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Inventory of the Mary C. Rixford papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Mary C. Rixford papers
    Dates: 1914-1922
    Collection number: XX669
    Creator: Rixford, Mary C.
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes 0.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Collection relates to Allied propaganda, primarily British, during World War I, and to medical aspects of the war, especially activities of the American Red Cross
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    The collection is open for research
    Access to audiovisual materials requires at least two weeks advance notice. Audiovisual materials include sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film. Hoover staff will determine whether use copies of the materials requested can be made available. Some materials may not be accessible even with advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Mary C. Rixford papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection relates to Allied propaganda, primarily British, during World War I, and to medical aspects of the war, especially activities of the American Red Cross.
    Collection includes propaganda materials relating to military operations and home front conditions in many countries, especially Great Britain and Germany, during World War I. Pamphlets depict economic conditions in Germany during and immediately after World War I, especially food rationing, procurement of raw materials and war loan drives. It also shows German atrocities in France and Belgium, as well as work of the Committee on Alleged German Outrages.
    Collection also includes random pamphlets from Russian, Italian, Romanian, Turkish, Irish, and other sources.
    Arranged by country, and therewith alphabetically by title

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in Stanford University's online catalog.

    Subjects

    International relief
    World War, 1914-1918-Economic aspects
    World War, 1914-1918-Food question
    World War, 1914-1918-Medical care
    World War, 1914-1918-Prisoners and prisons
    World War, 1914-1918-Propaganda
    World War, 1914-1918-Supplies
    American National Red Cross
    Propaganda, British
    Propaganda, American
    World War, 1914-1918—Germany

    Related Material

    World War I subject collection, 1914-2002, Hoover Institution Archives Payson J. Treat papers, 1855-1973, Hoover Institution Archives
    William C. Moore collection, 1914-1917, Hoover Institution Archives Price family papers, 1855-2004, Hoover Institution Archives