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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gilchrist Baker Stockton Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1911-1959.
    Collection number: 75030
    Creator: Stockton, Gilchrist Baker, 1890-1973.
    Collection Size: 11 manuscript boxes (4.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, dispatches, reports, clippings, and photographs, relating to activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1915-1916, and of the American Relief Administration in Austria, 1919-1933; and to establishment of the Jacksonville, Florida, Naval Air Base.
    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], Gilchrist Baker Stockton Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.


    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

    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    American Relief Administration. European Children's Fund.
    United States. Naval Air Base (Jacksonville, Florida)
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Austria.
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    Austria--Foreign relations--United States.
    Belgium--History--German occupation, 1914-1918.
    Florida--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Foreign relations--Austria.
    United States--Politics and government--1923-1929.
    Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
    Diplomats--United States.

    Biographical Notes.

    1890, August 20 Born, Jacksonville, Florida
    1914 B. Litt., Princeton University
    1917 B.A., Oxford University (Rhodes Scholar)
    1927 M.A., Oxford University
    1915-1916 Staff, Commission for Relief in Belgium
    1916-1917 Special Assistant to U.S. Ambassador, London
    1917-1919 Aide to Admiral William S. Sims
    1919-1920 Chief of Mission, American Relief Administration, Austria
    1917-1950 U.S. Naval Reserve
    1928 Delegate from Florida to Democratic National Convention
    1930-1933 U.S. Minister to Austria
    1945 Rear Admiral, U.S. Naval Reserve