


miscellaneous. 1923,


April 1923.

Box 248

April 1923.

Box 249

July - August 1923.


miscellaneous. 1924,

Box 250

attitude of press toward Hoover. February - June 1924,




miscellaneous. 1927,


miscellaneous. 1928,


Lou Henry Hoover biographies. 1928,


"The Life of Herbert Hoover," New York Telegram, biographical series. 1928,


magazine articles. 1928,

Box 251

January - February 1928.


political cartoons. February 1928,


March 1928.

Box 252

political cartoons. March 1928,


April 1928.


political cartoons. April - May 1928,


May - June 15, 1928.

Box 253

June 16-30, 1928.


political cartoons. July - December 1928,


July - November 1928.

Box 254

Foreign press coverage. December 1928.


Australia, New Zealand.













Box 255

South America, reports of Hoover's tour of South America, arranged chronologically.


La Nueva Prensa, Costa Rica. November 28, 1928,


La Provincia, Chile. December 6, 1928,


La Prensa, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 9, 1928,


El Diario Ilustrado, El Imparcial, El Mercurio, La Nacion, Chile. December 10, 1928,


La Prensa, El Telegrafo, El Universo, Ecuador. December 10, 1928,


El Diario Ilustrado, El Mercurio, La Nacion, Chile. December 11, 1928,


La Nacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 11, 1928,


Buenos Aires Herald, La Prensa, The Standard, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 11, 1928,

Box 256

Buenos Aires Herald, La Nacion, La Prensa, The Standard, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 12, 1928,


Buenos Aires Herald, La Prensa, The Standard, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 13, 1928,


La Nacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 13, 1928,


Tilma, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 14, 1928,


Buenos Aires Herald, The Standard, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 14, 1928,


Buenos Aires Herald, The Standard, Tilma, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 15, 1928,


El Dia, La Tribuna Popular, Montevideo, Uruguay. December 16, 1928,


El Dia, El Diario, El Ideal, Imparcial, El Pais, El Plata, Montevideo, Uruguay. December 17, 1928,


Journal do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. December 21, 1928,


Correio da Manha, O Journal, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. December 22, 1928,


O Paiz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. December 23, 1928,

Box 257



Foreign press.


American press, arranged chronologically.


No month.




























No month.




























No month.









Box 258



















Campaign cartoons.


No month.



















Box 259











Roosevelt administration.






Roosevelt administration.

Box 260





Roosevelt administration.





Box 261



American press.


European press, reports of Hoover's tour, arranged chronologically.


No day, Aktuality Tydne, Czechoslovakia, News from Poland, YMCA, Poland.


La Depeche, Echo du Nord, Grand Echo du Nord de la France, Le Reveil du Nord, France. February 25, 1938,


Prager Tageblatt, Czechoslovakia. March 2, 1938,


Narodni Politika, Czechoslovakia. March 3, 1938,


A-Zet, The Central European Observer, Ceske Slovo, Ceskoslovensky Zemedelec, Lidove Noviny, Lidovy Denik, Narodni Noviny, Narodni Osobozeni, Czechoslovakia. March 4, 1938,


A-Zet, Bohemia, Ceske Slovo, Lidove Noviny, Lidovy Denik, Narodni Listy, Czechoslovakia. March 5, 1938,

Box 262

Narodni Osvobozeni, Narodni Noviny, Narodni Politika, Narodni Stred, Prager Presse, Prager Tageblatt, Ranni Noviny, Prazske vydani Narod, Prazske Narod, Prazsky Narod, Prazsky Kuryr, Venkov, Czechoslovakia. March 5, 1938,


Bohemia, Ceskoslovenska Rodina, Lidove Noviny, Narodny Listy, Narodni Politika, Czechoslovakia. March 6, 1938,


Correspondance Politique, Austria. March 9, 1938,


Kurjer Warszawski, Russkoe Slovo, Poland. March 10, 1938,


Kurier Poznanski, Kurier Warszawski, Poland. March 11, 1938,


The Baltic Times, Czas, Express Poranny, Gazeta Polska, Ilustrowany Kuryer Codzienny, Kurjer Warszawski, Polska Zbrojna, Poland. March 12, 1938,

Box 263

Ilustrowany Kuryer Codzienny, Poland. March 13, 1938,


Helsingin Sanomat, Finland. March 14, 1938,


Helsingin Sanomat, Hufvudstadbladet, Svenska Pressen, Uusi Suomi, Finland. March 15, 1938,

Box 264

miscellaneous. 1930s-1940s,


January - May 1940.


June - December 1940.


Republican National Convention. 1940



Box 265


Box 266

Landon - Hoover, Moscow Conference. 1943,



Box 267

January - June 1945.

Box 268

June 15 - July 1945.

Box 269

August - October 1945.

Box 270

November 1945 - February 1946.

Box 271

March 1946.

Box 272

March 14-31, 1946.

Box 273

April 1946.

Box 274

April 20-30, 1946.

Box 275

May 1-14, 1946.

Box 276

May 15-22, 1946.

Box 277

foreign press coverage of Hoover's trip to Central and South America. May - June 1946,


Excelsior, Mexico. May 27, 1946,


Panama American, Panama. May 29, 1946,


El Comercio, La Prensa, Lima, Peru. June 1, 1946,


El Comercio, La Cronica, Journada, Lima, Peru. June 2, 1946,


La Prensa, La Tribuna, Lima, Peru. June 2, 1946,


El Comercio, La Cronica, La Prensa, La Tribuna, Lima, Peru. June 3, 1946,

Box 278

El Comercio, La Cronica, La Prensa, Lima, Peru. June 4, 1946,


Buenos Aires Herald, Argentina, El Diario Ilustrado, Chile, El Mercurio, Chile. June 6, 1946,


La Nacion, Chile, La Razon, Buenos Aires, Argentina, The Standard, Buenos Aires, Argentina. June 6, 1946,


Buenos Aires Herald, La Epoca, La Nacion, Buenos Aires, Argentina. June 7, 1946,


La Esfera, Caracas, Venezuela. June 18, 1946,


The Havana Post, Information, El (Nuevo) Mundo, Cuba. June 19, 1946,

Box 279

May 23 - June 16, 1946.

Box 280

June 17 - July 15, 1946.

Box 281

July 16 - August 19, 1946.

Box 282

August 20 - September 30, 1946.

Box 283

October 1946.

Box 284

November 1946.


June 1947.

Box 285



Hoover's 75th birthday celebration. 1949,


miscellaneous. 1950-1959,

Box 286

statement to press on the presidential election. November 7, 1952,


Hoover's 80th birthday celebration. 1954,


German press re Hoover visit. November 1954,


Hoover's 83rd birthday celebration. 1957,


Hoover's 84th birthday celebration. 1958,




Hoover's 85th birthday celebration. 1959,




California in presidential politics.


Religious issue in the campaign.


Republican Convention.


Presidential campaign.


Campaign slogans.


"As Maine Goes, So Goes the Nation."


"Crowds Don't Mean Votes."


Kennedy-Nixon debates.


Hoover's 86th birthday celebration.

Box 287





Hoover's 87th birthday celebration.


Medical education.






Iowa University.


Christmas message.


Dedication of Lake Ochochahee.








Hoover's 88th birthday celebration.

Box 288

Presidential Library celebration, West Branch, Iowa.


President Kennedy's speech at Yale.


President Kennedy.


Constitutional Convention.


Hoover, miscellaneous.


Hoover's operation.


Greenup Dam, Ohio.








Constitution and religious freedom.


Freedoms Foundation.


Kennedy administration.

Box 289

Hoover, miscellaneous.


Hoover's 89th birthday celebration.

Box 290

Editorial and magazine articles.


Hoover administration.


Hoover Presidential Library.




Hoover's 90th birthday celebration.


January - September.


Reports of Hoover's death. Newspaper clippings, arranged by state. October - December.











Box 291

Los Angeles.


Palo Alto.




Palo Alto Times.


San Francisco.

















Box 292




















Box 293









New Jersey.


New York.




New York Times.


North Carolina.







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Rhode Island.


South Carolina.


South Dakota.














Washington, D.C.


West Virginia.





Box 295





Hoover's 91st birthday commemoration.


Hoover's 93rd birthday commemoration. 1967,






Miscellaneous clippings.

Boxes: 296-312


Scope and Contents note

Summary analyses of editorial comment made by various newspapers on selected political issues and subjects during the Hoover administration, arranged alphabetically by subject. Analyses list types of editorial comments made, titles of newspapers analyzed, circulation statistics for each newspaper, and date of editorial comments. A detailed index to the analyses is contained in box number 296.
Box 296

Analyses of positions taken by newspapers on selected issues, arranged by newspaper.


General subject index to analyses by subject.


Adams, Secretary, Annual Report, 1931.


Antarctica territorial dispute following Byrd Expedition.


Babson, Robert, statement on Senate's contribution to national security and confidence, November 1929.


