Preliminary Inventory to the John Doane Hartigan Papers, 1909-1958

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Preliminary Inventory to the John Doane Hartigan Papers, 1909-1958

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: John Doane Hartigan Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1909-1958
Collection Number: 46014
Creator: Hartigan, John Doane, 1890-1959
Collection Size: 33 manuscript boxes (13.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, writings, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, and posters, relating to relief work during the two world wars, the Saar plebiscite of 1934-1935, the Allied government in Austria after World War II, and the organization of international trade fairs. Includes correspondence with Herbert Hoover.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: Englishand German.

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Doane Hartigan Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
International economic relations.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.
Austria--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1955.
Saarland (Germany)
United States--Foreign relations.


American relief worker in Europe, 1919 and 1939-1941; member, Saar Plebiscite Commission, 1934-1935; member, United States Military Government in Austria, 1945-1946.

Container List

Box 1.

Material relating to establishment of International Trade Commission; Flood Bill, no. 5301; and San Francisco World Trade Center Authority






Cutler (Chairman of San Francisco World Trade Center Authority, 1955)



Box 2.





Hoover. See Box 5









Box 3.



Miscellaneous correspondence

Box 4.

Correspondence, 1956


American publications information


Dickerson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania


European and South America trips


U.S. government agencies


Republican National Committee


Stanford Research Institute


U.S. Department of Commerce


U.S. Department of State and White House


U.S. Senators

Box 5.

Herbert Hoover




Other personal correspondence


Signed letter of gratitude by Harry Truman re military service, 1949


Material re Herbert Hoover's trip to Europe, 1938

Box 6.

Reports on U.S. and foreign universities, 1948-1950

Box 7.

Military reports and career of John Doane Hartigan


Article by General Joseph W. Beacham with photographs of General McArthur and Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1949-1954


U.S. military in America, 1945-1948


Letters and sketches of U.S. military officer in Austria, 1945-1948


John Doane Hartigan's army file, 1942-1946

Box 8.

Foreign countries, agencies, and U.S. Embassy, 1950-1958


Brussels International Fair, 1958


Correspondence, mainly re Trade Fair

Box 9.

Foreign countries, agencies, and U.S. Embassy


Correspondence, mainly re Trade Fair, 1934-1956


Facts and figures re The Baar

Box 10.

U.S. cities. Miscellaneous correspondence to people in the U.S., 1950-1958

Box 11.

U.S. cities

Box 12.

U.S., Canada, and South America

Box 13.


Box 14.

Army insignia, medals, and miscellaneous items of John Doane Hartigan

Box 15-17.


Box 18-19.

Trade. Pamphlets, etc.

Box 20.

Trade - Brussels Fair, 1958

Box 21.

Trade. Pamphlets, etc.

Box 22.

Galley, "The Musings of a Sidewalk Diplomat," by John Doane Hartigan

Box 23.

U.S. Department of Agriculture. Miscellaneous pamphlets re plants, fruit, etc., 1929-1933

Box 24.


Box 25.

Provisional handbook for Military Government in Austria (restricted in 1945)

Box 26-33. & on shelf

Miscellaneous printed matter and unsorted material

Box Above record cabinet

Ballot box, Saar Plebiscite, 13 January 1935 (St. Ingbert, approximately 10 km east of Sarrebruck)