Overview of the Herbert F. Weiss papers

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Title: Herbert F. Weiss papers
Date (inclusive): 1947-2003
Collection Number: 2009C55
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In French and English.
Physical Description: 60 manuscript boxes (12.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, notes, correspondence, government documents, bulletins and issuances of Congolese political organizations, reports, studies, conference materials, and printed matter, relating to nationalism in and independence of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Parti Solidaire Africain, Patrice Lumumba, civil war and political opposition groups in the Congo, and political conditions elsewhere in Africa. Used in part as research material for the book by H. F. Weiss, Political Protest in the Congo: The Parti Solidaire Africain during the Independence Struggle (Princeton, 1967).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Weiss, Herbert F.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Herbert F. Weiss papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2009.

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Biographical/Historical Note

American political scientist.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, notes, correspondence, government documents, bulletins and issuances of Congolese political organizations, reports, studies, conference materials, and printed matter, relating to nationalism in and independence of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Parti Solidaire Africain, Patrice Lumumba, civil war and political opposition groups in the Congo, and political conditions elsewhere in Africa. Used in part as research material for the book by H. F. Weiss, Political Protest in the Congo: The Parti Solidaire Africain during the Independence Struggle (Princeton, 1967).

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Lumumba, Patrice, 1925-1961.
Parti solidaire africain (Congo)
Africa--Politics and government--1960-
Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--Civil War, 1960-1965.
Congo (Democratic Republic)--History.
Congo (Democratic Republic)--Politics and government--1908-1960.
Congo (Democratic Republic)--Politics and government--1960-1997.
Nationalism--Congo (Democratic Republic)