Register of the Walther Schevenels Papers, 1901-1986

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Register of the Walther Schevenels Papers, 1901-1986

Hoover Institution Archives



Stanford University

Stanford, California

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Walther Schevenels Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1901-1986
Collection number: 77056
Creator: Schevenels, Walther, 1894-1966
Collection Size: 19 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box (8.1 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, speeches, writings, notes, bulletins, interviews, pamphlets, clippings, and printed matter, relating to European and international trade unions, the labor movement in Europe, communism in the labor movement, and the post-World War II European Recovery Program.
Language: French and English.

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

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Access Points

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
International Federation of Trade Unions
Labour and Socialist International
World Federation of Trade Unions
Labor movement--Europe
Trade-unions
Trade-unions--Europe
Belgium
Europe
Reconstruction, 1939-1951--Europe
Trade-unions and communism.
Communism

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

1894 November 11 Born, Belgium
1921-1924 Secretary, Federation of Metalworkers, Antwerp, Belgium
1924 General Secretary, Provincial Federation of Metalworkers, Antwerp
1924-1929 Lecturer, National Labor College, Uccle-Brussels and Popular University Extension, Antwerp
1925 Executive member, Socialist Party; Honorary Director, Cooperative Union, Antwerp; Secretary, Provincial Parliament, Antwerp
1929-1930 Assistant General Secretary, International Federation of Trade Unions, Amsterdam
1930-1945 General Secretary, International Federation of Trade Unions, Amsterdam, Paris, London
1945-1949 Assistant General Secretary, World Federation of Trade Unions, Paris. Resigns in dispute with Communists, 1949
1949-1951 Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee for the European Recovery Program (Marshall Plan)
1951-1966 General Secretary, European Regional Organization of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, Brussels
1924 Author, Summarized Technology of Metal Industry and Trade Union Administration
1926 Author, Elementary Economic Principles
1956 Author, Forty-five Years: International Federation of Trade Unions
1966 March 6 Died, Brussels

Series Description

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1941-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Bank book, biographies, clippings, death notice, delegate mandate, financial records and correspondence, insurance correspondence, list of articles, travel documents, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Boxes 2-3

CORRESPONDENCE, 1944-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Letters arranged alphabetically by correspondent. Includes some letters neither to nor from Walther Schevenels
Boxes 4-5

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1940-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, notes, speeches and related correspondence arranged chronologically by title
Boxes 6-11

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (IFTU), 1901-1945.

Scope and Content Note

Circulars, clippings, correspondence, financial statements, membership list, minutes, press releases, publications, reports and statutes relating to Schevenels's tenure as General Secretary of the IFTU. Includes minutes of the Board of Trustees, which disposed of the IFTU's affairs following its dissolution in 1945
Boxes 12-14

WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (WFTU), 1945-1956.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, constitution, correspondence, declarations, minutes, publications, reports and speech relating to Schevenels's position as Assistant General Secretary of the WFTU, successor organization to the IFTU
Box 15

EUROPEAN RECOVERY PROGRAM (ERP), TRADE UNION ADVISORY COMMITTEE,

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and press release relating to Schevenels's position as Secretary of the Trade Union Advisory Committee of the ERP
Box 15

EUROPEAN REGIONAL ORGANIZATION (ERO) OF THE INTERNATIONAL

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, constitution, correspondence, manifestos, memoranda, minutes, notes, policy statements, press releases, proceedings, publications, questionnaires, reports and resolutions relating to Schevenels's position as General Secretary of the European Regional Organization of the ICFTU
Boxes 16-19

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Bulletins, chronology, clippings, minutes, notes, obituaries, pamphlets, paper, political cartoons, press release, program, publications, reports and speech arranged alphabetically by subject
Box 20

CARD FILE, n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Cards with addresses of correspondents. Unsorted

Container List

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1941-1966

Box 1., Folder 1

Bank book

Folder 2

Biographies. Includes correspondence

Folder 3

Clippings

Folder 4

Death notice

Folder 5

Delegate mandate, World Federation of Trade Unions, 1947

Folder 6

Financial records and correspondence

Folder 7

Insurance correspondence

Folder 8

List of articles written by Schevenels. Includes program mentioning speaking engagement

 

Subject file

 

Controversy involving objections by American Federation of Labor to Schevenels's appointment as Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee, European Recovery Program, 1949