Bank Deposit Guarantee Bills, Glass Bill, April 1932.


Bankers and Industrialists' Reconstruction Committee, May 1932.


Banking Bills, Bank Guarantee, revised Glass Bill, May 1932.


Beck, Representative James M., speech on Constitution, 1929.


Bingham, Senator, Tariff Committee incident, September 1929.


Borah, Senator W.E., attack on bureaucracy, May 1931.


Borah, Senator W.E., prohibition bolt, June 1932.


Borah, Senator W.E., radio speech urging international conference on debts, etc., July 1932.


Boston Coast Guard Riot, January 1930.


Boulder Dam, includes signing of Boulder Dam Bill, also comment on Secretary Wilbur re-naming it Hoover Dam, Arizona claims, etc., 1929-1930.


Brandeis, Justice, Ice Case opinion, favoring Oklahoma law requiring certificates of public convenience and necessity from State Corporation Commission before engaging in new business undertakings, March 1932.


Briand, Premier, defeat, October 1929.


Briand Ministry, fall of, October 1929.


British crisis, abandonment of gold standard, August 1931.


British elections and prospective effect on tariff, October 1931.


British "White Paper" on wartime neutrality, December 1930.


Brookhart, Senator W.E., appearance before Grand Jury to testify on drinking, November 1929.


Brown, Postmaster General, proposal to increase first class mail rates, September 1931.


Bureaucracy, American Bar Association Committee report warning against growth of, October 1929.


Burton, Senator Theodore, eulogies, October 1929.


Calendar reform, report to State Department, August 1929.


Capper-Kelly Bill, providing for legal sanction for retail prices to be fixed by manufacturer on branded products, January 1931.


Child welfare, includes discussion of Sheppard-Towner Act, proposed inquiry into problems of under- and over-privileged children, October 1929.


Child Welfare Conference, initiation of the preliminary work on the White House Conference on Child Welfare. July 1929,


China, abolition of extraterritoriality proposal, December 1930.


Clark, Federal Judge, decision on 18th Amendment attacking validity because it was not adopted by state conventions, December 1930.


Coast Guard, see Boston Coast Guard Riots.


Clemenceau, Premier, illness, 1929.


Cochran-Patterson Kidnapping Bill, March 1932.


Communist demonstration at White House, and President's order for release of demonstrators. December 1929,


Congress, 72nd, comment on record, July 1932.


Congress, courtesy of port for Congressmen, following "leaking trunk" episode. October 1929,


Consultative Pact and Outlawry of War, November 1930.


Coolidge, Calvin, campaign speech in New York, October 1932.


Cruiser building suspension, 1929.


Register 1930

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Dawes' resignation as Ambassador to England, January 1932.


Dawes' resignation as Head of Reconstruction Finance Corporation, June 1932.


Debenture Plan of Farm Relief, covering discussions of periods May - November 1929 and March - April 1931.


Democratic, Congress, Leaders' pledge of cooperation in effort to restore prosperity, November 1930.


Democratic Platform, campaign. 1932


Democratic prohibition plank, campaign. 1932


Democratic proposal to give Roosevelt broad powers of federal reorganization, December 1932.


Diplomatic Service, appointments and comment on loss of career men, November 1929.


Disarmament, Dino Grandi, Italy, proposal for holiday of a year in arms construction, September 1931.


District of Columbia, court decision on oil case, April 1930.


District of Columbia Supreme Court decision in George Otis Smith case, on Senate effort to withdraw confirmation to Power Commission. December 1931,


Doran Commissioner, statement on necessity of local cooperation if prohibition enforcement is to be effective, May 1930.


Drought Relief, Administration's Emergency Program, December 1930 to March 14, 1931.


Drought, President's Conference of Governors, President's statement on program, cut in rail rates for foodstuffs moving into drought area, etc. August 1930,


Economic Conference proposal, made by American Legion and Senator Borah, May 1931.


Education, Report of President's Committee on, recommending cabinet officer in charge of education. November 1931,


Education, Federal Department, proposal and Secretary Wilbur's opposition to. December 1929,


Education, Capper, Robinson Bill, September 1929.


Election results, interpretation of. 1930,


European Affairs, Tardieu Ministry, Briand Ministry, etc., 1929.


Fall, Ex-Secretary Albert S., trial and conviction, October 1929.


Farrell, James S., statement on steel industry, wage slashing and price cutting, May 1931.


Fiscal, federal bond issue of with comment on Mellon's conduct of fiscal affairs, warning against continued government borrowing, etc. September 15, 1931,


Federal purchases of U.S. made goods, bills for, based on President's informal suggestion in letter to Speaker Garner, January 1932.


Federal reorganization, President's program offered in November 1929.


Federal Reserve Board, action on speculation, 1929.


Federal Reserve discount rate, changes, August 1929.


Fletcher, H.P., resignation from Tariff Commission, July 1931.


Flood control, General Jadwin plan, Sears bill, etc. Frazier Resolution calling for Senate Advisory Committee on flood control, transfer of engineer's office to Vicksburg, President's action in delaying Mississippi work until Congress can amend act, etc., August 1929 - July 1930.


Foreign loans, Senate attack on State Department, March 1931.


Foreign loan policy of State Department, August 1929.


Foreign loans, Senate investigation of, January 1932.


Fort, Representative Franklin, speech on prohibition, February 1930.


French debt, Young Plan, 1929.


French debt default, December 1932.


Garfield, James R., report on federal public work, December 1931.


Geneva Disarmament, includes American proposals set forth by Ambassador Gibson, Spanish proposal, French proposal, effect of Japanese Manchurian action and Shanghai attack on conference, etc., January 1932.


Gibson, Ambassador Hugh, speech at Disarmament Conference at Geneva, April 1932.


Glass, Senator, bank relief proposals, January 1932.


Glass, Senator, Currency Expansion Bill, July 1932.


Glass-Steagall Emergency Banking Bill, February 1932.


Glover, Assistant Postmaster General, speech urging postmasters to participate actively in campaign, May 1932.


Goldsborough Bill, for control of price levels, May 1932.


Government expenditures, August 1930.


Government reorganization, includes discussion of Ludlow bill for commission to investigate centralization, January 1930.


Grandi, Dino, Italian Foreign Minister, visit to U.S. in Reports include joint statement by President and Grandi, comment on debts, etc. November 1930.


Farm Board and Farm Board Action. Reports dealing with questioning of prospective board members by Senate, confirmation of board members, proposals to aid Florida growers, California grape growers, etc., in period from August 2, 1929, to December 23, 1929.

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Farm Board and Farm Action. Reports in this volume cover developments following the organization of the Farm Board: its stabilization purchases; formation of cooperatives; Chairman Legge's advice to wheat farmers to reduce acreage and his advocacy of larger farm units; the Board's drive to substitute wheat instead of corn for stock feed to cut down the surplus; proposals to send wheat to the famine sections of China; discussion of the Mississippi restriction of acreage law; the President's refusal to intervene in the Board's actions, etc., January 3, 1930, to April 29, 1931.


Farm Marketing Act and Farm Board Action. This volume includes reports on the Farm Relief Bill and its adoption, beginning with papers of appointments to Farm Board; Farm Board wheat exchange with Brazil for coffee, Chairman Legge's retirement in February 1931; negotiations by the board for wheat and cotton sales to Germany in July 1931; the Board's sale of wheat to China in August 1931; the Board's proposal for destruction of cotton, August 1931; the President's announcement in August 1931, of a plan to promote greater markets for cotton; Senator Capper's Resolution for the distribution of Farm Board wheat to the needy; and the Senate Committee's hearings in January 1932 on what the Board had done. June 6, 1929;


Hague Conference, Young Plan, includes comment on Snowden's move for British evacuation of Rhineland, August 1932.


Haiti, Haitian policy, includes President's request for Commission to investigate American policy; views of editors on effect of American occupation; President's refusal to augment Marine forces there; selection of Commission; views on Commission's work, etc. (December 1929)


Hale, Senator, Bill for building Navy to treaty limits, May 1932.


Helium, views on lifting export embargo, also views on President's statement. October 1930,


Highway, Emergency Construction Bill, February 1932.


Holmes, Supreme Court Justice, retirement, January 1932.


House Domestic Allotment Bill, January 1933.


Hurley, Secretary P.J., speech to American Publishers' Association, speech, Columbus, Ohio, Rhode Island speech, May 1932; July 1932; August 1932.


Hyde, Secretary Arthur M., charges against Soviet short selling, September 1930.

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Hughes, Charles Evans, report on Chicago diversion of water from Lake Michigan, December 1929.


Hughes, Charles Evans, nomination to Supreme Court announced simultaneously with retirement of Chief Justice William H. Taft, February 1930.


Hughes, Chief Justice Charles Evans, speech before American Bar Association, Chicago, August 1930.


"I'm Alone" Case, arbitration of, Canadian rumrunner shelled off Florida coast, August 1929.


