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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Norman C. Stines Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1911-1968
    Collection number: 81097
    Creator: Stines, Norman Caswell, 1914-1980
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 14 envelopes 3.1 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Letters, printed matter, and photographs, relating to social conditions in Bolivia, Guatemala, Yugoslavia, and the Soviet Union, and to United States Department of State loyalty investigations. Includes letters of the parents of N. C. Stines, Americans in Russia during the Russian Revolution
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Norman C. Stines Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.


    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.

    Access Points

    United States. Dept. of State
    Internal security--United States
    Bolivia--Social conditions
    Guatemala--Social conditions
    Soviet Union
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921
    Soviet Union--Social conditions
    United States--Foreign relations
    United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union
    Yugoslavia--Social conditions
    Diplomats--United States

    Biographical Note

    Norman Caswell Stines

    1914, August 6 Born, Stockholm, Sweden
    1935 A.B., Stanford University
    1936-38 Journalist, Redwood City Tribune
    1938-39 Purchasing Agent for mining corporation in La Paz, Bolivia
    1939-1942 Assistant Manager of electric company in La Paz, Bolivia
    1942 Junior Economic Analyst in Foreign Service Auxiliary, La Paz, Bolivia
    1943 Senior Economic Analyst in Foreign Service Auxiliary, La Paz, Bolivia
    1944 Attache at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala
    1945-46 Vice Consul, Foreign Service Office, and secretary at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala
    1947-49 2nd Secretary and Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    1949 Foreign Service training at Columbia University, Russian language and area study
    1950 2nd Secretary and Consul at the U.S. Embassy, Moscow USSR
    1950-52 1st Secretary and Consul at the U.S. Embassy, Moscow, USSR
    1953 Left the U.S. State Department service because of security investigations
    1980 Died, Cuernavaca, Mexico