Inventory of the James Addison Logan Papers

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Inventory of the James Addison Logan Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Aparna Mukherjee
Date Completed:
Revised 2007
Encoded by:
ByteManagers using OAC finding aid conversion service specifications and Elizabeth Konzak
© 2007 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.


Container List

Box/Folder: 1

Personal Correspondence

 

1919

Box/Folder: 1 : 1-2

January-February

Box/Folder: 1 : 3-10

May- December

 

1920

Box/Folder: 1 : 11-22

January

 

1921

Box/Folder: 1 : 23-25

January-March

Box/Folder: 2 : 1-9

April-December

 

1922

Box/Folder: 2 : 10-13

January-April

Box/Folder: 3 : 1-8

May- December

Box/Folder: 4

1923

Box/Folder: 4 : 1-10

January-October

Box/Folder: 5 : 1-2

November- December

 

1924

Box/Folder: 5 : 3-12

January- October

Box/Folder: 5 : 13

Polish finance and Poland-U.S. trade, 1920 November 18 - December 7

Box/Folder: 6

Secret Correspondence.

Note

See also bound volumes
Box/Folder: 6 : 1-2

1922

Box/Folder: 6 : 3-4

1923

Box/Folder: 7 : 1

1923 September - 1925 February

 

Bound volumes

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Supreme Economic Council--Minutes of proceedings--Volumes I and II, 1919 February - May.

Note

See also box 15
Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Miscellaneous documents in connection with treaties of peace--Volume I, 1919 June 28

 

Secret letters

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

Volume I, 1918 November 11 - 1923 November 23.

Scope and Content Note

Chronological statement of the sequence of events bearing on reparation from the armistice of November 11, 1918, until the creation of the Dawes Committee, November 23, 1923
Box/Folder: 8 : 1

Volume II, undated

Box/Folder: 8 : 2

Volume III, Volume III, 1918 November 11 - 1921 February 24.

Scope and Content Note

Reparation question
Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Volume IV, 1921 February 24 - March 11

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

Volume V, 1921 March 11 - 1922 February 17

Box/Folder: 9 : 2

Volume VI, 1922 February 17 - June 26

Box/Folder: 10 : 1

Volume VII, 1922 June 26 - December 22

Box/Folder: 10 : 2

Volume VIII, 1922 December 22 - 1923 March 9

Box/Folder: 11 : 1

Volume IX, 1923 March 9 - September 6

Box/Folder: 11 : 2

Volume X, 1923 September 6 - 1924 April 1

Box/Folder: 12

Commission des Réparation

Box/Folder: 12 : 1

Extraits des Protocoles des Correspondences Echangees et du Traite de Paix Entre les Puissances Alliées et Associées et L'Allemagne, undated

Box/Folder: 12 : 2

Minutes of proceedings, 1919

Box/Folder: 12 : 3

Documentary history of the treaty of peace between the Allied and associated powers and Germany, undated

Box/Folder: 13 : 1-3

Reports following the entry of the United States into the World War I--Ports of debarkation, American military cooperation with France, French and American military missions, liaison, military information, and utilization of Red Cross units, 1917

Box/Folder: 13 : 4

Reports on prisoners of war, the Hague Conference, and the International Red Cross, 1915

Box/Folder: 14 : 1-3

Reports on politico-military subjects and censorship, 1914 September - 1917 April

Box/Folder: 14 : 4

Report on Serbia in the European War, 1913-1916

Box/Folder: 15

1 Supreme Economic Council--Minutes of proceedings.

Note

See also box 7
Box/Folder: 15 : 1

Volumes III-V, 1919 June - July

Box/Folder: 15 : 2

Volumes VI and VII, 1919 October - 1920 February

 

Observations

Box/Folder: 15 : 3

German delegation on conditions of peace, undated

Box/Folder: 16 : 1

Bulgarian delegation on conditions of peace with Bulgaria and reply of the Allies and associated powers, 1919

Box/Folder: 16 : 2

Traité de Paix Entre les Puissances Alliées et Associées et L'Allemagne et Protocole signés a Versailles, 1919 June 28

Box/Folder: 16 : 3

Traité de Paix Entre les Puissances Alliées et Associées et L'Autriche Protocole et Déclarations Signés à Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 1919 September 10

Box/Folder: 17: 1

Traité de Paix Entre les Puissances Alliées et Associées et la Bulgarie Protocole et Déclarations Signés à Neuilly-Sur-Seine, 1919 November 27

Box/Folder: 17 : 2

Traité de Paix Entre les Puissances Alliées et Associées et la Hongrie Protocole et Déclaration (Trianon), 1920 June 4

Box/Folder: 17 : 3

Personal papers, Paris, 1910-1920

Box/Folder: 17 : 4

Shoe string adventurers, 1921 January - March.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence
Box/Folder: 17 : 5

Supreme Economic Council, 1919 December - 1921 April.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence