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CORNELIUS VAN H. ENGERT PAPERS
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Box: 6 Fold: 7 Reports, Jun. 16 - 30, 1929
DATE SPAN: 06/16/1929 - 06/28/1929

DESCRIPTION: 10 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of relations with Curacao, Netherlands, Peru; and Pan American Airways. Includes reports # 1890-96 and 1897-1900.

Box: 6 Fold: 8 Reports, Jul. 1 - 15, 1929
DATE SPAN: 07/02/1929 - 07/15/1929

DESCRIPTION: 15 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of relations with Curacao, Netherlands and other nations; government finances; telecommunications development; Pan American Airways; and National Venezuela Oil Company and the oil industry. Includes reports # 1902-04, 1906, 1907-G, 1908, 1909, 1911-13, 1915-17, 1920, and 1922.

Box: 6 Fold: 9 Reports, Jul. 16 - 31, 1929
DATE SPAN: 07/16/1929 - 07/30/1929

DESCRIPTION: 14 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela. Includes reports # 1923, 1927-34, 1936-38, 1940, and 1942.

Box: 6 Fold: 10 Reports, Aug. 1929
DATE SPAN: 08/01/1929 - 08/31/1929

DESCRIPTION: 20 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of foreign relations, government finance, and telecommunications development. Includes reports # 1944, 1945, 1947-G, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1953, 1955-57, 1959, 1960, 1962-65, and 1967-71.

Box: 6 Fold: 11 Reports, Sep. 1 - 15, 1929
DATE SPAN: 09/01/1929 - 09/14/1929

DESCRIPTION: 12 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of foreign relations and government finance. Includes reports # 1972-74, 1976-G, 1977-80, and 1982-85.

Box: 6 Fold: 12 Reports, Sep. 16 - 30, 1929
DATE SPAN: 09/17/1929 - 09/30/1929

DESCRIPTION: 9 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of the U.S.S. Rochester and women political activists. Includes reports # 1986-93 and 1997.

Box: 6 Fold: 13 Reports, Oct. 1 - 15, 1929
DATE SPAN: 10/01/1929 - 10/13/1929

DESCRIPTION: 16 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of a visit by the U.S.S. Rochester, foreign relations, government finances, and boundary demarcation agreements with Brazil. Includes reports # 1998-2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006-G, 2007-13, 2015, and 2016.

Box: 6 Fold: 14 Reports, Oct. 16 - 31, 1929
DATE SPAN: 10/16/1929 - 10/31/1929

DESCRIPTION: 12 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Includes reports # 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2023-26, and 2028-31.

Box: 6 Fold: 15 Reports, Nov. 1 - 15, 1929
DATE SPAN: 11/01/1929 - 11/15/1929

DESCRIPTION: 20 carbon reports, all but 1 by Cornelius Van H. Engert, for the Sec'y of State, mostly regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of boundaries between Venezuela, Brazil and Colombia; foreign relations; government finances; Standard Oil Company of Venezuela, Caribbean Petroleum Company, Colon Development Company, Venezuelan Oil Concessions, Ltd., Venezuelan Royalties Corporation and the oil industry; telecommunications development; and Ernest G. Holt. Includes reports # 2032, 2033, 2035-G, 2036-43, and 2045-51.

Box: 6 Fold: 16 Reports, Nov. 16 - 30, 1929
DATE SPAN: 11/16/1929 - 11/29/1929

DESCRIPTION: 11 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of the oil industry. Includes reports # 2052, 2053, 2056, 2057, and 2059-64.

Box: 6 Fold: 17 Reports, Dec. 1929
DATE SPAN: 12/02/1929 - 12/31/1929

DESCRIPTION: 16 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of American missionaries in Venezuela; foreign relations; government finances; All American Cables and telecommunications development; Lago Petroleum Corporation, Standard Oil Company of Indiana, Caribbean Petroleum Company, and the oil industry. Includes reports # 2068, 2069, 2071-G, 2072, 2074, 2076-79, 2082-84, 2086, and 2088-90.

