Between 1919, when he founded the Hoover Institution, and his death in 1964, Herbert Hoover routinely deposited his papers in the Library & Archives. Those papers mainly concern his relief activities during and after World Wars I and II, his political and personal philosophy, his public service activities, his speeches and writings, and his postpresidential career. Scholars interested in Hoover's papers from his tenure as secretary of commerce (1921–28) and United States president (1929–33) will find them at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa.
HERBERT HOOVER SUBJECT COLLECTION - Miscellaneous materials relating to Herbert Hoover as relief administrator and US president
HERBERT HOOVER ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM INTERVIEWS - Interviews with various individuals about the life and career of Herbert Hoover
COMMISSION FOR RELIEF IN BELGIUM RECORDS (1914–30) -Founded and chaired by Herbert Hoover
UNITED STATES FOOD ADMINISTRATION RECORDS - Established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1917; directed by Herbert Hoover
AMERICAN RELIEF ADMINISTRATION EUROPEAN OPERATION RECORDS - Established by US Congress in 1919; chaired by Herbert Hoover
AMERICAN RELIEF ADMINISTRATION RUSSIAN OPERATIONAL RECORDS - Russian relief was initiated in 1921; chaired by Herbert Hoover
WHITE HOUSE CONFERENCE ON CHILD HEALTH AND PROTECTION RECORDS - Conference called by Herbert Hoover to investigate child welfare in the United States, 1930
CITIZENS COMMITTEE FOR REORGANIZATION OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT RECORDS - Private organization to promote government reforms recommended by the Hoover Commission
COMMISSION ON ORGANIZATION OF THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF THE GOVERNMENT RECORDS - Commission chaired by Herbert Hoover; also known as the Hoover Commission
FINNISH RELIEF FUND RECORDS - Chaired by Herbert Hoover
LOU HENRY HOOVER MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS - Wife of Herbert Hoover
HULDA RANDALL MINTHORN HOOVER LETTERS - Mother of Herbert Hoover
HERBERT HOOVER: MASTER OF EMERGENCIES - Motion picture film, 1932
HERBERT HOOVER ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS
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