Preliminary Inventory to the Horia Georgescu papers

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Title: Horia Georgescu papers
Date (inclusive): 1921-1991
Collection Number: 87018
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 16 manuscript boxes (6.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, and printed matter, relating to Romanian diplomacy during World War II, and to postwar Romanian emigre affairs. Includes a few papers of the Romanian diplomat Catalin Vladescu-Olt.
Creator: Georgescu, Horia, 1914-1988
Creator: Vladescu-Olt, Catalin, 1912-1986
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1987.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Horia Georgescu Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical note

Romanian vice-consul, Jerusalem (1940–41), second secretary of legation, Rome (1943–44), first secretary of legation, Paris (1946–47).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Romania -- Emigration and immigration
World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history
World War, 1939-1945 -- Romania
Diplomats -- Romania
France -- Foreign relations -- Romania
Italy -- Foreign relations -- Romania
Romania -- Foreign relations -- France
Romania -- Foreign relations -- Italy

box 1

ROYAL MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS:

 

Laws and decrees governing the organization of the Royal Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1921 to 1946.

 

Romanian State Protocol: decree of August,1944.

box 2

LISTS of the Diplomatic, Consular and Clerical Personnel of the Royal Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs: including issues of the MONITORUL OFICIAL (the official gazette). 1938-1947

 

POLITICAL DOCUMENTS: 26 June, 1940 - 27 December, 1945.

 

The RECOGNITION OF THE ROMANIAN GOVERNMENT by Britain and the USA.

 

LISTS of the states (a) at war with Romania; (b) with which diplomatic relations were broken by one or either side (February, 1946).

 

DIPLOMATIC REPORTS:

 

ROMANIAN LEGATION IN ITALY (Venice, by Horia Georgescu) 1944,

 

ROMANIAN CONSULATE GENERAL IN PALESTINE: report on H.G. and the situation in Palestine in by Virgil Zaborovschi. 1940-41

 

ROMANIAN LEGATION IN PARIS:

 

political reports 1945-46

 

report about the French Press 1945-46

 

various Diplomatic Lists in Paris

 

ROMANIAN LEGATION IN LONDON: Reports by the Press Service on the state of the British Press 1945 and 1946.

 

Letters, documents, photographs and mementos concerning Gr. Gr. Constantinesco to be added to his papers already in the possession of the Hoover Institution (including a manuscript by Charles-Adolphe Cantac zene, a former Romanian diplomat).

General note

Constantinesco Coll.
 

ROMANIAN FOREIGN AND ECONOMIC POLICY TOWARDS GERMANY as reflected in the reports of the ECONOMIC SERVICE (Directiunea Economica) of the Romanian Foreign Ministry, under Ion Christu: a continuous effort to stop or diminish increasing German demands upon Romania's economy during the war. (1938-1942)

General note

(Left by Catalin Vladescu-Olt (1912-1986) Romanian diplomat, with mementos of his first wife, Beatrice, nee Schmidlin, assistant to N. Titulescu and Ion Christu, and their photo-portraits).
 

SPECIAL FILE: Some activities of Romanian Democratic Exiles in Great Britain, mainly within the framework of THE BRITISH ROMANIAN ASSOCIATION (A.C.A.R.D.A.) of which HORIA GEORGESCU was Secretary General 1965-1985.

box 3

EXILE I: "SHADOWS AND SORROWS" (Legionarii, G.A. Pordea, Ion Ratiu - "Cu scârbà si mànie"; V.V. Tilea.)

box 3

EXILE II: "SHADOWS AND SORROWS" (Agenti, "Biserica Rosie"; Foreign dupes, junketeers, etc., Plastografi.)

box 4

EXILE II: "SHADOWS AND SORROWS" (Agenti, "Biserica Rosie"; Foreign dupes, junketeers, etc., Plastografi.)

box 4

EXILE III: UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPTS AT A REAL UNION OF ROMANIAN EXILES.

box 5

EXILE IV: "ACHIEVEMENTS AND DISAPPOINTMENTS" (ACARDA = British Romanian Association) 1965-1985. (+ 1985-1987.)

box 5

DOCUMENTS I: Consiliu National Romàn; Al. Cretzianu, Constantin Visoianu. Regele Mihai (1) + (2). Mircea Ionnitiu: 23 August 1944

box 6

DOCUMENTS I: Consiliu National Romàn; Al. Cretzianu, Constantin Visoianu. Regele Mihai (1) + (2). Mircea Ionnitiu: 23 August 1944

box 6

DOCUMENTS II: LEONARD KIRSCHEN FILE: Manuscript: political situation in Romania, trials, prisons, etc. Plus Varia Re: Iuliu Maniu; Ion Antonescu; N. Titulescu (Raymond Lacoste, Gh. Anastasiu), C.M. Laptew re Titulescu, letter re "boieri româani" G.V. Bumbesti: "Acest secol ar fi avut 50 de ani" H.G., etc.) (1950

box 7

ROMANIAN MATTERS I:

 

Transylvania - Basic and Current.

 

Bessarabia - Basic and Current.

 

ROMANIAN MATTERS II: Transylvania.

box 8

ROMANIAN MATTERS III: Transylvania - Documents.

 

ROMANIAN MATTERS IV: Bessarabia; Aromâni; International Pen Club.

box 9

ROMANIA BASIC: Jews in Romania; Hungary (and Transylvania).

 

ION CARAION Correspondence of H.G. with the poet, collection of articles by H.G. and others. CAIETE CARAION published by DIALOG, etc. (1923 - 1986)

box 10

The Foreign Office - Romania Father Gh. Calciu-Dumitreasa Nicolae Ceausescu - personal file; KESTON COLLEGE: correspondence with; Correspondence with Walter Kendall (socialist militant) and Professor Glanville Price (Aberystwyth University). 1965 - 79; 1983 - 1986;

box 11

S.L.O.M.R. (Free Trade Union in Communist Romania; RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION IN ROMANIA

General Physical Description note: (2 files).
 

HUMAN RIGHTS: C.S.C.E., Amnesty International, Helsinki Accords concerning Romania, Documents.

box 12

HORIA GEORGESCU: BASIC COLLECTION

 

Some activities of ACARDA 1965-1985.

 

Activities in the press, etc. 1985-1988.

 

Articles and Memoirs by H.G. (to be completed)

 

Notices and Tributes following the death of H.G.

 

SPECIAL SELECTED ARTICLES, MEMOS & SOUVENIRS.

 

HORIA GEORGESCU: Personal

 

30 Years with Agence France Presse (London) 1949-1979.

 

Getting H.G.'s mother out of Romania and Power of Attorney to sell her house.

box 13

HORIA GEORGESCU: Personal Papers Re

 

The Royal Romanian Foreign Ministry.

 

The Royal Romanian Legation - Rome.

 

The Royal Romanian Legation - Paris. Plus Medal, Passports, Seals, etc.

box 14

Material not yet described

box 15

Material not yet described

box 16

Material not yet described