Box: 6 Fold: 18 Reports, Jan. 1930
DATE SPAN: 01/04/1930 - 01/30/1930

DESCRIPTION: 15 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of foreign affairs and government finance. Includes reports # 2092, 2093-G, 2095, 2097-2101, 2103, 2105, 2108, 2109, 2112, 2114, and 2116.

Box: 6 Fold: 19 Reports, Feb. 1930 & Undated
DATE SPAN: 02/01/1930 - 02/18/1930

DESCRIPTION: 24 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, with discussion of the oil industry, foreign relations, All American Cables and telecommunications development. Includes reports # 2119-23, 2124-G, 2125, 2128-41, and 2143-45.

Box: 6 Fold: 20 Reports, 1929 - Declassified
DATE SPAN: 07/05/1929 - 12/24/1929

DESCRIPTION: 20 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, all of which were found together with items in the following two folders with a letter from the National Archives declassifying the material. Discussion of the New England Oil Refining Company, boundary talks with Brazil, a 1929 visit by Charles A. Lindbergh and J. T. Trippe of Pan American Airways, Falcon Oil Corporation, the oil industry, and a visit by the U.S.S. Rochester. Includes reports # 1905, 1910, 1918, 1921, 1935, 1939, 1954, 1958, 1961, 1995, 1996, 2001, 2014, 2019, 2027, 2044, 2055, 2065, 2066, and 2087.

Box: 6 Fold: 21 Reports, 1930 - Declassified
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1930 - 02/20/1930

DESCRIPTION: 6 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, all of which were found together with material in the surrounding folders with a letter of declassification from the National Archives. Discussion of Rudolf Dolge, Carabobo Venezuela Gold Mines, Ltd., realtions with Germany, and the oil industry. Includes reports # 2091, 2094, 2104, 2106, 2110, and 2146.

Box: 6 Fold: 22 Telegrams, 1929 - Declassified
DATE SPAN: 07/01/1929 - 08/03/1929

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbon telegrams between Cornelius Van H. Engert and the U.S. State Department reagarding governmental affairs and political events in Venezuela, found together with letter indicating declassification by the National Archives. Discussion of Pan American Airways, telecommunications development, and a visit by the U.S.S. Rochester.

Box: 6 Fold: 23 Biographical Data
1927-30

DESCRIPTION: Biographical data reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State on various Venezuelan public figures.

Box: 6 Fold: 24 Pamphlets, etc.
1929-30

DESCRIPTION: 5 pamphlets collected by CVHE during his service in Venezuela. Includes the following items:

Pamphlet, "Address on Venezuela" by Pedro M. Arcaya;

2 pamphlets, "Division of Manuscripts 1928-29 & European Historical Mission" by the Library of Congress;

Pamphlet, "Address of President Coolidge at the Dinner of the United Press at New York City, April 25, 1927";

Pamphlet, "Message of Theodore Roosevelt (Jr.) Governor of Porto Rico to the Twelfth Legislature...Feb. 1930," with 1 TLS from Roosevelt to CVHE (11 Feb 1930).

Box: 6 Fold: 25 Invitations, etc.
DATE SPAN: 02/14/1927 - 02/06/1929

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous invitations mostly to Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Venezuela, many from Venezuelan officials.

Box: 6 Fold: 26 Clippings
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - 07/16/1929

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous newsclippings collected by CVHE during his service in Venezuela, including 2 clippings with photos of Charles A. Lindbergh's visit to Venezuela in 1928(?).

Box: 6 Fold: 27 Notes & Receipts
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1928]? - 09/30/1929

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous TMs receipts and notes on various topics relating to Cornelius Van H. Engert's service in Venezuela, with reference to Charles A. Lindbergh.

