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Box: 2 Fold: 33 Loraine, Sir Percy
DATE SPAN: 07/06/1921 - 05/30/1923

DESCRIPTION: 4 copy TLs from Sir Percy Loraine to Cornelius Van H. Engert and 2 copy TLs from Sir Percy to Joseph S. Kornfeld, with 3 carbons from CVHE to Sir Percy, 2 copy TLs from Kornfeld to Sir Percy, 1 copy TL from Sir Percy to Kornfeld, and 1 copy TL from Sir Percy to Moshir-ed-Dowleh. Mostly regards relations between Persia, Great Britain, and the United States with discussion of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and Standard Oil Company.

Box: 2 Fold: 34 Mallet, Victor
DATE SPAN: 02/19/1921 - 09/29/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Victor Mallet to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Mallet, regarding refugees in Mesopotamia and travel in Persia. Reference to Gordon Paddock.

Box: 2 Fold: 35 Moshir-ed-Dowleh
DATE SPAN: 02/06/1922 - 03/28/1922

DESCRIPTION: 6 copy TLs from Moshir-ed-Dowleh, President of the Council of Ministers of Persia, to Cornelius Van H. Engert (3) and the British Minister to Teheran (3), with 1 carbon from CVHE to Moshir-ed-Dowleh, mostly regarding oil concessions of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and the Standard Oil Company and a loan of one million dollars made to the Persian government by the Morgan Company in connection with the concessions.

Box: 2 Fold: 36 Nickoley, Edward F.
DATE SPAN: 08/12/1921 - 10/06/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Edward F. Nickoley, President of the American University of Beirut, to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Nickoley, mostly personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 37 Paterno, Marquis de
(6/6/1921?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Marquis de Paterno, Italian Minister at Kabul, to Cornelius Van H. Engert, mostly personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 38 Pearson, Frederick F. A.
DATE SPAN: 12/17/1920 - 04/02/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Frederick F. A. Pearson to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Pearson, mostly regarding travel and mail service to and freom Teheran, Persia.

Box: 2 Fold: 39 Pipon, Philip James Griffiths
6/10/1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from Philip James Griffiths Pipon to Cornelius Van H. Engert regarding an impending trip by CVHE to Peshawar, India.

Box: 2 Fold: 40 Reuters News
DATE SPAN: 02/06/1922 - 02/08/1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS from C. W. George of Reuters, Ltd. to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Reuters, both regarding the addition of rate quotations for the dollar by the news service.

Box: 2 Fold: 41 Saoj Bulagh Incident
DATE SPAN: 10/11/1921 - 12/28/1921

DESCRIPTION: 21 copy letters and telegrams, many to and from Cornelius Van H. Engert and Ernest Bristow of the British Consulate in Tabriz, all regarding an incident at Saoj Bulagh (Soujbulak), Persia near Azerbaijan where Kurds invaded the village, killed a French missionary and detained several American women missionaries for several days. Accounts of the incident are given, with references to Simko, the Kurdish chieftain.

Box: 2 Fold: 42 Standard Oil Company
8/2/1922

DESCRIPTION: 2 carbons of an accepted form of a contract between Standard Oil Company and the Persian government over oil concessions.

Box: 2 Fold: 43 Wilson, Sir Arnold Talbot
10/9/1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Sir Arnold Talbot Wilson to Cornelius Van H. Engert, mostly personal with references to Gertrude Bell, Joseph S. Kornfeld, and Sir George Lloyd.

Box: 2 Fold: 44 Wright, J. Butler
DATE SPAN: 11/15/1920 - 11/12/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLs from J. Butler Wright to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 5 carbons from CVHE to Wright and 1 carbon from H. Norman to the Persian Minister of Foreign Affairs, mostly regarding books. References to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Sinclair Consolidated Oil Company, Standard Oil Company, the Khoshtaria Concession, Sir Percy Cox, and Victor Mallet.

Box: 2 Fold: 45 Wysham, William N.
DATE SPAN: 12/17/1921 - 02/27/1922

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from William N. Wysham to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 2 carbons from CVHE to W. N. Wysham, 1 carbon to Rev. P. Wysham and 1 carbon to Mrs. Wysham, mostly regarding the American Mission in Teheran. Reference to Sir Percy Loraine.

