Manuscript Collections - Edward Eyre Hunt Papers

2022

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EDWARD EYRE HUNT PAPERS
2 linear feet, 7 linear inches (6 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Aug 1, 1885, born in Bellwood, Nebraska

1910

A.B., Harvard
Author, Sir Orfeo

1910‑1912

Secretary for appointments and assistant in English Department, Harvard

1912‑1914

Editorial staff, American Magazine, New York

1914

War Correspondent, Europe

1914‑1916

Commission for Relief in Belgium in charge of Province of Antwerp

1916

Author, War Bread: A Personal Narrative of the War and Relief in Belgium
Author, Haj

1917

Director of Publications, American Red Cross, Washington, D. C.

1917‑1918

Head of Economic Rehabilitation work of Red Cross in France,

1917

Director General of Civilian Relief, Red Cross, Italy

1918

Author, Tales from a Famished Land

1918

Author, The Red Cross on the Front Line in the Great Battle of 1918

1919

Six months training Tabor Manufacturing Co, Taylor’s School of Business
Efficiency, Philadelphia, PA

1920

Labor Manager, Clothing Industry, New York
Appointed by Herbert Hoover as member of the Committee on Elimination of Waste in Industry, Federated American Engineering Societies

1921

Secretary of Conference on Unemployment called by President Warren Harding
Co‑author, Waste in Industry

1922‑1923

Secretary, U.S. Coal Commission

1923

Co‑author, Business Cycles and Unemployment

1924

Co‑author., Seasonal Operation in the Construction  Industries
Editor, Scientific Management Since Taylor

1925

Author, Conferences, Committees, Conventions, and How to Run Them
Editor, What the Coal Commission Found

1927

American Expert on Scientific Management, League of Nations, World Economic Conference.

1928

Member, Committee on Recent Economic Changes

1929

Editor, Recent Economic Changes in the United  States

1930

Author, An Audit of America

1930‑1931

Secretary, President's Emergency Committee for Employment

1930‑1933

Member, President's Research, Committee on Social Trends

1931

American member of World Economic Depression Inquiry

1932

National Conference on Business and Industrial Committees, Columbia
University School of Business League of Nations Association, International Labor Organization

1937

Greathouse (author)

1939‑1940

Engaged in economic and social surveys, Venezuela
Standard Oil of Venezuela

1942‑1943

Chief Industrial Economist, War Production Board

1943

State Department - Associate Director, Field operations, Office of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation

1944

Chief of Italian Division, Foreign Economic Administration
The Power Industry and the Public Interest (editor)

1945‑1946

State Department, Director, Italian Division

1945

State Department - Office of Foreign Liquidation
State Department - Special Projects Division
State Department - Division of Protective Services

Mar 5, 1953 Died

FOLDER LIST

Box Contents

1

Biographical Sketch and Finding Aid (Hoover Institute)
Correspondence, 1904-1932 (13 folders)

2

Correspondence, 1933-1953 (11 folders)

3

Family

Edward Eyre Hunt, Sr. – Resumes, 1910‑1963
Edward Eyre Hunt, Jr., 1932-1950 (son, 3 folders)
Juliet Sears Hunt, 1905‑1941 (mother)
Virginia Lloyd Hunt Wedgewood, 1939‑1947, 1958
(daughter, includes What Went On Around Here At Kenton Farm)

4

Individuals 

Cook, Morris L., 1919‑1922
Gay, Edwin F., 1926‑1929
Hoover, Herbert, 1917‑1959 (3 folders)
Mallery, Otto T., 1920‑1953 (4 folders)

?5

Manuscripts with Titles

American Red Cross in Italy, undated
Hoover of the CRB – Draft for World’s Work, 1917
The Hoover Administration – Book Two (5 folders)
The Hoover Administration – Comments on Galley
A Family Diary, 1929‑1941
The Senator from Erie, 1938‑1941

?6

Manuscripts by Topic

American Engineering Council, 1921‑1948
Campaign of 1928
Coal Commission, 1922‑1923
Elimination of Waste, 1920‑192I
European Relief, 1914‑1946
Federal Employment Stabilization, 1931‑1932
Latin America
Planning, 1929‑1949
Recent Economic Changes, 1929‑1942
 Unemployment, 1921‑1940
World Economic Conference, 1927

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