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Inventory of the James Addison Logan Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: James Addison Logan Papers
    Dates: 1913-1924
    Collection number: 56013
    Creator: Logan, James Addison, 1879-1930.
    Collection Size: 17 manuscript boxes (6.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Contains correspondence, memoranda, and reports that reflect the prevalent international situation during and after World War I. They relate to the U.S. war effort, conditions of prisoners of war, the Paris Peace Conference, postwar reconstruction in Europe, and war reparations.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], James Addison Logan Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1930

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biography Note

    1879 November 11 Born, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    1901 Joined U.S. Army as captain
    1911? Student, Haverford College, Pennsylvania
    1912 Graduated, Army War College
    1914 September - 1917 June Chief, U.S. military mission with French army
    1919 December - 1923 July 1 Assistant U.S. unofficial delegate to Reparation Commission
    1921 U.S. unofficial representative, London conference of prime ministers
    1921 June - 1923 June Adviser, American Relief Administration in connection with Russian relief
    1922 July 15 Resigned from U.S. Army
    1923 August 1 - 1925 May 31 U.S. unofficial delegate to the Reparation Commission
    1925 Attended finance ministers' conference, Paris, France LL.D., Haverford College, Pennsylvania
    1925 June Associated with Dillon, Read & Company
    1930 October 27 Died, Protestant Home, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers of James Addison Logan consist of correspondence, memoranda, and reports that reflect the prevalent international situation during and after World War I. They relate to the U.S. war effort, conditions of prisoners of war, the Paris Peace Conference, postwar reconstruction in Europe, and war reparations.
    Correspondence constitutes the bulk of the materials. It is organized in two main groups, personal and secret. The secret letters deal with the more complex postwar issues. Many of the secret letters are incorporated in the bound volumes.
    The papers were acquired in 1930.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920) Supreme Economic Council.
    Inter-Allied Commission for Reparations.
    United States. Army.
    Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
    Prisoners of war.
    Reconstruction (1914-1939)--Europe.
    World War, 1914-1918--Economic aspects.
    World War, 1914-1918--Peace.
    World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons.
    World War, 1914-1918--Reparations.
    World War, 1914-1918--United States.