Typescript document, 12 pp, with biographical data of Hoover's earlier years in Iowa, Oregon and Oakland, California; Photograph of Hoover's house in Oakland, California, at the time he first registered to vote in 1896.
Collection includes: Typescript "Scouting in Montana," 16 pp, ca. 1870-1879, regarding his adventures fighting American Indians in Montana; Correspondence with Owen Wister and others; Correspondence between his daughters regarding him and their grandfather, A. B. Meacham; Scrapbook, 1 vol.; Elinor Meacham Redington reminiscences. John Watermelon Redington (1851-1935) was born in Cambridge, Mass. and moved west in 1877.