Manuscript Collections - William Hallam Tuck Papers

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2 linear feet, 6 linear inches (6 LGA-S boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library


William Hallam Tuck (March 1890-August 1966). Tuck was a member of the Commission for Relief in Belgium from 1915-1916. From January to April 1919 he served as the Director at Lille for Northern France working with post-war recovery. He served in the American Relief Association from 1918 to 1922. He was Vice President of the Belgian-American Educational Foundation from 1936 to 1966. Tuck was a member of the Famine Emergency Survey in 1946.  He was Director General of the International Refugee Organization from 1947 to 1949. During 1955 Tuck was the Executive Director for the Second Hoover Commission.


Tuck’s papers center around his work with the European relief after World War II and the two Hoover Commissions in the 1950’s. The Hoover Institution has a collection of his papers related to his work with the Commission for Relief in Belgium.


Box      Contents

1          Albert, King of Belgium – Speech at Cockerill Steel Works October 1925, 1958 (2 items)
            Arab Development Society – Booklet, 1953 (1 item)
            Belgian‑American Educational Foundation, 1948-1949, 1958-1964
                     (includes minutes, speech, and one issue of CRB Alumni News, 18 items)
            Belgo‑American Development Corporation, 1961 and undated
                     (includes minutes, speeches, and press releases, 18 items)
            Bigelow, Alden and Dorita – Letter Regarding the Education of Tuck’s Grandchildren,
                     June 21, 1957
            Boel, Marthe – Letter, Sep 3, 1949 (in French)
            Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report
                     Articles, 1949 (9 items)
                     Committee Reporter, Aug- Dec 1949 (newsletter 9 items)
                     Correpondence, 1949 (4 items)
                     Greater Washington Citizens Committee – Board Meeting and Sponsers,
                              Oct-Nov 1949 (2 items)
                     How to Save Four Billions a Year: An Interview with Herbert Hoover,
                              U.S. News & World Report, June 3, 1949 (reprint, 1 item)
                     National Reorganization Conference, Dec 1949
                              (includes programs, speeches, attendees list)
                     Press Releases and Promotional Material, 1949 (14 items)
                     Reorganization News, Sep-Dec 1949 (newsletter, 8 items)
                     Reorganization Record – Tracking Legislation Status, 1949 (3 items)
                     Report Summaries, 1949 (14 items)
                     Speeches, 1948-1949 (6 items)
                     Think of the Next Generation by Herbert Hoover. Address at Stanford,
                              Aug 10, 1949 (1 iem)
            Clark, William – Letter , Nov 28, (Judge US Military Courts for Germany, 1 item)
            Commission for Relief in Belgium – Directory, Hoover Speech, and Photographs,
                     1949, 1959 and undated (7 items)
            Commission on Organization of the Exective Branch of the Government
                              (Second Hoover Commission)
                     Civil Service Assembly, 1954 (2 items)
                     Outgoing Letters and Memos, 1954-May 1955 (2 folders)
2                   Outgoing Letters and Memos, June 1955-1956
                     Tuck, William – Correspondence, 1953-1955
                              (includes speeches, letter on widow pensions)
            Committee of Hoover Commission Task Force Executive Commitee,
                     Dec 1960-Jan 1961 (6 items)
            Compagnie Universelle Du Canal Maritime De Suez – Reports and Maps, 1948-1949
                     (in French, 3 items)
            Dorr, Goldthwaite H. – Correspondence and Briefings, 1947-1948 (State Department,
                      Advisor to Assistant Secretary of State for Occupied Areas,
                     General John Hilldring, 24 items)
            Dzus Fastener Europe, Limited – Financial Reports, 1943-1946 (4 items)
            Famine Emergency Committee, 1946 and undated
                     (includes programs, certificates, menus)
            Famine Emergency Committee – Japanese Food Situation, 1946
                     (report and charts, 2 items)
            Federal Budget in Brief for Fiscal Year 1951, Jan 1950 (report, 1 item)
            Finland – Photographs, 1939 and undated (14 items)

3          Food Situation and Events Connected Therewith in Belgium: Report to the Honorable
                     Herbert Hoover, 1940
            Garros, Roland
            Gibson, Hugh
            Hardigg, Carl
            Harrington, Lottwhich
            Hoffman, Michael L.
            Hoover, Herbert (2 folders)
            Herbert Hoover Birthplace Foundation
            Herbert Hoover Birthplace Society
            Hoover Commission (First)
            Hoover Foundation; University of Brussels
            Hoover Foundation, Inc.
            Hover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace

4          Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace (2 folders)
            Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
            Hungarian Refugee Relief
            Hungarian Refugee Relief - Report to the Vice‑President
            Ince, Godfrey
            Intergovernmental Committee for European Migration
            International Committee for World Refugee Year
            International Council of Students in Exile
            International Refugee Organization
                     General (2 folders)

5                   Stockholm
                     Summary Records
                     Tuck (personal)
                     Tuck Scrapbook of Photos and Clippings
            International Voluntary Services,, Inc.
            Investments; Belgian Congo
            Jamestown Society
            Japan‑Korea: Joint State, War, and Agriculture Departments Food Mission to the Far
                     East Command

6          Keller, Edward A.
            Kennedy, John F.
            Kennedy, Robert F.
            Kiplinger Washington Letter
            Kittredge, Tracy B.
            MacNeil., Neil
            Marshall, R. E. L.
            Mechanical Drawings
            Moreell, Ben
            National Civil Service League
            National Committee on Food for the Five Small Democracies
            National Committee for Free Europe
            President's Commission on National Goals – Report, 1960
            Private Enterprise
            Shafroth, Will
            Silvercruz, Baron
            Staton, Edith Blair
            Tuck, Somerville Pinkney
            Tuck, William Hallam; Honors and Awards
            Tuck William Hallam. Personal Property and Moving, 1949
            Union of International Associations
            United Business Service
            Miscellaneous: Photographs
            Miscellaneous: Printed Material