Inventory of the Merian C. Cooper papers

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Title: Merian C. Cooper papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1973
Collection Number: 58020
Creator: Cooper, Merian C.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, and memorabilia, relating to operations of the American Relief Administration and the United States Food Administration in Poland, the Kosciuszko Squadron during the Polish-Russian wars, 1919-1921, General Douglas MacArthur, Lieutenant General Claire Chennault, American defense policy, air power, and communist strategy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Merian C. Cooper papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1958.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Brigadier general, United States Air Force; pilot with the Kosciuszko Squadron in Poland, 1919-1921; chief of staff, China Air Task Force, 1942.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, memoranda, and memorabilia, relating to operations of the American Relief Administration and the United States Food Administration in Poland, the Kosciuszko Squadron during the Polish-Russian wars, 1919-1921, General Douglas MacArthur, Lieutenant General Claire Chennault, American defense policy, air power, and communist strategy.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

American Relief Administration.
Chennault, Claire Lee, 1890-1958.
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
United States. Army Air Forces. China Air Task Force.
United States. Food Administration.
International relief.
Poland--History--Wars of 1918-1921.
United States--Defenses.
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1939-1945--China.

Box 1

Correspondence, memoranda, and memorabilia, 1917-1973

Scope and Contents Note

Includes excerpt from Lowell Thomas broadcast
Box-folder 1 : 1

1917-1920

Box-folder 1 : 2-3

1917-1953

Scope and Contents Note

Includes certificate and a diploma
Box-folder 1 : 4

1921-1965

Box-folder 1 : 5

1921-1973

Box-folder 1 : 6

1953-1963