Inventory of the Alexander Harrison Papers, 1978-1988

Finding aid prepared by Issayas Tesfamariam Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1999, 2015


Title: Alexander Harrison papers
Date (inclusive): 1978-1988
Collection Number: 84063
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: French
Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 3 envelopes (1.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Sound recordings and written summaries of interviews, other writings, and photographs, relating to the role of the Organisation Armée Secrète in the Algerian war for independence and the attempted coup against President Charles de Gaulle of France. Includes interviews with Raoul Salan, Edmond Jouhaud, Maurice Challe and other leaders of the Organisation Armée Secrète, and the typescript of the book by A. Harrison, Challenging de Gaulle: The OAS and the Counterrevolution in Algeria, 1954-1962.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Materials : In French and English.

Access

Collection 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], Alexander Harrison papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Scope and Contents note

Sound recordings and written summaries of interviews, other writings, and photographs, relating to the role of the Organisation Armée Secrète in the Algerian war for independence and the attempted coup against President Charles de Gaulle of France. Includes interviews with Raoul Salan, Edmond Jouhaud, Maurice Challe and other leaders of the Organisation Armée Secrète, and the typescript of the book by A. Harrison, Challenging de Gaulle: The OAS and the Counterrevolution in Algeria, 1954-1962.

Biographical/Historical note

American historian.

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 catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970.
Organisation Armée secrète.
Africa.
Algeria--History--Revolution, 1954-1962.
Algeria.
France--History--1958-
France.
Phonotapes.

 

Speeches and Writings, 1984

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Book manuscript. "Chalenging de Gaulle: the O.A.S. and the Counter-Revolution in Algeria 1954-1962," undated

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Speeches and Writings, 1984

 

Office File, 1945-1951

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Mission to Tours, 1945-1951

 

Correspondence, 1985

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Martel, Robert, 1985

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Ramos, Jean Piene, undated

 

Interview documents, undated, 1978-1979

 

List of Informants, undated

 

Transcripts, 1978-1979

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Andugar, Francois and Josue Giner, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Blanchy, Jean-Loup, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Blay, Germaine, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Crespin, Maurice, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Dupont, Claude, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Garcia, Alexander, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Georgopoulous, Athanese, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Gignac, Yves, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Gras, Jean Paul, Claude Dupont, and Joseph Cabero-Borgia Rene, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Interview with various former O.A.S. members, 1978-1979

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Laridji, Hadj, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Mancilla, Paul, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 2

Nocetti, Paul, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 3

Perez, Jean-Claude, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 4

Ramos, Jean-Pierre, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Rizza, Joseph Dominique, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Susini, Jean-Jacques, 1978

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Walls, Norbert and Moriconi, Christian, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Ziano, Ian, undated

 

Subject File, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Alexander Harrison collection inventory, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Oral Testimony, undated

 

Printed Matter, 1981-1985

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Newspaper clippings, 1981-1985

 

Memorabilia, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 12

O.A.S. Badge, undated

Photograph file

Photographs

Envelope A

49 color photographs of former leaders of the Organization Armee Secrete and of sites in Algeria associated with O.A.S. activities, 1978-1984

Envelope B

59 color photographs of former leaders of the O.A.S, undated

Envelope C

20 prints depicting former leaders of the O.A.S, undated

Box 3-4

Sound recordings

Note:
Interviews on compact sound cassettes.
Tape 1

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 2

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 3A

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 3B

Interview with Edouard Slama, alias Dou-Dou. Recorded in Toulon in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 20 minutes.
Tape 4

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The interview lasted 90 minutes.
Tape 5

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 6

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 7

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The interview lasted 90 minutes.
Tape 8

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 9A

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 9B

Interview with Jean-Marcel Zagame. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 10A

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 10B

Interview with Maurice Challe, former Commander-in-Chief of French Forces in Algeria, former Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces, Europe Center, Fontainebleau. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The interview lasted approximately 40 minutes.
Tape 11A

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The interview lasted approximately 45 minutes.
Tape 11B

Interview with Maurice Challe. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 12

Interview with Jean Claude Perez. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 13

Interview with Jean Claude Perez. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 14

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 15

Interview with Pierre Sergent. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is two hours.
Tape 16A

Interview with Edmond Jouhaud. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 16B

Interview with Jacques Achard. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 17

Interview with Jacques Achard. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is two hours.
Tape 18

Interview with Jacques Achard. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 19

