Manuscript Collections - Frank Kizis Papers

Oct 18, 2021

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5 linear inches (1 manuscript box)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library


Frank Kizis was born in Pennsylvania in 1906. He served as stenographer to Herbert Hoover from 1928 to 1929.


The collection primarily documents the 1928 Presidential Campaign and the good will tour of South America. It contains correspondence, speeches, memos, and a photo album. Arranged alphabetically by subject. 

Box 1
            Akerson, George – Speech to Movie Executives, 1934
            Campaign of 1928
                        Baker, George Barr, 1928
                        Coolidge, Calvin (telegram to Hoover), Nov 2, 1928
                        Emerson, Edwin, 1928 (foreign newspapers)
                        Foreign Language Division, 1928
            Hoover, Herbert, 1961
            Inaugural Parade Ticket, 1929
            South American Trip, 1928-1929
                        Correspondence, 1928
                        Hoover Notes to Sstaff, 1928-1929
                        Memorabilia, 1928
                        Miscellaneous, 1928-1929
                        Photo Album, 1928-1929
                        Photographs of Uruguay, 1929
                        Speeches of Hoover, 1928
                        USS Utah, 1928-1929 (includes The Big U Evening Bulletin)