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  • Title: Robert Douglas Stuart Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1975
    Collection Number: 84025
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope (9 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, printed matter, and memorabilia, relating to American politics, American relations with Canada, and activities of the Canadian-American Committee.
    Creator: Stuart, R. Douglas (Robert Douglas), 1886-1975


    Collection open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert Douglas Stuart Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.


    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.

    Biographical Note

    1886, January 20 Born, Glencoe, Illinois
    1906 Graduated from Princeton University

    Started with Quaker Oats Company
    1948-1953 Treasurer, Republican National Committee
    1953-1956 Ambassador to Canada
    1956-1962 Chairman, Quaker Oats Company
    1957 Co-founder and co-chairman, Canadian-American Committee
    1975, January 5 Died, Lake Forest, Illinois

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Canadian-American Committee.
    Canada--Foreign relations--United States.
    Diplomats--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations--Canada.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.
    United States--Politics and government.