Register of the Curt Max Prüfer papers

Finding aid prepared by Sally DeBauche
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Curt Max Prüfer papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1954
Collection Number: 87035
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript box (0.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Diaries, memoirs, report, and clippings, relating to German military liaison with Turkish military operations during World War I, German foreign policy during the interwar period (especially in Ethiopia), and German foreign policy during World War II (especially in Brazil).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Prüfer, Curt Max, b. 1881.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Curt Max Prüfer papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

German diplomat; director of personnel, Auswärtiges Amt, 1936-1939; ambassador to Brazil, 1939-1942. Following retirement from government, Prüfer emmigrated to Switzerland.

Scope and Content of Collection

Diaries, memoirs, report, and clippings, relating to German military liaison with Turkish military operations during World War I, German foreign policy during the interwar period (especially in Ethiopia), and German foreign policy during World War II (especially in Brazil).

Related Material

Prüfer, C. M., McKale, D. M., Melton, J. M., & Mazal Holocaust Collection. (1988). Rewriting history: The original and revised World War II diaries of Curt Prüfer, Nazi diplomat. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Germany. Auswärtiges Amt.
Brazil--Foreign relations--Germany.
Diplomats--Germany.
Ethiopia--Foreign relations--Germany.
Germany--Foreign relations--Brazil.
Germany--Foreign relations--Ethiopia.
Germany--Foreign relations.
National socialism.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--Turkey.
World War, 1914-1918--Diplomatic history.
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.

 

Biographical File, 1919-1950

Box/folder 1 : 1-3

Autobiography, handwritten and typescript drafts, circa 1940-1950

Box/folder 1 : 4

General autobiographical writings, 1919, undated

Box/folder 1 : 5

Newspaper clippings about Curt Max Prüfer, 1940

 

Diaries, 1914-1951

Box/folder 1 : 6-8

1914-1918

Box/folder 1 : 9

1920

Box/folder 1 : 10

1930

Box/folder 1 : 11

1941 January 1-1941 December 31

Box/folder 1 : 12

1942 October 18-1943 September 7

Box/folder 2 : 1

1942 November 11-1944 January 7

Box/folder 2 : 2

1944 January 10-1944 September 6

Box/folder 2 : 3

1944 July-1945 November 30

Box/folder 2 : 4

1944 September 7-1946 April 21

Box/folder 2 : 5

1946 March 13-1951 February 2

Box/folder 2 : 6

1946 April 22-1949 April 12

Box/folder 2 : 7

1949 April 13-1954 October 20

Box/folder 2 : 8

1951 February 24-1951 May 27