Register of the Norman C. Stines Papers, 1911-1968

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.

Register of the Norman C. Stines Papers, 1911-1968

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Ronald Bulatoff
Date Completed:
1984
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

Access

Collection 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], Norman C. Stines Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

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.

Access Points

United States. Dept. of State
Internal security--United States
Bolivia
Bolivia--Social conditions
Guatemala
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
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

Series Description

Box Box No. 1

Biographical File, 1917-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Identification cards, certificates, clippings, government records, and printed matter pertaining to the life and career of N.C. Stines, Jr.
Box Box No. 1-4

Correspondence, 1911-1959.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged chronologically and alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box Box No. 4

Speeches and Writings, 1941, 1963.

Scope and Content Note

One radio broadcast transcript and one unpublished article filed by title.
Box Box No. 4

Subject File.

Scope and Content Note

Notes and printed matter arranged alphabetically by subject.
Photo File 81097 - 10.A-V

Photographs

Container List

 

Biographical File, 1917-1968

Box 1., Folder 1

Announcements, brochures, printed matter

Folder 2

Clippings

Folder 3

Department of State records, 1947-1952

Folder 4

Identification cards, certificates, etc.

 

Correspondence, 1911-1959

Box 1., Folder 5

Carroll, Vi M., 1947-1951

Folder 6

Hopkins, Frank S., 1950

Folder 7

McConaughy, Walter P., n.d.

Folder 8

Marie, 1939

Folder 9

Oliver and Ann, 1941

Folder 10

Preble, C. S., 1939

Folder 11

Reynaldo, 1941

Folder 12

Smith, Robert T., 1938, 1952

 

Stines, Hazel Preble

Folder 13

Letter to Norman C. Stines, Jr., 1936

 

Letters from Norman C. Stines, Jr.

Folder 14

1936

 

1938

Folder 15

January-March

Folder 16

April-December

 

1939

Folder 17

January-July

Folder 18

August-December

 

1940

Box 2., Folder 1

January-July

Folder 2

August-December

 

1941

Folder 3

January-August

Folder 4

September-December

Folder 5

1942

Folder 6

1943-44

Folder 7

1945

Folder 8

1946

Folder 9

1947

Folder 10

1948-49

Box 3., Folder 1

1950

Folder 2

1951

Folder 3

1952

Folder 4

1955

Folder 5

1959

Folder 5A

Undated

 

Letters to Mr. & Mrs. C. S. Preble

Folder 6

1911-12

Folder 7

1914-16

Folder 8

1917-19

Box 4.

Stines, Norman C., Senior

Folder 1

1935, 1940-41, 1953

 

Letters from Norman C. Stines, Jr.

Folder 2

1933, 1935

Folder 3

1936-1942

Folder 4

1946--48, 1950-51, 1953-54

Folder 5

Teresa, 1946

Folder 6

Travers, Howard K.

 

Speeches and Writings, 1941, 1963

Box 4., Folder 7

This is La Paz, January 1941.

Physical Description: Radio broadcast transcript.
Folder 8

Trip from Caracas West, November 1964.

Physical Description: Typescript.
 

Subject File

Box 4., Folder 9

Bolivia

Folder 10

Miscellany

Photo File 81097 - 10.A-V

Photographs

Envelope A

13 prints depicting N.C. Stines Jr. and Senior and other individuals.

Envelope B

62 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Russia. 1917

Envelope C

49 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Finland and Russia. 1917-18

Envelope D

72 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Finland. 1918

Envelope E

16 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Serbia. 1920

Envelope F

15 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Guatemala. 1940s

G-J

150 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Bolivia.

K-L

52 prints depicting scenes and individuals in La Paz, Bolivia.

Envelope M

33 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Potosi, Bolivia.

Envelope N

28 prints depicting scenes and individuals in Cochabamba, Bolivia.