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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Anson Conger Goodyear Papers, 1919-1922
    Collection number: 56024
    Creator: Goodyear, Anson Conger, 1877-1964
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes, 3 envelopes. (1.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, diary, speeches and writings, memoranda, reports, maps, clippings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to coal production and distribution in Silesia, Bohemia, Galicia, and Serbia, political and economic conditions in Poland, and the partition of Silesia.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Anson Conger Goodyear Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920) Supreme Economic Council. Coal Mission (Central Europe)
    Inter-Allied Commission in Upper Silesia.
    Coal mines and mining--Bohemia (Czechoslovakia)
    Coal mines and mining--Galicia (Poland and Ukraine)
    Coal mines and mining--Serbia.
    Coal mines and mining--Silesia (Germany)
    Reconstruction (1914-1939)
    Bohemia (Czechoslovakia)
    Galicia (Poland and Ukraine)
    Silesia (Germany)--Economic conditions.
    Silesia (Poland : Voivodeship)--Economic conditions.

    Biographical Note

    1877, June 20 Born, Buffalo, New York
    1899 Bachelor Degree, Yale University
    1900-1911 Chairman of the Executive Committee, Director, G.M. & O. Railroads
      Director, Crown Zellerbach Corporation
      President, Goodyear Lumber Company
    1911-1917 President, Norwich Lumber Company
    1917 Captain, Field Artillery, U.S. Army
    1918 Colonel; Commander, 307th Field Artillery
    1918 Commander, 81st Field Artillery, France
    1918 General Inspector, Transportation Corps, A.E.F.
    1918, May 2 President, Coal Commission for Central Europe
    1919, September 5 Member, Inter-Allied Commission on Upper Silesia
    1919, October Discharged honorably from the two last posts
    1919 Major General, 1st Division, New York National Guard
    1929-1960 Trustee, President, Museum of Modern Art, New York
    1944-1945 Deputy Commander, American Red Cross, Pacific Ocean Areas
    1947 Personal Representative of Secretary of War, American Zone, Germany and Austria
    1952 Master of Laws, Norwich University
    1958 Doctor of Fine Arts, Adelphi College
    1964, April 23 Died, Old Westbury, New York