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Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: HOLLIS 13107833
Repository: Harvard Law School Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wambaugh, Sarah, 1882-1955.
Title: Sarah Wambaugh, 1882-1965. collection of documents related to plebiscites
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Sarah Wambaugh was an instructor in history and government and an expert in international affairs. The documents in this collection relate to her work on plebiscites including those for: Schleswig (1919), Eupen & Malmedy (1920), Sopron (1921), Tacna-Arica (1925-26), and Saar Basin (1934).
- Papers of SarahWambaugh, 1919-1948 (inclusive), Schlesinger Library, RadcliffeInstitute (Hollis 1663428 )
- Sarah Wambaugh Papers,1902-1949, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute (Hollis 605258)
- "Frontier between Denmark and Germany as defined by thePlebiscite Commission after the Slesvig plebiscite", Pusey MapCollection (Hollis 12816630 )
- "Map of South Americashowing the extensive coastlines of Chili and Peru and their manyports and harbours, and The need by Bolivia (which has no seaboard)of the small provinces of Tacna & Arica as a natural outlet tothe sea", Pusey Map Collection (Hollis 12833187)
- Tacna-Arica question: newspaper clippings, Widener HarvardDepository (Hollis 9605196)
An instructor in history and government, and an expert in international affairs, Sarah Wambaugh was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Eugene and Betty Wambaugh, and earned two degrees from Radcliffe College (A.B. 1902, A.M. 1917). She was an advisor to the Peruvian government for the Tacna-Arica Plebiscite (1925-1926), to the Saar Plebiscite Commission (1934-35), to the American observers of the Greek national elections (1945-1946) and to the U.N. Plebiscite Commission to Jamma and Kashmir (1949), among others. During WWII, she served as a consultant to the director of the enemy branch of the Foreign Economic Administration (1940-1945). She died in Cambridge, MA, on November 12, 1955.
The papers in this collection on the Schleswig (1919), Eupen & Malmedy (1920), Sopron (1921), Tacna-Arica (1925-26), and Saar Basin (1934) plebiscites include official documents, clippings, correspondence, notes, and annotated manuscripts. The collection also includes several drafts and printed copies of articles by Sarah Wambaugh on international law.
- Wambaugh, Sarah,1882-1955
- Radcliffe College -- Alumni andalumnae
- Plebiscite -- History
- Self-determination, National
- Schleswig (Germany andDenmark) -- Boundaries -- Maps
- Sopron (Hungary) --History -- 20th century
- World War, 1914-1918 --Territorial questions -- Eupen and Málmédy
- Eupen Region(Belgium) -- Annexation to Belgium
- Malmedy Region(Belgium) -- Annexation to Belgium
- Comisión Plebiscitaria de Tacna y Arica
- Self-determination, National -- Silesia, Upper (Poland andCzech Republic)
- Plebiscite -- Germany -- Saarland
- Plebiscite --Germany -- Saarland -- History -- 20th century
- Saarland (Germany) -- Politics and government -- 20thcentury
- Democracy -- History
- Political participation -- History