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Box: 1-2

Biographical file, 1916, 1940-1945, (bulk 1944-1945)

Scope and Content Note

Includes a Belgian-issued identification card, speeches and broadcasts, and documentation pertaining to Tuck's service in the United States Naval Reserve (USNR) including correspondence, orders received, memoranda, reports, and other documents. Also included are records pertaining to Tuck's work with the Military Government Training School in the European Affairs Division on Base II with the USNR. Arranged by document type.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Belgian-issued identification card, 1916 January 19

Scope and Content Note

In German and French
Box: 1

Speeches and broadcasts 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Talk before the officers, Foreign Training School, Navy Department, Washington D.C., 1942 September 26

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

"Town Meeting: Should Britain Relax Her Food Blockade for Hitler's Victims?", 1941 April 28

Scope and Content Note

Includes published copy with other broadcasts from the meeting and typewritten transcription of Tuck's broadcast alone
Box: 1-2

United States Naval Reserve records 1941-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Antwerp port, Documents regarding use of troops, equipment, and supplies 1944 August

Scope and Content Note

Documents regarding use of troops, equipment, and supplies
Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Civil Affairs Division records 1943-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Correspondence, 1944 February - 1945 March

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Economic Committee records, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

History of Naval Affairs documents, 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

Task Organization document, curriculum vitae letter, Port of Antwerp related documents
Box/Folder: 1 : 9-11

Military Government Training School, Base II, 1944 December - 1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 12-13

Military Government Training School, 1945 January 1 - March 31

Scope and Content Note

First and Second Training Courses
Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Naval Activities in the European Theater of Operations records, 1945 February

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Orders and personal papers, 1941, 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

Included is background information Tuck provided about himself, including family information and past work experiences
Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Orders, 1945 May-April

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

"Non-Fraternization" document and Social Science Research Council materials, 1943, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Organizational charts, 1942, 1945

Scope and Content Note

See also Oversize File, Box 11, Folder 1
Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Personal files and other documents, 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Post-Hostility Committee reports and correspondence, 1944 November-December, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Roster of Officers, 1945 March 1

Box: 2-3

Correspondence, 1915-1956, (bulk 1940-1941)

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with various friends and colleagues. The bulk pertains to Tuck's activities during World War II with associates from the Belgian American Educational Foundation, Inc. and the National Committee for Food for the Small Democracies. Arranged into two subseries: alphabetical correspondence and chronological correspondence.
Box: 2-3

Correspondence, Alphabetical 1934-1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Burkhart, Gerald, October-December 1940

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Cajander, A.K, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence directly related to Finland
Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Campbell, Gerald, 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Cudahy, John, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Some correspondence in French
Box/Folder: 2 : 13

Daniels, Tom, 10-27 December 1940

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Delano, William A., 7 February 1941

Scope and Content Note

Letter also includes 4 photographs of the destroyed library at the University of Louvain after the German invasion in 1940
Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Duggan, Stephen, January-February, May, 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Dunn, James, January, March, 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 17

Fonck, Charles, January-April, October, 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 18

Galpin, Perrin, 1945

Box/Folder: 2 : 19

Gibson, Hugh, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 20

Henry, Bayard, Mrs., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 21

Hoover, Herbert, 1934, 1940-1941, 1945

Scope and Content Note

See also Subject File, Box 6, Folder 12
Box/Folder: 2 : 22

International Refugee Organisation, Austria, 11 May 1949

Box/Folder: 2 : 23

Joslin, Theodore, 1932

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Pate, Maurice, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Pieters, Maurice, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Richmond, Raymond S., 1941, undated

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Smith, H. Alexander, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Stevens, Lewis M., 1941 July, September

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Strauss, Lewis, 1941 May-June, 1944 December

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

van der Straten Pontoz, Robert, Count, 1940 October

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

van Zeeland, Paul, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box: 3

Correspondence, Chronological 1916-1956, undated, (bulk 1940-1941)

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

1916, 1918

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box/Folder: 3 : 10

1940

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box/Folder: 3 : 11

January-April 1941

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box/Folder: 3 : 12

May-December 1941

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box/Folder: 3 : 13

1942, 1956, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Some material in French
Box: 3-8

Subject File, 1914-1965, undated, (bulk 1940-1941).

