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Register of the Edward B. Marks papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Brad Bauer
Date Completed:
2006
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun and Samira Bozorgi.
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Collection Summary

Title: Edward B. Marks papers
Dates: 1932-2005
Collection Number: 2006C55
Creator: Marks, Edward B.
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Memoirs and other writings, correspondence, reports, printed matter, and photographs, relating to international assistance to refugees from World War II to the 1980s.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward B. Marks Papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2006.

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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

Edward B. Marks was an American refugee worker who worked as an official with the U.S. War Relocation Authority, the International Refugee Organization, and the International Organization for Migration, as well as the U.S. Committee for Refugees, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and UNICEF from the 1940s to the 1980s.

Scope and Content of Collection

Contains materials relating to international assistance to refugees from World War II through the 1980s, documentation on the various refugee organizations Marks worked for or with over the same years, photographs documenting the United States Agency for International Development and the United Nations. Printed matter, writings and speeches document refugee experiences from all over the world, the International Year of the Child in 1979, the United Nations, and Marks' memoirs.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Refugees.
International relief.
United States. War Relocation Authority.
International Refugee Organization.
International Organization for Migration.
U.S. Committee for Refugees.
United States. Agency for International Development.
UNICEF.


Collection Contents

Box: 1

Biographical file, 1932-2002

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by format
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Awards, Lester Granger Award, 2001-2002

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Clippings about E. B. Marks, 1944-1967

Box/Folder: 1

Correspondence

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Family, 1937-1966

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Miscellaneous organizations, 1938-1962

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Speaking engagements file, 1939-1960

Box/Folder: 1

Travels file

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Germany and the U.S.S.R., 1932

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

U.S.S.R., 1978

Box: 1-3

Organizations file, 1932-2001

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by the name of organization
Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Association of Former International Civil Servants (AFICS), 1996-2001

Box/Folder: 1

Atlas Publishing Company

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Correspondence, 1938-1939

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Publications, American Wine and Liquor Journal, July 1935 (edited by E. B. Marks)

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Research material on temperance movement, 1936-1991

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Statements from E. B. Marks regarding labor dispute, 1938

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Immigration and Refugee Services of America, 2001

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

International Committee on European Migration, proposed television program, "Nation on Nations," 1956

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

International Film Associates, 1946

Box/Folder: 1-2

United Nations

Box/Folder: 1

General

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Clippings, 2001-2003

Box/Folder: 1

Correspondence

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Ferrero-Waldner, Benita, 1995

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Ogata, Sadako, 1991

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Vieira de Mello, Sergio, 1991

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Identification badge, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), notes, 1994

Box/Folder: 1-2

International Year of the Child

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Clippings, 1978-1980

Box/Folder: 1

Conferences

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Lists of, 1978-1979

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Paper, "Child Advocacy in the Century of the Child," Catherine Ross, 1979

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Correspondence, 1979

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Grun, John (Director of Secretariat), 1980

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Memoranda, 1980-1981

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Miscellaneous, 1979

Box/Folder: 1

Publications

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

"IYC Report," January 1979

Box/Folder: 1 : 29

"Pictures from a Small Planet," 1980

Box/Folder: 1

Publicity

Box/Folder: 1 : 30

"Childquotes about Children," 1978

Box/Folder: 1 : 31

Draft plan and letter, 1978

Box/Folder: 1-2

Reports

Box/Folder: 1 : 32

"Epilogue, The Impact of the Year," by E. B. Marks, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 33

"Highlights of National Action in IYC," 1981

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

"International Year of the Child, Report to the President," U.S. National Commission, 1980

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

"Principal United Nations Documents and Resolutions Pertaining to IYC," 1981

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

"Studies on Children Produced in or as a Result of IYC," 1981

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Untitled, about the role of non-governmental organizations in IYC, 1981

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Signage and logos, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

International Year of Peace, draft memorandum by E. B. Marks, 1984

Box/Folder: 2

UNICEF

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

"A Brief History of the U.S. Committee for UNICEF," by C. Lloyd Bailey, 1981

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Clippings, 1988-1990

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Colleagues, 1987-1996

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1988-1989

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Correspondence, Downs, Hugh, 1990-1996

Box/Folder: 2

Executive Board Reports

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

"Children in Eastern Europe, an Information Note," 1990

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

"Progress Report on the International Child Development Centre," 1990

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

"Report of the Executive Director, Overview of Actions for Children in 1989," 1990

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

"Statement by James Grant, Executive Director...at opening of Executive Board session, May 1980"

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Non-Governmental Organizations Committee on UNICEF, 1982

Box/Folder: 2 : 17

Publications, miscellaneous, 1988-1990

Box/Folder: 2 : 18

World Summit for Children, 1989-1990

Box/Folder: 2 : 19

United Nations Association: Talking points on accomplishments of United Nations, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 20