Box: 2 Fold: 46 Miscellaneous Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 10/22/1922 - 08/08/1922

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence to Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Persia. Includes 3 TLSs from Arthur C. Boyce of the American High School, 1 ALS from Reginald Bridgeman of the British Legation, 1 TLS from William Coffin, 1 TLS from Wallace Smith Murray, 1 ALS from Col. Ralph H. Van Deman, and 1 TLS from Lt. Col. E. N. Wickham. References to Standard Oil Company, Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Bolshevist movements in Persia, American missionaries, and Robert E. Speer.

Box: 2 Fold: 47 Correspondence, Carbons
DATE SPAN: 10/19/1920 - 03/21/1922

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbon correspondence from Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Persia. Includes carbons to David Prescott Barrows, Arthur C. Boyce, Wilbur J. Carr, Sir Valentine Chirol, William Coffin, Francis E. Crow, John A. Elston, Henry B. fletcher, Sir Auckland Geddes, Ghavam-os-Saltaneh, Sir Aylmer Haldane, Leland Harrison, Maj. Gen. Sir Edmond Ironside, Joseph S. Kornfeld, Arthur Bliss Lane, Moshar-os-Saltaneh, Nabil-ed-Dowleh, Sir Alfred Viscount Northcliffe, Gordon Paddock, Mary Mills Patrick, Saed-ol-Molk, W. Morgan Shuster, Col. Ralph H. Van Deman, Craig W. Wadsworth, Lt. Col. N. E. Wickham, John Evelyn L. Wrench at the English-Speaking Union. References to Robert E. Speer and other American missionaries.

Box: 2 Fold: 48 Reports, etc., 1916-19
DATE SPAN: 03/17/1916 - 03/31/1919

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbon reports on affairs in Persia before Cornelius Van H. Engert's arrival. Includes the following:

1 TMs report by Gordon Paddock on American Missions in Soujbalak and Urumia and their problems with Kurdish attacks (1916);

1 TMs memo by an unknown person regarding Turkish, German, Russian, and Sinjabi soldiers in Mesopotamia and Persia (1918);

1 TMs translation of a speech by a Bahai woman in Teheran with 1 translated report on the American-Persian Relief Commission (1918);

3 TMs reports by Harry Pratt Judson of the American-Persian Relief Commission regarding affairs in Mesopotamia, Trans-Caucasia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia (1919);

1 TMs memo by Maurice Wertheim of the Americna Persian Relief Commission for the Persian government regarding trade between the U.S. and Persia (1919);

1 TMs report, possibly by CVHE, regarding royalties due the Persian government from the Anglo-Persian Oil Company up to March, 1919.

Box: 2 Fold: 49 Reports, etc., 1920
DATE SPAN: 02/19/1920 - 10/26/1920

DESCRIPTION: 8 reports and other transmissions mostly regarding affairs in Persia in 1920. Includes the following:

5 carbon telegrams sent from CVHE and Paul Knabenshue to Washington and Constantinople from Beirut mostly regarding Turkish attacks on Armenians and Emir Faisal, Arabs and Zionism;

2 copy TLs from H. E. Cole, Director of the Standard Oil Company of New York, to Robert Lansing, Secretary of State, with short reports included, all regarding Mesopotamian duties on the import and export of oil;

1 TMs report from Frank Polk to robert Lansing regarding British and American oil markets around the world with references to the Caribbean and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and with attached carbon TL from Lord Grey to Lansing;

1 TMs report by Sydney Armitage Armitage-Smith, Financial Advisor to the Imperial Persian Government, for the Persian government regarding royalties from oil concessions given to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company;

2 carbon telegrams from CVHE to the Secretary of State regarding conditions in Bagdad;

1 TMs memo from E. N. Wickham to CVHE (?) regarding military situation in Persia with references to British, Cossack, Armenian and Azerbaijani forces and Bolshevik take over of Enzeli and Resht;

1 TMs report on Afghanistan taken from the Statesman's Yearbook (1920).

Box: 2 Fold: 50 Reports, etc., Jan. - Feb. 1921
DATE SPAN: 01/16/1921 - 02/22/1921

DESCRIPTION: 6 TMs reports and other despatches regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 TMs report by E. N. Wickham regarding Bolshevik activity in Azerbaijan and Persia;

1 TMs memo from the State Department regarding the travel of diplomats;

1 TMs report by A. Moore of the Times giving editorial views of British activity in Northern Persia;

1 TMs list of members of the Persian cabinet as of February 22, 1921.

Box: 2 Fold: 51 Reports, etc., Jun. 1921
DATE SPAN: 06/01/1921 - 06/15/1921

DESCRIPTION: 2 reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Secretary of State regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following: 1 carbon TMs report regarding Gertrude Bell with 1 copy letter from Bell to CVHE (3 May 1921) attached, with references to Emir Faisal, Saiyid Talib, and Sir Lloyd George;

1 AMs report, "Analysis of Foreign Loans to Persia," discussing loans from Britain, India, and Russia and references to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and W. Morgan Shuster.