Folder 9

Clippings

Folder 10

Correspondence. Includes letter to editor, Neue Volkszeitung, New York

Folder 11

Property in France. Affidavits and correspondence concerning disposition of Paris apartment, 1949

Folder 12

Travel documents

Folder 13

Miscellaneous

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1944-1965

Box 2., Folder 1

General, A-Z

Folder 2

Unidentified

Folder 3

Ayusawa, Iwao, 1947

Folder 4

Becu, Omer, 1948-1964

Folder 5

Berman, H., 1947

Folder 6

Bernasconi, Giacomo, 1947-1948

Folder 7

Biossac, 1945. Includes letter to mayor of Perignanas, France

Folder 8

Blum, Leon, 1941-1948. Includes letters from Hans Rottgen and Peter Schattner

Folder 9

Bock, Georges, 1955

Folder 10

Bolz, Robert, 1948. Includes letter to Charles Laurent

Folder 11

Bondy, Paul, 1947. Includes letters to Ehni and Unionsdruckerei Bern

Folder 12

Born, Paula, 1947-1948. Includes letters to David Dubinsky, William Green and Philip Murray

Folder 13

Bracops, Joseph, 1947-1948

Folder 14

Cahan, John Flint, 1960. Includes obituary

Folder 15

Chevins, Hugh, 1948-1962

Folder 16

Citrine, Sir Walter, 1947-1962. Includes letter from Citrine to F. P. Somogyi

Folder 17

Cope, Elmer, 1948-1953

Folder 18

Dallas, George, 1954

Folder 19

Darvall, Frank, 1958

Folder 20

Deakin, Arthur, 1947

Folder 21

Depaepe, Emile, 1947

Folder 22

Derkow, Willi, 1947-1957

Folder 23

Elliott, C. A., 1948

Folder 24

Erdmann, Elisabeth, 1947-1948

Folder 25

Franz, Novy, 1945

Folder 26

Gay, Helene and Maurice, 1947

Folder 27

Georgiades, G. A., 1961-1964

Folder 28

Germer, Adolph, 1946-1963. Includes letters to Germer from Ernest Untermann

Folder 29

Gherman, Eftimie, 1948. Includes letter to Richard Eldridge

Folder 30

Gordon, Sir Archibald, 1957-1958

Folder 31

Gottfurcht, Hans, 1947

Folder 32

Gros, Andre, 1958-1962

Folder 33

Hernandez, Alonso, 1948-1949

Folder 34

Jouhaux, Leon, 1948-1951

Box 3., Folder 1

Kieffer, Alice, 1948. Includes letters to Richard Eldridge

Folder 2

Kienzel, Hans, 1954

Folder 3

Kissane, Helen, 1948-1949

Folder 4

Klenner, Fritz, 1959-1965

Folder 5

Kolarz, Shura, 1947-1963

Folder 6

Krane, Patsy, 1961. Includes correspondence with Michael Ross

Folder 7

Krier-Becker, Lily, 1949

Folder 8

Kupers, Evert, 1946-1948

Folder 9

Kuppers, Heinz, 1960

Folder 10

Launay, Jacques de, 1959-1962

Folder 11

Lecache, Bernard, 1947

Folder 12

Lecomte, Marie-Therese, 1956. Includes letter to G. Glisenti

Folder 13

Lende, C. van der, 1946

Folder 14

Lippmann, Max, 1947

Folder 15

Luck, Kate, 1948

Folder 16

Marchal, M., 1955-1964

Folder 17

Martin, Harry, 1951

Folder 18

Martinez, Esteban, 1948. Includes correspondence with George Tomlinson

Folder 19

Millar, James, 1949-1965

Folder 20

Muts, Henri, 1948. Includes letters to Corley Smith and Van Groningen

Folder 21

Nemecek, Vaclav, 1948

Folder 22

Peyer, Karl, 1948

Folder 23

Pryce, Roy, 1965

Folder 24

Rabec, Jacques, 1958. Includes correspondence with Alain Le Cunff and Lucien Radoux

Folder 25

Renard, Andre, 1947-1948

Folder 26

Rens, Jef, 1945-1948

Folder 27

Reventlow, Rolf, 1952-1965. Includes letter by Suzanne Reventlow to World Health Organization

Folder 28

Rimensberger, E. F., 1946-1948

Folder 29

Robens, Alfred, 1958-1959

Folder 30

Roemers, Dirk, 1954

Folder 31

Ross, Michael, 1949

Folder 32

Rottgen, Hans, 1946-1965. Includes correspondence between Rottgen and Robert J. Alexander

