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Overview of the Lindon Bates, Jr. collection
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Lindon Bates, Jr. collection
    Date (inclusive): 1915-1918
    Collection Number: 2016C4
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 4 oversize folders (1.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Memorial volume, Commission for Relief in Belgium issuances, and printed matter, relating to Lindon Bates, Jr., Commission for Relief in Belgium worker, who died in the sinking of the ocean liner Lusitania by a German submarine in 1915. Includes telegrams by Herbert Hoover.
    Location note: Hoover Institution Archives.
    Creator: Bates, Lindon, 1883-1915.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lindon Bates, Jr. collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2015.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Lindon “Rox” Bates, Jr., was a first-class passenger on the Lusitania’s final crossing. By the age of thirty-two, Bates had already established himself in New York City as an engineer and a local politician, Bates was bound for London to serve with Herbert Hoover's Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB). Bates’s father, mother, and brother also worked on the commission’s behalf.

    Scope and Contents note

    Memorial volume, Commission for Relief in Belgium issuances, and printed matter, relating to Lindon Bates, Jr., Commission for Relief in Belgium worker, who died in the sinking of the ocean liner Lusitania by a German submarine in 1915. Includes telegrams by Herbert Hoover.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    Lusitania (Steamship)