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Preliminary Inventory of the Keith L. Nelson papers
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Microfilm reels

Box: 1.

War Dept records (World War I Branch, War Records Division) in the National Archives. Record Group 94 (Adjutant General's Office). Record Group 120 (AEF) -Third Army file, AFG file (which includes a two volume typewritten "History of the American Forces Germany")

Box: 1.

Papers of Myron Herrick, American Ambassador to France, from the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland

Box: 1.

Papers of Bernard Baruch and Ray Stannard Baker from the Princeton University Library

Box: 1.

sections of the Koblenzstaatsarchiv card catalogue -Edward Beerbusse dissertation ("Diplomatic Relations between the US and Weimar Germany,1919-1929") Joseph Aulneau writing (Le Rhin et la France, 1921)

Box: 1.

Materials from the Koblenzstaatsarchiv Abteilung 403, records of the Oberpräsident der Rheinprovinz

Box: 1.

Bibliothèque de Documentation Internationale Contemporaine (Paris) relevant card catalogue entries and records of the censorship service [see "Guide" folder, below]

Physical Description: (2 reels)
Box: 1.

Diary Marshall Ferdinand Foch (Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris)

Box: 1.

Papers of General Charles Mangin, Archives Nationales, Paris [see "Guide" folder, below]

Physical Description: (2 reels)
Box: 1.

Papers of P. Forthomme, Paul Hymans, Edouard Rolin-Jacquemyns from the Archives Générales du Royaume in Brussels [see "Guide" folder, below]

 

Files

Box: 1.

Black Troops material I (contemporary books, pamphlets, articles, flyers)

Box: 1.

Black Troops material II (contemporary books, pamphlets, articles, flyers)

Boxes: 2-4.

Victors Divided Bibliography

Boxes: 2-4.

Keith L. Nelson Vita

Boxes: 2-4.

Pierrepont Noyes Unpublished Diary (American Rhineland Commissioner,1919-1920) - 202 pages (uncorrected and corrected versions) Includes letter he wrote subsequently about his visit in 1924 with former President Wilson

Boxes: 2-4.

Notes taken by Keith Nelson in 1965 at the Bibliothèque de Service Historique in Vincennes, the Archives Archives Générales du Royaume in Brussels, and during his interviews with Lord Kilmarnock and Lord Robertson

Physical Description: (2 binders)
Boxes: 2-4.

Microfilm Reels

Boxes: 2-4.

State Dept records in the National Archives (1917-1923) Record Group 59 862t.01/8-1055, Record Group 256 purport sheets for 185.1711, documents from 181.228/2-74A, 181.31/28,184.013102/50, 185.121/12-20

Boxes: 2-4.

State Dept records in the National Archives (1917-1923) Record Group 59 462.00 R 29, 294, 296, 711.62119, 763.72119, 862.00/99, Record Group 84 -- Coblenz Post, Record Group 256 181.22401,185.001/48, 185.1711

Boxes: 2-4.

Relevant records in the Library of Congress (Chandler Anderson, Leland Harrison, Paul H. Clark, William Borah, Woodrow Wilson)

Boxes: 2-4.

Records of the Inquiry relevant to Germany, France, Belgium (14 frames) from the Columbia University Library

Boxes: 2-4.

British Foreign Ministry documents in Lord Curzon Papers, Derby, England (174 exposures), Correspondence with Derby, 1919-1920, Correspondence with Sir A Geddes, 1920-1921, Memo on Productive Pledges 1923, German Separatism 1924 [see "Guide" folder, below]

Boxes: 2-4.

British Foreign Ministry documents in Lord Curzon Papers, Derby, England (1666 exposures) Germany 1921-1924, Proposed Anglo-Belgian Pact 1919-1922, Imperial Conferences 1919-1922, Correspondence with Graham, Kerr, Kilmarnock, 1920, Correspondence with Hardinge, Crewe, Baldwin, and Poincaré 1920-1924 [see "Guide" folder, below]

Boxes: 2-4.

Papers relating to an Anglo-French Pact (46 exposures)

Boxes: 2-4.

Records of German Foreign Ministry, available from the National Archives (US), Records for the Period before 1920, Political Department, 1867-1920, File established during the Weimar National Assembly, German Peace Delegation File Records for the Period After 1920, Office of the Reichsminister (Foreign Minister), Office of the Staatssekretär

Boxes: 2-4.

