Register of the Henry Mauris Robinson Papers, 1917-1936

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Register of the Henry Mauris Robinson Papers, 1917-1936

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Mauris Robinson Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1917-1936
Collection Number: 43001
Creator: Robinson, Henry Mauris, 1868-1937
Collection Size: 34 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (13.7 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, minutes of meetings, memoranda, conference documents, notes, and printed matter, relating to the United States Council of National Defense during World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, the Allied Supreme Economic Council, the Dawes and Young Committees on Reparations, and the International Economic Conference of 1927
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1943.

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Access Points

Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920) Supreme Economic Council
Inter-Allied Commission for Reparations
United States. Council of National Defense
International Economic Conference (1927 : Geneva)
Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920)
International economic relations
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Peace
World War, 1914-1918--Reparations
World War, 1914-1918--United States
United States--Politics and government
United States--Foreign relations
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964

Biographical Note

1868, September 12 born, Ravenna, Ohio
1886-1888 student, Cornell University
1917-1918 staff, Council of National Defense
1919 member, Supreme Economic Council, Paris Peace Conference
1919 commissioner, U.S. Shipping Board
1919 representative of U.S., First International Labor Conference
1919 member, President's 2nd Industrial Conference
1920 Chairman, Bituminous Coal Commission
1924 member 2nd Committee of Experts on Reparations
1927 chairman, American Delegation to International Economic Conference
1929 member, Young Committee on Reparations
1929 member, President's Economic Stabilization Conference
1929-1930 member, Executive Committee, National Business Survey Conference, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Series Description

Box 1-4

Correspondence, 1917-1924.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box 5-26

Subject File, 1917-1932.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, lists, charts, notes, printed matter, and clippings, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 27.

Increment

Scope and Content Note

Letters sent by Henry M. Robinson as well as letters, telegrams, and memoranda received from Rufus Dawes, Leon Fresor, Owen D. Young, Herbert Hoover, Fred Bate, and others, relating to reparations.

Container List

 

Correspondence, 1917-1924

Box 1

A

 

Allen, Frederick L.

 

B

 

Baker, Newton W.

 

Bamberger, J.E.

 

Barber, John E.

 

Baruch, Bernard

 

Beaton, G.A.

 

Benson, Admiral W.S.

 

Blackman, William

 

Bloomfield, Meyer

 

Buehl, C.L.

 

C

 

Clarkson, Grosvenor

 

Clementel, M. Paris

Box 2

Collins, James H.

 

Constantine, Arthur

 

Cowen, C.P.

 

Cravens, John S.

 

D

 

Davis, Norman H.

 

Douglas, J.S.

 

Dulles, John Foster

 

E

 

F

 

Fleming, Arthur H.

 

Flint, Frank P.

 

Forbes, Allan B.

 

G

 

Gompers, Samuel

 

Graham, S.C.

 

Grew, J.C.

 

H

 

Haight, Charles S.

 

Halinbourg, F.

Box 3

Hoover, Herbert

 

Howard, Roy W.

 

Hurley, Edward N.

 

Hyman, David M.

 

J

 

K

 

L

 

Lansing, Robert

 

Lord, Frank B.

 

M

 

McAdoo, William G.

 

Moore, John Bassett

 

N

 

O

 

P

 

Payne, John B.

Box 4

R

 

Reynolds, D.M.

 

Robinson, L.A.

 

Robinson, R.H.M.

 

S

 

Scott, Thomas A.

 

Shoup, Paul

 

Smuggler Leasing Company

 

Stayton, William H.

 

Suzzallo, Henry

 

T

 

Thane, A.F.

 

W

 

Ward, William C.

 

Wilson, Woodrow

 

Subject File, 1917-1932

Box 5

Agriculture, Co-operative Marketing

 

Bessemer Process for Steel Production in Europe

 

Biographical Sketch

 

Bituminous Coal Commission, 1920

 

Council of National Defense, 1917-1918

 

Correspondence

 

General

 

Arizona

 

Arkansas

 

California

 

Idaho

 

Mississippi

 

Nevada

 

New Mexico

 

Oregon

Box 6

Utah

 

Washington (State)

 

Wisconsin

 

Wyoming

 

Minutes of Governing Board

 

Minutes of Staff Meetings

 

Memoranda and Reports

 

Weekly Reports of Activities by State Councils

 

Weekly Supplements to Reports

 

Organization Chart

 

Partial List of Bulletins, Information Circulars, and General Letters by Subject

 

Bulletins

Box 7

Bulletins

 

Information Circulars

 

General Letters, No. 6-163

Box 8

Subject File

 

American Defense Society

 

Americanization of Aliens

 

Housing for Labor

 

Labor

 

Shipbuilding Industry

 

War Savings Campaign

 

Letters of Introduction

 

Mailing List

 

Speech, July 3, (1917)

 

Posters

 

Editorials

 

Miscellaneous Printed Matter

 

Dawes Committee on Reparations, 1924

 

Correspondence, December, 1923 - October 1924

 

Agenda and Assignments

 

List of Members and Organization Chart

 

Minutes of Meetings, First Committee of Experts

Box 9

Minutes of Meetings, Second Committee of Experts

 

London Conference Final Protocol, August 16, 1924

 