Years project, 1984

Box/Folder: 2

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Box/Folder: 2 : 21

Bureau for Africa, 1963-1965

Box/Folder: 2 : 22

Business card, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 23

Correspondence, 1966, 1976

Box/Folder: 2 : 24

Distinguished Service Award, 1976

Box/Folder: 2 : 25

Report, "Operations Babylift," 1975

Box/Folder: 2 : 26

Responses to criticism of foreign aid, 1963-1965

Box/Folder: 2 : 26

Vietnamese refugee camps, 1965

Box/Folder: 2

Background information

Box/Folder: 2

Clippings

Box/Folder: 2 : 28

1942-1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 29

1980-2002

Box/Folder: 2 : 30

Redress issue, 1983-1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 31

Resignation of Harold Ickes, 1946

Box/Folder: 2 : 32

National Refugee Service Special Information Bulletins, 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 33

Pamphlet from Home Missions Council, 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 34

Reprint of article, Far Eastern Survey, 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 35

Stafford Press (Stafford School, Minidoka Relocation Center), undated, circa 1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 36

"Study of Immigration and Naturalization Laws and Problems," Hearings, U.S. House Committee on Immigration and Naturalization, 1945

Box/Folder: 2

Correspondence about

Box/Folder: 2 : 37

Riesman, David, 1989

Box/Folder: 2 : 38

Robinson, Greg, 1999

Box/Folder: 2 : 39

Eulogy for Dillon S. Myer, by E. B. Marks, 1982

Box/Folder: 2 : 40

Guidelines on Community Activities, 1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 41

Memoranda and reports, 1942-1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 42

Notes by E. B. Marks, 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 3

Publications 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

WRA: A Story of Human Conservation (unattributed but largely written by E. B. Marks), 1946

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Published articles about WRA, 1998-1999

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Response to exhibit "America's Concentration Camps," 1998-2000

Box/Folder: 3

Welfare Council of New York City

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Memoranda, 1938

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Organization chart, 1936

Box/Folder: 3

Publications, Better Times

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

1936-1938

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

1939

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Publicity

Box: 3-4 : 8

Speeches and writings, 1935-2005

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically
Box/Folder: 3 : 9

List, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

Miscellaneous autobiographical fragments, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Poetry, humorous, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 12

"Wanted: A Change in New York's Wine Laws," New York Times Magazine, January 1935

Box/Folder: 3 : 13

"The Drys Crusade Again, With New Tactics," New York Times Magazine, 1936 October 25

Box/Folder: 3 : 14

Proposal for a Sunday welfare page, sent to New York Times, December 1936

Box/Folder: 3 : 15

"The Federal Theatre and the Consumer," paper for course at Columbia University, April 1938

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

"Youth Groups and the Newcomers-A Symposium," The Youth Leader, October-November 1940

Box/Folder: 3

"Star-Spangled Showmen: The Dilemma of the Federal Theatre," Masters thesis, Columbia University, 1939

Box/Folder: 3 : 17

Background information, 1938-1940

Box/Folder: 3 : 18

Notes, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 19

Drafts of text, undated, around 1938-1939

Box/Folder: 3 : 20

"The Volunteer in Auxiliary Services with Refugees," The Jewish Social Service Quarterly, September 1941

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

"Token Shipment: The Story of America's War Refugee Shelter" (Washington: War Relocation Authority, 1946)

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

"Fair Exchange," The American Magazine, June 1946

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

"The Hard Core DP's," The Survey, June 1946

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

"Migration in Transition," notes on immigrant care, July 1955

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

"Millions on the Move," Public Welfare, July 1956

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

"Internationally Assisted Migration: ICEM Rounds Out Five Years of Resettlement," International Organization, Volume XI, Number 3, 1957

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

"Planned Migration, 1956-1957: A Report," Common Council for American Unity, May 22, 1957

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

"How the Yugoslav Camps for Hungarian Refugees Were Closed," Migration News, November-December 1958

Box/Folder: 4 : 9

"The Cuban Refugee Dilemma," unpublished typescript, March 1962

Box/Folder: 4 : 10

"Refugees in Three Areas: Plight of the Uprooted Chinese, Africans, Cubans," unpublished report, July 1962

Box/Folder: 4 : 11

"Saigon: The Impact on the Refugees," The Reporter, January 12, 1967

Box/Folder: 4 : 12

"Child Abuse," speech at Yale University conference, 1979

Box/Folder: 4 : 13

"Why an International Year of the Child?" speech given by E. B. Marks on several occasions as Associate Director for IYC Secretariat, 1979

Box/Folder: 4 : 14

Notes for various speeches, International Year of the Child, 1979

Box/Folder: 4 : 15

"The Year of the Child," undated chapter draft of untitled work

Box/Folder: 4 : 16

Untitled book proposal, for work about refugees, circa 1980

Box/Folder: 4 : 17

Untitled fragments about refugees, circa 1980

Box/Folder: 4 : 18

"Anti-Maim," undated satirical poem about gun control, circa 1980

Box/Folder: 4 : 19

"American Attitudes and Policies," unpublished typescript about refugees, circa 1983

Box/Folder: 4 : 20

Untitled summary of Marks' experiences in refugee resettlement, circa 1984

Box/Folder: 4 : 21

"10.6 Million Refugees Face an Erosion of World Concern," unpublished typescript, 1984

