Register of the Bernice Miller papers

Finding aid prepared by Loralee Sepsey
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6003
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Title: Bernice Miller papers
Date (inclusive): 1940-1979
Collection Number: 53001
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 5 envelopes, 1 medal (4.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Photographs, letters, pamphlets, and clippings relating primarily to the political and other public activities of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Miller, Bernice.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bernice Miller papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1953.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Personal secretary to President Herbert Hoover.

Scope and Content of Collection

Photographs, letters, pamphlets, and clippings relating primarily to the political and other public activities of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
Hoover, Lou Henry, 1874-1944.
United States--Politics and government--1929-1933.

 

Correspondence, 1942-1979

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Dydo, Joan, 1963-1964

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Farley, James, 1967

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Glenn, 1979

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Hoover, Herbert, 1942-1964

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Kathy, 1962

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Miller, Herbert J., 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Nixon, Richard, 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Peggy, 1964

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Quaal, Ward L., 1964

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Rosen, Jack, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Sullivan, Lawrence, 1966

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Sullivan, Mark, 1950-1951

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Walker, Virginia, 1961

 

Printed Matter, 1940-1975

 

Addresses, 1947-1965

Box/Folder 1 : 14

"The Gridiron Dinner" by Herbert Hoover, 1947

Box/Folder 1 : 14

"A Proposal for Greater Safety for America: The Assurance That We Are Not in the Decline and Fall of the American Way of Life" by Herbert Hoover, 1962

Box/Folder 1 : 14

"Some Observations on Current American Life" by Herbert Hoover, 1960

Box/Folder 1 : 14

"A Tribute to Herbert Hoover" by W. C. Mullendore, 1965

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Autographs, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains several scraps of paper autographed by Herbert Hoover.
 

Clippings, 1940-1975

Box/Folder 1 : 16

1940

Box/Folder 1 : 17

1945

Box/Folder 1 : 18-19

1946

Box/Folder 1 : 20

1947

Box/Folder 1 : 21

1948

Box/Folder 2 : 1

1948

Box/Folder 2 : 2-3

1949

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1951

Box/Folder 2 : 5

1956

Box/Folder 2 : 6

1962

Box/Folder 2 : 7

1963

Box/Folder 2 : 8

1964

Box/Folder 2 : 9

1967

Box/Folder 2 : 10

1968

Box/Folder 2 : 11

1974

Box/Folder 2 : 12

1975

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Undated

 

Essays, 1944-1961

Box/Folder 2 : 14

"A Birthday Letter to Herbert Hoover" by Lewis L. Strauss, 1961

Box/Folder 2 : 14

"Bonnievale" by G. Spencer Compton, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 14

"Hannah and Kalgoorlie" by G. Spencer Compton, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 14

"Let's Go Fishin'" by unknown, 1944

Box/Folder 2 : 14

"Men Are Equal Before Fish" by unknown, 1951

Box/Folder 2 : 15

Invitations, 1949-1974

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Maps, 1941

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Notes, 1946-1963

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Pamphlets, 1960-1971

Box/Folder 3 : 2

Postcards, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Press releases, 1970

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Programs, 1949-1971

 

Serial issues, 1949-1972

Box/Folder 3 : 5

CRB Alumni News, 1958

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Fortune, 1949

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 1971-1972

 

Monographs, 1962-1970

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Herbert Hoover: A Biography of Uncle Bert, the Uncommon Man by Hulda Hoover McLean, 1970

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Herbert Hoover of West Branch by Ray Sweigert, Jr., undated

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Herbert Hoover Oral History: Interview with Bernice Miller, 1966

Box/Folder 3 : 8

True Greatness: The Story of a Quaker President by a Quaker by Ruth Milhous, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 9

The Story of the Bible by Bernice Miller, undated

Box 3, Box 4

Men and Decisions by Lewis L. Strauss, 1962

Scope and Contents note

Two copies: one with a cover and one without a cover.
 

Scrapbooks, undated

Box 5

Volume I, undated

Scope and Contents note

Titled "Mrs. Herbert Hoover, 'American Through and Through'."
Box 6

Volume II, undated

Box 7

Volume III, undated

Box 8

Volume IV, undated

Box 9

Volume V, undated

Box 10

Volume VI, undated

 

Memorabilia and Ephemera, undated

Memorabilia cabinet

Medal,

Box 4

Miscellany, undated

Scope and Contents note

Contains coins, pins, medals, and a cardbox embossed with Herbert Hoover's seal, given as a Christmas gift from Hoover to Bernice Miller. Also includes miniature books of Dwight Eisenhower's inaugural address and Queen Elizabeth II's coronation.
 

Photographs, 1946-1979

Envelope A

Various photographs and a photo album titled "Policemen's Ball," undated

Envelope C

1946 trip taken by Herbert Hoover and an event for the 90th anniversary of Bohemia Club, 1946-1979

Envelope D

Herbert Hoover's 90th birthday, a 1958 trip to Brussels, and Christmas, 1958-1964

Envelope E

Herbert Hoover's birthday, the Key Largo Anglers' Club, a portrait of Hoover, and fishing trips, 1964

Envelope mB

Oversize photographs of Herbert Hoover and a photograph signed by Richard Nixon and the crew members of Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins, 1969