Register of the Harvey D. Burrill dispatches

Finding aid prepared by Emilia Schrier
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
hooverarchives@stanford.edu
2014


Title: Harvey D. Burrill dispatches
Date (inclusive): 1918-1919
Collection Number: 69057
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: The Harvey D. Burrill dispatches relate to conditions in England and France after World War I and the Paris Peace Conference of 1919. There is a special emphasis on citizens from Syracuse, NY who were abroad, as the dispatches were written for the Syracuse Journal.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Burrill, Harvey D.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harvey D. Burrill dispatches, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

20 December 1868 Born in Geddis, Onondaga County, NY
1885 Entered the law office of Theodore E. Hancock
1886 Became a reporter for the Syracuse Journal
5 August 1891 Married Mary Louise Dudley
1895-1901 Served on the Syracuse Board of Supervisors as assistant clerk (1895-1900) and clerk (1901)
1896 Became city editor for the Syracuse Journal
1899 Became an editorial writer and the managing editor for the Syracuse Journal
1904 Became the editor and general manager for the Syracuse Journal
1914-1918 Served as Chairman of the Victory Loan Publicity Committee in Syracuse
24 December 1938 Died in Syracuse, Onondaga County, NY

Scope and Content of Collection

The Harvey D. Burrill dispatches relate to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and conditions in England, France, and occupied territories after World War I. The dispatches report on rationing, demilitarization, inflation, status of aid/relief efforts, and US-European relations. Included are also battlefield descriptions and first-hand accounts of battles from soldiers. There is a special emphasis on citizens from Syracuse, NY who were abroad, as the dispatches were written for the Syracuse Journal.

Arrangement Statement

The dispatches are organized chronologically in a bound volume.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Journalists.
World War, 1914-1918--Peace.

Volume 1

European Letters by H. D. Burrill, bound volume 1918-1919