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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sabin Manuila Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1893-1976
    Collection number: 76102
    Creator: Manuila, Sabin, 1894-1964
    Collection Size: 21 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (9.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and other material, relating to political events in Romania, and Romanian anti-communist emigre movements.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: Romanian and English.

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Sabin Manuila Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Paris Peace Conference (1946)
    Anti-communist movements--United States.
    Civil rights--Europe, Eastern.
    Civil rights--Romania.
    Forced labor--Romania.
    Romanians in foreign countries.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Romania.
    Europe, Eastern.
    Romania--Politics and government.
    Romania--Social conditions.
    United States.
    Maniu, Iuliu, 1873-1953.

    Biographical Note

    Sabin Manuila was born in Transilvania in 1894.
    He was the director of the first Central Institute of Statistics of Romania, and member of the Romanian Academy. He was also a member of the International Institute of Sociology, member of various committees of the League of Nations, member of the International Institute of Statistics, and vice-president of the Royal Society of Heredity. A former Rockefeller Foundation fellow, he received financial support from this foundation for the organization of the first demographic census of Romania. In 1948 he established himself in New York and became politically involved. His work with the "Iuliu Maniu" Foundation and the Romanian National Committee greatly supported Romanian political refugees.
    He worked for the Institute for Food Research of Stanford University, where he contributed to the study The Agricultural Economy of the Danubian Countries: 1935-1945. Later, he became the Counselor for the US Bureau of Census in Washington.
    His studies, "The Population of Romania" (1937) and "The Structure of Evolution of the Rural Population" are among the most famous Romanian demographic studies. Also, his paper "Regional Development of the Jewish Population in Romania" is considered among the most reliable statistical data regarding the Jewish population of Romania.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists mainly of Sabin Manuila's correspondence with various Romanian émigré associations and former politicians. Of special interest are the materials related to Iuliu Maniu, found in the subject file, which include his correspondence with important statesmen like I. Bratianu, I. Antonescu, and his original articles, depositions, discourses, memoranda, declarations, writings, and speeches.