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Register of the Jacques de Launay Papers, 1914-1993
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jacques de Launay Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1993
    Collection number: 75013
    Creator: Launay, Jacques de
    Collection Size: 13 manuscript boxes, 4 phonotape reels, 2 phonorecords. (5.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century European history, and especially to Romania and Belgium during World War II; the Little Entente; the relationship between Adolf Hitler and Lord Rothermere, 1933-1939; the Walloon Legion during World War II; and education in Europe. Includes sound recordings of interviews by J. de Launay of Tadeusz Komorowski, Andre Francois-Poncet, Georges Bonnet, and Jules Moch.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: French.

    Administrative Information


    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.
    One folder in Box 3 may not be quoted without permission of J. de Launay.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jacques de Launay Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.


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

    Access Points

    Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
    Rothermere, Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st viscount, 1868-1940.
    Waffen-SS. Legion Wallonie.
    Little Entente, 1920-1939.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Belgium.
    World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
    World War, 1939-1945--Romania.
    Germany--Foreign relations--Great Britain.
    Great Britain.
    Great Britain--Foreign relations--Germany.