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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Ivo Čičin-Šain papers
    Dates: 1920-1980
    Collection Number: 2011C8
    Creator: Čičin-Šain, Ivo, 1897-1974.
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes (0.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: The papers contain records from the Yugoslav government-in-exile, including financial records for the period 1941-1949 that document government personnel and office expenses, and Čićin-Šain's role as Minister of Finance. Materials also include documents on the court trial brought by Ivo Čičin-Šain against Keable (Press) Limited, publisher of the British Communist Party newspaper Daily Worker, and Čićin-Šain's post-war activities in Yugoslav émigré affairs.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English , Italian andSerbo-Croatian

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is 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], Ivo Čičin-Šain papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2011.

    Accruals

    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/Historical Note

    7 October 1897 Born, Vodice, Croatia
    1913 Graduated from the Commercial College "Mahr" in Ljubljana, Slovenia
    1915 Served in the Austrian Army holding various offices and hospital duties
    1919 Worked for Export-Import d.d., Split, Croatia
    1921 Joined Vestra Trading Co., Inc. branch in Split, Croatia
    1923 General manager of Vestra Inc., Split, Croatia
    1930 Employed by the First Dalmatian People's Bank, Split, Croatia
    1932 Opened a new firm, The Šain and Co., Split, Croatia
    1941 Loyal to the Royal Yugoslav government-in-exile. Financially assisted the Yugoslav Army under the command of General Draža Mihailović
    May 1943 Formed the resistance organisation "National Committee of Dalmatia"
    Beginning of October 1943 Escaped from occupied Yugoslavia to Cairo, Egypt
    16 October 1943 Appointed Minister of Finance, trade and industry, Royal Yugoslav government-in exile
    November 1943 Resigned due to working conditions in Cairo, Egypt; his resignation was not accepted, and he remained Minister of Finance
    21 December 1943-5 May 1944 Daily Worker, the Londoner Communist paper, published allegations that Čićin-Šain trafficked goods with the enemy
    1944 Ivo Čičin-Šain vs. Keable (Press) Limited, publisher of the British Communist Party newspaper Daily Worker
    24 Feb 1944 Arrived in London
    18 April 1944 Dismissed as Minister of Finance of Royal Yugoslav government in exile, due to his health
    1951 Emigrated to the U.S.; active in post-war Yugoslav émigré affairs

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers contain records from the Yugoslav government-in-exile, including financial records for the period 1941-1949 that document government personnel and office expenses, and Čićin-Šain's role as Minister of Finance. Materials also include documents on the court trial brought by Ivo Čičin-Šain against Keable (Press) Limited, publisher of the British Communist Party newspaper Daily Worker, and Čićin-Šain's post-war activities in Yugoslav émigré affairs. The photographs depict the Royal Yugoslav family of Petar II.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into five series, Yugoslav government-in-exile financial records, Ivo Čićin-Šain vs. Keable (Press) Limited legal materials, Postwar Yugoslav émigré affairs materials, Biographical file, and Photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    World War, 1939-1945--Yugoslavia.
    World War, 1939-1945--Governments in exile.
    World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
    Yugoslavia--History--Axis occupation, 1941-1945.
    Yugoslavia--Emigration and immigration.