Register of the Henry Cord Meyer papers, 1915-1963

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Register of the Henry Cord Meyer Papers, 1915-1963

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Henry Cord Meyer Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1915-1963
Collection number: 69063
Creator: Meyer, Henry Cord, 1913-
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 22 phonorecords (1.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, conference papers, notes, speech, memorandum, printed matter, and sound recordings, relating to miscellaneous aspects of twentieth-century European, especially German, history, and to the ideas of the German nationalist writer Paul Rohrbach. Includes sound recordings of World War I songs and of speeches by Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Joseph Goebbels, Konrad Adenauer and Theodor Heuss.
Language: English.

Administrative Information


Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henry Cord Meyer papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.


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 . 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

Rohrbach, Paul, 1869-1956
Europe --History --20th century
Germany --History --20th century
United States --Foreign relations
World War, 1914-1918
Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Goebbels, Joseph, 1897-1945
Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967
Heuss, Theodor, 1884-1963

Container List



Box 1

Two ration books belonging to H. C. Meyer



Box 1

Holborn, Hajo, 1942


Jackh, Ernest, 1942


Karpovich, Michael, 1942


Rohrbach, Paul, 1947


WRITINGS, 1942-1950

Box 1

"Rohrbach and His Osteuropa," 1942


"Germans in the Ukraine," 1950. Includes correspondence between Paul Rohrbach and various people, including Fritz August Thiel, Bethmann Hollweg, and Ernst Jackh


SUBJECT FILE, 1936-1963

Box 1

Croix-de-Feu. Handbills of the French right-wing Croix-de- Feu, attached to a letter by one Max Buhler, relating to the French political scene in 1936


Europe, Eastern. Radio Free Europe reports on various Eastern European countries, 1961-1963


Federal Republic of Germany. Government leaflets urging saving, 1963


Hitlerjugend. Study and organizational chart, n.d.


Luxemburg, Rosa. Article (in Japanese) by Masao Nishikawa, 1960


Nuremberg trials. Address by Eduard Wahl, 1947, and notes (of H. C. Meyer?) on the IG Farben trials, 1948


Rohrbach, Paul. Letter to the editor of Weltbuhne from Siegfried von Vegesack, relating to Paul Rohrbach


Second German-American Conference on Western European Integration and the Future of Eastern Europe, September 8-12, Wiesbaden. Proceedings; remarks of H. C. Meyer; and H. C. Meyer's correspondence relating to the conference


United States. World War II pamphlets put out by the America First Committee and by the Committee for Constitutional Government, Inc.


Von Wiegand, Karl. Photocopy of a letter of F. W. von Meister to Hugo Eckener, dated March 15, 1946, mentioning Karl von Wiegand and Lady Hay



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Berlin Bleibt doch Berlin (1949-1953)

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Das Dritte Reich in Dokumenten (3 phonorecords)

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Die Optimistische Illustrierte

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Europe since the War: Ten Years of European Cooperation

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FDR Speaks (2 phonorecords)

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Graf Zeppelin - Sein Leben und Werk (2 phonorecords)

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"I can hear it now...," 1933-1945, a chronicle of war and the years of crisis, narrated by Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly

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J.F. Kennedy - Inaugural Address, 1961

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Joseph Goebbels - Das Dritte Reich und Seine Propaganda

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Kommodchen-Platte, 1961

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Konrad Adenauer - Aus Meinem Leben, n.d. 2 phonorecords)

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"It's a Long Way to Tipperary", original songs of World War I, recorded 1915-1919

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"Son of Tiperary", original songs of World War I, Vol. II

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The Democratic Party: History, Campaigns, Music, narrated by Henry Fonda

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Theodor Heuss - Der Mensch und Staatsmann Spricht, n.d.

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"Voices toward Peace", n.d., from the Official Archives of the United Nations, narrated by Ralph Bellamy

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Winston Churchill - Addresses, 1940