Register of the William A. Drayton Papers, 1913-1946.

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Title: William A. Drayton Papers
Date (inclusive): 1913-1946
Collection Number: 74090
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (0.9 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches and writings, and photographs, relating to Serbia during and after World War I.
Location note: Hoover Institution Archives.
Creator: Drayton, William A.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William A. Drayton Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.


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Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches and writings, and photographs, relating to Serbia during and after World War I.

Biographical/Historical note

American volunteer, Serbian army; member, Serbian delegation, Paris Peace Conference; Inter-Allied commissioner, Bulgarian Atrocities Commission.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Commission interalliee sur les violations des conventions de la Haye et du droit international en general commises de 1915 `a 1918 par les Bulgares en Serbie occupee.
Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
World War, 1914-1918--Yugoslavia.
World War, 1914-1918.


Diary, November 11, 1918-December 17, 1918

Scope and Contents note

Diary and diary notes, arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents note

Arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box 1

Army and Navy Club of America


Brandigen, E. D.


Commission for the Peace Conference in Ljubljana


Committee for a Fair Trial for Draja Mihailovich


Curwen, Mary


Drayton, Kolman


Gavrilovitch, Milan




Jovanovich, M.


Karovitch, Pavle


MacKinnon, M. L.


Milosavljevitch, Lazar


New York Herald


Pashitch, Nikola


Phillips, William


Sachutch, Kaross


Serbian Red Cross


Serbian Relief Fund


Serbian Society of Great Britain


U.S. A.E.F. Headquarters


U.S. Embassy London, Office of the Military Attache


U.S. Passport Bureau


Vesnitch, Milenko


Witton, M.



Scope and Contents note

Drafts of speeches and writings, arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 1



"Financial Scheme for Serbia."


SUBJECT FILE, 1913-1920

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, clippings, memoranda, and printed material, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1

American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris, 1919


Banat, Serbian territorial claims, 1919


Biographical file


"American Who Will Fight for Serbia." by Hayden Church, 1918


Certificate of exemption from military service


Delegation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Letters to the mother of W. A. Drayton


Letters of introduction and recommendation


"A Young American Friend of Serbia."


Bulgarian Military Occupation of Serbia, 1915-1918


Bulgarian-Serbian frontier claims and reparations, 1919-1920


Cer Mountain, battle, August, 1914

Box 2

Georgevitch, T. R., "The Truth about Rumanes in Serbia", Paris, 1919


Goricia, Italian occupation, 1918


Interallied Commission, Paris, 1919


Report on the Violations of the Hague Convention, by the Bulgarians in Occupied Serbia, 1915-1918


International credit and international government currency


Italian occupied territories, 1918-1919, treatment of inhabitants


Italian-Yugoslav territorial disputes, 1919


Jugoslav Committee in London. "Austria-Hungary's Effort to Exterminate Her Jugoslav Subjects."


Lazic, Ant., "Ethnographic Frontier of Italy, Yugoslavia, Germany." (In French)


Montenegrin National Assembly, Deputies, 1906-1913


Paris Peace Conference, 1919


Commission on Reparations of Debts -- Project for Treaty with Bularia


Delegation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes




Dalmatian question


Frontiers between the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes and the Kingdom of Italy


Goritza and Gradiska




Memorandum concerning the claims of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes


Military effort of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes in the war of 1914-1918


North Frontier


Persecutions of Slovenes and Croats under Italian occupation


Serbo-Bulgarian relations




Economic and Financial Section. Memorandum concerning the Peace Treaty with Austria


Democratic Autonomist Party of Fiume


"Report of a Yugoslav Interned in Italy," Paris, 1919


Serbia, World War I, Reconstruction and relief


Serbian Army offensives, Autumn, 1918


Smodlaka, J., "Jugoslav Territorial Claims", Paris, 1918



Scope and Contents note

Calling cards and other miscellaneous materials, arranged as listed.
Box 2

Calling cards



Envelope A


Scope and Contents note

Includes 33 photographs in 1 envelope: 28 photos of atrocities committed by the Bulgarian Army in occupied Serbia, 1915-1918. 3 photos of William A. Drayton as an officer in the Serbian Army during World War I. 1 photo of Mary and Margaret Brebrier.