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, and printed matter pertaining to the organizations in which Tuck was an active participant. Also included are memoranda and reports pertaining to specific European countries and collected publications. Arranged alphabetically by document title or subject matter. Some materials are in French. See also Oversize File.
Box/Folder: 3 : 14

Asia, 1946-1947

Scope and Content Note

Includes reports, studies, correspondence, and memoranda regarding the food situation in Japan and Korea post World War II. Correspondence includes a letter to the Assistant Secretary of War regarding the postwar reconstruction of Japan, 1947 March 5
Box/Folder: 3 : 15

American Relief Administration, World War I, 1919

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

American Ordinance Corporation, 1939 July 17

Scope and Content Note

Includes description and specifications for the 75 m/m mountain gun
Box/Folder: 3 : 17

"Les Avis, Proclamations, & Nouvelles de Guerre Allemandes", circa 1914

Scope and Content Note

In French
Box: 3-4

Belgian American Educational Foundation Incorporated(BAEF), 1940-1945, 1956, undated

Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the records have been arranged by type and content
Box/Folder: 3 : 18-20

Bound file, 1 of 2, October 1940, June-November 1945, and undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes cablegrams, correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other related documents collected and generated by the BAEF near the end of World War II. These documents came pre-bound and have been left in the original order.
Box/Folder: 4 : 1

Bound file, 2 of 2, June-November 1945

Scope and Content Note

Includes cablegrams, correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other related documents collected and generated by the BAEF near the end of World War II. These documents came pre-bound and have been left in the original order. Some documents are in French
Box/Folder: 4 : 2

Cablegrams, correspondence, and transmissions, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Some documents are in French
Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Executive Committee meetings records, 1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Memoranda, 1940-1941, 1956, undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

Printed documents and collected items, 1940-1941, 1943, undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Reports and notes, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Belgian League of Honor records, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Includes lists of elected officers from 1936, 1937, member lists, constitution, and by-laws
Box: 4-5

Belgium, 1916, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

Bound File, 1 of 2, May-June 1940

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other related documents related to the Belgian food and political situation immediately following the surrender to Germany on 27 May 1940.
Box/Folder: 4 : 9-10

Bound file, 2 of 2, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other related documents related to the Belgian food and political situation. The majority of the documents discuss the situation of getting supplies to the Belgian population following the surrender.
Box/Folder: 4 : 11

Correspondence 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 4 : 12

Early occupation documents, May-June 1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 13

Collected printed items, circa 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 4 : 14

Memoranda and related documents pertaining to the food situation in occupied Belgium in bound file, May-July 1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 15

Memoranda to the U.S. Ambassador for Belgium, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Reports and announcements, 1916, circa 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

Christian Weekly, 13-20 November 1940

Box: 5

Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB), 1915, 1916, 1919, 1940-1941, undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

"Duties of the American Representatives in the Provinces", circa 1915-1919

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Extract of "CRB Reports & Publications" document, 1914 October-1918 April

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

"First Annual Report" document, 1914 November 1-1915 October 31

Scope and Content Note

Part II ? Benevolent
Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Memoranda, reports, and miscellaneous documents, 1915, 1916, 1919, 1940-1941, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes copy of a group portrait of CRB members taken in 1916 in Brussels (Tuck is the first row seated second from the left)
Box/Folder: 5 : 7

"Statistical Review of Relief Operations" by George I. Gay, 1925 June 20

Scope and Content Note

Abridged version; includes a pullout map
Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Commission for Polish Relief, Inc., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 5 : 9-10

Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, 1955 14 February - 27 June.

Scope and Content Note

Includes press releases
Box/Folder: 5 : 11

Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government, 1954-1955

Scope and Content Note

Includes press releases, press conference, list of commission members
Box/Folder: 5 : 12

Community Service Society of New York first annual report, 1940

Box/Folder: 5 : 13

Les crimes allemands d'après des témoignages allemands, 1915

Box/Folder: 5 : 14

Cudahy, John, circa June 1940

Scope and Content Note

Statement as ambassador to Belgium following the Belgian surrender to Germany
Box/Folder: 5 : 15

"Der Sieg der Alliierten (Fortsetzung)," 14 October 1918

Box/Folder: 5 : 16

La Description de la cité d'Anvers, 1920

Scope and Content Note

In French
Box/Folder: 5 : 17

"Excerpt from a letter from a noted scientist and Dutch patriot of Bergen, North Holland," 12 January 1941

Box/Folder: 5 : 18

Finland related documents, 1940-1941, 1946-1948.