Box: 2 Fold: 52 Report, Jul. 1921
7/10/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs quarterly report by Cornelius Van H. Engert on affairs in Persia April - June, 1921, including discussion of the new government, Bolshevism, and Persian relations with Soviet Russia, Great Britain, the United Staes, Turkey, Afghanistan, Turkey, Armenia, and China.

Box: 2 Fold: 53 Reports, Oct. 1921
DATE SPAN: 10/01/1921 - 10/22/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs report by Cornelius Van H. Engert and 2 TMs memos from others regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 TMs quarterly report by CVHE of affirs in Persia for July to September, 1921, with discussion of domestic affairs, the Azrilenko incident, Bolshevism in Persia, and foreign relations with Great Britain, Soviet Russia, the United States, France, Afghanistan, Armenia, and Turkey;

1 TMs memo from Youssouf Kemal Bey to Franklin Bouillonoutlining an agreement between the French and Turkish governments;

1 TMs memo from the U.S. State Department regarding Persian attempts to obtain loans in the U.S., with reference to the Khoshtaria concession.

Box: 2 Fold: 54 Reports, etc., Dec. 1921
DATE SPAN: 12/09/1921 - 12/29/1921

DESCRIPTION: 3 TMs memos mostly regarding oil rights in Persia and travel in India. Includes the following:

1 TMs memo of a conference attended by John Bassett Moore of Standard Oil Company, Arshag K. Schmavonian and others regarding oil rights with discussion of the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and the Khoshtaria concession;

1 TMs memo regarding Persian Oil rights with discussion of the Russian Industrial Syndicate, Sinclair Oil Co., J. G. White & Co., W. A. Harriman & Co., W. Morgan Shuster, Jerome Landfield, and possible loans to the Persian government by this group;

1 TMs in French outlining information for tourist travel in India.

Box: 2 Fold: 55 Reports, etc., Jan. 1922
DATE SPAN: 01/11/1922 - 01/31/1922

DESCRIPTION: 6 TMss reports and other despatches by Cornelius Van H. Engert and others regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 TMs quarterly report by CVHE on affairs in Persia with discussion of domestic issues and foreign relations with Great Britain, Soviet Russia, Afghanistan, Armenia, Turkey, China, Azerbaijan, and Kurds, and discussion of the Khoshtarian concession, the Anglo-Persian Oil Co., and Standard Oil Co.;

1 TMs memo submitted by the American-Russian Industrial Syndicate discussing oil concessions in Persia, Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporation, Standard, Anglo-Persian, W. Morgan Shuster, and others;

1 TMs memo of a conference with Mr. A. C. Bedford of Standard Oil and Arthur C. Millpaugh of the State Department regarding oil concessions in Persia and loans to the Persian gov't., with reference to Sir John Cadman, John Bassett Moore, and others;

1 TMs memo from Dr. Millspaugh to the Sec. of State regarding oil concessions in Persia;

1 TMs memo of a conversation with the Persian Minister by Millspaugh regarding a buy out of the Khoshtaria concession by Standard and Anglo-Persian;

1 TL from Sir Auckland Geddes to Charles Evans Hughes regarding the negotiations over the Oil concession in Persia.



Box: 2 Fold: 56 Reports, etc., Feb. 1922
DATE SPAN: 02/08/1922 - 02/27/1922

DESCRIPTION: 3 TMs reports or other despatches regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 TMs report by Frederick O. Bird transmitted by Paul Knabenshue to the Sec. of State regarding the travels of John Dos Passos from Constantinople to the Caucasus and then on to Persia, Mesopotamia, and Beirut, with a long statement by Dos Passos describing general political and economic history of Persia, mainly referring to British and Russian attempts at domination;

1 carbon TL from A. C. Bedford, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Standard Oil Co., to Charles Evans Hughes outlining an agreement between Standard and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company regarding Persian Oil concessions, with references to W. Morgan Shuster, J. P. Morgan & Co., Northern Persian Oils Limited, the Khoshtaria concession, Rupento Company, and Sir John Cadman;

1 carbon TL from Sir Percy Loraine to Moshir-ed-Dowleh, Persian Prime Minister, mostly regarding loans from Great Britain to Persia.

