Register of the Harold H. Fisher Papers 1917-1974

Processed by Paul Karpuk; machine-readable finding aid created by Michael C. Conkin
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1998
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Harold H. Fisher Papers, 1917-1974

Hoover Institution Archives



Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Paul Karpuk
Date Completed:
1977
Encoded by:
Michael C. Conkin
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold H. Fisher papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1974
Collection Number: XX235
Creator: Fisher, Harold H., 1890-1975
Collection Size: 33 manuscript boxes, 44 card file boxes, 5 envelopes, 1 oversize box, l phonorecord (36.3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Clippings, printed matter, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, articles, microfilm, and photographs, relating to the Soviet Union, the San Francisco Conference organizing the United Nations, the Civil War in Spain, Herbert Hoover and the American Relief Administration, and the history of Finland.
Language: English

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], Harold H. Fisher papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

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.

Access Points

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.
American Relief Administration.
United Nations Conference on International Organization (1945 : San Francisco, Calif.)
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
Finland.
Finland--History.
Spain.
Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--History.
United States--Foreign relations.

Biographical Note

1911 A.B., University of Vermont
1917-1918 Captain of field artillery, U.S. Army
1922 Assistant to Herbert Hoover with the American Relief Administration (A.R.A.); chief of history department of A.R.A.
1936 Honorary doctorate of humane letters (L.H.D.), University of Vermont
1943-1955 Director, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace; professor of history, Stanford University
1945 Assistant to former governor Harold E. Stassen of U.S. Delegation to San Francisco Conference
1946-1947 Director, School of Naval Administration, Stanford University
1955-1960 Professor of international relations, San Francisco State College
Also: Author of numerous books on the Soviet Union; editorial writer for the Washington Herald; business editor of The New Republic; radio news analyst for CBS and NBC; active in Asian scholarship; former director of Belgian-American Educational Foundation

Scope and Content of Collection

Clippings, printed matter, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, articles, microfilm, and photographs, relating to the Soviet Union, the San Francisco Conference organizing the United Nations, the Civil War in Spain, Herbert Hoover and the American Relief Administration, and the history of Finland.

Container List

Box No. 1-20. printed

Subject File, 1917-1974

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, magazines, printed matter, pamphlets, correspondence, manuscripts of books, notes, scripts for lectures and radio broadcasts, and bulletins, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1.

Africa

 

General, 1952-1959

 

North Africa, 1951-1956

 

Allen, Henry J., "Senator Allen Looks Into the Real Russia," clippings of a series of articles for the New York Evening Post, 1933

 

Argentina, 1945-1955

 

Armstrong, John A., "History of the C.P.S.U.," n.d. Mimeographed copy of a typewritten draft

 

Asia

 

Many Asias and Asian unity, 1954-1956

Box 2.

Marxism in, 1951-1959

 

Mind of, 1955-1959

 

Australian Institute of International Affairs

 

Bulletins, 1943-1946

 

Correspondence, 1940-1946

 

Austria, 1934-1938

 

Barnes, Joseph, clippings of articles on the Soviet Union for the New York Herald Tribune1939

 

Blumenthal, "The Soviet Union and The United Nations," n.d. Mimeographed copy of a typewritten draft

Box 3.

Bricker Amendment, 1952-1954

 

Cartoons, 1948

 

Central Europe, 1940-1941

 

Chamberlin, William Henry

 

"Manchukuo--Japan's Imperialistic Venture," clippings of a series of 6 articles for the Christian Science Monitor1936

 

"Russia--without Benefit of Censor," clippings of a series of 18 articles for the Christian Science Monitor1934

 

China

 

General, 1946-1962

 

Communism in, 1953, 1957-1958

 

Empire and colonies, 1958

 

Politics

 

Sinkiang, 1935-1945

Box 4.

Colonialism, 1949-1953

 

Comintern (3rd International), 1935-1939, 1947

 

Communism abroad, 1929-1941

 

Conference on the Transformation of Russian Society since 1861, April 25-27, 1958

 

Courts, 1937

 

Cuba, 1959-1963

 

Czechoslovakia, 1936-1940

 

Democracy, Soviet-American ideas of, 1933-1947

Box 5.

