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Register of the George Creel Miscellaneous Papers
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Box/Folder: 1

Personal and Family File, 1912-1972.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, correspondence, and obituary relating to George Creel's personal life and work, arranged in two subgroups, family and personal
 

Family file

 

Correspondence

Box/Folder: 1 : 1-2

General, 1953 October-November.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters of condolence
Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Gay, Winifred (niece), 1942-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with A. C. Wedemeyer
Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Obituaries, 1941-1972

 

Personal file

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Articles about George Creel, 1917-1953

 

Correspondence.

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters from others during his illness
Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 7-9

1912-1953

 

Office file

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Chairman, Committee on Public Information, ca. 1917-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Includes information relating to a conference, "Fifty Years after George Creel: Progress and Perspectives on America's Role in Public Diplomacy"
Box/Folder: 1 : 11

United States commissioner, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Obituary, 1953

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Miscellany, 1966-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Includes some financial papers
 

Speeches and Writings, 1939-1952.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, letters to the editor and publisher, statement, and reviews of George Creel's books, arranged chronologically
Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Article fragment, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Chapter on federal participation in the Golden Gate International Exposition, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 1 : 16

"Doubts Any Change in Appeasement," undated.

Scope and Content Note

Printed fragment
Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Letters to the editor, including one to the Saturday Review of Literature, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Letter to the publisher, Yale University Press, 1939 June 23.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
 

Reviews

 

Rebel at Large: Recollections of Fifty Crowded Years, 1947

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Samuel Hopkins Adams and Joseph Henry Jackson, undated.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Evening News, 1947 October 30.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 21

New York Sun, 1947 October 31.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Chicago Tribune, Walter Trojan, 1947 November 2.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 23

World Herald, James Keogh, 1947 November 9.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 24

San Francisco Chronicle, Earl C. Behrens, 1947 November 17.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Saturday Review of Literature, John T. Winterich, 1947 November 22(?).

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Russia's Race for Asia, Book Talk, Book Talk, edited by John C. Hill, 1949 March, and Human Events, Rosalie M. Gordon, 1961 September 8.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copies
Box/Folder: 1 : 27

"Meaty-Mouthed," article, San Francisco Call-Bulletin, 1951 September 5.

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Statement [on Democratic Party policy], 1952 May 30.

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box/Folder: 2

United States Committee on Public Information Publications, 1917-1919.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged by title of item or series. Some volumes are annotated
 

General

 

The Activities of the Committee on Public Information, 1918 February 3

 

The Kaiserite in America: One Hundred and One German Lies, ca. 1918

 

War Work of Women in Colleges, 1918 January

Scope and Content Note

Red, White, and Blue series
 

No. 1, How the War Came to America, 1917 June 15

 

No. 2, National Service Handbook, 1917 July 30

 

No. 3, The Battle Line of Democracy: Prose and Poetry of the World War, 1917

 

No. 4, The President's Flag Day Address, with Evidence of Germany's Plans, 1917 September 15

 

No. 5, Conquest and Kultur: Aims of the Germans in Their Own Words, 1918 January

 

No. 6, German War Practices, part I, Treatment of Civilians, 1918 January

 

No. 8, German War Practices, part II, German Treatment of Conquered Territory, 1918 March

 

No. 9, War, Labor, and Peace: Some Recent Addresses and Writings of President Wilson, 1918 March

 

No. 10, German Plots and Intrigues in the United States during the Period of Our Neutrality, 1918 July

 

War Information series

 

No. 1, The War-Message and Facts behind It: Annotated Text of President Wilson's Message, April 2, 1917, 1917 June

 

No. 2, The Nation in Arms, 1917 August

 

No. 11, The German War Code, Contrasted with the War Manuals of the United States, Great Britain, and France, 1918 February

 

No. 12, American and Allied Ideals: An Appeal to Those Who Are Neither Hot Nor Cold, 1918 February

 

No. 13, German Militarism and Its German Critics, Fully Illustrated by Extracts from German Newspapers, 1918 March

 

No. 14, The War for Peace: The Present War as Viewed by Friends of Peace, 1918 March

 

No. 15, Why America Fights Germany, 1918 March

 

No. 16, The Study of the Great War: A Topical Outline, with Extensive Quotations and Reading Reference, 1918 April

 

No. 18, Regimental History of the United States Regular Army: Chronological Outline, 1866-1918, 1918 August

 

No. 19, Lieber and Schurz: Two Loyal Americans of German Birth, 1918 October

 

No. 20, The German-Bolshevik Conspiracy, 1918 October

Box/Folder: 3

Four Minute Men Bulletin, nos. 1-46 (1917 May 22 – 1918 December 24).

