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Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920). United States Territorial Section miscellaneous records
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Description
Memoranda, notes, and reports relating to political and economic conditions in the Ottoman Empire and Latin America, proposals for new boundaries in Asia Minor, creation of an independent Armenia, and boundary disputes in South America.
Background
This collection contains records from an organization known as the Inquiry, brought together by Colonel Edward M. House in 1917 at the request of President Woodrow Wilson. The goal of the Inquiry was to anticipate and gather information on various issues that might come up at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. The organization conducted voyages to and studies of various countries and regions throughout the world, then compiled information about the current state of those countries into reports for the United States delegation to the Paris Peace Conference.
Extent
8 manuscript boxes, 2 card file boxes (3.6 Linear Feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Availability
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.