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Boxes: 1-99

Subject File, 1665-1994

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, campaign literature, and other printed matter, relating to political conditions and elections in France, especially during the Fifth Republic; socialist and communist movements in France; French radicalism, especially student radicalism during the events of 1968; freemasonry in France; and miscellaneous aspects of pre-twentieth-century French history.
Box: 1

General

 

Miscellany

 

1665-1871

 

Correspondence, decrees, maps, drawings, and printed matter, relating to miscellaneous aspects of French governmental administration under the Bourbon and Orleanist monarchies and to the Paris Commune of 1871. Includes original decrees issued by Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis Philippe. In French 1665-1871,

 

1912-1947

 

Bulletins, newspaper issues, and printed matter, relating to various social and cultural conditions in France. Includes copies of the statutes of the Federation Nationale des Syndicats Maritimes, and of the annual report of the Chambre Consultative des Associations Ouvrieres de Production, Mainly in French 1912, 1925.

Box: 2-21

Freemasons. Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French 1807-1947,

Box: 22-30

Socialism. Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France, In French 1888-1947, 1888.

Box: 30, 103

Communism. Articles from leftist French newspapers, relating to the movement for a Third International and to the mutiny of French sailors in the Black Sea. Translations of articles from French and Russian newspapers, relating to the development of a French communist party and to its adherence to the Third International 1917-1919, 1919-1920,

 

1870-1940

Box: 30

Post World War I reparations. Table, 1924, indicating French war reparation expenditures and internal and foreign debt for and budget for 1924 1923,

Box: 89

Souvarine, Boris. Photocopies of Jeannine Verdes-Leroux's articles on Boris Souvarine and reviews of her book A ContreCourant, Ecrits 1925-1939, 1983-1985

Box: 97

Miscellany

 

Flyer scattered over Paris by airplane, urging Frenchmen to subscribe to defense bonds. In French October 1938,

 

Sheet music of song written for French reservists, In French 1939.

 

1945-1958

 

Communist Party

 

Speech delivered by Secretary Jacques Duclos at the Marigny Theater, Paris, on English translation March 20, 1946.

 

Anti-American flyer, In French 1951.

Box: 94

Elections - Flyers, leaflets, postcards, ballots, and stamps put out by "Paix et Liberte" and the "Parti republicain radical et radical-socialiste" for the 1956 general elections 1956.

 

1958-

Box: 31-83, 98

General. Miscellaneous election leaflets, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines, and government documents, relating to political conditions in France. In French 1958-1981,

Box: 96

Bi-Centennial celebration of the Revolution of 1789. Correspondence, articles, flyers, circulars, newsletters, and stickers, issued by the Association 15 Août 1989 and relating to the demonstration held in Paris on August 15, 1989, protesting the celebration of the French Revolution. In French 1989,

Box: 97

Economy. Booklet by Morvan Duhamel, relating to the French industry since 1955. In French 1987,

Box: 89

Education

 

Leaflets and stickers denouncing the government's education policies, gathered at a demonstration which took place at Versailles on March 4, 1984

Box: 97

Newsletters and flyers, issued by various education syndicates 1989-1991,

 

Elections

Box: 89

Material relating to the general elections of June in Toulouse 1968.

Box: 97

Miscellany relating to the Presidential election of May 5 1974.

Box: 89

Material relating to the local elections of March 1985.

Box: 90-94

Material relating to the legislative and regional elections of March 16 1986.

Box: 95-96

Material relating to the Presidential elections of April 24 and May 8, and to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12 1988.

Box: 98-99

Material relating to the local and regional elections of March 22 1992.

 

Immigration

Box: 96

General. Study on the immigration question in France, and racist and xenophobic newsletters, magazines, and flyers, In French n.d., 1990.

Box: 97

Nationality code. Pamphlet, In French 1987.

 

Miscellany. Brochures, relating to economic development in the island of La Reunion. In French 1983-1990,

 

Political parties

 

General. Broadsides, leaflets, and election campaign material, consisting of electoral and other propaganda from various political parties. In French 1950-1961,

Box: 89

1950-1961

Box: 98

1993

Box: 97, 98

Communist Party

 

General. Brochures and leaflets, 1990.

 

Excerpt from the resolution of the 27th Congress of the Communist Party, published in l'Humanite of December 26, 1990

Box: 99

Generation Ecologie. Miscellany, 1990-1991

Box: 97

Front National. Five posters issued as part of the Front National's two-phase propaganda campaign launched in February 1991, with the message "Le Pen, fast" written in French, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.

Box: 99

Mouvement des Democrates. Miscellany, 1993

 

Socialist Party

 

General. Printed matter, 1993

Box: 89

Stickers, 1968

Box: 96

Newsletter and ephemera, In French 1990.

Box: 99

Union Pour la Democratie Francaise. Miscellany, 1993

Box: 97

Public opinion - Gulf War of 1991. Correspondence, newsletters, and flyers, relating to the Gulf War of 1991 and mostly calling for demonstrations against it 1991,

Box: 84-88, 98

Student Revolt, 1968

 

General. Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French

Box: 89

Miscellany relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French

 

Photocopies of political tracts, flyers, and broadsides relating to the student-worker revolt at the University of Toulouse in May-June 1968. In French

Box: 97

Postcards reproducing posters and slogans of the student-worker revolt gathered in booklet form, 1988

 

Circulars and newsletters issued by various student organizations during the student-worker revolt of 1968

 

Audi-Visual Material, 1958-1988.

Scope and Contents note

Video and phonotapes, microfilms and cassettes relating to the French Fifth Republic, the Student Revolt of 1968 and the elections of 1988. See also the Hoover Institution Library for 54 microfilm reels of daily French newspapers for the period May 2-July 3, 1968, and 3 microfilm reels of weekly French newspapers for the period April 20-July 4, 1968, covering the student uprising and the June parliamentary elections.
Tape cabinet

8 phonotapes of interviews of personalities involved in the events of May 1968; 2 videotapes relating to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12, 1988

Cassette cabinet

8 phonotape cassettes of interviews of various political personalities, conducted by Radio France, 1970-1978

Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Edgar Fauve 06 May 1970

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009667
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Jacques Chirac 12 December 1977

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009660
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Jacques Duclos 03 April 1970

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009664
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Jean Lecanuet 26 December 1977

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009676
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Michel Rocard 16 February 1978

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009670
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Pierre Mendès France 02 February 1973

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009682
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Rene Levesque 04 February 1977

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009679
Cassette cabinet

Radio France interview of Simone Veil 06 May 1975

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009673
 

1 phonotape cassette relating to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12, 1988

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009659
Microfilm cabinet

17 microfilm reels of newspaper issues from the French and Algerian press analyzing the legislative elections of 1958

Box: 101-102

Incremental Materials 2000-2007, 1918-2007

Box: 101

Newsletters, 1997-2000

Box: 101

Newsletters, 2000

Box: 101

Election campaign literature, 2001-2002

Box: 102

Printed matter and memorabilia (4 folders) 1918 and n.d.

Box: 102

Election campaign literature (17 folders), 2005-2007

Box: 102

Election campaign literature, 2007

Box: 103-104

Incremental Materials

Scope and Contents note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described. Contact us at hooverarchivesinfo@stanford.edu