Scope and Content Note

Includes reports, memoranda, bulletins, and other documents related to the food situation in Finland such as the famine emergency
Box/Folder: 6 : 1

Finnish Relief Fund documents, 1940 October

Box/Folder: 6 : 2

France related documents, 18 October 1918, 12 April 1941

Box/Folder: 6 : 3

France related documents, 1914

Scope and Content Note

"43 Ans de Politique Pacifique et Conciliant Envers l'Allemagne, 1971-1914"
Box/Folder: 6 : 4

Gibson, Hugh, 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Cablegrams and correspondence pertaining to relief efforts in World War II
Box/Folder: 6 : 5

German Historians and Macedonian Imperialism booklet, 1921 July.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a note for Tuck from the author on the cover
Box/Folder: 6 : 6

"The German People Offer Peace" pamphlet, undated

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

"Grande carte des Étas-Unis d'Amérique" booklet, undated

Box/Folder: 6 : 8

Great Britain related documents, 27 June 1941

Scope and Content Note

Britain To-Day, no. 56
Box/Folder: 6 : 9

Great Britain related documents, August-September 1914 ,

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence respecting the European Crisis, 1914 August, A Call to Arms, a speech by the Prime Minister, 4 September 1914, Mr. Lloyd George's Speech on the Road Hogs of Europe, 19 September 1914
Box/Folder: 6 : 10

Great Britain, February-March 1941

Scope and Content Note

Documents generated by and regarding the British Embassy
Box/Folder: 6 : 11

La Guerre Mondiale: faits acquis à l'histoire, documents, 1915

Box/Folder: 6 : 12

Hoover, Herbert, 1940-1941, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence between Hoover and Cordell Hull, then-Secretary of State in the Franklin Roosevelt administration from 1940 November to May 1941. Also includes pamphlet A Call to American Reason, 1941, and other documents related to activities post World War II. See also Correspondence, Box 2 Folder 24 and Oversize File Box 11 Folder 4
Box/Folder: 6 : 13

The Hoover Mission, delegation to Belgium, January 1941

Box/Folder: 6 : 14-15

The Hoover Mission, "Some Notes on Trip with the Hoover Mission", Maurice Pate's notes for his trip with the Hoover Mission through Europe and Asia March-June 1946,

Box/Folder: 6 : 16

Human Events, 17 February 1941

Box/Folder: 6 : 17

An Impartial International Commission to Examine the Conditions Created by the Peace Treaties in the Danube Valley, maps included, circa 1921

Box/Folder: 6 : 18

Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration, includes reports generated by the Committee, 1 May 1954

Box/Folder: 6 : 19

Italy, draft for report regarding the food situation in Italy post World War II, 4 March 1946

Box/Folder: 6 : 20

Latvia, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Includes document by Alfreds Berzinsh
Box: 6-7

National Committee on Food for the Small Democracies 1937-1965 (bulk 1940-1941), undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, reports, memoranda, reports generated for and by the committee and collected documents
Box/Folder: 6 : 21

Congressional records, 1941 2 May - 14 October

Box/Folder: 6 : 22

Correspondence and cablegrams, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 6 : 23

Internal records 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

Includes internal policies, budget information, and member lists
Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Meetings, press releases, and speaker information, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Memoranda, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Notes and reports generated and collected, 1922, 1941-1945, undated

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

Printed materials and collected publications, 1937, circa 1940-1941, 1965

Box/Folder: 7 : 5

Norway related document, undated

Scope and Content Note

"Norway's Food Situation"
Box/Folder: 7 : 6

Office of Military Government for Germany (U.S.), "Food position U.S. Occupied Areas of Germany" report, April 1946

Box/Folder: 7 : 7

Office of Military Government for Germany (U.S.), Status Report on Military Government of Germany booklet, 15 March 1946

Box/Folder: 7 : 8

Printed images of King Albert I and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium, 21 July 1918

Box/Folder: 7 : 9

"Report on Survey of Hungarian Refugee Relief Problems in Austria", 15 January 1957

Box/Folder: 7 : 10

Russischer und serbischer Kriegsschauplatz, by P. Krauss booklet, 1914

Box/Folder: 7 : 11

Son Œuvre goûters scolaires, colonies de vacances, consultations de nourrissons, consultations prénatales, a publication by the Comité D'Assistance des Regions Libérées, undated

