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  • Title: John A. Dolan papers
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1923
    Collection Number: 56021
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Multiple languages
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and minutes relating to Allied administration of occupied territories, relief operations, labor relations, enforcement of laws and ordinances, and complaints made against Allied occupation troops in the Rhineland.
    Creator: Dolan, John A.
    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 1956.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John A. Dolan papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    John A. Dolan supervised the Child Feeding Relief Efforts in Germany following World War I. He continued his stay in Koblenz, occupying the position of District Executive for the American Department of the Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission from 1920 to 1922, at which time the operations were transferred from the Americans to the French.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The John A. Dolan papers are comprised of printed matter, correspondence, personnel papers, meeting minutes, reports, and ordinances regarding the post-World War I Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission. The commission was established to assist post-war Germany in its recovery and to supervise the activies of the country.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Military government
    Germany -- History -- Allied occupation, 1918-1930
    Rhineland (Germany)
    Inter-Allied Rhineland High Commission