Register of the Ernest Lloyd Harris Papers, 1894-1924.

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Register of the Ernest Lloyd Harris Papers, 1894-1924.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Ernest Lloyd Harris Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1894-1924.
Collection number: XX072
Creator: Harris, Ernest Lloyd, 1870-1946.
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (2.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Reports, memoranda, and correspondence, relating to the Russian Civil War in Siberia, the Czechoslovak Legion, political and economic conditions in Siberia, and American policy in Siberia.
Language: English.

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Access Points

Russia. Armiia. Ceskoslovensky strelecky pluk.
United States. Consulate General (Irkutsk, Russia)
Czechoslovakia.
Siberia (Russia)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.
Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union.
Diplomats--United States.

Biographical Note.

1870, October 26 Born, Jasper County, Iowa
1891 Ph.B., Cornell College, Iowa
1895 A.M., Ph.D., University of Heidelberg
1896 J.U.D., University of Heidelberg
1896 Lecturer on Jurisprudence, State University of Iowa
1898 Consular Agent, Eibenstock, Germany
1902 Commercial Agent, Eibenstock, Germany
1905-1906 Consul at Chemnitz, Germany
1905-1906 Lecturer on commerce, University of Chicago
1906-1908 Consul at Smyrna Turkey
1908-1911 Consul General, Smyrna, Turkey
1911-1916 Consul General, Stockholm
1917 Staff, National City Bank of New York, Moscow branch
1918-1921 Consul General, Irkutsk, Siberia
1921-1925 Consul General, Singapore
1925-1929 Consul General, Vancouver, British Columbia
1929-1935 Consul General, Vienna
1935 Retired from the Foreign Service
1946, February 2 Died, Vancouver, British Columbia

Series Description

Box No. 1.

Correspondence, 1909-1930.

Scope and Content Note

Letters sent and received by Ernest Lloyd Harris, arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
Box No. 1-2.

Subject File, 1918-1924.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, protocols, clippings, arranged alphabetically by subject or title.
Box No. 3-5.

Telegrams, 1918-1921.

Scope and Content Note

Copies of telegrams sent and received by the office of Ernest Lloyd Harris, U.S. Consul General in Siberia, 1918-1921. Arranged alphabetically by name of office or last name of person, thereunder chronologically. Outgoing telegrams are filed by date sent, incoming telegrams by date received, if indicated.
Box No. 5.

Writings, 1894-1924.

Scope and Content Note

Writings of Ernest Lloyd Harris on Siberia and other topics, arranged alphabetically by title or, in absence thereof, by subject.
Box No. 5.

Miscellany.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, notes, clippings, transcripts of wire conversations, fragments of articles by Ernest Lloyd Harris, register of telegrams, humor, etc.
 

Audio-Visual File.

Scope and Content Note

See photofile card index.

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1909-1930

Box 1.

Finocchi, Guido, August, 20, 1919

 

Fowler, W. B., March 31, 1920

 

Grovesnor, Gilbert H., January 15, 1909

 

Lutz, Professor Ralph J., March 17, 1930

 

Morris, Ambassador Roland S., May 7, 1919

 

Pollak, R., April 26, 1920

 

Semenov, Ataman G., February 28, 1920

 

Thomas, Edward B., May 24, 1920

 

U.S. Secretary of State, September 9, 1918

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1918-1924

Box 1.

Border, Russian-Chinese, inspection

 

Chita, conditions in

 

Consulates, U.S.

 

Finances

 

Personnel

 

Reports of consuls

 

Cooperatives, Russian and Siberian

 

Cotton in Russia

 

Preliminary report

 

Supplemental report

 

Czecho-Slovak Legion

 

Actions in Siberia, 1918, consular reports

 

Bolsheviks, relations with

 

Conversations and conferences

 

"The Czecho-Slavok [sic] Incident," official version by the Temporary Executive Committee of the Czecho-Slovak Army, 1918

 

"The Czecho-Slovak Revolutionary Movement," speech by Kenneth D. Miller, Young Men's Christian Association, date unknown

 

Fourth-of-July greetings to U.S. President

 

"History of the Czechoslovak Legion in Russia," book review (author unknown)

 

Kolchak army, relation to

 

"Manifesto to the Inhabitants of Siberia," by the Information Department of the Czech Forces in Siberia, 1920 (translation)

 

Political role

 

Press reports

 

Trains

 

"The Truth about the Czechoslovak Legions in Siberia," article by Jaroslav Papousek in the Central European Observer, Prague, April 14, 1933

 

U.S. attitude

 

"With the Czecho-Slovacks [sic] from Mariensk to Neusneuodinsk [sic]," report by Ernest F. Campbell, June-July 1918

 

"Zborov--the Revolutionary Movement of Czehs-Slovaks [sic]," ca. June, 1918 (author unknown)

Box 2.