Relevant records of the German Embassy at Washington (1921-1930), available from the National Archives (US)

Boxes: 2-4.

Materials from the Deutsches Zentral Archiv, Potsdam Waffenstillstandskommission Reichskommissar für die besetzten rheinischen Gebiete, Reichsministerium für die besetzten Gebiete

Physical Description: (2 reels - Auftrag 01163, in metal can)
Boxes: 2-4.

Erich Koch-Weser papers [Aktenstücke 13,14 (reel I), 22,23 (reel II), 27-29 (reel III), and 78, 82-84 (reel IV)] from the Koblenzstaatsarchiv censorship service [see "Guide" folder, below]

Physical Description: (4 metal reels)
Boxes: 2-4.

Le Matin (October 25 -November 25, 1921)

Boxes: 2-4.

PhD dissertations on Microfilm Reels

Boxes: 2-4.

J. H. Mannock, "Anglo-American Relations, 1921-1928" (Princeton, 1962)

Boxes: 2-4.

Barbara Ann Welter, "The US and Weimar Germany" (Wisconsin , 1960)

Boxes: 2-4.

D. S. Birn, "Britain and Germany at the Washington Conference, 1921-1922" (Columbia, 1965)

Boxes: 2-4.

W. R. Schilling, "Admirals and Foreign Policy"

Boxes: 2-4.

J. M. Helmreich, "Belgian Diplomatic Style" (Princeton, 1961)

Boxes: 2-4.

D. S. White, "Franco-American Relations in 1917-1918" (Penn, 1954)

Boxes: 2-4.

R. E. Cleveland, "French Attitudes toward the German Problem 1914-1919" (Nebraska, 1956)

Boxes: 2-4.

Frances B. Lowry, "The Generals, the Armistice, and the Treaty of Versailles" (Duke, 1963)

Boxes: 2-4.

Raynsford, MA thesis on Pierrepont Noyes

Boxes: 5-7.

Correspondence relating to the Dissertation and Book

Boxes: 5-7.

Guides: Henry T. Allen, Registry of his papers in the Library of Congress Preliminary Inventory 89, Introduction (8 pages) to Records of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace (Washington 1955), Guide to the Papers of Paul Hymans (Brussels) on microfilm reel above, Guide to the BDIC archives (Paris) on microfilm reel above, Index to the Mangin papers (Paris) on microfilm reels above, List to the holdings of the HCITR in the Archives Nationales (Paris)

Boxes: 5-7.

Indexes prepared by Keith Nelson to the Curzon manuscripts and to the German records in the microfilm reels above

Boxes: 5-7.

Articles on other military occupations

Boxes: 5-7.

Information on the press, political parties, and leaders (US & foreign)

Boxes: 5-7.

Letters from Wallace Day (American Deputy Rhineland Commissioner) to Keith Nelson (1961-1975)

Boxes: 5-7.

Letters of Wallace Day to Keith Nelson (1961-1975) and interviews with Wallace Day

Boxes: 5-7.

Personal possessions of Wallace H. Day (1919-1920)

Boxes: 5-7.

Black Book -- recommendations from the Inquiry to the President (January 1919) and Notes on German Counter-proposals (June 1919) from the Woodrow Wilson Papers

Boxes: 5-7.

Materials from the Frank Lowden Papers, University of Chicago Library

Boxes: 5-7.

Letters of Malcolm Robertson (British Commissioner) to his wife, 1919-1921, and excerpts from his unpublished autobiography-- Letters in the papers of Baron Edouard Rolin-Jacquemyns and P. Forthomme (Belgian representatives in the Rhineland), 1921-1925

Boxes: 5-7.

Photocopied pages from the reels of the Marshal Ferdinand Foch Diary, 1918-1922 (see above)

Physical Description: (5 folders and one yellow box)
Boxes: 5-7.

Relevant passages from Georges Clemenceau's Memoirs

Boxes: 5-7.

Paul Tirard, Rapport sur l'administration des territories occupés (11 novembre 1918-28 juin 1919), pp 26-30, 52-55

Boxes: 5-7.

Minutes of the first three meetings of the IRHC (1920) Official Gazette of the IRHC, including Ordonnance #1 (January 1920), Recueil des Ordonnances (ordinances grouped by subject) (1920-1921)

Boxes: 5-7.

Index to Documents Diplomatiques: Conférence de Washington, 1921-1922 (Paris, 1923)

Boxes: 5-7.

