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Magie, David, b. 1877

David Magie graduate from with the Princeton Class of 1897 and served as professor of classics at Princeton University and as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919.

Consists of papers of Magie (Princeton Class of 1897, professor of classics at Princeton University) relating primarily to his activities as a member of the staff of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace in 1919, including a transcript of his interview with Woodrow Wilson on May 22, 1919. Also present are background notes and memoranda by Magie, William Yale, and others on Syria, Lebanon, Armenia, Greece, and other Near East countries, his report "The Kurds of the Ottoman Empire," and his notes taken as a student of the classics in Germany (1901-1904).

Arranged by box in these main groups: American Commission to Negotiate Peace material, background notes, and student notebooks.

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Inventory created by Tal Eisenzweig in August 2008.

Publisher
Public Policy Papers
Finding Aid Author
Tal Eisenzweig
Finding Aid Date
2007
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Collection Inventory

Arrangement

No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Physical Description

2 boxes

Abraham Tulin to Herbert Hoover re Armenian Relief, 1919 May 4. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Paris; re Ottoman Empire, 1919. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes letter by J.C. Grew regarding the resignation of David Magie and W.L. Westermann, June 23, 1919

Physical Description

1 folder

Report: "The Kurds of the Ottoman Empire" by David Magie, undated. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re Lansin, Robert; Woodrow Wilson re Palestine, 1919. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re Wilson, Woodrow, 1919 May 22. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes an interview regarding Anatolia (Armenia-TurkeY) by David Magie and W.L. Westermann

Physical Description

1 folder

re Armenia, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re Westermann, W.; re Turkey, 1921. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Turkey-Population Estimates before War, 1919. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Yale, Capt. William, 1918-1919. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

Includes reports on Arabia (Ibn Saud); Armenia; Egypt; Lawrence, Colonel; Palestine; Syria (Emir Faisal); Turkey; United Kingdom; etc.

Physical Description

1 folder

re China, 1919 May 3. 1 folder.
Scope and Contents

re Shantung and Kiaochow

Physical Description

1 folder

re Greece, 1919. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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re Transjordania (Jordan), dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re Lebanon, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re Palestine, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re Syria, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Turkey-Reports to Senior U.S. Naval Officer, Turkey, 1919 May 15-25. 1 folder.
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1 folder

Turkey - Boundary Question, 1919. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Miscellaneous - Background Material, dates not examined. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

re American Commission to Negotiate Peace - Background Material regarding: Armenia, Lebanon, Syria, etc, 1919. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

Arrangement

No arrangement action taken or arrangement information not recorded at the time of processing.

Physical Description

1 box

Selected papers consisting of notes taken as a student of the classics in Germany, 1901-1904. 1 box.
Physical Description

1 box

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