Preliminary Inventory to the Frank M. Surface Papers, 1915-1933

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Preliminary Inventory to the Frank M. Surface Papers, 1915-1933

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:
The Hoover Instituion staff
Encoded by:
James Ryan
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Frank M. Surface Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1915-1933
Collection number: XX508
Creator: Surface, Frank Macy, 1882-1965
Collection Size: 29 manuscript boxes, 2 cubic foot boxes, 1 oversize box 15 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, and photographs, relating to regulation of the American economy, especially food products, during World War I; American Relief Administration activities; and postwar marketing of American commodities.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank M. Surface Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

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Access Points

American Relief Administration.
United States. Dept. of Commerce.
United States. Food Administration.
United States Grain Corporation.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects.
World War, 1914-1918--Food question.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.
United States--Politics and government.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Commerce.
United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.


Container List

Box 1.

Correspondence

 

Bland

 

Elder, Robert E., Professor, regarding book "Marketing." Includes galleys

 

Fisher

 

Flesh, Edward, 1924-1931

Box 2.

Flesh Relief Report

 

Hoover, Herbert, 1924-1926

 

Hoover, Herbert, including memoranda to H.H. from Surface, 1920 April

 

Rickard, Edgar

 

Sawtelle. Includes accounts

 

Taylor, Alonzo E.

 

American Relief Administration, 1927-1929. Includes miscellaneous correspondence

 

Personal Correspondence

 

1927

 

Miscellaneous. Includes preliminary report on Stanford School of Business, 1930 June, enclosed in letter to Hotchkiss, Dean W. E., 1930 July 17

 

Includes report on Stanford School of Business, 1931 August 31, enclosed in letter to Owen, Lillian, Miss, 1931 October 12

Box 3.

Miscellaneous. Includes Bell, James F., Harriman, E.H., Mrs., Heinz, and Hoover, Herbert

 

General

 

Literary Digest, Presidential Poll, 1928 November 3

 

Governor Smith's Campaign Speeches, 1928

 

Translation and summary by Edward Eyre Hunt of "A Picture of Political Parties in France," by Siegfried, André

Box 4.

Farm Relief Articles

 

Food Administration Directory, 1920 January 8. Includes correspondence with former Food Administration members regarding date of joining and terminating for information concerning publishing a directory

Box 5.

Marketing Reports

 

Annual Food Administration Report, 1918. Production of Meat in United States, 1919

 

Various reports

Box 6.

American Relief Administration Bulletins

 

Report on Herbert Hoover's War Collection by E.D. Adams

 

Oversize Boxes

Oversize 7.

Report of United States Grain Corporation to United States Senate, 1917 September - 1921 January 31

 

Tables of Imports into various countries

 

Grain Corporation Price Lists

Oversize 8.

4 books on American Relief for Children in Austria, printed in German, 1921

 

Newspaper article "The City of Washington in 1822," The Washington Post, 1930

 

Colliers' Photographic History of the European War

 

Pork & Pork Products Charts

 

Stock Records Book

 

Reports

 

Meats, Dairy Products, and Vegetable Oils

 

Meats and Dairy Products

 

Feeds

 

Cereals

 

Vegetable Fats and Oils

 

Coffee and Sugar

 

Miscellaneous Agricultural Commodities

Oversize 9.

"Business and Economy," and "H. Hoover."Increment, 1974

 

Reports, memoranda, radio talks, and miscellaneous, by F. Surface, Julius Klein, and other, 1923-31, 1950

 

Monthly Crop Report, 1915-16 (3 issues)

 

Maps, postcards, photographs

 

Syndicated editorial articles by Dr. Frank M. Surface for the Washington Herald, 1920