Tables des Notes Documentaires et Etudes (index of French white papers on the World War I period published from 1 Jan 1945 to Dec 31, 1947) (Paris 1948)

Boxes: 5-7.

Relevant passages from Italian Prime Minister Sydney Sonnino's memoirs, with English translation

Boxes: 5-7.

Newspaper clippings from the US press (1918-1923)

Boxes: 5-7.

Words and music of Allied World War I songs relating to Germany and the Rhineland

Boxes: 8-10.

Folders of Belgian, German, and British Documents

Boxes: 8-10.

Materials from Documents Diplomatiques Belges, 1920-1940; I (1920-1924) Bruxelles, 1964

Boxes: 8-10.

German Foreign Ministry WK 30 (taken from reel 4080) January - February 1919

Boxes: 8-10.

Akten der Reichskanzlei; Weimarer Republic, Kabinett Scheidemann (13 Feb - 20 June 1919)

Boxes: 8-10.

Akten der Reichskanzlei; Weimarer Republic, Kabinett Müller I (27 Mar 1920 - 21 Jun 1920)

Boxes: 8-10.

Akten der Reichskanzlei; Weimarer Republic, Kabinett Fehrenbach (25 Jun 1920 - 4 May 1921)

Boxes: 8-10.

Akten der Reichskanzlei; Weimarer Republic, Kabinett Cuno (22 Nov 1922-12 Aug 1923)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Wartime Documents (1916-1917), includes Overview of British Cabinet Records, Plan of the CAB 23 series, and notes from AJP Taylor, Politics in Wartime

Boxes: 8-10.

British War Cabinet - documents drawn from CAB 23/3-9 (July 1917-June 1919)

Boxes: 8-10.

British War Cabinet, Series A - documents drawn from CAB 23/14-15 (Oct 1918-March 1919)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Imperial War Cabinet - documents drawn from CAB 23/40-42 (March 1917-Dec 1918)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Cabinet - indexes to the Conclusions of Cabinet, Conference of Ministers, Home Affairs Committee, and Finance Committee (November 1919 - Dec 1921, Jan - Oct 1922), and Cabinet Minutes of 22 December 1921

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office - Index the General Correspondence, 1920-1923, and K. Nelson correspondence with PRO

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office - Index to Confidential Print: Germany (FO 408)

Boxes: 8-10.

Records of the War Cabinet 23/35 - Conference of (International) Ministers (Dec 1919-Aug 1922)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/4598, 4807, 4742, 5881, 5989, 6064, 5857, 5973, 5974, 6073,5865, 7520, 7521, 7490, 7528, 8704 -- Comments on American Occupation, French troops, British policy, conditions in Rhineland, etc. (Feb 1920-Nov 1921), Confidential Print: Germany - FO 408/7-9 Comments on American Policies (Jan 1922-Feb 1923)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents, FO 371/5882-5883, Replacement of the Reichskommisar (May-June 1921)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/ 7544, 4730, 5989, 7548, 7549, 8678, Correspondence on US Army Costs 1921-1923, Confidential Print: Germany - FO 408/3-7, Army Costs January 1921-November 1922

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/ 4738, 4805, 4860, 4807, 4805, 6028, 5971, 6980, 5972, 5883, 6038; FO 395/362, British Correspondence between Coblenz & London (Jul 1920-Nov 1921) Confidential Print: Germany - FO 408/1, 7-8, Frankfurt Occupation, March 1920, French Move on Ruhr, April-December 1922

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/6016, 6024, Customs Frontier (March 1921), Meeting with Briand (April 1921), Confidential Print: Germany - FO 408/3-8, Sanctions & Licensing Organizations (Feb 1921-July 1922)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/6041, Belgian Attitudes (Feb-March 1921), Confidential Print: Germany - FO 408/8, Belgian Attitudes (November 1922)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/ 2703, 7521, 7523, 7537, 7581, 8680, 8690, 8708 - British policies in the Rhineland (May 1922-April 1923), with documents from 1918, 1919, & 1920

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 3714798, 4789, 4830, 4805, 5999, 6028, 5973 - material on the "Black Horror" (July 1920-January 1922)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/8749-50 British Attitudes toward "productive pledges" (Oct-Nov 1923)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents, Confidential Print: Germany - FO 408/9, Question of British Withdrawal (Jan-Feb 1923)

Boxes: 8-10.

