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  • Title: Jacques de Launay papers
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1993
    Collection Number: 75013
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: Mainly in French
    Physical Description: 13 manuscript boxes, 4 phonotape reels, 2 phonorecords (5.6 Linear Feet)
    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.
    Creator: Launay, Jacques de
    Creator: Komorowski, Tadeusz, 1895-1966
    Creator: Bauduin, Philippe
    Creator: Bonnet, Georges, 1889-1973
    Creator: François-Poncet, André, 1887-1978
    Creator: Moch, Jules, 1893-1985
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.


    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
    One folder in Box 3 may not be quoted without permission of J. de Launay.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1975.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jacques de Launay Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical note

    Belgian historian

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Romania -- History
    Sound recordings
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Collaborationists
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Belgium
    Germany -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain
    Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Germany
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Romania
    Little Entente (1920-1939)
    Education -- Europe
    Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
    Rothermere, Harold Sidney Harmsworth, Viscount, 1868-1940
    Waffen-SS.. SS-Freiwilligen-Panzergrenadier-Division "Wallonien," 28