Report of the First Committee of Experts to the Reparations Commission

 

Report of the Second Committee of Experts to the Reparations Commission

 

General Report on German Railways

 

Report of Technical Experts on Consumption Taxes

 

Budget Memoranda

Box 10

Memoranda of Technical Experts

 

Questionaires on Flight of Capital

 

Questionaires

 

Plans, Drafts, and Corrections for Final Reports

 

Preliminary Reports

 

Information Collected by the First Committee of Experts on German Railways

 

Information Collected by the First Committee of Experts on the German Budget

Box 11

Information Collected by the Second Committee of Experts on Flight of Capital

 

Subject File of Memoranda

 

Agriculture

 

Army Costs

 

Austrian Reconstruction

 

Balance of Trade and Payments

Box 12

Bank and Currency Plans

 

Banking Conditions

 

Belgian Debt

 

British Position

 

Deliveries in Kind

 

Exchange and Exchange Control

 

Flight of Capital from Germany

 

French Position

 

General Economic Conditions in Germany

 

German Budget

Box 13

German Debt

 

German Exploitation of Occupied Territory

 

German Foreign Assets

 

German Mortgages

 

German Public Works

 

German Railway Company

 

German Railways

 

Implementation of Dawes Plan

 

Interallied Debts

 

Italian Position

 

Joseph Stamp Proposal

 

Loans and Financing

 

Measurement of Prosperity

 

M.I.C.U.M. (Interallied Mission of Control of Factories and Mines) Agreements

 

Monopolies and Consumption Taxes

Box 14

Subject File of Memoranda

 

Prices

 

Rentenbank and Reichsbank

 

Reparation Plans

 

Summary of Reparations Problem

 

Taxation

 

The Ruhr

 

Transferability of German Payments

 

Treaty of Versailles

 

U.S. Position

 

Miscellaneous

 

Reparation Commission Official Communiques

 

Reparation Commission Memoranda

Box 15

Reparation Commission Minutes

 

Reparation Commission Annexes

 

Committee on Guarantees Intelligence Service Reports (Berlin), nos. 698-2632 (incomplete)

Box 16

Committee on Guarantees Intelligence Service Reports (Berlin), nos. 2637-3050 (incomplete)

Box 17

Committee on Guarantees Intelligence Service Reports (Berlin), nos. 3066-3243 (incomplete)

 

Committee on Guarantees Intelligence Service Reports (Paris), nos. 475-3308 (incomplete)

 

Committee on Guarantees Intelligence Service Weekly Summaries

Box 18

Committee on Guarantees Annexes

 

Committee on Guarantees Index of Minutes

 

List of Dawes Committee Records

 

Document Check-our Slips

 

Notes

 

Belgian Press Coverage

 

French Press Coverage

Box 19

German Press Coverage

 

Clippings

 

Memorabilia

 

Hoover, Herbert, Speech by H.M. Robinson, A Non-solipsistic Stay in the White House

 

Income Tax, Personal

 

International Chamber of Commerce

 

International Economic Conference, 1927

 

Correspondence

 

Conference Report

 

Commerce Commission Reports

 

Co-ordination Commission Reports

 

Industrial Commission Reports

 

Preparatory Committee Reports and Minutes

Box 20

U.S. Position Papers and Statements

 

Documents Submitted to the Conference

 

Miscellaneous Conference Documents

 

List of Delegates

 

Printed Matter

 

Clippings

Box 21

International Labor Conference of the League of Nations, 1919

 

Miscellany

 

Morson School of Practical Economics

 

National Conference on Public Spending and Private Business, 1927

 

National Industrial Conference, 1919

 

Navy League of the U.S.

 

Newspaper Clippings, Miscellaneous

 

Paris Peace Conference, 1919

 

Miscellaneous

Box 22

Commission on International Labor Legislation

 

Correspondence, March - May 1919

 

Final Report to Peace Conference

 

Official Minutes of Proceedings

 

Convention Creating Permanent Organization

 

Official Communiques

 

Draft Proposals

 

Notes on Meetings of Commission

 

U.S. Position Statements

 

Delegate's Pass and Form Letters

 

Clippings

 

Commission on Reparations of Damages, 1919

 

Reports

 

Minutes of Meetings

Box 23

Memoranda and Draft Proposals

 

Notes

 

Reparations and War Debt, 1929-1932

 

Supreme Economic Council, 1919

 

Organization Chart and Miscellaneous Documents

 

Documents of Special Meetings

 

Documents of Meetings 1-10, February 17 - March 24 (Meeting 6, missing)

Box 24

Documents of Meetings 11-13, April 7 - April 22

 

Documents of Meetings 15-20, April 28 - May 28

 

Turkey

Box 25

U.S. Shipping Board, 1919

 

Young Committee on Reparations, 1929

 

List of Notes of Economic Service

 

Notes of Economic Service, nos. 1-29

Box 26

Notes of Economic Service, nos. 30-67

 

List of Documents of Economic Service

 

Documents of Economic Service

 

Reparation Commission Annexes, 1925

 

Increment

Box 27

Letters sent by Henry M. Robinson as well as letters, telegrams, and memoranda received from Rufus Dawes, Leon Fresor, Owen D. Young, Herbert Hoover, Fred Bate, and others, relating to reparations.