Interview with Joseph Cabero-Borgia. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The interview lasted approximately 45 minutes.
Tape 20

Interview with Joseph Cabero-Borgia. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Note: The interview lasted approximately 45 minutes.
Tape 21

Interview with Robert Martel. Recorded in Monferrand, France in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 22

Interview with Robert Martel. Recorded in Monferrand, France in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 23

Interview with Robert Martel. Recorded in Monferrand, France in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 24A

Interview with Robert Martel. Recorded in Monferrand, France in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 75 minutes.
Tape 24B

Interview with Yvon Santini. Recorded in Toulouse in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Tape 25

Interview with Francois (Fan Fan) Leca. Recorded in Montpellier, France in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 26

Interview with Francois Leca. Recorded in Montpellier, France in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 27

Interview with Francois Leca. Recorded in Montpellier, France in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 28

Interview with Francois Leca. Recorded in Montpellier, France in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 29

Interview with Rogert Tabarot. Recorded in Cannes in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 30

Interview with Robert Tabarot. Recorded in Cannes in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes. (partially distorted).
Tape 31

Interview with Yvon Santini. Recorded in Toulon in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 32A

Interview with Andre Seguin and Clement Carrasco. Recorded in Toulon in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 32B

Interview with Pierre Montagnon. Recorded in Union, France in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 33

Interview with Pierre Montagnon. Recorded in Union, France in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 34

Interview with Gabriel Anglade, Clement Carrasco, Pierre Demaret and Antoine Padovani. Recorded in Nice, France in November, 1979.

Tape 35

Interview with Gabriel Anglade, Pierre Demaret and Antoine Padovani. Recorded in Nice in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 36A

Interview with Antoine Padovani. Recorded in Nice in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 22 minutes.
Tape 36B

Interview with Joseph Ortiz. Recorded in Toulon, France in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 22 minutes.
Tape 37

Interview with Jean Gardes. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 38

Interview with Jean Gardes. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 39

Interview with Jean Trape. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 40

Interview with Henri Dufour. Recorded in Marseille in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 41

Interview with Henry Dufour. Recorded in Marseilles in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 42

Interview with Armand da Silva and Francois Agresta. Recorded in Toulon in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 43A

Interview with Jean-Marcel Zagame. Recorded in Paris in November, 1979.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 43B

Interview with Jacques Achard. Recorded in Paris in October, 1979.

Tape 44

Interview with Clement Carrasco and Andre Seguin. Recorded in Toulon in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is one hour and 40 minutes.
Tape 45

Interview with Raoul Louis Albin Salan. Recorded in Paris in July 10, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 84063_a_0002912
Tape 46

Interview with Georges Kopp and Auguste Arnould. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 47

Interview with Auguste Arnould. Recorded in Paris in July, 1978.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Note: The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Tape 48

Interview with Jean-Loup Blanchy. Recorded in Toulon.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 49-50

Interview with Paul (Paulot Longs Cheveux) Mancilla. Recorded somewhere in the Vaucluse.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 80 minutes.
Tape 51

Interview with Hadj Laridji. Recorded in St. Lys (near Toulouse).

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 52

Interview with Paul (Paulo) Nocetti. Recorded in Nice.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 53-54

Interview with Joseph Dominique (Nani) Rizza (a.k.a. Jo le Vengeur). Recorded somewhere in southeast France.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is two hours and 20 minutes.
Tape 55

Interview with Maurice Crespin. Recorded in Marseilles.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 56-57

Interview with Jean-Pierre Ramos. Recorded in Marseilles.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 58-60

Interview with Athanese (Tassou) Georgopoulos. Conducted in Cannes.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is two and a half hours.
Tape 61

Interview with Alexandre Garcia. Recorded in the Vaucluse.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 62

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez. Recorded in Paris.

Note: The approximate length is 50 minutes.
Tape 63

Interview with Yves Gignac. Recorded in Paris.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Tape 64-65

Interview with Claude Dupont. Conducted in Paris.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 80 minutes.
Tape 66

Interview with Jean Paul Gras, Claude Dupont, and Joseph René (Nini) Cabero-Borgia. Held in Paris.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 67-68

Interview with Norbert Walls and Christian Moriconi. Recorded in Nice.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 37 minutes.
Tape 69

Interview with Francois Andugar and Josue (Jésus de Bab el Oued) Giner, recorded in Alicante.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 72-73

Interview with Germaine Blay, recorded in Nice.

Note: The approximate length of the interview is 80 minutes. (It is partially distorted.)