Register of the Fred Lyman Adair Papers, 1918-1942

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Hoover Institution Archives
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Fred Lyman Adair Papers, 1918-1942

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
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Fred Lyman Adair Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1918-1942
Collection number: 50009
Creator: Adair, Fred Lyman, 1877-
Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 envelopes, 2 phonorecords (5.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating primarily to activities of the American Red Cross in Belgium, 1918-1919, and to the America First Committee, 1940-1942.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fred Lyman Adair Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1950.

Accruals

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Access Points

America First Committee
American National Red Cross
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium
World War, 1914-1918--War work
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--United States
Belgium
United States--Foreign relations
United States--Neutrality
Phonorecords

Biographical Note

1877, July 8 Born, Anamosa, Indiana
1898 B.S., University of Minnesota
1901 M.D., University of Chicago
1918-1919 Physician with Red Cross in France and Belgium
1926-1929 Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Minnesota
1929 Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Chicago
1930 Chairman, Committee on Prenatal Care, Hoover Conference on Child Health and Protection
1940 Author, Obstetric Medicine, Fetal and Prenatal Death
1940-1942 Member, America First Committee, Chicago Chapter

Container List

box 1

Correspondence, 1918-1919

 

Biographical account of F. L. Adair's medical service in Belgium, 1918

 

Reports to the American Red Cross on medical care for children and expectant mothers, 1918

 

Red Cross pamphlets

 

Medical notes and hospital diagnosis forms

 

Newspaper clippings, 1918-1919

 

Postcards of Europe, 1918-1919

 

Passes and orders

 

Mementos, 1918-1919

 

Newspaper clippings, February 23, 1892 (about Lincoln's birthday) and May 1888 (about a tribute to Roscoe Conkling)

box 2

America First Committee, 1940-1942

 

Correspondence

 

Organizational records

 

Campaign materials

 

Printed matter

 

Newspaper clippings

box 3

Miscellany

 

Correspondence

 

Professional papers

 

Genealogy

box 4

Biographical matter

 

Memorabilia

 

Diplomas and certificates

 

Medals

box 5

Writings

box 6

Writings

 

Notes

 

Postcards

 

Address cards

box 7-8

Photographs and slides

On shelf

Diplomas and certificates