Correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, lists, and photographs relating to relief work in Europe and the Middle
East, Russia, and China during and immediately after World War I. Also available on microfilm (339 reels).
The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental
Principals of the International Red Cross Movement. The Federal Charter states it is a nonprofit, tax-exempt, charitable organization.
The organization's seven fundamental principles are: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service,
unity, and universality. This mission guides the organization to provide relief to victims of disasters and to help people
prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
219 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box, 5 oversize boxes, 1 framed photograph, and 2 videotape cassettes
(95.5 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives
Microfilm use only.