Preliminary Inventory to the George Barr Baker Papers, 1919-1932

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Preliminary Inventory to the George Barr Baker Papers, 1919-1932

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
The Hoover Institution staff
Encoded by:
Erin NhaMinerva
© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Geoge Barr Baker Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1919-1932
Collection number: 24000
Creator: Baker, George Barr,1870-1948
Collection Size: 14 manuscript boxes (5.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter, relating to the American Relief Administration; Commission for Relief in Belgium; Paris Peace Conference; American presidential politics and the 1924, 1928, and 1932 presidential campaigns; Calvin Coolidge; Herbert Hoover; the Republican Party; and the foreign language press.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Geoge Barr Baker Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Sims, William Sowden, 1858-1936.
Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920)Supreme Economic Council.
Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
Université catholique de Louvain (1835-1969)
Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
American Relief Administration.
American Relief Administration. European Children's Fund.
Censorship.
International relief.
Journalism--United States.
Oil industries--Mexico.
Presidents--United States--Election.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
Belgium.
Mexico.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Politics and government--20th century.
National Committee of the United States for the Restoration of the Université of Louvain.
C.R.B. Educational Foundation.

Biography

American journalist; a director of the American Relief Administration.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, photographs, and printed matter, relating to the American Relief Administration; Commission for Relief in Belgium; Paris Peace Conference; American presidential politics and the 1924, 1928, and 1932 presidential campaigns; Calvin Coolidge; Herbert Hoover; the Republican Party; and the foreign language press.

Container List

Box 1.

Akerson, George

 

Baker, George B.

 

Geneology

 

Diary, 1940 February-July

 

Baker, Laura (Mrs. G. Baker)

 

Barbour, William T.

 

Butler, Nicholas Murray and Sarah

 

Butler, Philippi H. (Lou Henry Hoover's Secretary, 1931-1933)

 

Buxton, Dorothy F.

 

Cahan, Abraham

 

Cartier, E. de, Baron (Belgian Ambassador to the United States)

 

1919-1923

 

1924-1925

Box 2.

Chapin, Roy D.

 

Childs, J. Rives

 

Coolidge, Calvin - Campaign correspondence (Baker was Publicity Chairman for Coolidge Campaign, 1924). Includes a letter to Baker, 1926 January

 

Cosgraves, J. O'Hara

 

Crocker, Templeton

 

Egan, Martin and Eleanor

 

1918-1926

 

1927-1935

 

Emerson, Edwin (author of Hoover And His Times)

 

Eppley, Marion

 

Fertig, August J.

 

Fesler, Ruth (Mrs. Robert Lipman, Lou Henry Hoover's Secretary)

Box 3.

Field, Charles K.

 

Flesh, Edward M.

 

Fletcher, Henry P.

 

Foreman, Evan Howell - A.R.A. articles, 1919

 

Fox, Alan - Campaign speeches for Herbert Hoover, 1931

 

Fuller, Parmer and Adeline

 

Furubotn, Konrad

 

Gest, Morris

 

Gibson, Hugh

 

Gilchrist, Harry L.

 

Goethals, George W., General

 

Goode, William A.

 

Gutherie, Connop, Sir and Lady Gutherie

 

Gutterson, Herbert, "Memorandum On Hoover Strength Among Foreign Nationals," 1928 March 1

 

Hall, Mildred

 

Hamill, John

 

Hard, William N.

 

Haskell, William N.

 

Hastings, George A.

 

Heinecke, G. E.

 

Heinz, Howard

 

Herter, Christian A., 1922-1932

 

Hoover, Herbert C. (and family)

 

1916-1928. Includes some genealogy

 

1929-1933

 

Joslin, Theodore G.

Box 4.

Kaufman, S. Jay

 

Keena, Leo

 

Kellogg, Vernon

 

Keppell, F. D.

 

Kernochan, Frederic

 

Kilgour, B. L., Jr.

 

Klauber, Charles

 

Klein, John C.

 

Klein, Julius (Assistant Secretary of Commerce, 1932)

 

Kleindienst, R. A.

 

Kohl, Tracy

 

La Guardia, Fiorello H.

 

Lancaster, C. B.

 

Lane, Gertrude B.

 

Leach, Henry Goddard

 

Leahy, Lamar P.

 

Lee, Ivy L.

 

Leicht, Emil

 

Leon, Maurice

 

Levenson, Melvin

 

Lewis, John David

 

Lewis, John L.