Immigration, selective plan submitted by Senator Henry J. Allen, August 1929.


Immigration, Mexican immigration restriction, August 1929.


Immigration, Commissioner of Immigration Hull's proposal for selective immigration, also Box-Johnson proposals limiting Mexican entries; restriction of Filipinos; repeal of National Origins section of Law; Senate vote on Mexican restriction; proposals to rescind Japanese Exclusion Act; registration of Aliens; etc. December 1929,


Immigration, President's Order tightening up conditions of immigrant visas, September 1930.


Immigration, President's advocacy of more flexible and more selective system; views on Senator Reed's suspension proposal, November 1930.


Immigration, President's annual message referring to need of changes in immigration law, December 1930.


Immigration, Secretary of Labor Doak's proposal as alternative to suggestions of two-year suspension of all immigration; Doak's action against alien seamen and other illegal entrants, to June 1931.


Income tax reduction, proposals of and subsequent report on maintenance of 1930 reduction, to September 1930. June 1929;


Inland Waterways, Upper Mississippi Survey begun, August 1929.


Inland Waterways, demand both for St. Lawrence and Lakes-to-Gulf routes; Chicago diversion, etc., Ohio River canalization, September 1929; September 1929.


Inland Waterways, see President - Louisville speech, President's Waterway Program. October 1929;


Inland Waterways, comment on Charles Evans Hughes' decision as referee in Chicago water diversion case, December 1929.


Inland Waterways, U.S. operation of New York State Barge Canal, also views on rivers and harbors bill generally. April 1930,


Inland Waterways, discusses appointment of Hanford McNider as Minister to Canada, also Canadian elections, in light of effect on St. Lawrence waterway; Secretary Hurley's tour of Mississippi waterways, also administration's program in light of speech of Frederick W. Sargent, President of Chicago and Northwestern assailing program before Bankers' Convention at Cleveland, Secretary Hurley's speech before Mississippi Valley Association, criticizing railroad's attitude toward waterways. September 1930, October 1930; November 1930,


Inland Waterways, report of Engineers of St. Lawrence Commission, recommending Massena Point, New York, for power site for New York in St. Lawrence development. January 1931,

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Indian Bureau Reorganization, March 1931.


Indians, covers Commissioner Rhoads' report on reorganization, Michigan Supreme Court Decision on Indian hunting rights, etc., Administration's new Indian policy of vocational training and state control, Secretay Wilbur's decision to help Indians become self-supporting, September 1930; December 1929; August 1929.


Interstate Commerce Commission, reports cover proposals for horizontal rate increases, report of New England Railroad Committee, consolidation of Eastern lines; repeal of "recapture" clause; President's statement on consolidation of Eastern roads, control of bus and truck competition; control of holding companies; Supreme Court decision against Interstate Commerce Commission in California fruit rate case, Interstate Commerce Commission rail consolidation plan, May 1931; 1931; January 1931; May 1930; December 1929.


Interstate Commerce Commission, merger decision, July 1932.


Interstate Commerce Commission, four-system railway merger plan, October 1931.


Interstate Commerce Commission, rejection of 15% rate increase request, reports begin October 1931. September 1931,


Interstate Commerce Commission, revised decision on increased freight rates and to permit voluntary loan pool by roads, December 1931.


Karolyi, Count, State Department ruling on admission, October 1929.


Kellogg Pact, signing of, July 1929.


Kellogg Pact, see also Consultative Pact and Outlawry of War, November 1930.


Kidnapping, see Cochran-Patterson Kidnapping Bill.


LaFollette-Costigan Bill for Federal Relief, January 1932.


Lamont, Secretary of Commerce R.P., speech on wages to Chamber of Commerce of the United States, April 1931.


Laval, Premier of France, visit to United States, reports also comment on visit when it was still in prospect. October 1931,


Law Enforcement Commission, comment on division of Commission's work, August 1929.


Law Enforcement Commission, row over demand of Senators for preliminary report, discussion reveals division of opinion over President and his enforcement policy, January 1930. December 1929;


Law Enforcement Commission, preliminary report, proposing judicial reforms, etc., also Attorney General Mitchell's requirement that enforcement officers be personally "dry"; to March 1930. January 1930,


Law Enforcement Commission, report based on Wickersham testimony before Judiciary Committee, March 1930.


Law Enforcement Commission, report, based on Wickersham statement to newspaper editors. April 1930,


Law Enforcement Commission, report, based on Wickersham pronouncements, Chattanooga speech, Law Institute speech, etc. May 1930,


Law Enforcement Commission, report, based on Wickersham speech at Conference of Social Workers at Boston, Massachusetts. June 1930,


Law Enforcement Commission, report, based on Wickersham speech to American Bar Association indicting Jones law, and multiplicity of statutes. August 1930,


Law Enforcement Commission, report, based on Wickersham statement forecasting Commission report in December. October 1930,


Law Enforcement Commission, Commission's report, January 1931.


Law Enforcement Commission, President's message transmitting Commission's full report to Congress.


Law Enforcement Commission, Wickersham Commission, Senate curtailment of funds, President's rebuke and threat to secure funds; Senate's reversal of action, June 1930.


Law Enforcement Commission, announcement of report and adjournment, November 1930.


Law Enforcement Commission, report on criminal statistics, proposal for uniform compilation of crime statistics, etc., April 1930.


Law Enforcement Commission, suggested changes in methods of trial, etc., June 1931.


League of Nations, meeting, Briand's proposal for "United States of Europe." September 1929;


Legion, American, proposal for serving Council of National Defense, President rejects it. September 1931,


Lobbies, report, includes Bingham incident in connection with tariff legislation; Arnold and Southern Tariff Association; Grundy and his "backward states"; and earlier reports denouncing lobbying in general. October 1929,


Lucas, Norris Incident, based on effort to substitute another George Norris' name in Nebraska primary, December 1930.


McCulloch, Senator Roscoe E., Ohio, appointment to succeed Burton's post, November 1929.


MacDonald, Premier Ramsay, visit to United States, see also President-Premier Joint Statement. 1929,


Mellon, Ambassador Andrew W., address to Pilgrim Society, London, see also President-Mellon-Mills Appointment; see also Fiscal Policy. April 1932;


Mellon, Secretary Andrew W., radio address, on business and government fiscal matters. May 23, 1931,


Mellon, Secretary Andrew W., address to International Chamber of Commerce, April 1931.


Mellon, Secretary Andrew W., statement urging transfer of prohibition enforcement to Department of Justice, January 1930.


Mellon, Secretary Andrew W., statement on reported resignation, October 1929.


Merchant marine, President's announcement of advisory committee, and other phases of development of merchant marine, mail contracts, and loans, etc., Postmaster General Brown's proposals for construction of more merchant ships; Congressman White's proposals concerning mail contracts, etc., McCarl report criticizing Shipping Board. June 1930, November 1929; October 1929,


Mexico, Mexican elections, November 1929.


Military budget, reduction of, July 1929.


Military expenditures, from President's Budget Message. 1929


Mills, Secretary Ogden L., speech to Associated Press, April 1930.


Mills, Secretary Ogden L., speech to American Bar Association, May 1932.


Mills, Secretary Ogden L., Fanieul Hall speech, July 1932.


Mitchell, Attorney General William D.


Oil Embargo Ruling, July 1931.


Power rulings, that the Power Commission has no power of regulation over a power company building a power plant on a non-navigable branch of a navigable stream. September 1930,


Radio speech, May 1931.


Letter requiring that prohibition officials be "dry" in personal habits and beliefs, January 1930.


Antitrust policy, November 1929.


Monroe Doctrine, J. Reuben Clark memorandum of Monroe Doctrine. June 1930,


Moratorium extension proposals, based on report President rejected recommendation of bankers for another year's, extension of German moratorium, 1931.


Morrow, Dwight, Ambassador, Senator, speeches in 1930 campaign, also 1930 statement on Prohibition; also Atlantic City speech, on President's action to help business. June 1930,

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Naval Arms reduction, comment on President's efforts, with those of Premier MacDonald, to reach understanding; also Secretary Stimson's statement on parity, July 1929.


