Register of the Lewis A. Maverick papers

Finding aid prepared by Loralee Sepsey
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Lewis A. Maverick papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1940
Collection Number: XX245
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes (2.0 linear feet)
Abstract: The Lewis A. Maverick papers consist of correspondence, photographs, essays, reports, memoranda, diaries, newspaper clippings, and other documents related to the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915), the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation and International Committee for Immediate Mediation (1916), and various other peace organizations around the world and in the United States.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Maverick, Lewis A.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lewis A. Maverick papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1891 Born in Texas to George Madison Maverick and Mary Vance Maverick
1915 Joined the Henry Ford Peace Expedition
1946-1959 Taught at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1973 Died

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, photographs, essays, reports, memoranda, diaries, newspaper clippings, and other documents related to the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915), the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation and International Committee for Immediate Mediation (1916), and various other peace organizations around the world and in the United States.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Henry Ford Peace Expedition.
Pacifism.
Peace.
United States--Neutrality.
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Biographical File, 1915-1917

Scope and Contents note

Personal effects belonging to Lewis A. Maverick. Includes membership cards, pins, business cards (not Maverick's), donation cards, and other items.
 

Speeches and Writings, 1915-1934

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Essays and reports, 1915-1934

Scope and Contents note

Formal essays and reports written and/or edited by Lewis A. Maverick. Topics include the Henry Ford Peace Expedition and other issues concerning world peace.
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Notes, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes made by Lewis A. Maverick on various subjects concerning his personal and business affairs, including drafts of essays and statements.
Box/Folder 1 : 4

Diary, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Loose-leaf diary entries kept by Lewis A. Maverick over the course of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition.
Box/Folder 1 : 5-6

Correspondence, 1915-1940

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence received and sent by Lewis A. Maverick.
 

Rosika Schwimmer, 1915-1941

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Correspondence, 1915-1941

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence received and sent by Rosika Schwimmer.
Box/Folder 1 : 8

Miscellaneous documents, 1915-1940

Scope and Contents note

Reports, newspaper clippings, flyers, and other documents concerning Rosika Schwimmer, including information on a campaign to gain Schwimmer the World Peace Prize.
Box/Folder 1 : 9

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Other correspondence not received or sent by Lewis A. Maverick or Rosika Schwimmer.
 

Subject Files, 1915-1918

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Olaf Forchhammer, 1916

Scope and Contents note

Olaf Forchhammer,Cophenhagen's city engineer from 1936-1951, was a pacifist and board member of the Danish Peace Society.
 

Henry Ford Peace Expedition, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Print media concerning theories about peace, Henry Ford Peace Expedition logistics, and other issues relevant to the Expedition, which was aimed at promoting peace in Europe during World War I and brokering an agreement between the belligerent countries to put an end to the fighting.
Box/Folder 2 : 3

Biographical monographs, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Books on the members of the Expedition.
Box/Folder 2 : 4

Biographies and lists, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Biographical information on the members of the Expedition.
Box/Folder 2 : 5-6

Bulletins and circulars, 1915-1916

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Menus, programs, and trip logistics, 1915-1916

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Photographs, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

One album page of photographs related to the Expedition.
See also: Box 5.
Box/Folder 2 : 9

Documents, reports, and essays, 1915-1916

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Financial records, 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Expense reports, calculations, fund request forms, and other material relating to Expedition expenditures.
 

Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation, 1916

Box/Folder 3 : 1-2

Peace plans, reports, documents, and speeches

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Seventh Scandinavian Student Meeting, 1916

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Foreign Delegations Reports, 1916

Box/Folder 3 : 5

People's Council of America, 1917-1918

Box/Folder 3 : 6

American Union Against Militarism, 1917

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Emergency Peace Federation, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 8

International Peace Movements, circa 1917

Box 5

Photographs, circa 1915-1916

Scope and Contents note

Five photo albums of photographs, mainly related to the Henry Ford Peace Expedition and its members and events. Also includes an album containing photo negatives and three separate envelopes containing more negatives and other loose photographs. Notes made by Lewis A. Maverick can be found inside the albums and envelopes.
See also: Box 2, Folder 8.
 

Printed Matter, 1915-1934

Scope and Contents note

Consists of pamphlets, flyers, books, and booklets.
Box/Folder 2 : 1-2

Pamphlets, flyers, books, and booklets, 1915-1934

 

Newspapers and clippings, 1915-1940

Scope and Contents note

Full newspapers, articles, clippings, magazines, and other print publications.
Box/Folder 4 : 1

1915, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 2

1916

Box/Folder 4 : 3

1917

Box/Folder 4 : 4

1918-1940