Register of the King Petar II Karadordevic miscellaneous papers, 1943-1974

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Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the King Petar II Karađorđevic miscellaneous papers, 1943-1974

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Encoded by:
James Ryan
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: King Petar II Karađorđevic' miscellaneous papers,
Date (inclusive): 1943-1974
Collection Number: 74092
Creator: Petar II Karađorđevic', King of Yugoslavia, 1923-1970.
Collection Size: 1 folder, 6 phonorecords (0.7 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence and announcements, relating to the Yugoslav exile government during World War II, resistance movements in occupied Yugoslavia, politics and government, and Yugoslav emigre politics. Photocopy.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: Serbo-Croatian.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], King Petar II Karađorđevic miscellaneous papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.

Accruals

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Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence and announcements, relating to the Yugoslav exile government during World War II, resistance movements in occupied Yugoslavia, politics and government, and Yugoslav emigre politics. Photocopy.

Access Points

World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements.
World War, 1939-1945--Yugoslavia.
Yugoslavs in foreign countries.
Yugoslavia.
Yugoslavia--Court and courtiers.
Yugoslavia--History--Axis occupation, 1941-1945.
Yugoslavia--Politics and government.


Container List

 

Correspondence

Box 1.

Carol, King of Romania

 

Churchill, Winston

 

Eden, Anthony

 

Gavrilo, Patriarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church

 

George IV, King of England

 

Officers, non-commissioned officers, and soldiers

 

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano

 

Truman, Harry S

 

Vukovich-Bircanin, Momcilo

 

Miscellaneous

 

Subject File

Box 1.

"Announcement," from the office of His Majesty King Peter II, London, 1956 June 10 (in Serbian)

 

Christmas Greeting, by King Peter II, Cannes, 1967 December 21 (in Serbian)

 

Open Letter, "Dear Brother Serbs," from the Heir Apparent Crown Prince Alexander Karadjordjevich, London, 1974 (in Serbian)

 

Sound recordings (phonorecords)

Record cabinet

Sound recording of King Peter II luncheon on Yugoslav Liberty Day 1941 September 6

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 74092_a_0001772

Scope and Content Note

Yugoslav Liberty Day luncheon at the Commodore Hotel in New York in celebration of King Peter II's 18th birthday. Several speeches are made decrying the Nazi aggression in Europe in opposition to liberty.3 discs
Record cabinet

Sound recording of address by King Peter II of Yugoslavia 1942 June 26

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 74092_a_0001773

Scope and Content Note

King Peter II speaks to the American people from a Washington, D.C. studio. He holds that America is a beacon of liberty for the people of Yugoslavia. He then details the defense of Yugoslavia against the Nazi invasion, including the military leaders still in the country commanding the Yugoslav forces. Concluding, he speaks to people of Yugoslavian descent in his native language. Audio says this program was presented by the Blue Network. Concluding side has NBC chimes. 2 discs