 

Liggett, Walter W.

 

Lindbergh, Charles A.

 

Lindley, D. Howell

 

Logan, James A., Jr. (U.S. Food Administration)

 

Lucas, Robert H.

 

Lucey, John F.

Box 5.

Mac Arthur, Mable

 

Mc Curdy, Allen

 

Mc Mullin, Dare

 

Maier, David

 

Marcosson, Isaac F.

 

Marks, Diamond, Mrs. (nee Ponsoby)

 

Meloney, William Brown, Mrs.

 

Mercier, Cardinal

 

Merrill, A. Stanton

 

Merritt, Ralph P.

 

Miller, John Barnes

 

Miller, Nathan L.

 

Miscellaneous correspondence

 

Mundelein, George, Cardinal

 

Murphy, Framer and Goodrich (re Eiduk)

 

Orlowski, Joseph

 

Paderewski, Ignacy

 

Page, Frank C.

 

Patchin, Robert H.

 

Pate, Maurice

 

Percy, Eustace, Lord

 

Pike, Mary (niece of George Barr Baker)

 

Pike, Roy M.

 

Poland, W. B.

Box 6.

Post, Emily Price

 

Pulitzer, Joseph

 

Pyne, Percy R.

 

Requa, Mark L.

 

Richey, Lawrence

 

Rick, James J.

 

Rickard, Edgar

 

Ridgeway, Erman J.

 

Robinson, Henry M.

 

Rodd, Francis

 

Roosevelt, Franklin D.

 

Roosevelt, Theodore (son of President Theodore Roosevelt)

 

Sawtelle, Raymond H.

 

Skinner, Otis

 

Sokoloff, Boris

 

Stephens, Alice King

 

Stettinius, Edward R.

 

Stokes, Harold Phelps

 

Strothers, French

 

Taylor, Lark

 

Timberlake, William

 

Tuthill, Marshall

 

Walden, Dulcie W.

 

Walsh, Edmund S. J., Rev.

 

White, John Brown

 

Wilder, Charles J.

 

Wilson, Woodrow. Includes letter to George Creel, 1918 August 20

Box 7.

Photographs of Lou Henry Hoover's South American trip, 1928

 

Miscellaneous other photographs

 

Two autographed photographs

 

Coolidge to Baker, n.d.

 

Hoover to Baker, n.d.

Box 8.

Miscellaneous pamphlets, posters, and other printed matter re Herbert Hoover, 1932

Box 9.

American Friends of Poland, Inc.

 

American Relief Administration

 

European Children's Fund (documents on organization)

 

Russian relief papers

 

Miscellany. Includes U.S. Food Administration telegrams

 

Associated Negro Press

 

Campaign issues

 

Censorship

 

1917-1918

 

1919 January-February

 

1919 March

 

1919 April-May

Box 10.

1919 June-November

 

Central Press Association

 

Chase collection of portraits

 

Dutch Treat Club, 1924-1934

 

Engineer's National Hoover Committee for Re-Election, 1932

 

Fortune (article on Hoover's fortune)

 

Friends of Belgium

 

Friends Service Committee

Box 11.

Fuel Administration Of New York, 1922-1923

 

Germany, 1916

 

"The Great Fat Fight" by George Barr Baker, The Saturday Evening Post, 1928

 

Inside Stuff

 

League of Nations

 

Louvain University Library

 

1922-23

 

1924

 

1925-1929

 

Mexican documents, 1924-1930

 

Mexico - Oil, 1920-1927

Box 12.

Motion pictures, 1919-1929

 

National Civic Federation, 1923-1932

 

National Consumer League, 1926

 

Press, Foreign, 1918-1932

 

Prohibition, 1932

 

Republican clubs

 

1924-1932

 

1933-1934

 

Sims, William S., Admiral

 

General, 1909-1923

Box 13.

Memoirs (partial galley)

 

Sims-Daniels controversy

 

South American trip

 

General

 

1928

 

1929

 

Press dispatches

 

A

 

B

 

Speeches

Box 14.

Hoover War library at Stanford

 

Supreme Economic Council

 

1919 January-June

 

1919 July-August

 

"The Road to Rome." Includes correspondence with Cardinal Gibbons

 

The Iron Circle

 

War debts, 1922-1932

 

White House conference, 1930

 

Yosemite, U.S.S. (Gilbert Wilkes camp #17)