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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward Eyre Hunt Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1902-1953
    Collection number: 56008
    Creator: Hunt, Edward E., 1885-1953
    Extent: 104 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 envelope, 3 maps. (44.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, memoranda, correspondence, diaries, writings, printed matter, and photographs, relating to relief and reconstruction in Europe during and after World Wars I and II (especially in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, and Poland), the Commission for Relief in Belgium, the American Red Cross, Herbert Hoover and the presidential campaign of 1920, and American economic conditions between the two world wars.
    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], Edward Eyre Hunt Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    American National Red Cross.
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration.
    United States. President's Emergency Committee for Employment.
    International relief.
    Presidents--United States--Election--1920.
    Reconstruction (1914-1939)
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)
    Unemployed--United States.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Economic conditions.
    United States--Politics and government.

    Biographical Notes

    1885, August 1 Born, Bellwood, Nebraska
    1910 A.B., Harvard
    1910 Author, Sir Orfeo
    1910-1912 Secretary for appointments and assistant in English Department, Harvard
    1912-1914 Editorial staff, American Magazine, New York
    1914 War Correspondent, Europe
    1914-1916 American delegate, Commission for Relief in Belgium in charge of Province of Antwerp
    1916 Author, War Bread: A Personal Narrative of the War and Relief in Belgium
    1916 Author, Haj
    1917 Director of Publications, American Red Cross, Washington, D.C.
    1917-1918 Head of Economic Rehabilitation work of Red Cross in France
    1917 Director General of Civilian Relief, Red Cross, Italy
    1918 Author, Tales from a Famished Land
    1918 Author, The Red Cross on the Front Line in the Great Battle of 1918
    1920 Labor Manager, Clothing Industry, New York
    1920 Appointed by Herbert Hoover as member of the Committee on Elimination of Waste in Industry, Federated American Engineering Societies
    1921 Secretary of Conference on Unemployment called by President Warren Harding
    1921 Co-author, Waste in Industry
    1922-1923 Secretary, U.S. Coal Commission
    1923 Co-author, Business Cycles and Unemployment
    1924 Co-author, Seasonal Operation in the Construction Industries
    1924 Editor, Scientific Management Since Taylor
    1925 Author, Conferences, Committees, Conventions, and How to Run Them
    1925 Editor, What the Coal Commission Found
    1927 American Expert on Scientific Management, League of Nations, World Economic Conference
    1928 Member, Committee on Recent Economic Changes
    1929 Editor, Recent Economic Changes in the United States
    1930 Author, An Audit of America
    1930-1931 Secretary, President's Emergency Committee for Employment
    1930-1933 Member, President's Research Committee on Social Trends
    1931 American member of World Economic Depression Inquiry
    1937 Author, Greathouse
    1939-1940 Engaged in economic and social surveys, Venezuela
    1942-1943 Chief Industrial Economist, War Production Board
    1943 Associate Director, Field Operations, Office of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation, U.S. Department of State
    1944 Chief of Italian Division, Foreign Economic Administration
    1944 Editor, The Power Industry and the Public Interest
    1945-1946 Director, Italian Division, U.S. Department of State