Title: Atlantic Council of the United States records,
Date (inclusive): 1950-1986
Collection number: 82069
Atlantic Council of the United States
Collection Size: 373 manuscript boxes, 7 envelopes,
3 videotape cassettes, 2 motion picture film reels, 5 microfilm reels, 3 phonorecords,
12 phonotape reels (159.2 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, minutes of meetings, conference proceedings,
bulletins, financial records, and printed matter, relating to NATO, and American foreign,
military and economic policy. Includes records of the Atlantic Institute, the Atlantic
Treaty Association, the Committee on Atlantic Studies, and the Atlantic Congress of 1959.
Collection is open for research.
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[Identification of item], Atlantic Council of the United States records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.
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North Atlantic Treaty Organization
United States--Foreign relations
United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989
United States--Military policy
United States--Foreign relations--Europe
Europe--Foreign relations--United States
Atlantic Institute for International Affairs
Atlantic Treaty Association
Committee on Atlantic Studies
Atlantic Congress (1959 : London)
The Atlantic Council of the United States was established in 1961 in Washington, D.C. It
is a private American organization which encourages U.S. participation in the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization and other international relations. The Council also works
for the strengthening of U.S. private sector links in the fields of trade, finance,
investment, sciences, technology, communications and education with the other North
The Council is a non-profit organization which has financial support from corporations,
foundations, and individual businessmen, financiers, labor leaders and others. It
maintains fraternal ties with similar organizations in other nations of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Atlantic Institute and the Atlantic Treaty Association are private international
organizations which promote cooperation among the Atlantic countries. They research the
forces at work in the Atlantic area, organize meetings, and prepare reports, studies and
policy recommendations for influential administrators in their countries. The Boards of
Governors, staff and financing come from various countries.
The Atlantic Council and the Atlantic Institute formed the Committee on Atlantic Studies
in 1964. This committee consists of scholars from leading universities who advise the
Boards of the Atlantic Council and the Atlantic Institute. The goal of the committee is
to bring about a greater appreciation in American education of the economic, political,
and cultural changes which are taking place in Western civilization.