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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Wellington Furlong Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1963
    Collection number: 63017
    Creator: Furlong, Charles Wellington, 1874-1967
    Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize portfolio, 9 envelopes (5.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, writings, clippings, maps, and photographs, relating to Woodrow Wilson, the Paris Peace Conference, military, political, and economic conditions in the Balkans (particularly relating to Fiume and Montenegro), the Tacna-Arica dispute between Peru and Chile, and the work of the Tacna-Arica Plebiscitary Commission, 1925-1926.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    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], Charles Wellington Furlong Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1963.


    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

    Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.
    Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
    Tacna-Arica question.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
    Balkan Peninsula.
    Chile--Foreign relations--Peru.
    Rijeka (Croatia)
    Italy--Foreign relations--Yugoslavia.
    Peru--Foreign relations--Chile.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Yugoslavia--Foreign relations--Italy.

    Biographical Note

    1895 Graduated, Massachusetts Normal Art School
    1901-1902 Student, Cornell, Harvard, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris
    1896-1904 Faculty, Cornell
    1909 Author, The Gateway to the Sahara
    1911 Author, Tripoli in Barbary
    1914-1918 General Staff, U.S. Army
    1918-1919 Member, American Peace delegation, Paris
    1919 Special Military aide to President Woodrow Wilson
    1919 Military observer, intelligence officer in the Balkans, Near East and Middle East
    1921 Author, Let 'er Buck
    1926 Member, Tacna-Arica Commission
    1967 Died