Inventory of the George I. Gay papers

Finding aid prepared by Dakota Greenwich
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6003
(650) 723-3563
hooverarchives@stanford.edu
2008


Title: George I. Gay papers
Date (inclusive): 1915-1929
Collection Number: XX069
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes, 3 memorabilia (2.7 linear feet)
Abstract: Drafts and galleys of the book compiled by G. I. Gay, titled Public Relations of the Commission for Relief in Belgium : Documents (Stanford, 1929) and correspondence relating to relief activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium during World War I. Includes three paintings on flour sacks.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Gay, George I. (George Inness)

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George I. Gay papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

Accruals

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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

Member, Statistical Division, Commission for Relief in Belgium.

Scope and Content of Collection

Drafts and galleys of the book compiled by G. I. Gay, titled Public Relations of the Commission for Relief in Belgium : Documents (Stanford, 1929) and correspondence relating to relief activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium during World War I. Includes three paintings on flour sacks.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
International relief.
Paintings.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.

 

Public Relations of The Commission For Relief In Belgium, Drafts and Correspondence, 1915-1929

Scope and Contents Note

The boxes consist of chapter revisions and drafts, including corresponce between the author and publisher regarding the book chapters. The chapters consist of document compilations regarding the relief efforts in Belgium during and after World War II as associated to George Gay.
Box 1

Chapters 4, 6, 7, and 8

Box 2

Chapters 8, 14, 15, and 16

Box 3

Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5

Box 4

Chapters 2, 3, 4, 5, Index and Illustrations

Box 5

Chapters 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 15

Box 6

Chapters 9, 15, 16, 17, and Appendix

Art racks

Paintings on flour sacks (framed), circa 1915

 

Oil painting (pastel) of woman sewing by Paul Martel, 17" x 23"

 

Painting of boy eating half a long roll by Romeo, 12" x 21"

 

Painting of woman nursing baby by Henri Logelain, 16" x 21"