Box: 6 Fold: 28 Miscellaneous Notes & Ephemera
DATE SPAN: 02/18/1931 - 09/17/1932

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous notes and ephemera collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert. Includes 4 printed menus and invitations, 1 receipt for the Peking Club, and 1 carbon excerpt of a letter (by CVHE?) to Stanley Hornbeck on general political conditions in China.

Box: 6 Fold: 29 Pamphlets
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1930]? - 04/21/1933

DESCRIPTION: 3 pamphlets collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert, including "Proposals for Indian Constitutional Reform," by the British Government; "Japan and Manchuria: A Reply to Mr. Mr. Yosuke Matsuoka (Formerly Vice President of the South Manchurian Railway)," by Shuhsi Hsu; and "Peking Utility Book," a publication fo the Peking International Women's Club.

Box: 6 Fold: 30 Pamphlets
DATE SPAN: 02/04/1931 - 06/08/1931

DESCRIPTION: 2 pamphlets printed by the U.S. government, including "Hearings before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate: Commercial Relations with China" and an executive orderby President Herbert Hoover regarding U.S. Embassy finances overseas.

Box: 6 Fold: 31 Pamphlets
DATE SPAN: 01/01/1931 - 09/04/1932

DESCRIPTION: 2 pamphlets collected by CVHE, including "Report of The Commission of Enquiry of the League of Nations (signed at Peiping, Sept. 4, 1932)" also labelled "Lytton Report"; and "Peking for the Army and Navy" ("Notes on Sightseeing and Shopping in Peking").

Box: 6 Fold: 32 Bank of Ethiopia
DATE SPAN: 03/01/1937 - 12/02/1937

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence relating to monies belonging to Cornelius Van H. Engert being held by the defunct Bank of Ethiopia. Includes 1 TLS from Alexander C. Kirk, 1 TLS from Morris N. Hughes, 1 TLS from Edward L. Reed, and 1 carbon from CVHE to Kirk.

Box: 6 Fold: 33 Miscellaneous Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 08/30/1935 - 03/08/1937

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence, mostly to Cornelius Van H. Engert from various individuals. Includes the following: 2 ALSs from an unidentified person at the British Consolate in Addis Ababa; 1 copy TL from Grace, Lady Hay Drummond-Hay to CVHE; 1 telegram fro Cordell Hull to CVHE; 1 copy TL from Nathaniel P. Davis; 1 ALS with TMs translation from Exarch Johana Haddad; 1 copy TL from Karl Horn; 1 TLS from Everet(?) Colson regarding oil concessions to Standard Oil Company of New Jersey; 1 TLS from Neil MacNeil of the New York Times; 1 copy TL from Al Wilson of the Associated Press.

Box: 6 Fold: 34 Reports - Mining & Petroleum
DATE SPAN: 11/11/1931 - 09/04/1935

DESCRIPTION: 8 TMss by unidentified persons relating to the mining industry in Ethiopia, with 2 TNs on petroleum rights, with reference to Empress Zauditu, Emperor Menelik II, Standard Oil Company, Vacuum Oil Company, the African Exploration and Development Corporation, and Soviet interests.

Box: 6 Fold: 35 Reports - Foreign Loans
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1931 - 02/12/1931

DESCRIPTION: 2 carbon TLs from an unnamed "financial advisor" to the Emperor of Ethiopia (Menelek II) regarding the availability of American loans to the Ethiopian government and the Bank of Abyssinia. References to loans to Peru, Brazil and the Banque de l'Indochine.

Box: 6 Fold: 36 Miscellaneous Reports
DATE SPAN: 10/16/1904 - [07/01/1937]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous TMss and fragment TMss relating to Ethiopian political and social events. Includes the following, 1 fragment TMs regarding Protestant missionaries in Ethiopia; 1 carbon TMs report by CVHE for the Sec'y of State regarding Italo-American business transactions in Ethiopia; 1 carbon TMs list of Ethiopian refugees in the American Legation in Addis Ababa, probably following the Italian invasion; 1 carbon train schedule (?) in Italian; 1 copy TL from C. S. Collier to Sir Sidney Barton, 1 set of typed rules and 1 TL from an unknown person, all describing the Imperial Club in Addis Ababa.