Naval Limitations, discussion, of MacDonald visit, forecasting welcome, effect on other countries, etc. September 1929,


Naval Limitations, welcoming MacDonald, discussing his remarks in speech to Senate, "Parity? Take it without reserve, heaped up and flowing over"; also MacDonald's denial visit means an alliance of U.S. and Britain; commenting on MacDonald's other speeches on visit in United States, etc. October 1929,


Naval Limitatiaons, selection of Senators Reed and Robinson, Stimson, etc. to American delegation to London naval conference; comment on spirit of Japanese delegation; prospects of decisions on capital ships, submarines, etc. October 1929,


Naval Limitations, discussions of submarine issue; French stand that League of Nations should be recognized as chief peace agency; President's plea for patience in negotiations, King George's speech opening conference; Stimson's opening speech, etc. December 1929, January 1931;


Naval Limitations Conference, discussions of cruisers, submarines, etc., as main issues of conference. Premier MacDonald's announcement of British cruiser cut. January 1930,


Naval Limitations, proposals submitted by American delegates, discussion of submarine, battleship and other issues; strengthening of Kellogg pact; and economic advantages if conference succeeds; also sentiment as to progress made by conference thus far. Other factors discussed are French attitude; suggested Mediterranean treaty; French withdrawal after fall of Tardieu ministry; consideration of proposed "consultative pact," etc., radio talks from London by Stimson, MacDonald and others during conference, etc.; round robin appeal by peace organizations in U.S. by cable to delegates; French unwillingness to compromise, etc. February 1930;


Naval Limitations Conference, difficulties in achieving five-power treaty; discussion of U.S. participation in consultative pact; attitude of Borah and other isolationist Senators on pact discussions; views on securing three-power treaty if it is impossible to arrange five-power pact; Ambassador Gibson's speech, President's statement on conference, views on success or failure of conference as measured by negotiations; effect on Anglo-American relations; Secretary Stimson's radio address; Franco-Italian rivalry; value of the "Escalator" (safeguarding) provision for building; Battleship holiday; forecasts as to Senate's attitude toward treaty; President's message, about on conference outcome; Stimson's testimony before Senate Foreign Relations Committee and other phases of Committee hearings; President's threat to call extra session to speed up Senate action on treaty. April 1930; about April 13, 1930; May 1, 1930,

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Naval Limitations, discussion of Senate Foreign Relations Committee consideration of treaty; President's threat of extra session to secure action; probable postponement of treaty action; criticism of Philippine fortification arrangement; effect of conference on Anglo-American relations; MacDonald's victory in House of Commons on treaty; President's refusal to submit confidential correspondence to Senate Committee; Stimson radio speech attacking "Professional Warriors"; President's, statement supporting treaty; President's insistence on extra session to act on treaty; and Message to Senate, July 7; ratification of treaty. June 13,


Muscle Shoals, includes Norris plan for government operation; Cyanamid Company bid, Senator Black amendment to permit purchase of surplus power by municipalities, Representative Reese plan, compromise bill, report by commission named to study. November 1929; 1930; May 1930; January 1931;


Navy league, second attack on President, November 1931.


Nicaragua Canal, supplementary route survey, selection of Army Engineers' survey party, September 1929.


Oil, District of Columbia Supreme Court decision, see District of Columbia Supreme Court. April 1930,


Owen, Ruth Bryan, proposal for Federal Department of the Home, September 1930.


Packers, modification of Packers' "Consent decree" by Justice Bailey in District of Columbia Supreme Court, January 1931.


Palestine, Arab-Jews riots at "Wailing Wall" in Jerusalem, with discussion of British mandate, etc. August 1929,


Panama Canal, financial report discussed in relation to other waterways, etc. August 1929


Passport Reduction Bill, on cutting down visa fees. May 1932,


Pensions, House adoption of bill for pension for widows and orphans, May 1932.


Philippines, King and Broussard resolutions for freeing Philippines; also Representative Knutson bill, Senator Bingham's resolution calling for investigation of development, Hawes-Cutting Bill, Secretary Hurley's letter to Senator Bingham, Hawley-Cummings Bill, Governor General Dwight Davis' statement, see also President-Philippine freedom. October 1929, October 1929; December 1929; February 1930; February 1930; May 1930; July 1930;


Philippine Independence Bill, Hare Bill, House vote, April 1932.


Philippine Independence, passage of bill, President's veto January 13, 1933; and Congress' overriding of veto. January 1933;


Post Office Department, Postmaster General Brown's recommendation for government-owned post office building lease.


Power, Attorney General's Opinion on Cumberland Falls Issue, August 1930.


Prohibition, decisions of Circuit Court of Appeals, Philadelphia, reversing lower court decision holding buyer of liquor equally guilty with seller; and decision by Judge Dawson of Kentucky supporting position of lower court. November 1929,


Public Utilities, Power, discussion of reorganization of Federal Power Commission; government ownership; federal and state conflicts of jurisdiction; Maine referendum barring export of power; federal control of utility financing methods, etc., September 1929 to July 1930.


Power Commission, report based on decision in Appalachian Power Company case holding that Commission has jurisdiction over tributaries to navigable streams, applied to New River, West Virginia project. April 1931;


Power Commission, Bonner-King-Russell dispute and Senate effort to reconsider nominations, reinstatement of King, January 1931. January 1931;


Power Commission, Senate vs. George Otis Smith, see also District of Columbia-Supreme Court Decision in George Otis Smith case. April 1931;


Prison, proposed federal prison reorganization, President's plans for extending probation; farms for narcotic victims, also President's plan to ask $5,000,000 Federal Penitentiary Fund, August 1929. August 1929;


Prohibition, American Bar Association Referendum for Repeal.


Prohibition Bureau, transfer from Treasury to Justice, See also Mellon, Secretary. May 1930.


Prohibition, expose by former Prohibition Director Campbell of New York.


Prohibition, Literary Digest poll, from March 1930 to July 1930.


Prohibition, Ontario and Nova Scotia referendum reversing dry stand, November 1929.


Prohibition, proposals for referendum on, January 1930.


Prohibition, proposals of Tuttle, New York, U.S. District Attorney, for local option; GOP state convention stand on.


Prohibition, transfer of Prohibition Unit to Justice Department under Williamson Bill, February 1930.


Prohibition, Prohibition Administrator, A.W.W. Woodcock statement of policy on home brew, September 1930.


Public Domain Bills, April 1932.


Public Lands Policy, report of Committee headed by James R. Garfield, favored turning public lands to state control. March 1931,


Public Lands Policy, President's selection of committee to study policy; discussion of protecting sub-surface rights to Federal government; reoganization of Reclamation Service, etc. September 1929,

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Administration's first six months.


Comparative positions on various issues.


Acceptance Speech.


American Legion Speech.


Annual Message to Congress. 1932


Annual Message to Congress. 1931


Annual Message to Congress. 1930


Annual Message to Congress. 1929




Beverly, James R., Governor of Puerto Rico, see "Grew and Beverly." January 1932,


Boyden, R.W., to the Hague, April 1930.


Brewster, S.M., U.S. District Attorney, Kansas, December 1929.


Brown, General Lytle, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army, see Guggenheim. September 1929,


Brown, Colonel Thad H., to Radio Commission, see Guggenheim. September 1929,


Burnet, David, Commissioner of Internal Revenue, see Roosevelt, Nichols. August 1930,


Butte, Dr. George C., Vice Governor, Philippines, see Smith, George Otis. December 1930,


Cardozo, Benjamin, Justice, U.S. Supreme Court, February 1932.


Chapin, Roy H., Secretary of Commerce, August 3, 1932.


Clark, J. Reuben, Jr., Ambassador to Mexico, October 1930.


Crisp, Charles R., Tariff Commission, September 27, 1932.


Crosby, General H.B., Commissioner of District of Columbia, March 1930.


Dawes, General Charles G., to Reconstruction Finance Corporation, January 1932.


Dawes, General Charles G., to Disarmament Conference Delegation, December 1931.


Diekeme, G.J., Minister to Holland, see Garrett. September 1929,


Doak, William N., Secretary of Labor, November 1930.


Eastman, J.B., to Interstate Commerce Commission, see Woods, see also Sackett, Hopkins, and Brewster. December 1929,


Edge, Walter, Ambassador to France, July 1929.


Everson, General William G., Chief, Militia Bureau, U.S.A., see Brown. October 1929,


Forbes, W. Cameron, Ambassador to Japan, see McNider. 1930,


Fuller, Major General Benjamin H., Commandant, Marine Corps, see Roosevelt, Nichols. August 1930,


Garfield, James R., Public Lands Commission, see Brown. September 1929,


Garrett, John W., Ambassador to Italy, see Diekeme. July 1929,


Gibson, Hugh M., to Disarmament Conference Delegation, see Disarmament Conference Delegates. December 1931;


Grew, Joseph C., Ambassador to Japan, February 1932.


Guggenheim, Harry F., Ambassador to Cuba, see also Brown. September 1929,


Hopkins, R.J., Federal Judge, Kansas, see Sackett, see also Eastman. October 1929,


Jardine, William M., Minister to Egypt, see Roosevelt, Nichols. July 1930,


Jones, R.M., to Interstate Commerce Commission, see Eastman, see also Sackett. December 1929,


Laughlin, I.B., Ambassador to Spain, October 1929.


Lee, W.E., to Interstate Commerce Commission, see Sackett, see also Tate. January 1930,


MacArthur, Major General Douglas, Chief of Staff, U.S.A., see Roosevelt, Nichols. July 1930,


Mahaffie, Charles D., to Interstate Commerce Commission, see Roosevelt, Nichols. August 1930,


McNab, J.R., see Garfield. October 1929,


Meyer, Eugene, to Governor, Federal Reserve Board, September 1930.