Duranty, Walter and Harold Denny, clippings of articles on the Soviet Union, 1930-1940

Box 6.

Education, 1951-1952

 

Educational Committee to Halt Atomic Weapons Spread, 1966

 

Estonia - relations with Russia, 1929

 

Far East, 1934-1939

 

Fascism, 1937-1939

 

Finland

 

General, 1918-1919, 1931-1941

 

1918-1919

Box 7.

1931-1938

 

1939

 

1940

 

January-March

 

March-October

 

Allies and the German king, 1918

Box 8.

Chronology

 

Communist activities in, 1929

 

Economic and social conditions, 1929

 

Famine relief, 1918-1923

 

General

 

Children

 

Russian refugees

 

Foreign policy, 1929

 

German intervention and the Terror, 1918

 

Karelia, ca. 1921-1928 (information on Karelia enclosed in envelope addressed to Herbert Hoover from the Finnish Legation)

 

Maps and photographs

 

Relations with Russia, 1929

 

Miscellany

 

Foreign - misc., 1935-1940

 

France, 1935-1940

 

Freund, H. A.

Box 9.

Freund, H. A.

 

Lectures on the Soviet Union, 1943-1946

 

Typewritten and handwritten drafts, typewritten mimeographed copies

 

Pamphlets (printed copies)

 

"Handelsrecht und Handels-Regulierung in der Sowjetunion (Business Rights and Government Influence in the Soviet Union)," 1928

 

"Juristiche Ubersicht (Jurisprudence)," 1932

 

"L'Avenir du Droit Civil dans l'Union Sovietique (Concerning Civil Rights in the Soviet Union)," 1937

 

"L'Etat sovietique et la Statut de ses Representations commerciales (The Soviet State and its Commercial Representation Statute)," 1934

 

"Soviet Law under 'Stalinism'," 1939

 

"Zasada Domicylu W Nowym Lotewskim Prawie Miedzynarodowym," (The Right of Domicile in the New Latvian International Law)," 1938

 

Radio broadcasts, 1946

 

Germany, 1935-1939

Box 10.

Great Britain, 1936-1939

 

Greece, 1936-1938

 

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, 1970-1974

 

History, 1935-1938, 1941-1945

 

Hoover (Herbert) and the American Relief Admnistration, 1925

 

House Committee on Un-American Activities. Contempt of Congress against Dr. Jeremiah Standler and Mrs. Yolanda Hall, 1966

 

Hungary, 1936-1940

 

Indonesia, 1945-1955

Box 11.

Internationale Vereinigung fuer Rechts-und Wirtschaftsphilosophie (International Organization for Rights and Scientific Philosophy)

 

Islam, 1950-1956

 

Israel, 1948-1958

 

Italy, 1935-1940

 

Japan, 1945-1952

 

Kelly, Fred C., "Notes from a Russian Diary," clippings of a series of articles for the New York Herald Tribune1933.

 

Knickerbocker, H. R., "Fighting the Red Trade Menace," clippings of a series of 24 articles for the New York Evening Post1930-1931

 

Korea, 1948-1950

 

Latvia, 1940

 

Lithuania, 1929, 1938-1940

 

Madison, Bernice, "Organization of Welfare Services in Pre- and Post-Revolutionary Russia, 1861-1957," n.d. Typewritten draft

 

Malaya, 1957

 

Manchurian Crisis, 1931

Box 12.

Mason, John Brown, Research Resources; Annotated Guide to the Social Sciences, 1966. Mimeographed typewritten copy

 

Micronesia, 1967-1969

 

Middle East, 1950-1958

 

National Council for Civic Responsibility, 1964-1966

 

Nazi-Soviet relations, 1939-1941, 1948

 

Neutralism, 1955

 

New Deal, 1935-1936

 

Newman, Joseph, "Russia Uncensored," clippings of a series of articles for the New York Herald Tribune1949

Box 13.

