Preliminary Inventory to the Roger L. Lewis papers

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Title: Lewis, Roger L. papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1919
Collection Number: 64004
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope (0.5 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Reports, notes, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to operations of the American Red Cross in Archangel, Russia.
Creator: Lewis, Roger L., -1936
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Roger L. Lewis Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Civilian relief
International relief
American National Red Cross


Russian Daily News (English) 31 Aug 1917


Russian Newspapers (in Russian) 1918.

General Physical Description note: 7 copies

The Chicago Tribune (Paris Edition) Aug 14, 1919


The American Sentinel-Archangel, Russia

General note

Issues of March 8, 1919, April 5, 1919.

G.A.F. The Gazette of the Archangel Force (English)

General note

Issues of June 7 (2) and June 14, 1919.

The Hatchet Tuesday, August 19, 1919


Thanksgiving Proclamation by Pres. Woodrow Wilson Published in Archangel Nov. 25, 1918.


Letter from Embassy of the U.S.A. thanking Capt. Roger L. Lewis, A.R.C. for his work in publishing The American Sentinel.


Carbon copy of report of work of Red Cross, perhaps that referred to in above letter. (pages missing)


Letter from Brig. Genrl W.P. Richardson in thanks for The American Sentinel.


Report on trip to Railroad Front- Lt. Fred Mason, A.R.C. April 30th, 1919


American Red Cross Mission to Russia-General Order No. 3 Sept. 23, 1918.


Safe conduct pass from Embas sy issued to Roger L. Lewis as special messenger. Oct. 13, 1917.


4 pages from notebook penciled by Roger L. Lewis (Kerensky is mentioned a number of times)


Letter to Roger Lewis from Geroge Creek, (Committee on Public Information) Dec. 22, 1917.


6 papers in Russian Contents???

Scope and Contents note

11 Newspaper clippings. One telling of capture of Roger Lewis of the Associated Press; Irvin S. Cobb the Saturday Evening Post and the Philadelphia Public Ledger. James O'Donnell Bennett and John T. McCutcheon, the Chicago Tribune, and Harry Hansen, the Chicago Daily News.

30 Various photographs- some photographed by American Red Cross


4 in offices of The American Sentinel


Ambassador Francis of the U.S.A. Pres. N.W. Tchoykovsky


Group of Ambassadors-including Francis


Red Cross groups. Street scenes in Archangel etc.


Some not identified.