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  • Title: Henry Cutler Wolfe papers
    Date (inclusive): 1905-1942
    Collection Number: 77073
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 21 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (8.8 Linear Feet)
    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.
    Creator: Wolfe, Henry C. (Henry Cutler), 1898-
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1977.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Henry Cutler Wolfe papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States -- Foreign relations
    Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Civilian relief
    International relief
    American literature
    Europe -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945
    Samara (Russia)
    American Relief Administration