Inventory of the Ernest Wilson Riggs papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff. Revised in 2012
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Title: Ernest Wilson Riggs papers,
Collection Number: XX295
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
Date (inclusive): 1915-1944
Abstract: Memoirs and correspondence, relating to Turkish atrocities against Armenians in 1915; the expulsion of Americans from Turkey, 1920-1921; Turkish-American relations; and conditions in Greece during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Riggs, Ernest Wilson, 1881-1952.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Ernest Wilson Riggs papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

President, Euphrates College, Harput, Turkey, 1910-1921; Child Welfare Director, Near East Relief, 1920-1921.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoirs and correspondence, relating to Turkish atrocities against Armenians in 1915; the expulsion of Americans from Turkey, 1920-1921; Turkish-American relations; and conditions in Greece during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Near East Relief (Organization)
Armenian massacres, 1915-1923.
International relief.
Turkey--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--Turkey.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Turkey.
World War, 1939-1945--Greece.

Box-folder 1 : 1

"Murder of Rev. G. P. Knapp, Head of the American Mission, Bitlis," 1919 October 16

Box-folder 1 : 2

Letter, W. Nesbitt Chambers to Dr. Peet, 1921 November 5

Box-folder 1 : 3

Press release, U.S. Dept. of State, "Negotiation of a Treaty of Amity and Commerce between the United States and Turkey," 1923 August 6

Box-folder 1 : 4

"Some Events at Harpoot during the Great War of 1914-1915," undated

General note: Includes additional copies
Box-folder 1 : 5-6

Correspondence, Ernest W. Riggs, 1943

Box-folder 1 : 7

Letter, A. W. Dulles, U. S. Dept. of State, to Rev. E. Starks Beebe, 1924 March 5

General note: Mimeographed copy
Box-folder 1 : 8

Letter, Theodore D. Riggs to Friends, 1921 April 17

Box-folder 1 : 9

Irwin, Genevieve DuVal (Mrs. H. M.). "War notes, with an add enda--On saving of enclosed 'war notes'.," undated

General note

Copy 1
Box-folder 1 : 10

Irwin, Genevieve DuVal (Mrs. H. M.). "War notes, with an add enda--On saving of enclosed 'war notes'.," undated

General note

Copy 2
Box-folder 1 : 11

Jaquith, H. C.. Letter to Admiral Mark L. Bristol, concerning events in Smyrna, September 9-16, 1922, 1922 October 11

Box-folder 1 : 12

Ward, Mark. Extracts from the Diary of Mark Ward, 1921-1922