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Register of the Albert Léon Guérard Papers, 1942-1948
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Albert Léon Guérard Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1948
    Collection number: 56019
    Creator: Guérard, Albert Léon, 1880-1959
    Collection Size: 5 manuscript boxes (2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Radio transcripts, memoranda, reports, correspondence, and pamphlets, relating to broadcasts of the French section of the Office of War Information during World War II, and to the activities of the Committee to Frame a World Constitution.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: French and English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Albert Léon Guérard Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1956.

    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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Access Points

    Committee to Frame a World Constitution.
    International organization.
    Propaganda, American.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--France.
    World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.
    France.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States. Office of War Information.
    Voice of America (Radio program)

    Biographical Note

    1880, November 3 Born, Paris, France
    1899 B.A., University of Paris
    1901-1903 Traveling Scholarship in England
    1904-1906 Junior Professor of Literature and Examiner in History, Paris Normal School
    1906-1907 Instructor, Williams College
    1907-1913 Assistant and Associate Professor of French, Stanford University
    1913 Author, French Prophets of Yesterday
    1913-1924 Professor of French, Rice Institute
    1914 Author, French Civilization in the Nineteenth Century
    1916 Author, Five Masters of French Romance
    1917-1919 Staff, U.S. Army Intelligence and Liaison Services
    1920 Author, French Civilization from Its Origins to the Close of the Middle Ages
    1923 Author, Reflections on the Napoleonic Legend
    1925-1946 Professor of General Literature, Stanford University
    1925 Author, Beyond Hatred
    1928 Author, Life and Death of an Ideal. France in the Classical Age
    1929 Author, L'avenir de Paris
    1935 Author, Literature and Society
    1936 Author, Art for Art's Sake
    1941-1942 Author, The France of Tomorrow
    1942-1945 Broadcaster, U.S. Office of War Information
    1945 Author, Europe, Free and United
    1946 Author, France: A Short History
    1948 Author, Personal Equation
    1949 Author, Education of A Humanist
    1950-1953 Professor of Comparative Literature, Brandies University
    1955 Author, Napoleon III
    1956 Author, Napoleon I
    1957 Author, Fossils and Presences
    1959 Author, France, A Modern History
    1959, November 13 Died, Stanford, California

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Radio transcripts, memoranda, reports, correspondence, and pamphlets, relating to broadcasts of the French section of the Office of War Information during World War II, and to the activities of the Committee to Frame a World Constitution.