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  • Title: John A. Dolan papers
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1923
    Collection Number: 56021
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English and French
    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.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Dolan, John A.


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John A. Dolan papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1956.


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

    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

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