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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg papers
    Dates: 1916-1956
    Collection Number: 56029
    Creator: Kellogg, Charlotte.
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (2.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: The Charlotte Kellogg papers include speeches and writings, correspondence, printed matter, and scrapbooks relating to relief work in Belgium during World War I and in Poland during and after World War II, and to Queen Jadwiga of Poland.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: The collection is in English, with some materials in French.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1956.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Related Materials

    Vernon Lyman Kellogg papers, Hoover Institution Archives
    Paderewski Testimonial Fund records, Hoover Institution Archives
    Commission for Relief in Belgium records, Hoover Institution Archives
    Commission for Polish Relief records, Hoover Institution Archives
    Jean Kellogg Dickie collection, Hoover Institution Archives
    Kellogg-Dickie papers, Yale University Library Manuscripts and Archives

    Biographical/Historical Note

    1874 Born, Grand Island, Nebraska
    1900 Ph.B., University of California
    1903-1907 English teacher, Anna Head's School in Berkeley, California
    1910s or 1920s, circa Speaking tour for the U.S. Food Administration
    1915 Organized the California Committee for Relief in Belgium and Northern France
    1916 Worked for the Commission for Relief in Belgium
    1917 Author, Women of Belgium: Turning Tragedy to Triumph
    1918 Returned to Belgium and studied lace-making
    1919 Traveled to Poland and studied the work of Polish women
    1920 Author, Bobbins of Belgium
    1921 Escorted Marie Curie to the United States
    1928-1929, circa Campaigned for Herbert Hoover
    1931 Author, Jadwiga: Poland's Great Queen
    1939-1946, circa Chairman, Paderewski Testimonial Fund
    1939-1948, circa Director, Commission for Polish Relief
    1960 May Died
    Sources:
    Irene Alexander. "Carmel Highlands Resident Presents Banquet Cloth to Hoover Library," Peninsula Herald. May 23, 1955.
    Guide to the Kellogg-Dickie Papers. Yale University Library Manuscripts and Archives. http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.0626

    Scope and Content of Collection

    An author and relief worker, Charlotte Kellogg provided aid to the people of Belgium and Poland. In 1916, she traveled to Belgium to work with the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), an organization directed by her husband, Vernon Kellogg. As an assignment for the CRB, Herbert Hoover asked Charlotte Kellogg to study the women of Belgium and publicize her findings. In addition to various articles, Kellogg published Women of Belgium: Turning Tragedy to Triumph, which contains an introduction by Herbert Hoover, and Bobbins of Belgium, which documents the Belgian lace industry. Many of the Speeches and writings in the collection reflect Charlotte's role as a relief worker and advocate, drawing from her experiences in Belgium. This file also includes a typescript of her book on Queen Jadwiga of Poland.
    The Relief work file contains two scrapbooks, identical except for small formatting elements, which were given to Kellogg and the California Committee for Relief in Belgium by an orphanage in Charleroi, Belgium. The scrapbooks contain photographs and descriptions in French of the orphans, scenes from their daily lives, and scenes of destruction from World War I.
    The Charlotte Hoffman Kellogg papers were originally part of the Vernon Lyman Kellogg collection, until documents related specifically to Charlotte were separated.
    Source:
    Irene Alexander. "Carmel Highlands Resident Presents Banquet Cloth to Hoover Library," Peninsula Herald. May 23, 1955.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930).
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1939-1945--Poland.