Manuscript Collections - William B. Quarton III Papers

2022

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WILLIAM B. QUARTON III PAPERS, 1962-2007
2 linear feet, 8 linear inches (6 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

William B. Quarton III served as a trustee of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association (HHPLA) from 1975 to 2007. Quarton was born on March 27, 1903. He worked in radio, broadcast television, and cable television. Quarton was also a philanthropist for the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Coe College, Planned Parenthood, and the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. He was given the Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award in 1993. Quarton died on August 19, 2007.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The William Quarton collection contains correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports, and subject files related to the HHPLA. It also contains books related to Herbert Hoover. The collection has two subgroups, HHPLA and books. HHPLA materials are arranged alphabetically by type of material and books are arranged alphabetically by author.

FOLDER LIST

Box Contents

1

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library Association

Annual Financial Reports, 1976-2005 (5 folders)
Financial Correspondence, 1989-1992
Financial Investments, 1990-2000 (4 folders)
General Files, 1975-1977 (3 folders)

2

General Files, 1978-1983 (14 folders)

3

General Files, 1984-1991 (13 folders)

4

General Files, 1992-2007 (15 folders)

5

Subject Files

Biography Project – George Nash, 1975-1994 (4 folders)
Conceptual Study for the Renovation of the Hoover, 1983
Guide to the Hoover Exhibit Galleries, 1993
Herbert Hoover Humanitarian Award, 1993
Hoover Presidential Library Dedication, 1962 (3 folders)
Trip to China, 1986-1987
Trip to England and Belgium, 1989
Trip to California, 1994

6

Books on Herbert Hoover

Dennis, Ruth, The Homes of the Hoovers, 1986
Hoover, Herbert, Fishing for Fun, 1963
Hoover, Herbert, Memoirs: Cabinet and Presidency, 1951
Hoover, Herbert, On Growing Up, 1962
Mayer, Dale, Dining with the Hoover Family, 1991
McLean, Huldah Hoover, Uncle Bert, 1974
Nash, George, The Life of Herbert Hoover: The Enigineer, 1874-1914, 1983
Nash, George, The Life of Herbert Hoover: The Humanitarian, 1914-1917, 1988
Walch, Timothy and Dwight Miller, Hoover and Truman, 1992