McNider, Hanford, Minister to Canada, June 1930.


McNinch, Frank R., to Federal Power Commission, December 1930.


Mellon, Andrew W., Ambassador to Great Britain, February 1932.


Mills, Ogden R., Secretary of Treasury, see Mellon-Mills Appointments. February 1932,


Morrow, E.P., U.S. Board of Mediation, 1930.


Munro, Dana G., Minister to Haiti, see Roosevelt, Nichols. July 1930,


O'Brien, Robert Lincoln, Chairman, Tariff Commission, November 1931.


Pomerene, Atlee, Chairman, Reconstruction Finance Corporation, July 26, 1932.


Ratshesky, A.C., Minister to Czechoslovakia, see Sackett. January 1930,


Reicheldefer, Luther H., District of Columbia Commissioner, see Crosby. March 1930,


Reed, Judge, to Federal Land Bank, October 1929.


Roosevelt, Nicholas, Governor of Philippines, (withdrawn). July 1930


Roosevelt, Nicholas, Minister to Hungary, August 1930.


Roosevelt, Colonel Theodore, Governor to Puerto Rico.


Roosevelt, Theodore, Governor to Philippines, January 1932.


Sackett, Frederick M., Ambassador to Germany, December 1929.


Sparks, Will M., Federal Judge, Indiana, November 1929.


Smith, George Otis, Federal Power Commission, December 1930.


Stockton, G.B., Minister to Austria, see Sackett. January 1930,


Swanson, Senator C.A., Disarmament Conference Delegation, see Disarmament Conference Delegates. December 1931,


Tate, H.M., Interstate Commerce Commission, February 1930.


Taylor, R.V., Interstate Commerce Commission, see Brewster. December 1929,


Thatcher, Thomas D., Solicitor General, see Willys, see also Crosby. February 1930,


Thompson, Sam H., Federal Farm Board, March 1931.


Watson, Judge A.L., Federal Judge, see Eastman, see Sackett. December 1929,


Willys, John N., Ambassador to Poland, March 1930.


Winslow, Samuel E., U.S. Board of Mediation, see Smith, George Otis. December 1930,


Wooley, Dr. Mary E., Disarmament Conference Delegation, December 1931.


Woods, J.P., Interstate Commerce Commission, see Brewster, see Disarmament Conference Delegates, see Crosby. December 1929,


Youngquist, A.A., Assistant Attorney General, November 1929.


Judge Parker, appointment to Supreme Court.


Judge Roberts, appointment to Supreme Court.

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Business Conference.


Statement on business conditions, October 1929.


Business conditions statement, April 15, 1932.


Business Rehabilitation Program, October 1931 to December 1931.

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Business Conference, unemployment situation, 1929-1931.


Business Conference, August 25-26, 1932.


Cabinet salary reductions.


Caribbean trip, includes San Juan, Puerto Rico, speech and Virgin Islands statement.


Cleveland Speech, October 15, 1932.


Cleveland Speech, American Bankers Association. October 1930,


Coinage Bill Veto, first bill vetoed.


Consolidation of Federal Bureaus Proposal, December 1931.


Coolidge article in Saturday Evening Post, September 10, 1932.


D.A.R. Address, April 1930.


Des Moines Speech, October 4, 1932.


Destroyer reduction proposal, September 1931.


Detroit Speech, October 22, 1932.


Detroit trip to address American Legion, for editorial comment on speech, see President, American Legion speech. September 1931,


Disarmament Proposal, in instructions to delegates to Geneva Disarmament Conference. June 22, 1932,


Drought expenditures, report on, May 1931.


Drought relief statement, February 3, 1931.

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Economy, Appeal to Nation. May 6


Economy Message, July 1930.


Economy Message to Cabinet.


Economy program, tax increase proposals, October 1931.


Economy program, statement on deficit, June 2, 1931.


Economy, Reorganization Message, May 1932.


Economy statement, April 24, 1931.


Economy statement, September 25, 1931.


Economy warning, October 14, 1931.


Economy warnings, April 1930.


Election result.


Farm Board intervention, June 1931.


Farmers' moratorium, September 27, 1932.


Federal building projects announcement, May 12, 1931.


Proposal to aid federal land banks.


Signing of Federal Power Commission Bill.


First year of administration.


Florida patronage statement, 1929.


Foreign debt statement, November 23, 1932.


Foreign Relations Message, 1932.


Foreign Relations Message, 1930.


Four-point relief program, June 1932.


Emergency relief proposals.


Emergency relief, $20,000,000 Compromise Bill.


German armament question and Disarmament Conference, September 20, 1932.


Gettysburg speech, May 30, 1930.


Glendale, California, radio speech on election results, November 12, 1932.


Handshaking moratorium, February 1932.


Home Loan Bills.


Home Loan Bank and Home Ownership Conference.


Home Loan Bank proposal, November 1931.


Home Loan Board appointments, August 6, 1932.


Conference on Home Ownership, comment previous to Conference. 1931;


Conference on Home Ownership, 1931.


Address to Conference on Home Ownership, 1931.


Home Ownership Conference, 1930.


Home Ownership Conference and Home Ownership Legislation, 1932.


Hospitalization Bill for Civilians, veto of.


Howell, Senator, prohibition incident, challenging "loose talk" in Congress. 1929,


"Hurry Up" special message to Congress, January 1932.


Indianapolis speech, to business men. 1931,


Indianapolis, campaign speech, October 28, 1932.


Inland Waterways, request for appropriation, March 1932.


Inland Waterways Program, Louisville speech, 1929.


Interior Department economy drive, May 1931.


International Chamber of Commerce Address, May 1931.


Kelley charges in New York World against Secretary Wilbur and Interior Department, October 1930.


King's Mountain speech, October 1930.


Labor speech, October 1930.


Laval Conference.


Laval Joint Statement on Conference.


Law enforcement message, April 1930.


Special message on law reform, February 1932.


Lincoln Day address, 1931.


Lincoln Tomb Dedication speech, June 1931.


Loan to China for wheat sales.


Louvain Library incident, involving Architect Warren's attitude in matter of inscription.


Madison Square Garden speech, October 31, 1932.


Marion, O., speech at Harding Memorial, June 1931.


Mellon tax increase proposals, December 1931.


Methodist Ecumenical Conference address by radio, October 1931.


Eugene Meyer appointment to Federal Reserve Board.


Muscle Shoals statement, previous to veto message.


Muscle Shoals veto message, March 1931.

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Moratorium action to relieve German economic situation, reports from June 24 to August 18, 1931.


Naval budget statement, November 12, 1931.


Naval economy drive, May 1931.


Naval reduction proposals, October 1931.


Navy Day speech, October 1931.


Navy Day statement, October 1932.


Navy League attack, April 1932.


Navy League attack by William Gardiner, President's Committee investigation and report, 1931.


Newspaper statement on emergency program, December 11, 1931.


New Year's Proclamation announcing Naval Treaty in effect, January 1931.


New York Herald-Tribune Conference of Women, address by radio, September 29, 1932.


Nine-Point Emergency Program, statement. July 29, 1932,


"No Special Session" statement, May 1931.


"No Tax Increase" statement, March 1931.


Nicaraguan nonintervention policy, April 1931.


Signing of Norris Anti-Injunction Bill, March 1932.


speeches, includes King's Mountain, Cleveland, Detroit speech to Legion and Labor speech. October 1930,


Omnibus pension veto, April 1932.


Request for $150,000,000 relief fund.


Pan-American Commercial Congress speech, October 1931.


Pan-American Day address, April 1931.


Personnel Administration Counsel, April 1931.


Philippine Freedom Bill veto, January 13, 1933.


Philippine Independence statement, October 1931.


Police Chiefs' Conference speech, October 1931.


Post Office economy drive, postal deficit, May 1931.


Power Commission, statement on nominations, January 1931.


Power Commission nominations, stand on, February 1931.


Premier MacDonald Joint Statement, October 1929.


President and 71st Congress.


Racketeers, rejection of federal drive on, December 1930.


Railroad consolidation, December 1930.


Railroads, statement of condition of March 1932.


Railway wages, appeal for delay in consideration of, September 1930.


Ransdell bill creating Public Health Institute.


Reconstruction Finance Corporation.


Red Cross address, April 1930.


Radio Relief Appeal, on behalf of Community Chests Drive. October 16, 1932,


Relief Coordination Program.


Relief Legislation statement of July 7, 1932.


Relief Drive statement, October 18, 1931.


Relief legislation, statement of on Wagner Bill. June 24, 1932,


Relief proposals, controversy with Garner.

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Criticism of Congress for blocking reorganization program, January 3, 1933.


Reorganization efforts, including five-day week proposals, flat-rate salary cut proposal, etc.; April 9th conference, proposal of President to accept $1 a year salary; Hines' proposal to restrict payments of disability compensation, etc., 1932.


