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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Coy Green Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1957
    Collection number: 56025
    Creator: Green, Joseph C., 1887-1978
    Collection Size: 21 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes. (8.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diary, correspondence, writings, reports, pamphlets, clippings, maps, and printed matter, relating to the Commission for Relief in Belgium, American Relief Administration activities in Romania and Transcaucasia, and the Herbert Hoover-for-President campaign in 1920.
    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], Joseph Coy Green Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    American Relief Administration.
    International relief.
    Presidents--United States--Election--1920.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    Armenia (Republic)--History.
    Armenia (Republic)
    Georgia (Republic)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Georgia (Republic)
    Soviet Union.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Politics and government--20th century.

    Biographical Note

    1887, April 12 Born, Cincinnati, Ohio
    1908 A.B., Princeton
    1909 A.M., Princeton
    1909-1910 Graduate studies, University of Grenoble and University of Paris
    1910-1911 Instructor, History, Bordentown Military Institute
    1911-1913 Instructor, History, Columbia University
    1915-1917 Chief of Inspection for Belgium and Occupied Areas of France, Commission for Relief in Belgium
    1918-1919 Director for Romania and later the Near East, American Relief Administration
    1920 Chairman, Ohio Committee for the election of Herbert Hoover.
    1920-1924 Assistant Professor of History, Princeton
    1924-1930 Associate Professor of History, Princeton
    1930-1935 Assistant, Division of Western European Affairs, State Department
    1931-1942 Chairman, Committee to Revise Foreign Service Examinations
    1935-1939 Chief, Office of Arms and Munitions Control
    1939-1941 Chief, Division of Controls
    1935-1946 Executive Secretary, National Munitions Control Board
    1941-1944 Special Assistant to the Secretary of State
    1944-1946 Advisor on Arms and Munitions Controls
    1946-1952 Chairman, Advisory Committee on Foreign Service Examinations
    1952-1953 Ambassador to Jordan
    1978 died