Scope and Content of Collection
Title: Philip H. Carroll papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1939
Collection Number: 41005
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material:
1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box
(2.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: The Philip H. Carroll papers consist of materials relating to World War I and the American Relief Administration. The World
War I materials relate to activities of the 348th Field Artillery Regiment in France. Materials on the American Relief Administration
include charts regarding the branch in Hamburg, Germany, and plans regarding the Russian Unit Supply Division in Moscow. Also
includes correspondence with Herbert Hoover relating to American politics.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
Carroll, Philip H., 1885-1941
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.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1941.
[Identification of item], Philip H. Carroll papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Captain, United States Army, 1917-1920; American Relief Administration worker in Germany and Russia, 1920-1922.
||Born in Michigan, United States
||Served as Director of American Relief Administration in Hamburg, Germany
||Enlisted as a Major in the 348th Field Artillery Regiment. Enters reserve officer training camp in San Francisco, CA
||Daughter Patsy is born
||Son Philip Jr. is born in Germany
||Served as temporary head of Russian Unit Supply Division in Moscow for the A.R.A.
|1919 October 12
||Left France for US on board the USSS Siboney
|1941 December 6
||Died. Buried in Hood River, Oregon
||Served as Secretary-Treasurer of Pacific Coast Administration of Port Authorities in Portland, Oregon
Scope and Content of Collection
The Philip H. Carroll papers consist of materials relating to World War I and the American Relief Administration. The World
War I materials relate to activities of the 348th Field Artillery Regiment in France, including maps, travel information,
flyers, and memorandaâ€”of special note are "Summary of Unintelligence," a comedic satire of official memoranda, and "Americans
at Cournon," a short account written in appreciation of American troops by a Frenchman who housed Major Carroll. Materials
on the American Relief Administration include organization, personnel, and routine charts regarding the branch in Hamburg,
Germany, and outlines, supply lists, preliminary programs, and maps regarding the Russian Unit Supply Division in Moscow.
The collection also includes correspondence with Herbert Hoover relating to American politics.
The collection is organized into 3 series: World War I file; American Relief Administration; and Correspondence.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Civilian relief
World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
American Relief Administration
American Relief Administration. European Children's Fund
United States. Army. Field Artillery Regiment, 348th