Register of the Carol Green Wilson Papers, ca. 1949-1975

Prepared by Keith Jantzen
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
© 2000
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Carol Green Wilson Papers, ca. 1949-1975

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
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Prepared by:
Keith Jantzen
Date Completed:
Oct. 1981
© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Carol Green Wilson Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1949-1975
Collection number: 70003
Creator: Wilson, Carol Green, 1892-
Collection Size: 13 manuscript boxes 5.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, clippings, and other printed matter, relating primarily to the life of Herbert Hoover. Includes material used as research for the book by C. G. Wilson, entitled Herbert Hoover : A Challenge for Today.
Language: English.

Administrative Information


Collection open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carol Green Wilson Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1970.


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 . 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

Fiedler, Arthur, 1894-
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
United States--Politics and government.

Biographical Note

1892, April 16 Born, Livingston, Montana
1914 A.B., Stanford University
1914 Married George Osborn Wilson
1918-1921 Editor, Stanford Alumni magazine
1928-1935 Editor, Stanford Alumni magazine
1931 Author, Chinatown Quest
1946 Author, California Yankee
1949 Author, Gump's Treasure Trade
1956 Author, Alice Eastwood's Wonderland
1956 Author, We Who Wear Kites
1968 Author, Arthur Fielder: Music for the Millions
1968 Author, Herbert Hoover: A Challenge for Today
1981 Died, Connecticut

Series Description

Box Boxes 1-6.

WRITINGS, 1949-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Relevant correspondence, notes, drafts, and reviews of books written by Carol Green Wilson, arranged alphabetically by title.
Box Boxes 7-8.


Scope and Content Note

Correspondence of Carol Green Wilson, arranged alphabetically by correspondent.
Box Boxes 9-13.

SUBJECT FILE, ca. 1949-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, printed matter, articles and correspondence by others collected by Carol Green Wilson, arranged alphabetically by subject.

Container List



Box 1.

Alice Eastwood's Wonderland


Typescript, n.d.

Physical Description: Carbon copy

Review by Alice Mary Greer, April, 1966.

Physical Description: Photocopy

Arthur Fielder: Music for the Millions






Fielder, Arthur, 1949-1967


Notes, n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript and holographs. (3 folders)

Typescript, n.d.

Physical Description: (3 folders)
Box 2.

Typescript, n.d.


Reviews and notices, ca. 1968




Chinatown Quest


Advertisement and order form, n.d.


Gump's Treasure Trade


Correspondence, ca. 1949-1966


Notes, ca. 1947-1960.

Physical Description: Typescript and holographs

Typescript, n.d.

Physical Description: Original and carbon copies

Reviewsand notices, ca. 1949-1967

Box 3.

Herbert Hoover: A Challenge for Today


Printed copy, 1968






Adams, Florence (Mrs. Sidney)


Albright, Horace Marden


Allan, Evelyn Wight (Mrs. Mansfield)


Allen, Peter C.


American Friends Service Committee


Ashley, Roscoe L.


Barker, Burt Brown


Blythe, Charles R.


Bradley, Worthen


Brown, Walter L.


Castle, W. R.


Clark, Birge M.


Columbia University


Downe, George


Drury, Newton B.


Friends Meeting of Washington


Fullerton, Hugh


Galpin, Perrin C.


Gardner, Edith (Mrs. Nathaniel L.)


General Petroleum Corporation


Gregg, C. L.


Grew, Joseph C.


Grosjean, Paul


Hague, Marian


Herter, Christian


Hinshaw, David


Hoover, Allan


Hoover, Herbert


Hoover, Margaret


Hoover, Margaret


Hoover, Theodore


Hotchkiss, Mr.


James, Harlean


Janin, Mrs. Charles


Jones, Elizabeth B.


Jorgenson, Henry I.


Kellogg, Charlotte


Kellogg, Jean


Kendrick, Mr.


Kent, Fred I.


Lassner, Franz G.


Leavitt, Mary Hoover


Lee, Jim


Lewis, Dorothy


McAtee, Sylvester J.