Box: 2 Fold: 57 Reports, etc., Apr. - Jun. 1922
DATE SPAN: 04/22/1922 - 06/27/1922

DESCRIPTION: 4 TMs reports and other despatches regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 TMs set of excerpts from cables by unknown party to an unknown party regarding the political situation and government finances in Persia, with much discussion of oil royalties to be paid the government;

1 copy TMs speech by Charles Evans Hughes on religious liberty in the United States;

1 TMs memo from Arthur C. Millspaugh to Charles Evans Hughes and William Phillips regarding the North Persian oil situation, with references to Standard Oil Co., Anglo-Persian Oil Co., Sinclair Oil Co., the Khoshtaria concession, John Bassett Moore, and others;

1 carbon TMs memo from Millspaugh to Phillips and Leland Harrison regarding a conversation between Millspaugh and a Mr. Naramore of Sinclair Exploration Co. regarding negotiations with Standard and Anglo-Persian.

Box: 2 Fold: 58 Reports, etc., Aug. - Nov. 1922
DATE SPAN: 08/02/1922 - 11/22/1922

DESCRIPTION: 3 TMs reports and other despatches regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 carbon TMs contract between Standard Oil Co. and the Persian government on concessions for petroleum, natural gas, asphalt, and mineral wax;

1 carbon TMs excerpt of "a cable received from Teheran" from Percy Cox and Ghavam-os-Saltaneh regarding the Khoshtaria concession, Anglo-Persian Oil Co., and Sinclair Oil Co.;

1 carbon TMs report by Joseph S. Kornfeld for the Sec. of State on the Khoshtaria concession and agreements between Standard, Anglo-Persian, and the Persian government with references to Sir Percy Loraine and Sir Auckland Geddes and attached 1 carbon TL from Percy Cox to Wossough-ed-Dowleh and 1 carbon TMs memo from Lord Curzon regarding American advisors in Persia and the oil concessions.

Box: 2 Fold: 59 Reports, etc., Jan. 1923
DATE SPAN: 01/10/1923 - 01/17/1923

DESCRIPTION: 2 carbon TMs reports for Charles Evans Hughes, U. S. Secretary of State, regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 carbon TMs report by Arthur C. Millspaugh regarding the implementation of the American Financial Mission in Persia, with dicussion of Persian governmental affairs and references to Standard and Sinclair Oil Companies;

1 carbon TMs by Joseph S. Kornfeld transmitting translations of Persian press articles on oil in early January, 1923, mainly consisting of statements by Persian government officials.

Box: 2 Fold: 60 Reports, etc., Mar. - Apr. 1923
DATE SPAN: 03/26/1923 - 04/19/1923

DESCRIPTION: 3 carbon TMs reports on affairs in Turkey and Persia. Includes the following:

1 carbon TMs report by Post Wheeler for Secy. of State Charles Evans Hughes regarding the British Parliament's discussion of British commitments in the Near East, with attached printed transcripts of a committee meeting on the subject;

1 copy TMs press release by the U.S. State Department on the desecration of of an American soldier's coffin near Smyrna by Turkish soldiers;

1 copy TMs report by an unknown party giving an estimate of the political and military situation in Turkey.

Box: 2 Fold: 61 Reports, etc., Undated
(1920-23?)

DESCRIPTION: 3 AMs and 3 TMs reports and other despatches regarding affairs in Persia. Includes the following:

1 TMs list of concessions of minerals and other natural resources granted by Persia to Russia;

1 TMs short biography of Reza Khan, War Minister of Persia;

1 AMs itinerary of a trip to Mazandaran;

1 AMs statement by John McMurray on the affairs of the Imperial Bank of Persia;

1 AMs report on newspapers in Teheran;

1 TMs fragment report or contract regarding financial relations between Great Britain and Persia, with many references to Sidney Armitage-Smith.

Box: 2 Fold: 62 Housing Lease
5/1/1921

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs contract between CVHE and Amir Nezam, his landlord in Teheran, Persia, stating the terms of his lease.