Box: 6 Fold: 37 Press Releases, etc.
DATE SPAN: 05/10/1936 - 12/04/1937

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous press releases from the U.S. State Department from 1936-37, mainly regarding State Department structure.

Box: 6 Fold: 38 Printed Material Regarding Ethiopia & Afghanistan
1908-28

DESCRIPTION: 13 printed excerpts, probably from a U.S. State Department reference manual, giving geographical, historical and politcial information about Abyssinia (Ethiopia) and Afghanistan.

Box: 6 Fold: 39 Pamphlet - Cairo Boy Scouts
3/9/1935

DESCRIPTION: 1 pamphlet from a Jubilee Exhibition of Scoutcraft by the Cairo British Boy Scouts Association.

Box: 6 Fold: 40 Clippings
DATE SPAN: [12/01/1929]? - 03/23/1936

DESCRIPTION: Clippings, mostly collected by CVHE during his service in Ethiopia, 1935 - 1937. Includes the following: an obituary for Rear Admiral Mark L. Bristol and 1 article by Ruth Bryan Owen on women in the foreign service.

Box: 6 Fold: 41 Correspondence Carbons, 1937
DATE SPAN: 08/11/1937 - 12/27/1937

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence carbons, mostly from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various individuals, including correspondence to Arthur C. Boyce, Roland R. Harrison, Samuel M. Jordan, Walter H. Mallory of the Council on Foreign Relations, Horace Seymour, and Wallace S. Murray. Also includes 1 carbon from Herschel V. Johnson to the Sec'y of State regarding Afghan law and 1 carbon from the Inland Exploration Company regarding searches for oil in Afghanistan.

Box: 6 Fold: 42 Correspondence Carbons, 1938 - 1940
DATE SPAN: 01/29/1938 - 09/14/1940

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence carbons, mostly from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various individuals, including correspondence to Wallace S. Murray, Hartman A. Lichtwart, Joseph P. Kennedy, Paul Knabenshue, Ely E. Palmer, Nevile M. Butler, and Henry S. Waterman, with discussion of American missionaries in Iran.

Box: 6 Fold: 43 Correspondence from Iranian Government Officials
DATE SPAN: 01/12/1938 - 02/20/1938

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS in Persian with typed translation from Mohammad Hakimi to Cornelius Van H. Engert regarding postal censorship in Iran, and 1 TLS from Hossein Ala to CVHE regarding Iran's participation in the 1939 World's Fair to be held in New York.

Box: 6 Fold: 44 Carbons to Iranian Government Officials, Jun. - Sep. 1937
DATE SPAN: 06/07/1937 - 09/28/1937

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbons from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various Iranian government officials, including Enayatollah Samiy, Hossein Ala, and Mostafa Adl, with discussion of an extradition treaty, economic relations, and the text of a speech by Cordell Hull on international relations.

Box: 6 Fold: 45 Carbons to Iranian Government Officials, Oct. - Dec. 1937
DATE SPAN: 10/12/1937 - 12/12/1937

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbons from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various Iranian government officials including Mahmud Bader, Mostafa Adl, R. Amir Khosrovi, and Enayatollah Samiy, with discussion of economic relations, the Iranian rug industry, the text of a speeches by Cordell Hull and Norman Davis, and telecommunications development.

Box: 6 Fold: 46 Carbons to Iranian Government Officials, Jan. - May 1938
DATE SPAN: 01/19/1938 - 05/26/1938

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbons from Cornelius Van H. Engert to various Iranian government officials, including Enayatollah Samiy, Hossein Ala, Mostafa Adl, Mahmoud Djam, and Ali Soheilly, with discussion of Iran's participation in the 1939 World's Fair to be held in New York, the text of a speech by Cordell Hull on international relations, the death of Enayatollah Samiy, and an extradition treaty.