"Surprise Message" to Congress and supplementary statement on economic cooperation, April 1932.


Reorganization program, statement and September 10 letter to executive government officers on budget. September 13, 1932,


Reorganization proposal, March 1932.


Reorganization efforts and Congress' rejection of reorganization proposal, March 1932.


Special message on reorganization, February 1932.


Message on government reorganization, submitting executive orders for reorganization, consolidation, etc. December 9, 1932,


Richmond address, Taxation, etc. April 1932,


Robinson, Senator, relief proposals; includes comment on letter to engineers opposing bond issue proposal; President's statement on Garner's building program; etc.


Roosevelt conference, November 1932.


Roosevelt conference invitation, based on President's telegram, November 12, 1932.


Roosevelt telegram offering negotiation on St. Lawrence Treaty, and President's reply, July 10, 1932.


St. Louis speech, November 4, 1932.


Senate and President.


Address to Senate on budget, May 31, 1932.


Senate, Power Commission nominations controversy, January 1931.


Senate statement, October 1929.


Shipping Board reorganization proposal, April 1932.


Short sales of grain statement, July 1931.


Short sales, pressure against and prospects of Congressional inquiry, February 1932.


Research Committee on Social Trends announced, December 1929.


Letter to Senator Smoot re soldiers' bonus, February 1931.


Spanish war veterans' pension veto, June 1930.


Tariff Commission letter requesting study of effect of debased currencies on imports and tariff protection, October 24, 1932.


Veto of Democratic tariff measure, May 1932.


Tax bill, statement on signing of bill, June 1932.


Third year of administration.


"Treasury Raids" statement, December 1930.


Tuskegee speech, April 1931.


Unemployment Commission, selection of, August 1930.


Unemployment Conference.


Wagner Bill veto.


Valley Forge speech, May 1931.


Statement on tariff, and fight over flexible provision of Hawley-Smoot Bill as presented in House and Senate bills. September 1929,

Box 309

Tax increase proposals, December 29, 1931, to June 2, 1932.


Wage reductions, July 1931.


Wage statement, April 1931.


Wagner-Garner Relief Bill veto, July 11, 1932.


War debts, letter to Borah, July 13, 1932.


War debts, special message to Congress, December 19, 1932.


Washington's Birthday address, 1932.


Washington police, comment on third degree investigation, August 1931.


Welfare Conference address, September 15, 1932.


Western trip, proposed, May 1930.


Wickersham report, message transmitting preliminary report, January 1930.


Wickersham report, message on, January 1931.


Wilkerson, Judge, promotion of.


Women, address to, October 7, 1932.


World Court, statement announcing intention to submit protocols to present session, November 1930.


World War Pension Bill, statement forecasting, warning by President, Mellon and Hines, June 1930.


Yorktown speech, October 1931.


Radio Monopoly Suit, May 1930.


Reappportionment, demand for 1932 National Republican Convention Platform, May 1929.


Republican prohibition plank, June 1932.


Rockefeller, John D., Jr., letter favoring repeal of 18th Amendment, June 1932.


Roosevelt, Governor Franklin D.


Unemployment insurance plan presented at state Federation of Labor meeting, August 1930.


Appointment of St. Lawrence Development Commission, August 1930.


Utilities policy and miscellaneous, April 1930.


Veto of bill to investigate New York City government; prison program, states' rights speech, old-age pension fight, March 1930.


Action in telephone rate case, prison program, message to legislature and miscellaneous subjects, January 1930.


speech to state Democratic Committee of Illinois attacking administration. December 1929


Bonus attitude, September 1932.


Baltimore speech, October 25, 1932.


Bridgeport, Connecticut, speech, September 3, 1932.


Butte speech promising silver conference, September 19, 1932.


Columbus, Ohio, speech, August 20, 1932.


Foreign debt statement, November 23, 1932.


Statement on Far Eastern policy supporting Stimson policy.


Pittsburgh speech, October 19, 1932.


Portland, Oregon, speech on power, September 21, 1932.


Prohibition statement in letter to Senator Wagner, September 9, 1930.


Radio address on 1932 Democratic Platform, July 30, 1930.


Radio "Forgotten Man" speech, April 7, 1932.


Radio speech on relief, Albany, October 13, 1932.


St. Paul, Minnesota, Jefferson Day Dinner, April 18, 1932.


Sales tax pronouncement, January 1933.


Salt Lake City speech on railroads, September 17, 1932.


Seagirt, New Jersey, speech on prohibition, August 27, 1932.


Seattle tariff speech, September 20, 1932.


Sioux City, Iowa, speech on farm relief, September 29, 1932.


Topeka, Kansas, farm relief speech, September 14, 1932.


Roosevelt, Nicholas.


Appointment as Governor General of Philippines and withdrawal of name after Filipinos had made demonstrations because of book he had written on capacity of Filipinos to govern themselves.


Appointment as Minister to Hungary, September 1930.


Round-robin letter of prominent men to Congress to speed up work, May 1932.


Rubio, President-elect of Mexico, visit to U.S. December 1930.


Russia, recognition of.


Secretary Stimson's study of recognition, March 1931.


Reply to Stimson note, rebuke to U.S.


Trade embargo, July 1930.


Russo-Chinese situation, Kellogg Pact, etc., July 1929.

Box 310

Sackett-Insull incident, speech of Sackett in Berlin, June 1930.


St. Lawrence Power Project, New York State action for power commission. January 1930,


St. Lawrence Waterway negotiations, Stimson-Herridge negotiations, selection of Senator J.H. Allen as special advisor, President's acceptance of Canadian suggestion for direct negotiation of treaty, October 1931.


St. Lawrence Waterway Treaty signing, announcement by President. July 13, 1932,


Sales tax, House Ways and Means Committee report, March 7, 1932.


Shearer case, lobbying at Disarmament Conference; Shearer's suit against munition makers; President's denunciation, etc., September 1929.


Sheppard, Senator, bill to make buyer of liquor equally guilty with seller, October 1929.


Short selling of stocks, based on Stock Exchange report and on Capper, resolution for investigation, Watson's demand for investigation, etc., October 1929.


Sinclair, Harry, oil case, conviction and sentence, August 1929.


Smith, Alfred E.


Editorials in New Outlook magazine, initial number after Smith becomes editor, October 1932.


Jefferson Day speech, Washington, D.C., and denunciation of demagogues, April 1932.


Radio speech, on sales tax, government reorganization, veterans' relief, etc. May 16, 1932,


Saturday Evening Post article on Soldiers' Bonus, September 1932.


His appointment, with Calvin Coolidge and Julius Rosenwald, to administer charitable bequest of Conrad Hubert, October 1929.


Soldiers' Bonus.


South American governments, State Department recognition policy, September 1930.


State Department, appropriations attacked as too small, November 1929.


Steagall Bank Guaranty Bill, May 1932.


Steel merger, court decision, December 1930.


Stimson, Secretary of State.


European trip, June 1931.


Trip to Geneva Disarmament Conference; note to Russia on Chinese situation, December 1929.


Radio speech on Latin American policy, May 9, 1931.


Stock Market.


Views of influence on business sentiment, statements by Roger Babson and others; comment on stock market crash, President's statement, etc. October 1929;


Investigation proposals, short selling; Representative LaGuardia's expose of promotional activities of certain financial writers for newspapers, April 1932.


Stresemann, Dr., death of German leader, October 1929.


Sugar bounty proposals, January 1930.


Sugar tariff schedule, Senate Vote on, January 1930.


Sugar tariff schedule, May 1929 to January 1930.


Supreme Court of United States.


Decision on buyers' guilt in liquor cases, May 1930.


Decision as to display of corks and kegs in liquor cases, covering articles used in home brew making, May 1930.


Decision upholding President in appointment of George Otis Smith to Power Commission and denying Senate's right to recall confirmation, May 1932.


Swope stabilization proposal, discussion of methods of maintaining employment based upon plan developed by General Electric Company. September 1931,


Tariff Bill, Note: The comment on the sugar schedule was reported separately; see sugar tariff schedule. May 13, 1929, to October 2, 1929.

Box 311

Tariff Bill, October 3, 1929, to December 30, 1929.


Tariff Bill, January 3, 1930, to April 30, 1930.


Tariff Bill, June 17, 1930, to April 13, 1932.

Box 312

Tariff Bill, May 1, 1930, to June 16, 1930.


Tax increase proposals, based on proposal of Senator Reed of Pennsylvania for sales tax and Representative Bacharach of New Jersey for estate and inheritance tax increase, September 1931.


Tax reduction, proposal based on Secretary Mellon's statement, November 1929.


Treasury deficit, bond issue, June 1931.


Unemployment insurance, September 1930.


United States.


Acceptance of naval holiday proposals, November 1931.


Action in Japanese crisis, February 1932 to April 1932.