Box: 2 Fold: 63 Pamphlets
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1918]? - 08/01/1920

DESCRIPTION: 3 pamphlets regarding affairs in Persia. Includes 1 booklet, "Tribes and Personalities of Western Persia;" 1 pamphlet, "Quarterly List of Administrative & Executive Staff Serving Under the Civil Commissioner, M.E.F. Showing Appointments & Stations...;" and 1 pamphlet, "Monthly List of Gazetted Officers Part I Serving Under the Civil Commissioner, M.E.F. Showing...;" all printed by the British civil administration in Bagdad.

Box: 2 Fold: 64 Clippings
DATE SPAN: 11/22/1922 - 05/10/1924

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs transcript of a Story in the London Times about "Recent Happenings in Persia" (Nov. 1922), and 1 clipping regarding the status of women in Turkey (1924).

Box: 2 Fold: 65 Notes
9/27/1921

DESCRIPTION: Travel notes kept by Cornelius Van H. Engert consisting of 1 restroom pass for telegraph departments across Persia and a list of distances between various Persian towns.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Barrows, David P.
DATE SPAN: 01/29/1923 - 08/28/1923

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from David P. Barrows to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 6 carbons from CVHE to Barrows, mainly concerning inland travel in Africa and the structure of the State Department.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Dulles, Allen W.
DATE SPAN: 10/30/1922 - 08/01/1923

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS memos initialed by Allen W. Dulles, 1 to Cornelius Van H. Engert and 1 to Stanley K. Hornbeck, and 26 carbon letters and memos from CVHE to Dulles, nearly all discussing oil concessions and other affairs in the Near East. References to Standard Oil Company, Sinclair Oil Co., Anglo-Persian Oil Co., Turkish Petroleum Co., J. P. Morgan & Co., Turkey, Armenia, Kurdistan, Afghanistan, the Khoshtaria concession, Bolshevik propaganda and Anti-Semitism in Persia, Gen. W. E. R. Dickson, Sir Percy Loraine, Joseph S. Kornfeld, Arthur C. Millspaugh, Reza Khan, and others.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Hughes, Charles Evans
DATE SPAN: 10/02/1922 - 02/08/1923

DESCRIPTION: 8 carbon letters from Cornelius Van H. Engert to Charles Evans Hughes, with 1 copy telegram from Hughes to Bishop James Cannon regarding Christians in Turkey. The carbons from CVHE to Hughes mainly concern oil concessions and other affairs in Persia. References to Standard Oil Company, Sinclair Oil Co., Anglo-Persian Oil Co., Turkish Petroleum Co., Sir Charles Greenway, Ismet Pasha, Sir Percy Loraine, Lord Curzon, and Reza Khan.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Kellogg, Vernon
DATE SPAN: 04/25/1923 - 04/28/1923

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from Vernon Kellogg of the National Research Council to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Kellogg, mostly regarding the possibility of American archeological expeditions in Afghanistan.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Stein, Sir Aurel
DATE SPAN: 12/10/1922 - 07/17/1923

DESCRIPTION: 1 carbon letter from Sir Aurel Stein to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Stein, 1 carbon report from Sheldon Whitehouse and 1 carbon report by CVHE for Charles Evans Hughes, all regarding the French monopoly on archeological expeditions in Afghanistan.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Miscellaneous Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 03/27/1923 - 08/16/1923

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLSs and 2 ALSs from various individuals to Cornelius Van H. Engert, mostly personal. Includes 1 TLS from Archibald Cary Coolidge, 1 TLS from John Cudahy, 1 TLS from E. W. McDowell dicussing the Assyrians, 1 TLS from Duncan Rowland, 1 TLS from Edward Rowland, and 1 TLS from William A. Scully.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Correspondence, Carbons, A - M
DATE SPAN: 11/16/1922 - 08/24/1923

DESCRIPTION: Carbon correspondence from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various individuals, mostly regarding oil rights and other affairs in the Middle East and Persia. Includes carbons from CVHE to Mirza Hussein Khan Alai, F. Lammot Belin, Elbert J. Benton, John Woods Bliss, Charles K. Bolton, Arthur Boyce, Archibald Cary Coolidge, John Cudahy, W. W. Cumberland, Alfred L. P. Dennis, E. B. Howell, Julius Klein, Joseph S. Kornfeld, Sir Percy Loraine, Sir George Lloyd, Rear-Admiral John Luce, Sir Edward Maclagan, Victor Mallet, E. W. McDowell, and W. Smith Murray. References to Standard Oil Company, Anglo-Persian Oil Co., possible recognition of Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan, the Ottoman-American Development Co., Allen W. Dulles, and Sir Aurel Stein.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Correspondence, Carbons, N - Z
DATE SPAN: 07/20/1922 - 08/28/1923

