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Inventory of the Henry Cutler Wolfe papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Henry Cutler Wolfe papers
    Dates: 1905-1942
    Collection Number: 77073
    Creator: Wolfe, Henry C. (Cutler)
    Collection Size: 21 manuscript boxes (8.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Contains fictional and journalistic writings, correspondence, printed matter, identification card, medals, and photographs, relating to conditions in the Samara Province of Russia and operations of the American Relief Administration in Russia, and to European politics in the interwar period.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information


    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], Henry Cutler Wolfe papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    An American writer and journalist, Wolfe served as an American Relief Administration worker in Russia during 1922.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection includes correspondence describing Wolfe's experiences abroad during World War I, as well as later trips taken to collect information for lectures. Wolfe was a travelling lecturer and journalist, speaking to audiences at colleges, universities, and organizations throughout the U.S., although mainly in the northeast. The collected clippings and printed materials relate to international relations with a focus on Europe. The collection also contains drafts of Wolfe's various novels, articles, and short stories.


    The collection is divided into 4 series: Personal file, Story and article drafts, Printed matter, and Correspondence.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    American Relief Administration.
    International relief.
    Samara (Russia)
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Europe--Politics and government--1918-1945.
    American literature.