British Foreign Office Documents - FO 371/12130/ 2-56, Kilmarnock to Austen Chamberlain, 31 December 1926, with Annual Report of IARHC for 1923

Boxes: 8-10.

Kilmarnock Reports of 8 September 1922 and 31 July 1923 from Curzon Mss - includes London Observer 24 June 1923, pp 13-14

Boxes: 8-10.

Published British Documents, Tripartite Agreement on Rhineland Occupation - June 1919, Tripartite Pact (France, Britain, US)- June 1919, Dawes Plan - August 30, 1924

Boxes: 11-12.

Research Files. Folders of relevant pages from Books and Articles

Boxes: 11-12.

Allen, Henry T., reviews of his Rhineland Journal

Boxes: 11-12.

Benoist, Charles, Souvenirs(Paris, 1934)

Boxes: 11-12.

Berger, Marcel and Paul Allard, Les Secrets de la Censure (Paris, 1932)

Boxes: 11-12.

Beyerhaus, G., Die Europa Politik des Marschalls Foch (Leipzig, 1942)

Boxes: 11-12.

Bouriard, Capitan, La Campagne Allemande contre les troupes noires (Paris 1922) from the Ministry of Defence Library, Old War Office Building, London

Boxes: 11-12.

Brecht, Arnold, The Political Education of Arnold Brecht (Princeton, 1970)

Boxes: 11-12.

Cambon, Henri, Paul Cambon: Correspondance (1940-1946)

Boxes: 11-12.

Chastenet, Jacques, Les Années d'Illusions, 1918-1931 (Paris, 1960)

Boxes: 11-12.

Cox, Frederick J., "The French Peace Plans" in edited volume (NY, 1956)

Boxes: 11-12.

Davis, Shelby, The French War Machine (London, Allen & Unwin, 1937), chapter 7 ("Coloured Troops") and chapter 8 ("The Colonial Army")

Boxes: 11-12.

Davis, Shelby "Reservoirs of Men", Thesis University of Geneva, 1934 (205 pages)

Boxes: 11-12.

Elben, Wolfgang, Das Problem der Kontinuität in der deutschen Revolution (1965)

Boxes: 11-12.

Elcock, Howard, Portrait of a Decision (London, 1972)

Boxes: 11-12.

Favez, Jean Claude, Le Reich devant l'occupation (Geneva, 1969)

Boxes: 11-12.

Fayolle, Emil, Cahiers secrets (Paris, 1964)

Boxes: 11-12.

Franck, Harry A., "Through Germany on Foot : II, Coblenz" (Harper's, August 1919)"

Boxes: 11-12.

Freidel, Frank, Over There (1964)

Boxes: 11-12.

Friedensburg, Ferdinand, "Die geheimne Abmachung" (1938)

Boxes: 11-12.

Gärtner, Margarete, Botschafterin des guten Willens (Bonn, 1955)

Boxes: 11-12.

Gignoux, C. J., L'Economie française (Paris, 1942)

Boxes: 11-12.

Groener, Wilhelm, Lebenserinnerungen (Göttingen, 1957)

Boxes: 11-12.

Hankey, Lord, The Supreme Control at the Paris Peace Conference (London, 1963)

Boxes: 11-12.

Heyland, Karl, Die Lehre von der Rheinlandbesetzung

Boxes: 11-12.

Hughes, Charles E., Autobiographical Notes (1973)

Boxes: 11-12.

Izoulet, Jean, Et pas de France sans Rhénanie (Paris, 1920)

Boxes: 11-12.

Jones - Whitehall Diary, I. 1916-1925 (London, 1969)

Boxes: 11-12.

Jones, K Paul, unpublished articles on Houghton and the Ruhr Reparations Crisis

Boxes: 11-12.

Lersner, Freiherr von, Versailles! (Berlin, 1921)

Boxes: 11-12.

Loucheur, Louis, Carnets secrets, 1908-1932 (Bruxelles, 1962)

Boxes: 11-12.

Mangin, Louis E., La France et le Rhin (Geneva, 1945)

Boxes: 11-12.

Marston, F. S., The Peace Conference of 1919 (London, 1944)

Boxes: 11-12.

Memoirs - Headlam-Morley, Hankey, Frances Stevenson, Maie Casey

Boxes: 11-12.

Miquel, Pierre, La Paix de Versailles (Paris, 1972)

Boxes: 11-12.

Miquel, Pierre, Poincaré (Paris, 1961)

Boxes: 11-12.

