Title:Charles J. O'Connor papers, 1915-1919
Creator/Contributor:O'Connor, Charles J. (Charles James), 1870-, creator
Relating primarily to his work as American Red Cross special representative in Mexico to aid destitute Mexicans, June-Nov.
l9l5. Include copies of his letters and cables to ARC headquarters describing conditions in Vera Cruz and Mexico City, his
negotiations with government officials, attempts to secure and distribute food, the chaotic political situation, etc.; letters
from ARC officials, including Mabel Boardman and Ernest P. Bicknell; correspondence with U.S. State Dept. re his assignment;
copies of his diary notes, June 22-Nov. 4, l9l5, covering his journey from Tampico to Vera Cruz to Mexico City and commenting
primarily on the political scene; reports on his relief work; minutes of meetings of the ARC Committee in Mexico City; reports
on conditions in Mexico (not written by O'Connor); clippings; etc., Also included is a report of his experiences in Red Cross
work, prepared July 8, l9l9.
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Boardman, Mabel Thorp -- d.1946
Bicknell, Ernest Percy -- 1862-1935
American National Red Cross.
United States. -- Department of State.
Mexico -- History -- 1910-1946
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1910-1946
Mexico -- Description and travel
Mexico -- Economic conditions
Veracruz (Veracruz-Llave, Mexico) -- Description and travel
Photographs have been transferred to Pictorial Collections (BANC PIC 1979.079--PIC)
1 box (.4 linear ft.).
BANC MSS 79/132 m