EDGAR RICKARD PAPERS, 1925-1950
Edgar Rickard was a mining engineer with experience in the United States, Mexico and Australia. He was working as a publisher of technical mining publications in San Francisco and London when the First World War began. Rickard then joined the American Relief Committee which assisted Americans returning to the United States. He then began working with Herbert Hoover on his food relief activities, first from 1914 to 1916 he worked with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, from 1917 to 1919 with the U.S. Food Administration, and from 1919 to 1923 with the American Relief Association and allied organizations.
1 Diaries, 1925 (includes original, 3 folders)
2 Diaries, 1931 (includes newspaper clippings and ephemera, 2 folders)
3 Diaries, 1937
4 Diaries, 1945-1950 (6 folders)