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  • Title: Philip H. Carroll papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1939
    Collection Number: 41005
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 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.
    Creator: Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964
    Creator: Carroll, Philip H., 1885-1941
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    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.

    Use

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

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1941.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Philip H. Carroll papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Captain, United States Army, 1917-1920; American Relief Administration worker in Germany and Russia, 1920-1922.
    1885 Born in Michigan, United States
    1920-1921 Served as Director of American Relief Administration in Hamburg, Germany
    1917 Enlisted as a Major in the 348th Field Artillery Regiment. Enters reserve officer training camp in San Francisco, CA
    1916 Daughter Patsy is born
    1922 Son Philip Jr. is born in Germany
    1921-1922 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
    1937-1938 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 memoranda—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.

    Arrangement Statement

    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
    International 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