Box/Folder: 4 : 22

"Refugees and the American Ethic," unpublished typescript, circa 1986

Box/Folder: 4 : 23

"People in Limbo," unpublished typescript, circa 1989

Box/Folder: 4 : 24

"The Refugees Are on the Move, and the Rich Countries Can Help," Philadelphia Inquirer, undated, circa 1989

Box/Folder: 4 : 25

"Bonjour Boyesse: A Memoir of Wartime Saigon," unpublished typescript, circa 1990

Box/Folder: 4 : 26

"An Upper West Side Story," undated typescript, circa 1990

Box/Folder: 4 : 27

"For a Better World: Posters from the United Nations" (San Francisco: Pomegranate Press, 2000), correspondence, 1992-2000

Box/Folder: 4 : 28

"American Corporations Help Vietnamese Educators to Improve Teaching of English," typescript submitted to Boston Globe, 1998

Box/Folder: 4 : 29

"Art...at Home in the United Nations," United Nations Chronicle, No. 4, 1998

Box/Folder: 4 : 30

"The Tortuous Path to Citizenship," unpublished typescript, 1998

Box/Folder: 4 : 31

"Talk on U.N. Day," speech notes, 2002

Box/Folder: 4 : 32

"Still Counting: Achievements and Follies of a Nonagenarian" (Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books, 2005)

Box: 5

Photographs, 1948-2000

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically
Box/Folder: 5 : 1

United Nations International Refugee Organization, Geneva and Athens, 1948-1953

Box/Folder: 5

United States Agency for International Development

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Refugee camps in South Vietnam, 1965

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Congressional delegation visit, 1965

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Refugee camps in South Vietnam, circa 1965-1966

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Nigeria, circa 1969-1970

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Unidentified (perhaps India or Bangladesh), 1975

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

E. B. Marks receiving Distinguished Service Award, 1976

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Trip to Soviet Union, 1978

Box/Folder: 5

United Nations

Box/Folder: 5 : 9

Photographs from International Labor Organization, circa 1979

Box/Folder: 5 : 10

Photographs for book, "A World of Art," 1989

Box/Folder: 5 : 11

Photographs for book, "For a Better World," 2000

Box: 5-6

Printed matter, 1939-1995

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title
Box/Folder: 5 : 12

"America and the Refugees," by Louis Adamic (Public Affairs Committee, 1939)

Box/Folder: 5 : 13

"America Meets the Refugee: A Handbook on the Program of the National Refugee Service, Inc." (New York: National Refugee Service, 1940)

Box/Folder: 5 : 14

"American Voluntary Aid for Germany, 1945-1950," by Edward McSweeney, O.P. (Freiburg i.B.: Caritasverlag, 1950)

Box/Folder: 5 : 15

"American Voluntary Aid for Germany, 1945-1950," by Edward McSweeney, O.P. (Freiburg i.B.: Caritasverlag, 1950)

Box/Folder: 5 : 16

"Don't Fence Me In!: Fort Ontario Refugees and How They Won Their Freedom," by Joseph H. Smart (Salt Lake City: Heritage Arts, 1991)

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

"The Émigré Physician in America, 1941," reprinted from the Journal of the American Medical Association, November 29, 1941

Box/Folder: 6 : 2

"Fridtjof Nansen," by Chr. A.R. Christensen (U.N. High Commission for Refugees, et.al., 1961),

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

"Immigrants and Refugees: Their Similarities, Differences, and Needs," International Committee for European Migration, 1976

Box/Folder: 6 : 4

"In Her Own Words," by Helenka Adamowska Pantaleoni (New York: U.S. Commission for UNICEF, 1994)

Box/Folder: 6 : 5

"The International Committee for World Refugee Year, 1959-1961," ICWRY, 1961

Box/Folder: 6 : 6

"Paths to the New World," by Edward Corsi, (New York: Anti Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, 1953)

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

"The Problem of Chinese Refugees in Hong Kong: Report Submitted to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees," by Dr. Edvard Hambro, 1954

Box/Folder: 6 : 8

"Protestant Experience with United States Immigration, 1910-1960," by Benson Y. Landis (Church World Service, 1961)

Box/Folder: 6 : 9

"Refugees in Philadelphia," Philadelphia Study Committee on Refugee Integration, 1962

Box/Folder: 6 : 10

"The Stranger at Our Gate," by Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr. (New York: Public Affairs Committee, 1954)

Box/Folder: 6 : 11

"The String Bracelet: Reflections of and by the Young People of Southeast Asia," compiled by Kyle Farmbry (Washington DC: Intercultural Productions, 1989)

Box/Folder: 6 : 12

"Teaching About International Organizations," by Gene M. Lyons (Academic Council on the United Nations System, 1988)

Box/Folder: 6 : 13

"The United Nations: Fifty Years After San Francisco," by Edward C. Luck and Gene M. Lyons (Hanover, N.H.: Dickey Center, Dartmouth College, 1995)

Box/Folder: 6 : 14

"We Strangers and Afraid," by Elfan Rees (New York: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1959)