Peace, 1936-1942

 

Peace and Plenty - science and the post-war world, 1941-1942

 

"Peaceful Change in Modern Society," conference presented by the Hoover Institution on its 50th anniversary, 1969

 

Philippines, 1941

 

Poland, 1935-1953

 

RADIR project - Revolution, 1943-1948

 

Relief - Europe, 1941

 

Revolution, general, 1931-1955

 

Rhineland crisis, 1936

 

Rumania, 1937-1940

 

Russia (Imperial), 1942-1957

Box 14.

San Francisco Conference, 1944-1945

 

General

 

Amendments

 

British Commonwealth

 

Chapultapec Conference

 

Charter text

 

Closing of conference

 

Countries (individual)

Box 15.

Delegates

 

Dumbarton Oaks

 

Economic and social cooperation

 

Educational and cultural cooperation

 

Large vs. small states

Box 16.

Latin America

 

Membership

 

Organization

 

Personnel

 

Poland

 

Progress

 

Regions

Box 17.

Representation

 

Rights

 

Soviet Union

 

Stassen, Harold

 

Syria - Lebanon

 

Trusteeships

 

Veto

 

Voting

 

Working papers

Box 18.

World court

 

Yalta

 

Yugoslavia

 

Schapiro, Leonard, The Communist Party of the Soviet Union mimeographed copy of a typewritten draft of chapters 6-14, n.d.

 

School of Naval Administration, schedules and lists of guest speakers, 1946-1947

 

Science and democracy, 1933-1946

 

Science and revolution, 1942-1950

 

Seminar on Peace Settlement, Hoover Library, 1941

Box 19.

Sian, 1936

 

Soviet Union

 

General, 1917-1918, 1930-1949

Box 20.

General

 

Armed Forces, 1944-1948

 

Asia and, 1944-1945

 

Atomic energy, 1945-1947

 

Chronology (1936-1940)

 

Communist Party of the Soviet Union (C.P.S.U.) Twentieth Congress of, 1956

Box 21.

Constitution, elections, and Supreme Soviet, 1936-1940, 1945

 

Culture, 1943-1951

 

Daily life, 1945-1949

 

Economy, 1945-1952

 

Education, 1947-1951

Box 22.

Five-Year Plan, 1928-1933

 

Foreign relations, 1930-1940

 

General, 1932-1940

Box 23.

Collective security, 1933-1939

 

Far East, 1930-1940

 

Historiography, 1946-1951

 

Industry, invention, and exploration, 1935-1938

 

Law, 1932-1938, 1947-1949

Box 24.

Leaders, 1945-1951

 

Nationality policy, 1943-1951

 

Newspapers (copies of Pravda and Izvestia), 1946-1947

 

Post-war, 1946-1950

 

Propaganda, 1947-1949

 

Purges, 1934-1937

 

Religion

 

1930-1938

Box 25.

1948

 

U.S. opinion of, 1944-1947

 

War and peace, 1937-1940

 

Workers, 1932-1940

 

World War II, 1939-1949

 

Spain

 

General, 1956

 

Civil war

 

1936

 

July-December

 

September-November

Box 26.

1937

 

January

 

January-April

 

April-July

 

August-September

 

October-December

Box 27.

1938

 

February

 

March

 

April

 

May

 

June

 

July

 

August-December

 

1939-1940

Box 28.

Stalin, Joseph, 1956-1962

 

Sudeten crisis, 1938

 

Suez, 1956

 

Trotsky, Leon, Stalin: An Appraisal of the Man and His Influence, translated by Charles Malamuth, 1941. Typewritten carbon copy of changes made in galley copy.

 

Trust territories, 1949-1950

 

Turkey, 1939

 

Ukraine, 1939-1940

 

United States

 

Communism in, 1928-1937, 1939-1940

 

1928-1937

 

1939-1940

 

Constitution, 1952-1954

 

Finns in, 1918-1927

 

Labor - strikes and organizations, 1935-1937

 

Liberalism, anti-liberalism, fascism, 1937-1940

 

Radicalism, 1933-1941, 1967

 

Revolution in, 1948-1949

Box 30.

War Policy of, 1935-1940

 

World War II, Communists in, 1939-1941

 

Yalta Conference - official record, 1955

Box No. 30.

