Inventory of the Alexander Harrison Papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff and Issayas Tesfamariam
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Title: Alexander Harrison papers
Date (inclusive): 1945-1985
Date (bulk): 1978-1985
Collection Number: 84063
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of the Material: French and English.
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 (OAS) 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 Harrison's book, Challenging de Gaulle: The O.A.S. and the Counterrevolution in Algeria, 1954-1962.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Access

Collection open for research.
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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alexander Harrison papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Biographical note

American historian.

Scope and Contents note

Sound recordings and written summaries of interviews, other writings, and photographs relating to the role of the Organisation Armée Secrète (OAS) 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 Harrison's book, Challenging de Gaulle: The O.A.S. and the Counterrevolution in Algeria, 1954-1962.

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, "Challenging de Gaulle: The O.A.S. and the Counterrevolution in Algeria 1954-1962," undated

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Speeches and writings, 1984

 

Office File, 1945-1951

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Mission to Tours

 

Correspondence, 1985, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Martel, Robert, 1985

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Ramos, Jean-Pierre, undated

 

Interview Documents, 1978-1979, undated,

Box/Folder 1 : 6

List of informants, undated

 

Transcripts, 1978-1979, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Andugar, François and Josué 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, Athanèse, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Gignac, Yves, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 15

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

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Interview with various former OAS 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 Christian Moriconi, 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

OAS badge

Photograph file

Photographs, 1978-1984, undated

Envelope A

49 color photographs of former leaders of the OAS and of sites in Algeria associated with OAS activities, 1978-1984

Envelope B

59 color photographs of former leaders of the OAS, undated

Envelope C

20 photographs of former leaders of the OAS, undated

Box 3-4

Sound Recordings, 1978-1979, undated

Scope and Contents note

Interviews conducted in France of leaders of the Organisation Armée Secrète. On compact sound cassettes. Tapes have been arranged according to the numbers given on their labels.
Tape 1

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 2

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 3A

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 3B

Interview with Edouard Slama, alias Dou-Dou, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 20 minutes.
Tape 4

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 5

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 6

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 7

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 8

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 9A

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 9B

Interview with Jean-Marcel Zagamé, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 10A

Interview with Jean-Jacques Susini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. 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, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 11A

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 11B

Interview with Maurice Challe, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 12

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 13

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 14

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 15

Interview with Pierre Sergent, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is two hours.
Tape 16A

Interview with Edmond Jouhaud, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 16B

Interview with Jacques Achard, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 17

Interview with Jacques Achard, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is two hours.
Tape 18

Interview with Jacques Achard, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 19

Interview with Joseph Cabero-Borgia, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 20

Interview with Joseph Cabero-Borgia, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 21

Interview with Robert Martel, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montferrand. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 22

Interview with Robert Martel, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montferrand. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 23

Interview with Robert Martel, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montferrand. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 24A

Interview with Robert Martel, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montferrand. The approximate length of the interview is 75 minutes.
Tape 24B

Interview with Yvan Santini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulouse. The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Tape 25

Interview with François (Fan Fan) Leca, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montpellier. The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 26

Interview with François Leca, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montpellier. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 27

Interview with François Leca, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montpellier. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 28

Interview with François Leca, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Montpellier. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 29

Interview with Robet Tabarot, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Cannes. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 30

Interview with Robet Tabarot, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Cannes. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes (partially distorted).
Tape 31

Interview with Yvan Santini, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 32A

Interview with André Seguin and Clément Carrasco, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 32B

Interview with Pierre Montagnon, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Union. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 33

Interview with Pierre Montagnon, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Union. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 34

Interview with Gabriel Anglade, Clément Carrasco, Pierre Demaret, and Antoine Padovani, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Nice.
Tape 35

Interview with Gabriel Anglade, Pierre Demaret, and Antoine Padovani, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Nice. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 36A

Interview with Antoine Padovani, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Nice. The approximate length of the interview is 22 minutes.
Tape 36B

Interview with Joseph Ortiz, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 22 minutes.
Tape 37

Interview with Jean Gardes, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 38

Interview with Jean Gardes, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 39

Interview with Jean Trape, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 40

Interview with Henri Dufour, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Marseille. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 41

Interview with Henry Dufour, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Marseille. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 42

Interview with Armand Da Silva and François Agresta, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 43A

Interview with Jean-Marcel Zagamé, 1979 November

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 43B

Interview with Jacques Achard, 1979 October

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris.
Tape 44

Interview with Clément Carrasco and André Seguin, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Tape 45

Interview with Raoul Louis Albin Salan, 1978 July 10

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. 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, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 47

Interview with Auguste Arnould, 1978 July

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Tape 48

Interview with Jean-Loup Blanchy, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Toulon. The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 49-50

Interview with Paul (Paulot Longs Cheveux) Mancilla, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in the Vaucluse.The approximate length of the interview is 80 minutes.
Tape 51

Interview with Hadj Laridji, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in St. Lys (near Toulouse). The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 52

Interview with Paul (Paulo) Nocetti, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Nice. The approximate length of the interview is 45 minutes.
Tape 53-54

Interview with Joseph Dominique (Nani) Rizza (aka Jo le Vengeur), undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded somewhere in southeast France. The approximate length of the interview is 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Tape 55

Interview with Maurice Crespin, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Marseille. The approximate length of the interview is 30 minutes.
Tape 56-57

Interview with Jean-Pierre Ramos, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Marseille. The approximate length of the interview is 90 minutes.
Tape 58-60

Interview with Athanèse (Tassou) Georgopoulos, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Cannes. The approximate length of the interview is two and a half hours.
Tape 61

Interview with Alexandre Garcia, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in the Vaucluse. The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 62

Interview with Jean-Claude Perez, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 63

Interview with Yves Gignac, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 60 minutes.
Tape 64-65

Interview with Claude Dupont, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 80 minutes.
Tape 66

Interview with Jean-Paul Gras, Claude Dupont, and Joseph René (Nini) Cabero-Borgia, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Paris. The approximate length of the interview is 50 minutes.
Tape 67-68

Interview with Norbert Walls and Christian Moriconi, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Nice. The approximate length of the interview is 37 minutes.
Tape 69

Interview with François Andugar and Josué (Jésus de Bab-el-Oued) Giner, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Alicante. The approximate length of the interview is 40 minutes.
Tape 70-71

Interview with Yan Ziano, undated

Tape 72-73

Interview with Germaine Blay, undated

Scope and Contents note

Recorded in Nice. The approximate length of the interview is 80 minutes (partially distorted).
Tape 74

Interview with Vincent Mulet and Roland Yvars, undated