McCormick, Robert L.


McNab, John L.


Miller, Adolph


Miller, Bernice


Mitchell, Derne


Mullendore, William C.


Nash, Bradley D.


Pate, Maurice

Box 4.

Pennington, Levi T.


Perry, Henry H.


Phillips, Edna


Redfern, Gilbert


Rice, Archie


Richardson, Mrs.


Rickard, Mr.


Searls, Robert M.


Seling, Flora


Small, Laurine A. (Mrs. Horatio L.)


Stephen, Alice King


Sterling, Morton


Stillman, E. Clark


Sullivan, Lawrence


Tamplin, William J.


Torrey, Clark M.


Trueblood, Elton


Tuck, Hallam




Vaux, Mary Jane (Mrs. Walter)


Vickery, Mrs. Frederick


Wickett, Frederick A.


Zion, Edwin R.


Notes. All notes are undated and holographs, unless otherwise indicated.



Physical Description: Holograph and typescript. (2 folders)

Addresses Upon the American Road.

Physical Description: Typescript

Allen, Frederick L., Since Yesterday.

Physical Description: Typescript

American Relief Administration, 1919-1920.


Beard, Charles and Mary, America in Midpassage.

Physical Description: Typescript

Campaign, 1920.


Campaign, 1932.

Physical Description: Typescript

Carnegie Food Research Institute.

Physical Description: Typescript

Commission for Relief in Belgium.

Physical Description: Holograph and typescript

Crisis, 1929.


Election, 1928.


Food Administration, 1917-1918.

Physical Description: Holograph and typescript

Grain to India.


Herbert Hoover and Stanford.

Physical Description: Typescript

Hoover, Herbert, An American Epic.

Physical Description: Typescript and holograph

Hoover Commission on the Reorganization of the Executive Branch of the Government.

Physical Description: Typescript
Box 5.

Jean Kellogg's Description of Herbert Hoover's Funeral in West Branch, Iowa.

Physical Description: Typescript

Kittredge (Henry) Notes.

Physical Description: Typescript

Lochner, Louis, Herbert Hoover and Germany.

Physical Description: Typescript

London and Belgian Relief.


Lou Henry Hoover.


McCormick, Robert E., interview with.


McKensie, E. L., interview with.


Memoirs of Cordell Hull.

Physical Description: Typescript

Meyer, Eugene, interview with.


Miller, Adolph, interview with.

Physical Description: Typescript

Mining, 1895-1914.


Norris papers.


Page, Walter H., The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page.

Physical Description: Typescript

Page letters.

Physical Description: Typescript

Peace Conference, 1916-1919.


Personal interviews.


President, 1929-1933.

Physical Description: Typescript

Rickard, Mr., interview with.


Robinson, Henry Morton, Fantastic Interim.

Physical Description: Typescript

Secretary of Commerce, 1920-1928.

Physical Description: Typescript and holograph

Seventy-fifth Birthday.


Small, Mrs. Horatio, interview with.

Physical Description: Typescript

South American Trip.

Physical Description: Typescript

Speeches on World Affairs, 1932-1950.

Physical Description: Typescript

Stanford, 1891-1895.

Physical Description: Typescript and holograph

Stanford Illustrated Review.

Physical Description: Typescript

Stanford - Food Research Institute, Business School, Hoover Library.


Stanford Home Trustee Union.


Stanford University Commencement Address, 1935.

Physical Description: Typescript

Trip to Europe, 1938.


Tuck, Hallam, interview with.


Warren, Harris G., Herbert Hoover and the Great Depression.

Physical Description: Typescript and holograph

William Allen White Correspondence, 1933-1936 Regarding New Deal.


World Food Conditions.


Youth and Family.




Fragments, n.d.

Physical Description: Originals and carbon copies

Preface and Acknowledgements, n.d.

Physical Description: Originals and carbon copies
Box 6.

Preface, Chapters 1-10, n.d.

Physical Description: Originals and carbon copies

Chapters 11-29, n.d.

