Register of the Belgian subject collection, 1890-2012

Processed by Olga Dunlop; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1997
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Belgian Subject Collection, 1890-2012

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
Processed by:
Olga Dunlop
Date Completed:
1995 (revised)
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1997 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Belgian Subject Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1890-2012
Collection Number: XX754
Collection Size: 5 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Clippings, newspaper issues, pamphlets, leaflets, reports, cartoons, and photographs, relating to miscellaneous aspects of twentieth-century Belgian history, and especially to the destruction of the Library of the Universite catholique de Louvain during World War I and its subsequent reconstruction.
Language: English, French and Flemish.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Belgian subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

Universite catholique de Louvain (1835-1969)
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium
Belgium
Belgium--History


Series Description

Boxes 1-2

SUBJECT FILE, 1890-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous printed matter related to Belgian political and social history. Also includes material relating to the destruction of the library of the University of Louvain, Belgium, during World War I, and its subsequent reconstruction.
Boxes 3-4

OVERSIZE FILE, 1914-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Four scrapbooks of clippings relating to the University of Louvain.

Container List

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1890-1973

 

General, University of Louvain

Box 1., Folder 1-2

General. Miscellaneous printed matter related to the destruction and rebuilding of the library at the University of Louvain, 1914-1973

Folder 3

Correspondence from the Rector of University of Louvain to the President of Stanford University, 1920

Folder 4-12

History. Pamphlets, leaflets, newspaper issues, reports, and cartoons, l890-l958, relating to Belgium in the two world wars, relief activities there, politics, finance, socialism, labor and social problems, religion, and nationality problems in Belgium. Includes an announcement, l890, issued by the Parti Ouvrier Belge, of the International Workmen's Congress to be held in Brussels in l89l, and a pamphlet, l950, entitled The Surrender of King Leopold, by Joseph P. Kennedy and James M. Landis. Mainly in French and Flemish.

Box 2.

History. Same as above OVERSIZE FILE, 1914-1974.

Box 3-4.

Four scrapbooks of clippings relating to the University of Louvain