Register of the French subject collection

Finding aid prepared by Linda Bernard and Olga Verhovskoy Dunlop
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 1997
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Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6003
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Title: French subject collection
Date (inclusive): 1665-2016
Collection Number: XX746
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: French
Physical Description: 104 manuscript boxes, 17 microfilm reels, 8 phonotape reels, 9 phonotape cassettes, 13 videotape cassettes (48.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, election campaign literature, and other printed matter relating to political, social and economic conditions in France, especially during the Fifth Republic; elections; socialist and communist movements; radicalism, especially student radicalism, during the events of 1968; freemasonry; and miscellaneous aspects of pre-twentieth-century French history.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1983.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], French subject collection, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Scope and Content of Collection

Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, election campaign literature, and other printed matter relating to political, social and economic conditions in France, especially during the Fifth Republic; elections; socialist and communist movements; radicalism, especially student radicalism, during the events of 1968; freemasonry; and miscellaneous aspects of pre-twentieth-century French history.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Audiotapes
Video tapes
France -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Elections -- France
Communism -- France
France
General Strike, France, 1968
Radicalism -- France
Socialism -- France
Student movements -- France
France -- History
Freemasons

 

Subject File 1665-1994

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Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, campaign literature, and other printed matter, relating to political conditions and elections in France, especially during the Fifth Republic; socialist and communist movements in France; French radicalism, especially student radicalism during the events of 1968; freemasonry in France; and miscellaneous aspects of pre-twentieth-century French history.
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General

 

Miscellany

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Correspondence, decrees, maps, drawings, and printed matter relating to miscellaneous aspects of French governmental administration under the Bourbon and Orleanist monarchies and to the Paris Commune of 1871. Includes original decrees issued by Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis Philippe. In French.
 

1665-1871

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Correspondence, decrees, maps, drawings, and printed matter relating to miscellaneous aspects of French governmental administration under the Bourbon and Orleanist monarchies and to the Paris Commune of 1871. Includes original decrees issued by Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis Philippe. In French.
 

1912-1947

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Bulletins, newspaper issues, and printed matter, relating to various social and cultural conditions in France. Includes copies of the statutes of the Federation Nationale des Syndicats Maritimes, and of the annual report of the Chambre Consultative des Associations Ouvrieres de Production. Mainly in French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

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Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

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Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Freemasons 1807-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, serial issues, pamphlets, bulletins, and election campaign material, relating to Freemasonry in France, Freemasons in politics, French politics and international relations in the 1920s and 1930s, the Popular Front, rightist movements in France, and occupied France during World War II. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

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Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

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Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Socialism 1888-1947

Scope and Contents note

Clippings, newspaper and periodical issues, bulletins, pamphlets and leaflets, issued by communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union organizations in France, relating to the international and French communist, socialist, syndicalist and trade-union movements. Includes resolutions of the third national congress of Syndicats et Groupes Corporatifs Ouvriers de France. In French.
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Communism 1917-1920

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Articles from leftist French newspapers, relating to the movement for a Third International and to the mutiny of French sailors in the Black Sea. Translations of articles from French and Russian newspapers, relating to the development of a French communist party and to its adherence to the Third International.
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Communism 1917-1920

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Articles from leftist French newspapers, relating to the movement for a Third International and to the mutiny of French sailors in the Black Sea. Translations of articles from French and Russian newspapers, relating to the development of a French communist party and to its adherence to the Third International.
 

1870-1940

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Post World War I reparations

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Table indicating French war reparation expenditures and internal and foreign debt for 1923 and budget for 1924.
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Souvarine, Boris

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Photocopies of Jeannine Verdes-Leroux's articles on Boris Souvarine and reviews of her book A Contre Courant, Ecrits 1925-1939.
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Miscellany 1938-1939

Scope and Contents note

Includes a flyer, scattered over Paris by airplane, urging Frenchmen to subscribe to defense bonds and sheet music of a song written for French reservists. In French.
 

1945-1958

 

Communist Party

 

Speech delivered by Secretary Jacques Duclos at the Marigny Theater, Paris, on English translation March 20, 1946

 

Anti-American flyer, In French 1951.

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1956 Elections

Scope and Contents note

Includes flyers, leaflets, postcards, ballots, and stamps put out by "Paix et Liberte" and the "Parti republicain radical et radical-socialiste" for the 1956 general elections.
 

1958-1993

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General 1958-1981

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous election leaflets, pamphlets, newspapers, magazines, and government documents, relating to political conditions in France. In French.
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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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General 1958-1981

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Bi-Centennial celebration of the Revolution of 1789 1989

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, articles, flyers, circulars, newsletters, and stickers issued by the Association 15 Août 1989 and relating to the demonstration held in Paris on August 15, 1989, protesting the celebration of the French Revolution. In French.
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Economy 1987

Scope and Contents note

Contains a booklet by Morvan Duhamel relating to the French industry since 1955. In French.
 

