Finding aid for the John Hicks Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Hicks, John
Title: John Hicks Papers
Dates: 1868-1914
Extent: 0.50 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: John Hicks was a newspaper editor and publisher of the Oshkosh (Wisconsin) Northwestern who served as United States Minister to Peru, 1889-1893, and then United States Minister to Chile, 1905-1909. The collection consists of correspondence, publications, a scrapbook and newspaper clippings primarily relating to Hicks' diplomatic career as minister to Peru and Chile. Most of the correspondence is in Spanish and reflects the social aspects of Hicks' position. Included in the collection are texts of telegrams between Hicks and the State Dept. concerning a potential crisis in Chile, 1906-1907, and 1868 correspondence regarding silver mining in New Mexico Territory.
MS Number MS 4517
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English and Spanish