Francis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean RuskFrancis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean Rusk

Francis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean Rusk

Descriptive Summary

Title: Francis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean Rusk
Creator: Herrick, Francis H.
Dates: 1946-1994
Extent: 4.0 folders (0.1 linear feet)
Collection Number: RBRL/429
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: The Francis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean Rusk consist of reports, conference materials, and newspaper clippings related to Dean Rusk that were collected by Francis H. Herrick between 1946 and 1994. Herrick was a colleague of Rusk's at Mills College, Oakland, California, in the 1930s and 1940s and a longtime friend.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Francis H. Herrick was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1900. Herrick earned a B.A. in history from Case Western University, an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He also attended Oxford University for three years as a Rhodes Scholar.

In 1926, Herrick began his career as a professor of history at Mills College in Oakland, California, where he taught for forty years. While at Mills College, Herrick was appointed to the first Lynn T. White Professorship and served as chair of the Division of Social Sciences. Herrick's tenure at Mills College overlapped with that of Dean Rusk, who was Associate Professor of Government and Dean of Faculty from 1934 to 1940.

After retiring from Mills College in 1966, Herrick was appointed executive secretary of the Western College Association (now Western Association of Schools and Colleges) and was actively involved in the accreditation of colleges and universities. After retiring from this position, Herrick moved to Carmel, California and served as president of the Carmal Citizens' Committee and of the Board of Trustees of the Harrison Memorial Library.

Herrick was married to Marian White Herrick and together they had three children, Charles Herrick, Meg Ford, and Mariam (Mipsy) Melendez. Francis Herrick died in Carmel, California on August 10, 1996.

Scope and Content

The Francis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean Rusk consist of reports on nuclear energy and international arms control, conference materials, and newspaper clippings related to Dean Rusk that were collected by Francis H. Herrick between 1946 and 1994. Some of the materials were sent to Herrick by Dean Rusk.

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Preferred citation

Francis H. Herrick Materials Related to Dean Rusk, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

Copyright Information

Before material from collections at the Richard B. Russell Library may be quoted in print, or otherwise reproduced, in whole or in part, in any publication, permission must be obtained from (1) the owner of the physical property, and (2) the holder of the copyright. It is the particular responsibility of the researcher to obtain both sets of permissions. Persons wishing to quote from materials in the Russell Library collection should consult the Director. Reproduction of any item must contain a complete citation to the original.

Conditions Governing Use note

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Brandon Pieczko, 2017.


Related Materials

Access Points

Arms control--International cooperation
Clippings (information artifacts)
Nuclear energy
Reports.
Rusk, Dean, 1909-1994

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

BoxFolder
11Institute of International Studies, Yale University, "The Conditions of Control: Essential Characteristics of a Plan for the International Control of Atomic Energy", 1946 Dec. 3
12News clippings about Dean Rusk, 1946-1994
13"History of Armaments Regulation between the Two World Wars", 1947 Mar. 4
14Pacific Regional Conference on UNESCO (San Francisco, CA) section meeting reports, program digest, and corrrespondence, 1948