Education

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Leaflets and stickers 1984

Scope and Contents note

Contains ephemera denouncing the government's education policies, gathered at a demonstration which took place at Versailles on March 4, 1984.
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Newsletters and flyers, issued by various education syndicates 1989-1991

 

Elections

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Material relating to the general elections of June in Toulouse 1968.

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Miscellany relating to the Presidential election of May 5 1974.

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Material relating to the local elections of March 1985.

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Material relating to the legislative and regional elections of March 16 1986.

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Material relating to the legislative and regional elections of March 16 1986.

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Material relating to the legislative and regional elections of March 16 1986.

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Material relating to the legislative and regional elections of March 16 1986.

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Material relating to the legislative and regional elections of March 16 1986.

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Material relating to the Presidential elections of April 24 and May 8, and to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12 1988.

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Material relating to the Presidential elections of April 24 and May 8, and to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12 1988.

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Material relating to the local and regional elections of March 22 1992.

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Material relating to the local and regional elections of March 22 1992.

 

Immigration

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General. Study on the immigration question in France, and racist and xenophobic newsletters, magazines, and flyers, In French n.d., 1990.

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Nationality code. Pamphlet, In French 1987.

 

Miscellany. Brochures, relating to economic development in the island of La Reunion. In French 1983-1990,

 

Political parties

 

General. Broadsides, leaflets, and election campaign material, consisting of electoral and other propaganda from various political parties. In French 1950-1961,

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1950-1961

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1993

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Communist Party

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Box 97

Scope and Contents note

General. Brochures and leaflets, 1990; Excerpt from the resolution of the 27th Congress of the Communist Party, published in l'Humanite of December 26, 1990
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Box 98

Scope and Contents note

General. Brochures and leaflets, 1990;
Excerpt from the resolution of the 27th Congress of the Communist Party, published in l'Humanite of December 26, 1990
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Generation Ecologie. Miscellany 1990-1991

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Front National. Five posters issued as part of the Front National's two-phase propaganda campaign launched in February 1991, with the message "Le Pen, fast" written in French, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.

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Mouvement des Democrates. Miscellany 1993

 

Socialist Party

 

General. Printed matter 1993

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Stickers 1968

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Newsletter and ephemera, In French 1990.

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Union Pour la Democratie Francaise. Miscellany 1993

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Public opinion - Gulf War of 1991. Correspondence, newsletters, and flyers, relating to the Gulf War of 1991 and mostly calling for demonstrations against it 1991,

 

Student Revolt 1968

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General

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French
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General

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French
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General

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French
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General

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French
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General

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French
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General

Scope and Contents note

Pamphlets, leaflets, and serial issues relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French
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Miscellany relating to the student-worker revolt of May 1968. In French

 

Photocopies of political tracts, flyers, and broadsides relating to the student-worker revolt at the University of Toulouse in May-June 1968. In French

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Postcards reproducing posters and slogans of the student-worker revolt gathered in booklet form 1988

 

Circulars and newsletters issued by various student organizations during the student-worker revolt of 1968

tape cabinet

Videorecordings 1988

Scope and Contents note

2 videotapes relating to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12, 1988.
 

Sound Recordings 1958-1988

tape_cabinet Tape cabinet

8 phonotapes of interviews of personalities involved in the events of May 1968

 

Phonotape cassettes 1970-1978, 1988

 

Radio France interviews 1970-1978

cassette Cassette cabinet

Chirac, Jacques 1977 December 12

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009660
cassette Cassette cabinet

Duclos, Jacques 1970 April 3

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009664
cassette Cassette cabinet

Fauve, Edgar 1970 May 6

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009667
cassette Cassette cabinet

Lecanuet, Jean 1977 December 26

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009676
cassette Cassette cabinet

Levesque, Rene 1977 February 4

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009679
cassette Cassette cabinet

Mendès France, Pierre 1973 February 2

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009682
cassette Cassette cabinet

Rocard, Michel 1978 February 16

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009670
cassette Cassette cabinet

Veil, Simone 1975 May 6

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009673
 

Recording relating to the legislative elections of June 5 and 12, 1988

Access

Use copy reference number: xx746_a_0009659
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Microfilm Reels 1958

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper issues from the French and Algerian press analyzing the legislative elections of 1958. See also the Hoover Institution Library for 54 microfilm reels of daily French newspapers for the period May 2-July 3, 1968, and 3 microfilm reels of weekly French newspapers for the period April 20-July 4, 1968, covering the student uprising and the June parliamentary elections.
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Material not yet described

 

2000-2007 Incremental Materials 1918-2007

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Newsletters 1997-2000

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Newsletters 2000

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Election campaign literature 2001-2002

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Printed matter and memorabilia (4 folders) 1918 and n.d.

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Election campaign literature (17 folders) 2005-2007

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Election campaign literature 2007

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Incremental Materials

Scope and Contents note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Library & Archives know if you would like to see this material described. Contact us at hooverarchivesinfo@stanford.edu 
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Incremental Materials