Action in Japanese-Manchurian controversy, based on Stimson's appeal to China and Japan to cease hostilities and on League of Nations to act, September 1931.


Action on Manchurian crisis, based on Stimson note invoking nine-power pact and Kellogg Treaty; also discussion of proposed economic blockade; Tokyo statements denouncing Stimson; etc., November 1931.


United States of Europe, discussion based on Briand proposal, September 1929.


Veterans' agencies, consolidation of, July 1930.


Veterans' relief bills, includes discussion of Representative Rankin bill, Representative Cochran bill, etc., April 1930.


Vinson, Representative, bill for "Treaty Navy," December 1931.


Wage reductions, based on reduction announced by U.S. Steel and other industries; the President's efforts to prevent wage cuts, September 1931.


War debts.


General, May 1931.


Debts and disarmament, discussion covers period prior to President's foreign relations message, 1931, and President's opposition to extension of moratorium or debt reduction unless armaments are reduced, October to December 1931.


Debts and reparations, discussions cover views on the connection of war debts and reparations; effect of moratorium on German stability, etc., June 1931.


War Policies Commission, hearings, views on testimony of Bernard Baruch, Newton D. Baker, Eugene Meyer, etc. on drafting of capital, "freezing" prices, avoidance of profiteering, etc., in wartime, March 1931.


Washington reporters' contempt case developed out of statement as to speakeasies in Washington and refusal of reporters to disclose sources of information, October 1929.


Wheat, distribution in drought area, bills for, March 1932.


Wheeler, Senator, report of Subcommittee on Unemployment Relief, October 1931.


Wickersham, George W., letter to Governor Roosevelt read by Roosevelt to Governors' Conference at New London, Connecticut, views on prohibition. July 16, 1929,


Wickersham, George W., "Flogging" penalty discussion, based on paper by Mr. Wickersham before American Prison Association at Louisville, Kentucky, suggesting that an inquiry be made as to value of flogging as a penalty for banditry and racketeering. October 1930,


Wiggin, Banker's Committee Report on Debt Readjustment, August 1931.


Wilbur, Ray Lyman.


Announcement of retention in cabinet, October 1930.


Wilbur-Kelly oil charges, based on charges made by Kelly in New York World regarding oil; Attorney General Mitchell's investigation and report; See also President, statement on Kelly charges. September 1930.


Proposal to abolish Interior Department, September 1930.


Articles on conservation of national parks, August 1929.


Willebrandt, Mabel, articles on prohibition, August 1929.


World Court.


Decision of Senate Foreign Relations Committee to postpone action on World Court Protocol, December 1931.


Discussions based on Justice Hughes' address to Association of International Law; German customs case; suggestion of special session to consider World Court Protocols, March to June 1931.


Discussions based on Elihu Root's statement before Foreign Relations Committee, January 1931.


Consolidated report showing views of editors, September 4, 1929, to December 12, 1930.


Kellogg nomination, August 1930.


Comment deals with victory of Mrs. Ruth Hanna McCormick, also with speech of Richard Washburn Child, and Saturday Evening Post article by George Wharton Papper, January 1930 to June 1930.


Views on U.S. entry under Root formula, September 1929.


World Court adherence by U.S., based on American Bar Association resolutions favoring adherence; on fight launched by American Foundation for adherence; and on Senate Foreign Relations Committee action designating as date for taking up protocols. December 16, 1931,


World War Pension Bill, July 1930.

Boxes: 313-326


Scope and Contents note

Letters sent and received by Herbert Hoover, arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box 313

Adam, Robert George, concerning government service, 1950.


Adams, Ephraim D., 1915-1924.


Addams, Jane, 1917-1935.


Albert, King of Belgium, 1918-1923.


Allen, Ben, n.d.


American Commission to Negotiate Peace, letter of appreciation, September 1, 1919.


American President Lines (George Killion), 1957.


American Red Cross, 1933-1939.


Auchincloss, Gordon, 1917-1918.


Baker, Bryant, concerning marble bust of Herbert Hoover, 1923.


Baker, George Barr, 1917-1928.


Baker, Newton, 1917-1919.


Barnard, Dr. H.E., 1933-1941.


Barnes, Julius, 1933-1938.


Baruch, Bernard, 1917-1955.


Benedictus XV, Pope, 1920.


Benson, S.W., 1918-1919.


Bernstein, Herman, 1934.


Boyden, Roland W., 1918-1919.

Box 314

Caetani, Gelasio, 1912-1913.


Cardenas, Juan F. (Ambassador of Spain), 1940.


Carl, Prince of Sweden, 1919.


Cartier, E. de (Ambassador of Belgium), 1920-1921.


Cellere, M. (High Commissioner of Italy), 1917-1918.


Clemenceau, Georges, 1919.


Coolidge, Calvin, and Coolidge family, 1925-1934.


Cotton, Joseph P. (Advisory Counsel of Allied Transport Council), 1918.


Coudert, Frederick R., 1918-1920.


Crane, Charles R., 1919.


Cravath, Paul D. (American Mission to Interallied War Conference; Counsel to Council of War Purchases and Finances), 1917-1918.


Craven, Capt. T.T., 1927.


Curtis, Charles, 1933.


Danforth, William H. (Ralston Purina Company), 1921.


Daniels, Josephus E., 1919.


Dawes, Charles G., 1919.


Dickson, Alice M., 1931-1958.


Eckhardt, Tibor, 1957.


Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1954-1956.


Fawcett, James W., 1936-1939.


Fieser, James L. (American Red Cross), 1933-1943.

Box 315

Flesh, Edward, 1922-1928.


Francqui, Emil, 1933.


Frankfurter, Felix, 1918.


Fulbright, J. William, 1946.


Fuller, Marietta.



Box 316



Galpin, Perrin, 1957.


Gannett, Fred, concerning agricultural meeting, September 1943.


George, Lloyd, 1919.


Gibson, Hugh, 1918-1921.


Glass, Carter, 1918-1919.


Goldwater, Senator Barry, 1964.


Gompers, Samuel, 1918-1919.


Goodrich, James P., 1933-1940.


Grasty, Charles H. ( New York Times), 1920.


Grew, Joseph C. (American Commission to Negotiate Peace), 1918-1919.


Harding, Warren G., 1921.


Harding, William P. Gould, 1917.


Hartigan, John, 1935-1952.


Healy, James A.



Box 317



Herrick, Myron T. (Ambassador to France), 1918-1920.


Hinshaw, David, 1933-1940.


Hoolihan, John C., 1958.


Hoover, Lou Henry, 1915-1927.


House, Colonel Edward M., 1917-1921.


Houston, D.F., 1918.


Hughes, Charles Evans, 1921-1937.


Hull, Cordell, 1940-1941.


Hunsiker, Col. Millard, 1918.


Hunt, E.E., 1934-1945.


Irwin, Will, 1931.


Jones, Rufus (American Friends Service), 1919-1948.


Jordan, David Starr, 1914-1928.


Jusserand, J.J. (Ambassador of France), 1919-1921.


Kaltenborn, Hans and Olga, 1964.


Kellogg, Frank B., 1919.


Kellogg, Vernon, 1918-1921.

Box 318

Kerensky, Alexander F., 1955.


Konoye, Prince, 1934-1936.


Lansing, Robert M., 1919.


Leffingwell, R.C. (Assistant Secretary of Treasury), 1918.


Liebman, Marvin (Committee of One Million), 1957.


Liege, l'Universite de, 1964.


McAdoo, William G., 1918.


McCormick, Chauncey, 1935-1949.


McCully, Adm. N.A., 1921.


MacLafferty, James H., 1933-1940.


McPherson, James D., concerning mining interests, 1933-1938.


Masaryk, Thomas G., 1918.


Mercier, Cardinal, 1916-1918.


Miscellaneous, 1922-1963.


Mueller, Hermann (Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany), 1919.


Nansen, Fridtjof, 1917-1920.


Nixon, Richard M., 1956.


Norris, George W., 1918.


Northcliffe, Lord, 1917.


Okada, Hon. Tadahiko, concerning an interview with Herbert Hoover, 1920.

Box 319

O'Laughlin, John Callan. Typescript letters to Hoover with miscellaneous enclosures, some typescript carbon copies of Hoover's replies. 10 bound volumes, arranged chronologically.


Vol. I, January 27 - December 30, 1933.


Vol. II, January 1 - December 29, 1934.

Box 320

Vol. III, January 5, 1935 - December 26, 1936.


Vol. IV, January 2 - December 31, 1939.

Box 321

Vol. V, January 3 - December 28, 1940.


Vol. VI, January 4 - December 31, 1941.

Box 322

Vol. VII, January 2 - December 27, 1942.


Vol. VIII, January 2 - December 31, 1943.

Box 323

Vol. IX, January 8 - December 30, 1944.


Vol. X, January 6, 1945 - September 22, 1948.

Box 324

Paderewski, Jan Ignace, 1919-1938.


