Inventory of the Virginia McLean Thompson and Richard Adloff papers

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Title: Virginia McLean Thompson and Richard Adloff papers
Date (inclusive): 1931-1986
Collection Number: XX171
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In English and French
Physical Description: 27 manuscript boxes, 1 oversized box, 2 envelopes (10.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Drafts of books, other writings, research notes, letters, newsletters, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs relating to political, social and economic conditions in various African countries, including the Congo (Brazzaville), Madagascar, Zaire and other French-speaking countries; and in Indochina, Thailand and Burma. Includes joint writings of Virginia Thompson and Richard Adloff.
Creator: Thompson, Virginia, 1903-1990
Creator: Adloff, Richard
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Virginia McLean Thompson and Richard Adloff papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

American historians.

Scope and Content of Collection

Drafts of books, other writings, research notes, letters, newsletters, clippings, other printed matter, and photographs relating to political, social and economic conditions in various African countries, including the Congo (Brazzaville), Madagascar, Zaire and other French-speaking countries; and in Indochina, Thailand and Burma. Includes joint writings of Virginia Thompson and Richard Adloff.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Burma
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Madagascar
Africa, French-speaking Equatorial
Africa, French-speaking West
Thailand
Indochina

 

Printed Matter 1948-1987

 

Clippings

box 1

Congo 1948-1960

box 2

Congo continued

box 3, folder 1

Siam 1948

box 3, folder 2

Articles mentioning Thompson & Adloff 1961-1962

box 3, folder 3

Articles by Thompson 1953-1969

box 3, folder 4

Information on Africa 1958-1959

box 3, folder 5

Correspondence on articles 1958-1961

box 26, folder 1

North African documents

box 26, folder 2

Southern & East Africa notes

box 26, folder 3-6

Marches Tropicaux articles 1971-1985

box 26, folder 6-7

Indian Ocean newsletter 1983-1987

box 27, folder 1-3

Indian Ocean newsletter continued

box 27, folder 4

Miscellaneous

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, articles and other printed matter unspecified by country
 

Academic Papers Undated

Scope and Contents note

Notes, research, clippings and other printed matter related to Thompson's research on countries in Africa and around the Indian Ocean. Mostly notes which are undated.
box 3, folder 6-8

Algeria

box 4, folder 1-5

All French Black Africa

box 5, folder 1-2

All French Black Africa continued

box 5, folder 3

Burma

box 5, folder 4

Cameroon

box 5, folder 5

Central African Republic

box 5, folder 6-7

Chad

box 6, folder 1-5

Chad continued

box 7, folder 1-5

Congo

box 8, folder 1

Congo continued

box 8, folder 2

Comoros & Mayotte

box 8, folder 3

Dahomey

box 8, folder 4-6

Djibouti

box 9, folder 1

Djibouti continued

box 9, folder 2-3

Entente Countries

box 9, folder 4

Ethiopia

box 9, folder 5

EZE- French Riveria

box 9, folder 6

French Cabinets, General 1976-1980

box 9, folder 7

French Equatorial Africa

box 10, folder 1

French Haute Volta, Upper Volta

box 10, folder 2-5

French West Africa

box 11, folder 1-4

French West Africa continued

box 11, folder 5

Gabon

box 11, folder 6

Guinea

box 12, folder 1

Guinea continued

box 12, folder 2-4

Indian Ocean

box 12, folder 5-7

Ivory Coast

box 12, folder 8

Kenya

box 13, folder 1-2

Libya

box 13, folder 3-5

Madagascar

box 14, folder 1-3

Madagascar continued

box 14, folder 4

Malaya, Singapore 1960

box 15, folder 1-4

Mali

box 15, folder 5

Maghreb, etc.

box 16, folder 1-5

Mauritania

box 17, folder 1

Mauritius

box 17, folder 2-5

Miscellaneous

box 17, folder 6

Modern History - 16th Century

box 17, folder 7

Morocco

box 17, folder 8

Mozambique

box 18, folder 1-5

Niger

box 19, folder 1-2

Reunion

 

Sahara

box 19, folder 3-5

General

box 20, folder 1-4

General continued

box 20, folder 5-6

Algerian Sahara

box 21, folder 1-2

Algerian Sahara continued

box 21, folder 3-4

Moroccan Sahara

box 22, folder 1-2

Spanish Sahara

box 22, folder 3-4

Tunisian Sahara

box 22, folder 5

Sahel Zone

box 23, folder 1

Sahel Zone continued

box 23, folder 2-4

Senegal

box 23, folder 5

Seychelles

box 23, folder 6-7

Siam/Thailand

box 24, folder 1-7

Siam/Thailand continued

box 25, folder 1

Somalia

box 25, folder 2

South Africa

box 25, folder 3

Tanzania

box 25, folder 4-6

Togo

box 25, folder 7-8

Tunisia

box 28

Oversize Newspapers

 

Siam newspapers

 

Northern Africa newspapers

 

Photographs 1953-1964

envelope A

Fulbert Youlou 1959-1963

Scope and Contents note

Gifts from Virginia and Richard. All of Fulbert Youlou, who was president of the Congo Republic (Brazzaville) November 1959 to August 1963.
envelope B

Madagascar 1964

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of Madagascar in the 1960s, from the Ministry of Information of Madagascar.