Preliminary Inventory of the Joseph John Hertmanowicz Papers, 1916-1941

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Preliminary Inventory of the Joseph John Hertmanowicz Papers, 1916-1941

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph John Hertmanowicz Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1916-1941
Collection number: XX357
Creator: Hertmanowicz, Joseph John
Extent: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings and speeches, memoranda, and resolutions, relating to the history, economy, and foreign policy of Lithuania and to the movement for Lithuanian independence. Includes appeals from Lithuanian-American organizations to the U.S. government urging recognition of the independence of Lithuania.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information


Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph John Hertmanowicz Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Lithuanians--United States.
Lithuania--Economic conditions.
Lithuania--Foreign relations.
United States--Foreign relations.

Container List

Box 1

An Appeal for Starving Lithuania, by Kleofas Jurgelionis, Chairman of the Chicago Lithuanian Day Committee, Lithuanian National Relief Fund. Copy of pamphlet, date between August 31, 1916 and November 1, 1916


Precis of Lithuanian History to 1882, by Joseph J. Hertmanowicaz, 1917?


The Cause of Washington, by Joseph J. Hertmanowicz. Address delivered in Chicago, 1918 February 22


Resolution adopted by the Lithuanians of Chicago at the Celebration of the 142nd Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, 1918 July 4


United States of Lithuania, Memorandum to the Press by J. J. Hertmanowicz, Vice President, Lithuanian Council of Chicago, 1918 December 28


The Romance of Eastern Europe, by Joseph J. Hertmanowicz, 1919 September?


Lithuanian Appeal to the United States Congress, 1919 June 9


Memorial to the Foreign Relations Committee, United States Senate, Washington, D.C., 1919 August 29


A Spirit Arms Could Not Crush, by J. J. Hertmanowicz. Copied from the Dearborn Independent, 19th year, No. 32, 1919 June 7


Draft petitions to the United States Congress (2 forms), 1919


Memorandum from the Lithuanian Executive Committee to the Department of State, 1920 January 17 [very important]


Memorandum for the American Red Cross on the Sanitary and Food Situation in Lithuania, 1920 January 24


Commentaries on the Hertmanowicz Documents, by M. W. Graham, 1935 October


The Resurrection of Lithuania, by Joseph J. Hertmanowicz. Subtitle: The Second Anniversary of Lithuanian Independence (February 16, 1918 -February 16, 1920). Part one of an elaborate historical memorandum citing verbatim references to Lithuania in her medieval greatness from a wide variety of historical sources and secondary materials


Resolutions adopted at the Lithuanian Mass Meeting Held at Auditorium, August 15, 1920. A Lithuanian mass reply to the Colby Note


Address at Protest Meeting, Seventh Regiment Armory, Chicago, 1920 October 30


Lithuanian Protest against Polish Aggression, 1920 October 31


Open Letter to Prince Lubomirski, 1920 November 15. Used to accompany the preceding item


Memorandum to President Harding, 1921 May 31


Memorandum to the Secretary of State, 1921 June 24


The Lithuanians, by Joseph J. Hertmanowicz. Address delivered 1921 November 16


Memorandum on the Klaipeda Uprising, 1923 January. Released to the press by the Lithuanian Kleipeda Committee. Page 4 contains a passage in the original which was deleted in the official version given to the press


Memorandum from E. J. Harrison, 1926 June 15, regarding official translations of certain Lithuanian documents


The Foreign Trade Relations of Lithuania, by Matas J. Vinikas, 1923


Lithuanian Foreign Policy, by M. Lozaraitis, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1935 May 31. Translation