Scope and Content Note

Tuck was a member of this committee
Box/Folder: 7 : 12

Statement Regarding Food for the Small Democracies, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Joint statement from the following organizations: The Commission for Relief in Belgium, Inc., The Norwegian Relief Fund, Inc., The Queen Wilhelmina Fund, Inc. (Holland), the Commission for Polish Relief, Inc.
Box/Folder: 7 : 13

Sweden, 4 January 1946

Scope and Content Note

"Bread-grain supply"
Box/Folder: 7 : 14

Universitas, Ltd. records, 1940-1942

Scope and Content Note

See also Oversize File Box 11 Folder 8
Box/Folder: 7 : 15

University of Louvain, 28 June 1927

Scope and Content Note

Cinquième Centenaire de la Fondation de l'Université
Box/Folder: 7 : 16

University of Louvain, 1928

Scope and Content Note

The Legend of the "Francs-Tireurs" of Louvain,
Box/Folder: 7 : 17

University of Louvain, circa 1920s

Scope and Content Note

List of Inscriptions on the Walls of the Library University of Louvain
Box/Folder: 7 : 18

University of Louvain, Pose et Bénédiction de la Première Pierre de la Nouvelle Bibliothèque, 28 July 1921

Box/Folder: 8 : 1

Miscellany, circa 1941-1945

Box: 8-9, 11

Memorabilia and Ephemera 1915, 1919, 1944, undated

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by title. See also Oversize File.
Box/Folder: 8 : 2

Collection de Douze Vues de Waterloo, undated

Scope and Content Note

Folio containing a map of the Battle of Waterloo and twelve lithographs of the surrounding landscape
Box: 9

Havelange École des Filles clothbound message book, 1 July 1915

Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Hoover Overseas and War Service Organizations Reunion Dinner program, 3 March 1929

Scope and Content Note

Tuck is listed as a guest
Box/Folder: 8 : 4

"Message des enfants de France libérée aux enfants americains", 4 July 1944

Box/Folder: 8 : 5

Postcards, undated

Scope and Content Note

French text and couplets
Box/Folder: 8 : 6

Reception honoring Ferdinand Foch invitation, 1919 December 13

Box/Folder: 8 : 7

Soupe de Guerre, circa 1915 October

Scope and Content Note

Bound postcards including images of soup kitchens in Belgium.
Box/Folder: 8 : 8

United States Festival of Remembrance program, undated

Box: 8-11

Photographs circa 1915-1960

Scope and Content Note

Includes a set of loose photographs and two albums featuring members from the Commission for Relief in Belgium members, circa 1915-1920. See also Oversize File.
Box/Folder: 8 : 9

Buildings, objects, military procession, circa 1935, undated

Box/Folder: 8 : 10

Group poses, meetings, circa 1915-1920, circa 1950-1960

Box: 9

Album, circa 1916-1920

Scope and Content Note

Portrait of Tuck on page 44 of album
Box: 10

Album, circa 1916-1920

Box: 11

Oversize File circa 1916-1950, undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes oversize materials relating to Tuck's service with the United States Naval Reserve and collected reports and documents relating to his relief activities and interests.
Box: 11

Biographical File, 1945-1946

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

United States Naval Reserve Records, 1945-1946

Scope and Content Note

Includes documents related to the Economics Division, organizational charts, and a rice chart
Box: 11

Subject File, 1914-1958

Box/Folder: 11 : 2

Belgian American Educational Foundation Inc. documents, 1938, 1945

Box/Folder: 11 : 3

Collected Publications, 1914-1915, 1929, 1941, undated

Box/Folder: 11 : 4

Hoover, Herbert printed addresses, 1940, 1945, 1958

Box/Folder: 11 : 5

Maps, circa 1916-1920, circa 1935-1950, undated.

Box/Folder: 11 : 6

National Committee for Food for the Small Democracies document, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Document is a memorandum regarding the ration situation in Belgium and Central Poland
Box/Folder: 11 : 7

Poland related document, circa 1945

Scope and Content Note

"Problems of Social Welfare in Poland", map included
Box/Folder: 11 : 8

Universitas, Ltd. record, 5 March 1941

Box: 11

Memorabilia, circa 1916

Box/Folder: 11 : 9

Posters, circa 1916

Box: 11

Photographs circa 1950

Box/Folder: 11 : 10

Group portrait taken in New York, circa 1950

Scope and Content Note

Herbert Hoover is seated to the far right