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Preliminary Inventory of the Thomas James Orbison papers
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  • Title: Thomas James Orbison papers
    Date (inclusive): 1919-1922
    Collection Number: XX107
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 slide box, 1 oversize folder (3.3 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, writings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to relief work in Latvia at the end of World War I. Diaries and typescript also available on microfilm (3 reels).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Orbison, Thomas J. (Thomas James), 1866-1938.


    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], Thomas James Orbison papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


    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.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Portions also available on microfilm: diary and "The Bermondt Affair" typescript (3 microfilm reels)

    Biographical Note

    Chief, Latvian Mission, American Relief Administration European Children's Fund, 1919-1920.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diaries, writings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to relief work in Latvia at the end of World War I.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American Relief Administration. European Children's Fund.
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Latvia.
    Slides (Photography)