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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Fred Lyman Adair papers
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1942
    Collection Number: 50009
    Creator: Adair, Fred Lyman, 1877-
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 envelopes, 2 phonorecords (5.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating primarily to activities of the American Red Cross in Belgium, 1918-1919, and to the America First Committee, 1940-1942.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Box 7 restricted. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred Lyman Adair Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1950.


    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    America First Committee
    American National Red Cross
    World War, 1914-1918
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium
    World War, 1914-1918--War work
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--United States
    United States--Foreign relations
    United States--Neutrality

    Biographical Note

    1877, July 8 Born, Anamosa, Indiana
    1898 B.S., University of Minnesota
    1901 M.D., University of Chicago
    1918-1919 Physician with Red Cross in France and Belgium
    1926-1929 Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota
    1929 Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago
    1930 Chairman, Committee on Prenatal Care, Hoover Conference on Child Health and Protection
    1940 Author, Obstetric Medicine, Fetal and Prenatal Death
    1940-1942 Member, America First Committee, Chicago Chapter