Scope and Content of Collection
Title: George Creel Miscellaneous Papers
Collection number: 48013
Creel, George, 1876-1953.
4 manuscript boxes
(2.4 linear feet)
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, pamphlets, bulletins, clippings, and photographs, relating to American propaganda activities during World
War I, and to the Golden Gate International Exposition. Includes publications of the Committee on Public Information. Also
includes some papers of Winifred Gay, niece of George Creel, relating to her uncle.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], George Creel Miscellaneous Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.
The collection was acquired by the Hoover Instituion in 1948.
Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find
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listed in this finding aid.
|1876 December 1
||Born, Lafayette County, Missouri
Kansas City Independent
Rocky Mountain News
Wilson and the Issues
||Chairman, Committee on Public Information
Ireland's Fight For Freedom
How We Advertised America, and
The War, The World and Wilson
The People Next Door
Sons of the Eagle
Sam Houston, Colossus in Buckskin
Tom Paine – Liberty Bell
||Chairman, San Francisco Regional Labor Board
||Chairman, National Advisory Board, Works Progress Administration
||U.S. Commissioner, Golden Gate International Exposition
Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years
Russia's Race for Asia
|1953 October 3
||Died, San Francisco
Scope and Content of Collection
The George Creel Miscellaneous Papers, acquired in 1988 and 1994, consist of correspondence, pamphlets, bulletins, clippings,
and photographs, relating to American propaganda activities during World War I, and to the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Also included are publications of the Committee on Public Information, and papers of Winifred Gay, niece of George Creel,
relating to her uncle.
The bulk of the material relates to the Committee on Public Information and consists of George Creel's personal copies of
its publications. The Photographs provide a glimpse into his personal life and focus on his tenure as U.S. commissioner, Golden
Gate International Exposition. The Speeches and Writings represent only a fragment of Creel's prolific output.
The collection is organized into five series: Personal and Family File, Speeches and Writings, United States Committee on
Public Information Publications, Photographs, and Memorabilia.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda.
World War, 1914-1918--United States.
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940: San Francisco,
United States. Committee on Public Information.