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  • Title: Charles Wellington Furlong papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1963
    Collection Number: 63017
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 11 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 oversize portfolio, 9 envelopes (5.3 linear feet)
    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.
    Creator: Furlong, Charles Wellington, 1874-1967


    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], Charles Wellington Furlong papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], 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 catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    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

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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