Register of the Ivo Čičin-Šain Papers

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Register of the Ivo Čičin-Šain papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Zivka Mares Randic
Date Completed:
2011
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
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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

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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

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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.


Collection Contents

Box: 1

Yugoslav government-in-exile financial records, 1941-1949.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of reports, financial records, lists, and clippings. Arranged by document type
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Personnel and office expenses, October 1943. Includes personnel payroll documents, and list of Embassy offices by location

Box: 1

Ministry of Finance office file, 1941-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

General correspondence, 1943-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 3-4

Financial records, 1943-1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Official Gazette of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia extract, 1941-1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Reports, speeches, 1943-1949

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Military-Medical Supply reports, 1942-1944.

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Yugoslav Red Cross Society materials, London, 1942-1944

Box: 1

Ivo Čićin-Šain vs. Keable (Press) Limited legal materials, 1941-1950.

Scope and Content Note

Includes legal correspondence with Daily Worker publisher Keable (Press) Limited, depositions and reports. Arranged by document type
Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Thomas Cooper and Co., Keable (Press) Correspondence, 1944-1950

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Depositions, legal documents, and correspondence with Keable (Press) Limited, 1943-1948

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Yugoslav government officials' reports regarding Čićin-Šain activities, 1942-1944

Box: 1-2

Yugoslav émigré affairs materials, 1942-1980.

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence with Yugoslav émigrés, a leaflet, a pamphlet, clippings, newspapers, and writings. Arranged by document type
Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Correspondence between Yugoslav government officials and Čićin Šain, 1943-1947

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Dalmatian Club materials, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, speeches and documents referring to the Yugoslav emigrants' efforts to form a club
Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Newsletters, clippings, writings, 1942-1980.

Scope and Content Note

News on the situation in Yugoslavia and reports on the Yugoslav emigrants' activities published by Jerićeve Sviće, Dalmatian Publishing Company
Box: 2

Biographical file, 1920-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Includes biography, personal correspondence, certificates, invitations, business cards, a leaflet, a pamphlet, and clippings
Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Personal documents and correspondence, 1920-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Includes a biography, personal correspondence, certificates, invitations, business cards, a leaflet, a pamphlet, clippings, government stationery
Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Photographs, 1940-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of prints depicting Petar II and his family
 

Portrait of Petar II, King of Yugoslavia, circa 1940

 

Petar II, King of Yugoslavia wedding, 1944,

 

Petar II, King of Yugoslavia with Queen Alexandra and Prince Alexander, 1947

 

Portraits of Prince Alexander, 1948 and 1951