Page, Walter H., 1915-1916.


Palmer, Frederick, 1918-1920.


Pate, Maurice, 1964.


Pershing, General John J., 1918-1946.


Pilsudski, Marshal, 1921.


Polk, Frank L., concerning American Relief Administration mission to the Near East, 1919.


Reading, Lord Rufus Isaacs, 1918-1919


Rickard, Edgar.


General, 1920-1951.


Relief account statements.


Telegram disclaiming Hoover's candidacy for presidency, September 5, 1919.


Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1939.


Roosevelt, Theodore, 1917-1937.


Saxon, O. Glenn, 1938-1940.


Shaw, Arch, 1933-1937.


Shepardson, Whitney, 1919.


Sims, Admiral William S., 1910-1918.


Sinsheimer, Allen, 1933-1947.


Smith, H. Alexander, 1933-1947.

Box 325

Sokolsky, George.






Spargo, John, 1933-1951.


Sproul, Robert G., 1949.


Squier, George (National Academy of Science), 1928.


Stark, Herbert S., 1904-1906.


Stewart, John K., 1964.


Stockton, Gilchrist, 1920.


Strauss, Lewis L., 1933.


Sullivan, Mark, 1933-1936.


Surface, Frank M., 1919-1921.


Taft, Robert A., 1918.


Taft, William H., 1927.


Tardieu, Andre (High Commissioner of the French Republic to the U.S.), 1917-1919.


Taylor, Alonzo, 1917-1944.


Tchitcherin, George, 1922.


Truman, Harry S., 1947-1964.


Tuck, William Hallan, 1934-1953.

Box 326

Vandenberg, A.H., 1933-1947.


Vanderlip, F.A., 1920.


Villalobar, Le Marquis de, 1918.


Wallace, Gale D., 1928-1929.


Walsh, Senator David I., concerning coal price-fixing, 1922.


Warren, Earl, 1928.


White, William Allen, 1935-1941.


Whitlock, Brand, 1914-1917.


Wilbur, Ray Lyman, 1919-1932.


Wilhelm, Donald, 1923-1928.


Williams, Walter J., 1919-1956.


Wilson, C.E., 1954.


Wood, Frederick H., 1938-1939.


Wyckhoff, Stanley, 1921-1923.


Yudenitch, General N., 1919.

Boxes: 326-355

SUBJECT FILE, 1900-1964

Scope and Contents note

Reports, memoranda, correspondence, lists, clippings, cartoons, and printed matter, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 326

Agricola, Georgius, De Re Metallica. Includes Lou Henry Hoover's handwritten translation notes from the Latin.


Albert, King of the Belgians.


Allen, Gracie, Imaginary interview with Herbert Hoover.


American Relief Administration.




Aid to Russia.

Box 327

Criticism of Herbert Hoover by J.T. Loree.


Loan to Finland.


Relations with the Bela Kun government in Hungary.


Signing of the Riga agreement.


American relief efforts during World War I.


Appeals for help from individuals.


Appreciation letters for relief work, 1915-1919.


Baruch, Bernard.


Bohemian Club.


Boy Scouts of America.


Boys' Club.


Brussels Exposition, 1958.


Bryce, Viscount.


California visit, 1919.


Campaign for the 48 States to Limit and Restrict the Centralized Powers of the Federal Government, 1956.




China, communist.


China, "News from China for Overseas," International Relations Committee, Nanking, 1935.

Box 328

Chinese National Association of the Mass Education Movement, 1929.


Code books, ca. 1935.


Colorado River Basin.


Colorado River Development.


Government documents, 1930-1945.


Pamphlets, 1936-1945.


Colorado River Board of California, Statement on Behalf of California, 1944.


Hoover testimony, 1945.

Box 329

Commission for Relief in Belgium.




Articles by its members.


Part I.

Box 330

Part II.




Congress, list of members.


Coolidge, Calvin.


Cultural and Scientific Conference, New York City, March 25-27, 1949.


Damm, Paul.


Dewey, Thomas E.






Economic policies.


Edison, Thomas E.


Education, contribution to.


Egg rolling at the White House.


Eisenhower, Dwight D.


Equal Rights Amendment, 1932.


Estes, Billie Sol.


European trip, 1937-1938.

Box 331



Ex-Presidents and the Senate.


Famine Emergency Committee, 1946-1947.


First Aid for Hungary, 1956.


First Ladies of Presidents.




Flynn, Ed.


Flynn, John, The Roosevelt Myth (1948).


Food for Small Democracies, 1941.


Food subsidies.


Foreign policy of the U.S., 1941-1963.

Box 332

Garrett, Garet, "The Mortification of History," 1943.


Garrette, Eve.


"Career in Politics," The Woman, 1943.


"Politics Needs Women," 1943.


Genealogy of the Hoover family.


Gibson, Hugh.


"The Danger of Isolationism," 1943.


"United Nations," 1943.


Girl Scouts.


Guerrier, Edith, ms. of book on the U.S. Food Administration, "We Pledged Allegiance," 1941.


Harding, Warren G.


Hoover, Lou Henry.

Box 333

Hoover, Theodore J.


Hoover Commission on the Organization of the Executive Branch of Government, 1949.


Hoover Dam.



Box 334

Newspaper clippings.


Hoover farms.


Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.




"A Tour with Herbert Hoover of the Library That May Be His Greatest Monument," by Robert de Roos, Collier's, 1956.




Printed copy.


Hoover Overseers and War Service Organizations, 1914-1924.


Hoover Presidential Library and Birthplace.


Hoover Speisung.


House, Colonel Edward M.

Box 335

Hunt, Edward Eyre. Unfinished manuscript for untitled book, drafts of essays, and related correspondence. (See also boxes 12, 13, and 73.)


Correspondence and memoranda.




Parts I "London," and II "Belgium."


Part III "American and the World's Food."


Part IV "Post-War Europe."


Book II, Part 4 "Fight on the Depression: Phase I."

Box 336

Book II, Part 5 "Fight on the Depression: Phase II."


Book II, Part 6 "The World Depression: The Hundred Days."


"The Invisible Government," typescript and related correspondence, 1930.


Untitled essays on government efficiency, 1930-1931.


Industrial Conference, 1920.


Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1914-1923.


Kennedy, Robert F. Interview about Herbert Hoover.


Khrushchev, Nikita.


Labor and industrial relations.

Box 337

Lake Herbert Hoover.


Lamb, Dr. A.R., "Notes at the Paris Peace Conference."


Lansing, Robert.


League of Nations.


Lloyd George, David.


MacArthur, General Douglas.

Box 338

McCormick, Vance C.


McMullin, Dare Stark.


McPherson, Aimee Semple.


Marie-Jose, Princess of Belgium.


Miller, Bernice.


Mills, Ogden L.


Mining and engineering.



Box 339

Nehru, Jawaharlal.


New Deal and the Roosevelt administration.


New York World's Fair, April 22, 1964.


Nobel Peace Prize.


Orbison, Captain Thomas J.


Paris Peace Conference. Notes of a Foreign Ministers' Meeting, May 9, 1919.




Polish trip, 1919.


Political endorsements, Congressional campaign. 1938


Pratt, Marie Louise.


Prayer in the schools.




S.S. President Hoover.

Box 340

Presidential campaign of 1960.


Presidential campaign of 1964.


Presidential libraries.


Presidential papers.


Presidential press relations.


Prohibition and temperance.


Radio and television.


Rayburn, Sam.


Relief organizations. List of persons connected with Herbert Hoover.



Box 341

American Relief Administration, miscellaneous lists, 1919-1939.


American Relief Administration, Personnel List.


Copy 1.


Copy 2.


Copy 3.


Commission for Relief in Belgium, miscellaneous lists.


European Children's Fund.


U.S. Food Administration.


Republican administrations. Regulatory agencies and legislation established by.


Republican Party.




Survey of Republican personalities, 1950.


Richey, Lawrence.

Box 342

Roosevelt, Eleanor. Retraction of accusations blaming Hoover for the depression.


Roosevelt, Franklin D.


St. Lawrence Seaway.


Correspondence, 1940-1945.


Reports and related correspondence, 1945.


Senate Hearings, 1946.


Clippings, 1946-1948.


Congressional Record. 1954.

Box 343

Salter, J.A.


Smoot, Senator Reed.


Soviet Union.


Stanford Research Institution.


Stein, Herbert, "Pre-Revolutionary Fiscal Policy: The Regime of Herbert Hoover."


Stock market reports.


Goodbody and Company, 1938.


Lionel D. Edie and Company, 1937-1938.


Miscellaneous reports, 1937-1942.

Box 344

Supreme Court legislation, 1937. Memorandum on a telephone conversation between Senator A. Vandenberg and Herbert Hoover, February 6, 1937.


Swem, C.L. (Secretary to President Wilson). Selected copies of papers deposited at Princeton University.


Tressider, Donald B.