Morsey, Rudolf, Deutsche Zentrumspartei (1966)

Boxes: 11-12.

Nobecourt, Jacques, Une Histoire Politique de l'Armée (Paris, 1967)

Boxes: 11-12.

Obituaries

Boxes: 11-12.

Persil, Raoul, Mitterrand (Paris, 1949)

Boxes: 11-12.

Pinon, René, Le Redressement de la politique eu France, 1922 (Paris, 1923)

Boxes: 11-12.

Prunet, Denis, Le Maréchal Foch (1951)

Boxes: 11-12.

Richter, Johannes, Die Reichszentrale für Heimatdienst (Berlin, 1963)

Boxes: 11-12.

Roskill, Stephen, Naval Policy between the Wars

Boxes: 11-12.

Rothwel, V. H., British War Aims (Oxford, 1971)

Boxes: 11-12.

Saint-Aulaire, Auguste, Confession (Paris, 1953)

Boxes: 11-12.

Stone, Ralph A., Irreconcilables (1970)

Boxes: 11-12.

Suarez, Georges, Récit Historique de R. Poincaré (Paris, 1932)

Boxes: 11-12.

Trask, David, General Tasker Bliss (Philadelphia, 1966)

Boxes: 11-12.

Troughton, Ernest, It's Happening Again (London, 1944)

Boxes: 11-12.

Watson, David, Clémenceau (London, 1974)

Boxes: 11-12.

Weygand, Maxine, Mémoires (Paris, 1953-1957)

Boxes: 11-12.

Wolfe, Martin, The French Franc between Wars (NY, 1951)

Boxes: 11-12.

Wormser, Georges, La République de Clémenceau (Paris, 1961)

Boxes: 13-17.

American and British Articles on the Ruhr Crisis (1923)

Boxes: 13-17.

Articles relevant to the Rhineland in European journals

Boxes: 13-17.

Articles relevant to the Rhineland in US journals

Boxes: 13-17.

Mein Rheinland Tagebuch (Berlin, 1923). German translation of My Rhineland Journal by General Henry T. Allen

Boxes: 13-17.

Two maps of American zone - used in Victors Divided

Boxes: 13-17.

Detailed notes on documents and secondary sources surveyed organized by the type of document

Boxes: 13-17.

FRUS - PPC = notes taken on the State Department's published volumes on the Paris Peace Conference (PPC) and FRUS 1920, 1921, 1922, and 1923

Boxes: 13-17.

State Decimal = notes taken on materials in the State Department's decimal files

Boxes: 13-17.

MSS = notes taken on materials in private manuscript collections

Boxes: 13-17.

Congress = notes taken on the Congressional record (1918-1923)

Boxes: 13-17.

NYT = notes taken on editorials and articles in the New York Times (1918-1923)

Boxes: 13-17.

Newspapers = notes taken on US newspapers other than the New York Times (1918-1923)

Boxes: 13-17.

Journals = note taken on articles in American magazines and popular journals (1918-1923)

Boxes: 13-17.

European Situation = notes taken on books and articles that analyze the post-war European situation

Boxes: 13-17.

Black Troops = notes taken on materials relating to the French use of Black troops in the Rhineland

Boxes: 13-17.

British Documents = notes taken on British governmental documents

Boxes: 13-17.

German policy and Opinion = notes taken on materials that focus on the postwar German mentality and situation

Boxes: 13-17.

German Documents = notes taken on German governmental documents

Boxes: 13-17.

American Army in Peacetime Occupation = notes taken on materials relating to the US military occupation in Germany 1918-1923

Boxes: 13-17.

Detailed notes on documents and secondary sources surveyed grouped by the way in which important parts of them relate to the chapters of the book Victors Divided

Boxes: 13-17.

Armistice and Occupation (1917-1918)

Boxes: 13-17.

Americans, French, and Rhinelanders (1918-1919)

Boxes: 13-17.

Unoccupied Germany (1918-1919)

Boxes: 13-17.

Paris Peace Conference (1919)

Boxes: 13-17.

Rhineland Commission/Rhineland Agreement (1919)

Boxes: 13-17.

Noyes and Participation (1919-1920)

Boxes: 13-17.

Solemn Referendum and Harding (1920-1921)

Boxes: 13-17.

Allen's Restraining Force (1920-1922)

Boxes: 13-17.

The Last Phase (1923-1924)