Speeches and Writings, 1926

Scope and Content Note

Books and articles, arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 30.

"The Beginning of the 'Third Period', 1928-1929," n.d. Typewritten draft, with typewritten carbon copies of appended documents

 

"The Character of American Participation in Euoropean Affairs since the War," 1926. Printed copy.

 

"History of Relief," 1926. Article prepared for the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Typewritten draft.

Box No. 31-36.

Miscellany

Scope and Content Note

Card catalogs, microfilm and notes, arranged as listed.
Box 31.

Card catalogues

 

Chronology of historical events (for 1899-1939)

Box 32-33.

Research notes, alphabetized by subject

Box 34.

Microfilm

 

Partiinoe Stroitel'stvo - Zhurnal Tsentral'nogo Komiteta Vsesoiuznoi Kommunisticheskoi Partii (Party Structure - Journal of the Central Committee

 

Reel No. 1. 1929-1930

 

Reel No. 2. 1931

 

Reel No. 3. 1932-1933

 

Reel No. 4. 1933-1934

 

Reel No. 5. 1935-1936

Box 35-36.

Notes

 

Audio-Visual File,

Scope and Content Note

Includes one record, photographs, and an album.
Record Cabinet

Sound recording of radio newscast 30 August 1946

Access Information

Use copy reference number: xx235_a_0002811

Scope and Content Note

Headline Edition. Newscast. August 30, 1946. Council of Foreign Ministers. Paris Peace Conference. Interview with Dr. Harold Fisher, Director of the School of Naval Administration, Stanford, Calif. 1 disc
Envelope A

1 print of Harold H. Fisher with Army officers, circa 1946-1947

Envelope B

3 prints of paintings depicting the famine in Soviet Russia, plus 3 negatives, 1918-1923

Envelope C

1 framed print of Herbert C. and Lou Henry Hoover (autographed), undated

Envelope mD

1 mounted print of a painting of Herbert C. Hoover (autographed), 1944

Envelope E

5 prints of Harold H. Fisher and others; 2 prints of unidentified groups, undated

fF

1 photograph album of a conference, 1954

Box No. 37-59.

Biographical Card File

Scope and Content Note

Biographical notes, relating mainly to persons figuring in the Russian Revolution, arranged alphabetically.
Box 37.

A

Box 38.

B-Bod

Box 39.

Bog-Ca

Box 40.

Ce-Da

Box 41.

De-E

Box 42.

F-Gi

Box 43.

Gl-Gz

Box 44.

H-I

Box 45.

J-Kh

Box 46.

Ki-Ks

Box 47.

Ku-Li

Box 48.

Ll-Maz

Box 49.

Mc-Mz

Box 50.

N-O

Box 51.

P-Poz

Box 52.

Pr-Roz

Box 53.

Ru-Se

Box 54.

Sh-Sr

Box 55.

St-Te

Box 56.

Th-Van

Box 57.

Var-W

Box 58.

X-Z

Box 59.

Miscellany

Box No. 60.

Miscellaneous Biographical Card File.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical notes, unarranged.
Box 60.

Miscellaneous Biographical Card File

Box No. 61-63.

Lenin's Sochineniia Biographical Card File

Scope and Content Note

Index to persons mentioned in the Sochneniia of V. I. Lenin, arranged alphabetically.
Box 61.

A-Ke

Box 62.

Kh-Sh

Box 63.

Si-Z

Box No. 64-68.

Bibliographical Card File

Scope and Content Note

Bibliographical references to topics mainly associated with the Russian Revolution, unarranged.
Box 64-68.

Biographical Card File

Box No. 69-74

Biographical Card File II.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical notes, relating mainly to persons figuring in the Russian Revolution, arranged alphabetically.
Box 69.

A-C

Box 70.

D-H

Box 71.

I-L

Box 72.

M-Q

Box 73.

R-S

Box 74.

T-Z

Box No. 75-77.

Newspaper Card File.

Scope and Content Note

Notes relating to newspapers and other periodicals, mainly associated with the Russian Revolution, arranged alphabetically.
Box 75.

A-Ko

Box 76.

Kr-Sot

Box 77.

Sov-Z