Preliminary Inventory to the Benjamin Shannon Allen Papers, 1910-1967

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Preliminary Inventory to the Benjamin Shannon Allen Papers, 1910-1967

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benjamin Shannon Allen Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1910-1967
Collection number: 54001
Creator: Allen, Benjamin Shannon, 1883-1963
Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 cubic foot box, 2 oversize boxes, 2 envelopes (3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, press releases, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, U.S. Food Administration and U.S. Fuel Administration during World War I, and of the National Committee on Food for the Small Democracies and Finnish Relief Fund during World War II, to political conditions in the U.S., and to Herbert Hoover.
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], Benjamin Shannon Allen Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
Finnish Relief Fund
National Committee on Food for the Small Democracies
United States. Food Administration
United States. Fuel Administration
International relief
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
Belgium
Finland
United States--Politics and government
United States--Foreign relations
United States--Politics and government--20th century
Journalists


Container List

 

Correspondence with Herbert Hoover, Lou Henry Hoover, and other Hoovers

Box 1. , Folder 1.

1910-1919. Includes letter to President Wilson

Folder 2.

1920-1929

Folder 3.

1930-1939

Folder 4.

1940-1949

Folder 5.

1950-1967

Folder 6.

Food for Small Democracies. Mostly printed or mimeographed material

Folder 7.

Hoover Institution - Dedication, 1941

 

Comité National de Secours et d'Alimentation, 1914-1918, Séance solennelle du 5 juillet 1958 pour recevoir M. Herbert Hoover, Brussels, 1958 (illustrated)

 

Correspondence - Miscellaneous (mostly political)

Box 2., Folder 1.

1910-1919. Includes C.R.B. and United States. Food Administration material

Folder 2.

1920-1929

Folder 3.

1930-1939

Folder 4.

1940-1949

Folder 5.

1950-. Includes Herbert Hoover Foundation, and Herbert Hoover Birthplace Foundation material

Folder 6.

Correspondence - Frank Feltzer, 1939-1940

Box 3.

Books

 

Myrop, Kr., The Imprisonment of the Ghent Professors, (Holder and Stoughton, 1917)

 

Foundation for American Resource Management sponsored annotated bibliography, California Coast Redwood,(1957, San Francisco)

 

Chapter from unidentified publication entitled "The Famine in Irish Oral Tradition" autographed on front by Roger McHugh to Ben and Vicki

 

Pamphlet by Haven A. Mason, A World Hegemony To Secure Peace on Earth and Promote Good Will Toward Men(Ben S. Allen wrote bibliography of author on back inside cover)

 

Printed or mimeographed material. Includes some Herbert Hoover and relief administrations material

Box 4.

Clippings on the Finnish Relief Fund, 1939-1945

Box 5.

One postcard

 

Photographs of the complete set of United States. Food Administration posters

 

Photographs of Herbert Hoover (a few rare snapshots included); photographs of United States. Food Administration members, friends, and posters

 

Scrapbook of photographs of members of C.R.B., etc.

Box 6.

Flour sack

 

Photographs

Envelope A

3 prints of Herbert Hoover, 1938; 6 prints of Herbert Hoover; 1 print of Ray Lyman Wilbur; 3 prints of Gunnison, Colorado, 1939; 1 print of Herbert Hoover, Benjamin Allen and others, Colorado 1939; 1 print of Herbert Hoover, Colfax, California, 1939; 1 print of Herbert Hoover, Benjamin Allen and others, 1938; 1 print of John Hallowell; 1 print of Edward Chambers; 1 print of Lou D. Sweet; 1 print of Raymond Pearl; 1 print of Theodore Whitmarsh; 1 print of Julius Barnes; 1 print of George Rolph; 2 prints of Herbert Hoover and others, Grass Valley, California, 1935; 1 print of Herbert Hoover and Charles Hebberd, Spokane, Washington, 1938; 1 print of Herbert Hoover and Otto Swangson; 1 print Herbert Hoover and others; 1 print of Herbert Hoover and others, San Francisco World's Fair, 1939; 3 prints of Herbert Hoover and others, Eugene, Oregon, 1939; 1 print of Herbert Hoover and unidentified man; 1 print of Herbert Hoover and Mrs. George B. Simmons; 2 prints of Herbert Hoover and others, Cebolla, California, 1939; 1 print of Herbert Hoover and others; 1 print of Judge Lindsay; 1 print of Tom Ellis; 1 print of the Conference of United States Food Administration; 1 unidentified print,

B

11 photographs of United States Food Administration posters,

fC

1 album of prints of Herbert Hoover, U.S. Food Administration officials, food conservation photographs, and photographs of U.S. Food Administration posters, 1917-1919

fD

1 album of photographs of U.S. Food Administration posters and press releases 1917-1919.