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Sidney Edward Mezes papers

Call Number: MS 657
Scope and Contents
Most of the correspondence was written during the Peace Conference period. It is mainly of several routine kinds: requests for employment, covering letters (with most enclosures missing), staff memoranda about administrative matters, summaries of documents, and exchanges of courtesies. There are also letters and memoranda on policy questions by Tasker Bliss (Mezes' draft "Agreement for an Association of Nations"), B. H. Carroll (Fiume), Stanley K. Hornbeck (China), Douglas W. Johnson (Fiume), R. H. Lord (Rumania), Charles McCarthy (Ireland), Harold Nicolson (Greece), Robert E. Speer (the Assyrians), W. L. Westermann (Turkey), and Abraham D. Yuseff (the Assyrians). A 1912 letter by Franklin K. Lane gives his impression of Colonel House. Mezes' letters to George S. Viereck in 1931 recall the last eighteen months of Wilson's second term.

The Sidney E. Mezes Papers are divided into two series: (I) General Correspondence. (1 box) [arranged alphabetically by correspondent] and (II) Miscellaneous Memoranda and Notes (1919). (1 box) [arranged alphabetically by topic].
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Arranged in two series: I. Correspondence. II. Miscellaneous Memoranda and Notes.
Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919
0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Related Names
Mezes, Sidney Edward, 1863-1931
Language of Materials