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  • Title: Edvardas Turauskas Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1934-1963
    Collection Number: 75015
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: Mainly in Lithuanian.
    Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Soviet occupation of Lithuania, 1940-1941, and Lithuanian foreign relations in Europe, 1934-1941. Also available on microfilm (14 reels).
    Creator: Turauskas, Edvardas, 1896-1966


    Collection open for research.
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    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Edvardas Turauskas 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.

    Biographical Note

    Edvardas Turauskas, 1896-1966

    1896, October 30 Born, Adriejavas, Lithuania
    1918 Elected member of the First Committee of Catholic Action
    1919 Entered the service of the Press Office of the Prime Minister
    1919 Member of the Lithuanian Diplomatic Mission to Berne
    1921 Secretary of the Lithuanian Legation in Berne
    1922-23 Chargé d'Affaires of the Lithuanian Legation in Berne
    1926 LL. D., University of Paris (grant from the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
    1926 Elected member to the Lithuanian Judicial Commission and Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1926-28 Editor-in-chief of the Catholic Lithuanian magazine Rytas
    1926-1934 President of the Lithuanian-French Society in Kaunas
    1928 Author, Chretienneté et Nationalité
    1928-1934 Director of the section specializing in foreign affairs of the Lithuanian Telegraph Agency Elta
    1929 Author, Les Fondements du Droit
    1932 Author, Buts et Structure de la S. D. N.
    1933 Author, Agences Telegraphiques et Bureaux de Presse
    1934-39 Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary of Lithuania to Prague, Belgrade, and Bucharest
    1935 Author, Souveraineté de l'Eglise et de l'Etat
    1939-1940 Political Director of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1940 Founding member of the Catholic Lithuanian daily magazine Zydinis
    1940-46 Permanent Lithuanian Delegate to the League of Nations
    1945 Author, Le Sort des Pays Baltes
    1945-46 Plenipotentiary for Switzerland of the Lithuanian Relief Fund of America

    Alternate Forms Available

    Also available on microfilm (14 reels)

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Lithuania. Uzsieniu reikalu ministerija.
    Smeton, Antanas, 1874-1944.
    Czechoslovakia--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
    Latvia--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
    Lithuania--Foreign relations--Czechoslovakia.
    Lithuania--Foreign relations--Latvia.
    Lithuania--Foreign relations--Romania.
    Lithuania--Foreign relations--Yugoslavia.
    Lithuania--History--Soviet occupation, 1940-1941.
    Romania--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
    Soviet Union.
    World War, 1939-1945--Lithuania.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    Yugoslavia--Foreign relations--Lithuania.