Scope and Content Note

Two copies. Bound in the same volume are the Four Minute Men Army Bulletins, School Bulletins, and the News
 

Victory Dinner and Dance of the Division of Pictorial Publicity, 1919 February 14.

Scope and Content Note

Contains a history of the division's work, a chart showing the number of poster designs produced for government and private agencies, a list of poster artists, and reproductions of selected posters with names of artists
Box/Folder: 4

Photographs, 1894-1949.

Scope and Content Note

89 prints and 11 negatives depicting George Creel, his family, and personalities such as Frank J. Hennessy, J. Edgar Hoover, W. R. Lawson, Frank Murphy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others
Box/Folder: 4 : 1

14 prints depicting George Creel and Blanche Bates Creel, n.d.

 

1 print depicting George Creel's mother with two other ladies and his white bull terrier, Kansas City, Missouri, n.d.

 

1 print depicting Hal and Nell(?) Creel, Staten Island, n.d.

 

4 prints depicting George Creel, including 1 with his dog, n.d.

 

1 print depicting George Creel with Frank J. Hennessy and others, n.d.

 

2 prints depicting George Creel and others on the occasion of the groundbreaking ceremony of the Federal Theater Building, Treasure Island, San Francisco, n.d.

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

3 prints, including 2 depicting George Creel and 1 print of his poem, "A Prayer," illustrated by Malcolm Strauss, n.d.

 

1 print depicting an unidentified building, n.d.

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

1 print of unidentified individuals at the beach, 1894

 

3 prints, including 2 depicting George Creel on a camel's back in Khartoum, Sudan, and 1 depicting him standing next to a big stone, 1912

 

1 print depicting George Creel, 1918

 

7 prints depicting George Creel's family(?), San Francisco, 1924

 

5 prints depicting George Creel, 1934 and 1937

 

1 print depicting George Creel with Alice May Rosseter, Treasure Island, San Francisco, 1939

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

12 prints of the Federal Building under construction at Treasure Island, San Francisco, 1938

 

1 print depicting George Creel, 1938

 

1 print depicting George Creel and others at the Indian exhibit in the Federal Building, Golden Gate International Exposition, 1939

 

1 print depicting the Thirtieth Infantry holding U.S. flags, 1939

 

3 prints of a special event, 1939

 

1 print depicting Frank Murphy, U.S. attorney general, receiving military honors, 1939

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

4 prints depicting Edgar Bergen, Charles McCarthy, and Chief Big Turnip(?) on sun deck outside George Creel's office, Federal Building, Treasure Island, San Francisco, 1939

 

1 print of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a motorcade during his visit to San Francisco(?), 1939

 

1 print depicting a large group of people at the opening day of the Federal Building(?), 1939

 

1 print depicting Simon E. Baldwin, governor of Connecticut, in the recreation court of the Federal Building with Joe Gomez, instructor in fly casting, 1939

 

1 print depicting George Creel with a congressional group, 1939

 

1 print depicting W. R. Lawson with George Creel in his office, 1939

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

1 print depicting a group of people observing Bastille Day, 1939

 

1 print depicting George Creel with Herbert B. Maw(?), governor of Utah, 1939

 

1 print depicting a number of people riding horses with flags in their hands, 1939

 

1 print of a Fourth of July parade, 1939

 

1 print depicting George Creel with Frank Murphy and J. Edgar Hoover on sun deck off George Creel's office, 1939 April

 

1 print of Memorial Day ceremonies, 1939 May

 

3 prints of the Maharaja of Kapurthala and his son, Amerjit Singh, 1939 May 26

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

1 print depicting George Creel with Rene d'Harnoncourt and Mr. and Mrs. Lewis O. Barrows, 1939 July 20

 

5 prints of George Creel's office in the Federal Building, Treasure Island, San Francisco, 1939-1940

 

1 print of George Creel, 1940 July 3

 

1 print of Alice Rosseter Creel, 1943

 

2 prints of George Creel, 1949 January

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

11 negatives, undated

 

Memorabilia, ca. 1939.

Scope and Content Note

A silver-colored tray made from a printing plate
Box/Folder: 4 : 9

A silver-colored tray made from the printing plate for George Creel and Alice May Rosetter's wedding announcement