Economy, Russian and Siberian

 

Agriculture

 

Currency

 

Effects of Revolution

 

Trade

 

Entente, policy towards Russia

 

German-Japanese Treaty, draft

 

Intervention, Allied

 

Irkutsk

 

Conditions

 

Socialist-Revolutionary/Zemstvo Party uprising

 

Janin, General Pierre

 

Joint Distribution Committee, relief work in Siberia

 

Kolchak, Admiral Alexamder Vasilevich

 

Allies' relation to

 

Arrest and execution

 

Government

 

Korean National Council

 

Krasnoyarsk, events in

 

McCroskey, Lt. Col. B. B., mission of

 

Nizhneudinsk, Menshevik government at

 

Omsk

 

Evacuation

 

Political situation, May-November 1918

 

Socialist-Revolutionaries killed at

 

Passports

 

Perm, conditions in (report of French Military Mission in Siberia)

 

Petrov, Minister N. I., address of

 

Property, American, in Russia and Siberia

 

Publicity, U.S.

 

Railroads

 

Red Cross

 

Russia

 

Imperial Family

 

"The Political Situation in Russia," article by Vladimir Dillon (date unknown)

 

Semenov, Ataman G.

 

Serbian refugees

 

Siberia, government of

 

Soviet Federal Republic, governmental plan

 

Tredwell, R.

 

U.S. - Soviet relations

 

Verkhneudinsk, situation in

 

Vladisvostok, hostilities in

 

Voitsekhovskii, Major General (first name unknown)

 

Wild Division (Mongol-Buriat division under Ataman Semenov, commanded by General Levitskii), atrocities committed by Young Men's Christian Association

 

TELEGRAMS, 1918-1921

Box 3.

American Consulates, general circulars, 1918

 

American Consulate, Chita, 1920

 

American Consulate, Ekaterinburg, 1918

 

American Consulate, Harbin, 1920

 

American Consulate, Irkutsk, 1918-1919

 

American Consulate, Omsk, 1918-1919

 

American Consulate, Samara, 1918

 

American Consulate, Tomsk, 1918-1919

 

American Consulate, Ufa, 1918

 

American Consulate, Vladisvostok

 

1918

 

January-March 1919

 

April-June 1919

 

July-September 1919

 

October-December 1919

 

1920

 

American Legation, Peking

 

June-September 1918

Box 4.

October-December 1918

 

January 1919

 

February 1919

 

March 1919

 

April 1919

 

May 1919

 

June 1919

 

July 1919

 

August 1919

 

September 1919

 

October 1919

 

November 1919

 

December 1919

 

January 1920

Box 5.

American Minister, Peking

 

American Red Cross

 

American Vice-Consulate, Krasnoyarsk

 

Dillon, Vladimir E.

 

Emerson, Colonel George H.

 

Glaman, Vice-Consul Otto T.

 

Graves, Major General William S.

 

Morris, Ambassador Roland S.

 

Morrow, Colonel C. H.

 

Stevens, John F.

 

U.S. Department of State

 

General file

 

Secretary of State

 

WRITINGS, 1894-1924

Box 5.

"The Allies in Siberia," carbon copy of incomplete typewritten manuscript, 1921

 

"Beginnings of the Czecho-Slovak Anabasis," article by Consul General Harris, n.d.

 

"Church and State in the Maryland Colony," published dissertation, Heidelberg, 1894

 

"The Consular Crops in Siberia," incomplete handwritten manuscript, n.d.

 

"The Czechoslovak Campaign in the Trans-Baikal," incomplete handwritten manuscript by Consul General Harris, n.d.

 

"The Economical Situation in Sweden," handwritten manuscript, n.d.

 

Lapland, carbon copy of typewritten manuscript fragment, n.d.

 

"The March of the Seventy Thousand," incomplete handwritten manuscript of Consul General Harris, n.d.

 

Raffles, Sir Stamford, Section IV of a typewritten manuscript with carbon copies, n.d.

 

"Recollections of a Consul General," incomplete handwritten manuscript, n.d.

 

"Siberia in Revolt," handwritten manuscript by Consul General Harris, n.d.

 

Soviet Trade, typewritten manuscript, n.d.

 

"Turkestan in Time of War," incomplete typewritten manuscript, n.d.

 

Miscellaneous writings

 

MISCELLANY

Box 5.

Miscellany