Box: 6 Fold: 47 Reports, Jun. 1 - 15, 1937
DATE SPAN: 06/01/1937 - 06/14/1937

DESCRIPTION: 14 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Iran. Includes discussion of U.S. relations with Afghanistan, relations between Iran and Turkey, and railroad development. Includes reports # 1071-82, and 1 unnumbered (12 Jun 1937).

Box: 6 Fold: 48 Reports, Jun. 16 - 30, 1937
DATE SPAN: 06/17/1937 - 06/30/1937

DESCRIPTION: 7 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Iran, with discussion of relations between Iran and Turkey, relations between Iran and Austria, the press, railroads, and American missionaries. Includes reports # 1083-89.

Box: 6 Fold: 49 Reports, Jul. 1 - 15, 1937
DATE SPAN: 07/01/1937 - 07/15/1937

DESCRIPTION: 9 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Iran, with discussion of U.S. relations with Afghanistan; relations between Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and Pakistan; and Iranian claims over Bahrain. Includes reports # 1090-98.

Box: 6 Fold: 50 Reports, Jul. 16 - 31, 1937
DATE SPAN: 07/18/1937 - 07/28/1937

DESCRIPTION: 5 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State mostly regarding Iranian foreign relations, with discussion of Iran's relations with Afghanistan and Iraq, and the opening of mining concessions. Includes reports # 1099-1103.

Box: 6 Fold: 51 Reports, Aug. 1 - 15, 1937
DATE SPAN: 08/01/1937 - 08/12/1937

DESCRIPTION: 7 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding governmental affairs and political events in Iran, with discussion of the press and exploitation of mines. Includes reports # 1104-06 and 1108-10.

Box: 6 Fold: 52 Reports, Aug. 16 - 31, 1937
DATE SPAN: 08/16/1937 - 08/31/1937

DESCRIPTION: 10 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding Iranian governmental affairs and foreign relations, with discussion of relations with Bahrain, China, France, the League of Nations; the press and restrictions in the use of foreign languages. Includes reports # 1111-20.

Box: 6 Fold: 53 Reports, Sep. 1 - 15, 1937
DATE SPAN: 09/01/1937 - 09/15/1937

DESCRIPTION: 7 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding Iranian governmental affairs and foreign relations, with discussion of the Sino-Soviet Non-Agression Pact and archeological expeditions by Myron B. Smith. Includes reports # 1121-28.

Box: 6 Fold: 54 Reports, Sep. 16 - 30, 1937
DATE SPAN: 09/17/1937 - 09/30/1937

DESCRIPTION: 9 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding Iranian governmental affairs and foreign relations, with discussion of a mysterious Lufthansa flight from Berlin to Suchow, China via Teheran; Iran's delegate to the International Labor Office in Geneva; and a visit by Joseph S. Kornfeld. Includes reports # 1130-38.

Box: 7 Fold: 1 Reports, Oct. 1937
DATE SPAN: 10/02/1937 - 10/30/1937

DESCRIPTION: 13 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding Iranian governmental affairs and foreign relations, with discussion of the National Bank of Iran; the Council of Oriental Entente; railway development; a German Lufthansa flight from Berlin to Suchow, China via Teheran; and the Saadabad Pact and Treaties with Iraq. Includes reports # 1139-51.

Box: 7 Fold: 2 Reports, Nov. 1 - 15, 1937
DATE SPAN: 11/01/1937 - 11/15/1937

DESCRIPTION: 13 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding Iranian governmental affairs, with discussion of the military, marijuana laws, and relations with Japan. Includes reports # 1152-64.

Box: 7 Fold: 3 Reports, Nov. 16 - 30, 1937
DATE SPAN: 11/16/1937 - 11/30/1937

DESCRIPTION: 9 carbon reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State regarding Iranian governmental affairs, with discussion of the pearl industry, attacks on the foreign press, religious attire, and the feminist movement in Iran. Includes reports # 1165-73.

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