DESCRIPTION: Carbon correspondence from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various individuals, mostly regarding oil rights and other affairs in Persia. Includes 1 carbon from Robert E. Speer to Gordon Paddock, and carbons from CVHE to Hoffman Philip, Herbert Putnam, William Phillips, Earl of Reading, Edward Rowland, Duncan Rowles, Louis A. Sussdorf, Lowell Thomas, Ralph Van Deman, Mrs. J. Mayhew Wainwright, Rear-Admiral Sir Richard Webb, Sir Arnold T. Wilson, and Joshua Butler Wright. References to Sir Aurel Stein, American Missionaries in Persia, Allen W. Dulles, Afghanistan, and David P. Barrows.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Memoranda
DATE SPAN: 11/28/1922 - 08/24/1923

DESCRIPTION: Carbon memos and other despatches, mostly by Cornelius Van H. Engert for State Department use, mostly regarding oil and archeological rights and other affairs in Persia and Afghanistan. References to Sir George Lloyd, Arthur C. Millspaugh, W. Morgan Shuster, Joseph S. Kornfeld, Paul Kanbenshue, King Faisal, the Chester concession, the Khoshtaria concession, the Ottoman-American Development Company, Standard Oil Co., Anglo-Persian Oil Co., Sinclair Oil Co., American Red Cross, Near Eastern Relief, Ras Tafari of Abyssinia, Allen W. Dulles, and Anti-Semitism in Persia

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Clippings, Press Releases, etc.
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1916]? - 11/13/1922

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous typescritps of newspaper articles and a copy press release from the U.S. State Department, with references to archeological expeditions in Afghanistan, munitions deals between France and Turkey, and U.S. relations with Turkey.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Atherton, Ray
DATE SPAN: 03/13/1924 - 11/06/1924

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Ray Atherton to CVHE, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Atherton and 1 carbon from J. V. A. MacMurray to Atherton, all regarding Afghanistan and Mt. Everest in Tibet.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Belin, Ferdinand Lammot
DATE SPAN: 09/18/1924 - 02/12/1925

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from Ferdinand Lammot Belin to Cornelius Van H. Engert, mostly regarding the Foreign Service Journal.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Chapman, Charles E.
DATE SPAN: 12/19/1923 - 03/28/1924

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from Charles E. Chapman to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 2 carbons from CVHE to Chapman, mostly personal with references to Gen. Enoch S. Crowder.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Coleman, Frederick W. B.
DATE SPAN: 03/15/1924 - 04/09/1924

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Frederick W. B. Coleman to Cornelius Van H. Engert, with 1 carbon from CVHE to Coleman, mostly personal.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Collier, William Miller
3/10/1924

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from William Miller Collier to Enoch H. Crowder regarding the Marquesa de Monteverde.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 Crowder, Enoch H., 1922-23
DATE SPAN: 01/18/1922 - 11/10/1923

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence to and from Enoch H. Crowder, including 1 TLS and 1 telegram from Crowder to Cornelius Van H. Engert. Much of the material regards American negotiations with Cuban officials regarding government finances. Includes the following:

1 carbon from EHC to E. F. Atkins regarding the Platt Amendment Treaty;

2 carbons from EHC to Carlos Manuel de Cespedes mostly regarding the electoral process in Cuba;

1 carbon from Carlos Garcis Velez, President of the Veterans and Patriots Association, to EHC regarding the political stability of Cuba.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 Crowder, Enoch H., 1924
DATE SPAN: 01/30/1924 - 08/01/1924

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence to and from Enoch H. Crowder, including 2 TLSs and 2 carbons fron Cornelius Van H. Engert to EHC. Much of the correspondence regards Cuban governmental affairs. Includes the following:

1 carbon from A. J. Campbell to EHC regarding transportation of aliens to the U.S.;

1 carbon from EHC to Martin Egan regarding Cuban President Alfredo Zayas;

1 telegram from EHC to Sumner Welles and 1 TLS from Leroy Foster of the Cuba Railroad Company to CVHE regarding Welles.

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Crowder, Enoch H., Memoranda
DATE SPAN: 01/30/1924 - 04/18/1924

DESCRIPTION: 4 TL Memoranda from Enoch H. Crowder to Cornelius Van H. Engert regarding affairs in Cuba, with discussion of tax reform, bank liquidation, railroads, public debt, and public works.

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