Physical Description: Originals and carbon copies

Chapters 30-34, n.d.

Physical Description: Originals and carbon copies

Galley proof, n.d.


Reviews and notices


A History of the Heritage, 1853-1970, 1970.

Physical Description: Printed copy
Box 7.

How Bert Hoover Met Lou Henry, 1965.

Physical Description: Braille copy


Box 7.



Abel, Hazel


American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers


Anderson, Raezella


Aswell, Mr.


Atheneum Publishers


Atlantic Monthly Press


Authors Guild


Bean, Mr.


Belgian-American Educational Foundation


Bennett, T. W.


Boston Symphony Orchestra


Braille Mirror


Burchtaill, Larry


Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc.


Children's Health Council of the Mid-Peninsula


Choate, Stuart


Coward McCann, Inc.


Crawford, Hilary H.


Crowell-Collier Publishing Co.


Crown Publishers, Inc.


David McKay Co., Inc.


Dickie, Jean K.


Doubleday and Co.


Elliot, Marian P. (Mrs. L. Patterson)

Box 8.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Press


Evans, Betsy H.


Fish, Bobby


Fles, Barthold


G. P. Putnam's Sons


Harper and Row


Hawthorn Books


Henry Regnery Co.


Hinderer, Marion (Mrs. Kenneth)


Hinds, Mr.


Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc.


Hoover Institution


Houghton Mifflin Co.


Humphrey, Lany


Huntington Library


Iowa State University Press


Kemp, Dr.


Kosciuzko Foundation


Lane Magazine Co.


J. B. Lippincott Co.


Little, Brown and Co.


Mc Cormack, William E.


McGraw Hill Book Co.


McInnis, Grace (Mrs. Emmett)


McIntosh and Otis, Inc.


Macmillan Co.


Martin, Leonard B.


Mattei, Bert


Mayo, Waldo


Mifflin, John


Millikan, Robert A.


Oxford University Press


Page, Virginia (Mrs. Benjamin)


Phillips, Leila Douglas


R. R. Bowker Co.


Random House, Inc.


Red Lion Inn


Reiss, Malcolm


Ridge Press


San Fransisco Chronicle


San Fransisco Literary Agency, Inc.


Seydell, Mildred


Slenczynska, Ruth


Smith, Ethyl Sabin (Mrs. Willard M.)


Stanford Review


Stanford University Press


Stein and Day Publishers


Storke, Thomas M.


Summerfield, Lester D.


Sutton, Mr.


Tatum, Frank D.


Thomas Y. Crowell Co.


University of California Press


University Chicago Press


Viking Press


W. W. Norton and Co., Inc.


Wing, Willis Kingsley


Wilson, G. Osborne


Wilson, Lloyd


Wilson, Neill C.



Box 9.

Belgian-American Educational Foundation


La Belgique et l'Entree en Guerre des Etats-Unis (Belgium and the Entry of the United States in the War)


Biographical file - general


Bliven, Bruce


Davis, J. S., The Food Research Institute, 1921-1941: An Interpretation.

Physical Description: Excerpt, photocopy

European trip, ca. 1950. Itinerary


Fiedler, Arthur






Legal dispute.

Physical Description: Letters and notes, originals and photocopies

Foote, Arthur B., Men and Mines.

Physical Description: Typescript, photocopy

Hoover, Herbert





Box 10.





Original letter to Colonel P. M. (Happy) Hazzard, September 7, 1954


Speeches and Writings













Box 11.







Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain


Horta, Victor


McDonnell, R. E.


Paderewski, Ignace


Pate, Maurice


Pflieger, Colonel Robert P.




Stanford Illustrated Review (marked by Carol Green Wilson for articles on Herbert Hoover)


Vol. 20


Vol. 21


Vol. 22

Box 12.

Vol. 29


Vol. 30


Vol. 31


Vol. 32

Box 13.

Vol. 33


Vol. 34


Vol. 35


Vol. 36


Stanford Review, May-June, 1965