Inventory of the Grigore Constantinescu papers

Finding aid prepared by G. Duca and Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Grigore Constantinescu papers
Date (inclusive): 1931-1980
Collection Number: 81087
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In Romanian and English.
Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, minutes, radio broadcast transcripts, memoranda, and phonotapes, relating to communism in Romania, Romanian émigré politics, the Assembly of Captive European Nations, and Radio Free Europe.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Constantinescu, Grigore, 1896-1980.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Grigore Constantinescu papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

A Romanian diplomat, Constantinescu served as the minister-counsellor to Great Britain, from 1946 to 1947, and served within the Comitetul National Roman (Romanian National Committee), the post-World War II Romanian democratic government-in-exile.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, diaries, minutes, radio broadcast transcripts, memoranda, and phonotapes, relating to communism in Romania, Romanian émigré politics, the Assembly of Captive European Nations, and Radio Free Europe.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

ACEN (Organization)
Radio Free Europe.
Anti-communist movements.
Diplomats--Romania.
Romania--Emigration and immigration.
Romania--Politics and government--1944-1989.

Box: 1

Personal papers, 1956-1980

Box: 1

Correspondence with the Romanian National Committee, 1951-1953

Box: 1

Correspondence with the Romanian National Committee, 1956-1963

Box: 2

Diaries, 1950-1951, 1953-1954, 1969

Scope and Contents note

Includes personal, diplomatic, and political information, relating to exiles, contacts in the Foreign Office, and information used for radio broadcasts.
Box: 2

Sound recording of various speakers performing the first lines of the "To Be or Not to Be" soliloquy from Hamlet

Physical Description: 2 open reel tapes Physical tapes are labelled 012081 and 012178 respectively.

Access

Use copy number: 81087_a_0009111

Content note

The clips sound like they are culled from commercial disc sources.
Box: 2

Tracing the Hound of the Baskervilles

Physical Description: 1 sound tape reel

Access

Use copy reference number: 81087_a_0009946

Scope and Contents note

Tracing the Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes Society of London Wednesday, October 6th, 1965, 7:30 evening
Box: 2

Correspondence with the Romanian National Committee, 1964

Box: 2

Correspondence with the Romanian National Committee, 1965

Box: 2

Correspondence with the Romanian National Committee, 1970

Box: 3

Personal Correspondence, 1946-1979

Box: 3

Box: 3

Memorandum on the Treatment of Political Prisoners in Romania, 1959

Box: 3

Miscellaneous, 1950-1972

Box: 3

Correspondence

Box: 3

Correspondence from and concerning Mrs. Titulescu regarding her role during World War II

Box: 4

Broadcasts to Romania for Radio Free Europe through the BBC in London, 1957-1966

Box: 5

Broadcasts to Romania for Radio Free Europe through the BBC in London files, 1967-1973

Box: 5

Photograph and newspaper clippings

Box: 6

Correspondence, mementos, diary, radio broadcast transcripts, travel documents, memorabilia, photographs and other materials 1946-1950