Folder 33

Salis, Charles de, 1948

Folder 34

Saposs, David, 1949-1958

Folder 35

Schattner, Peter, 1947-1948

Folder 36

Scheugenpflug, Otto, 1958-1959

Folder 37

Schevenels, Alain, 1957

Folder 38

Schevenels, Armando, 1948

Folder 39

Schevenels, Conrad, 1946-1961. Includes correspondence with Kenneth Peacock and Vincent Tewson

Folder 40

Schevenels, G., 1958-1960

Folder 41

Schevenels, Jules, 1948

Folder 42

Schevenels, Sophie, 1942-1952. Includes letters to Sophie Schevenels from Pearl Davis and Lydia Liporsky

Folder 43

Schiefer, Marie, 1956

Folder 44

Schiff, Victor, 1948

Folder 45

Schneiter, 1948

Folder 46

Schuil, Jan, 1947-1949

Folder 47

Seaward, E. H., 1957

Folder 48

Sergent, Rene, 1960

Folder 49

Simpson, Smith, 1947

Folder 50

Teltscher, Frans, 1947

Folder 51

Teltscher, Richard, 1947-1961

Folder 52

Thijs, Victor, 1946-1947

Folder 53

Twerenbold, Rosalie, 1947. Includes correspondence with Rene Meyer

Folder 54

Ustinov, J., 1947

Folder 55

Wauters, Arthur, 1943

Folder 56

Weisz, Morris, 1954

Folder 57

Woodcock, George, 1947-1960

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1940-1965

Box 4., Folder 1

"The Continental Trade Unions and European Unity," Plebs, n.d. Printed copy

Folder 2

"Dates historiques principales du mouvement syndical international," n.d. Holograph

Folder 3

"From OEEC into OECD," n.d. Printed copy

Folder 4

"Der IGB nach Sassenbach," n.d. Typescript

Folder 5

"Le mouvement syndical ouvrier en Europe," n.d. Typescript

Folder 6

Notes for speeches, n.d. Holograph and typescript

Folder 7

Notes on labor history, n.d.

Folder 8

Notes on various subjects, n.d.

Folder 9

"Les objectifs d'action des forces syndicales democratiques en Europe occidentale," n.d. Typescript

Folder 10

Radio interview, Hessischer Rundfunk and RIAS-Berlin, n.d. Typescript

Folder 11

"Reprise de la collaboration des syndicats avec l'O.C.D.E.," n.d. Typescript

Folder 12

"Les travailleurs et la campagne de productivite," n.d. Mimeograph

Folder 13

Statement to International Committee, Trades Union Congress, London, 1940 December 5. Mimeograph

Folder 14

"L'Amerique entre dans la bataille des democraties contre les dictatures," 1942. Typescript

Folder 15

"Some Facts about Connections and Cooperation between German Landowners, Finance, Industry and National Socialism," 1942 August 27. Typescript

Folder 16

Eulogy for Edo Fimmen, The International Transport Workers' Journal, 1942 November-December. Typescript drafts, printed copy and correspondence

Folder 17

"The I.F.T.U. in the War," International Socialist Forum, 1943. Typescript article and correspondence

Folder 18

"10 Years Nazi Dictatorship," 1943 January 29-30. Holograph notes

Folder 19

"Basis for World Federation of Trade Unions," 1945 February 13. Speech, World Trade Union Conference, London. Mimeograph

Folder 20

"A la memoire de Pierre Krier," 1947 February 1. Typescript article and correspondence

Folder 21

"Der amerikanische Hilfsplan fur Europa," 1948 January 19. Typescript

Folder 22

Notes for speech, 1948 March 14, Saarbrucken, Germany. Holograph

Folder 23

"Die Arbeiterschaft - deutsche und europaische - muss fur die Internationalisierung der Ruhr sein," 1949 January 11. Typescript

Folder 24

Speech, 1950. Printed copy

Folder 25

Radio address about Marshall Plan, 1950 March 24. Typescript

Folder 26

Interview with Stanley H. Kapner, 1950 November. Typescript

Folder 27

Eulogy for Fritz Tarnow, 1951 October 27, Frankfurt. Notes, typescript speech and funeral program

Folder 28

"Un nouveau premier mai," 1953. Typescript

Folder 29

Speech to AFL Congress, Norway, 1953 April. Typescript

Folder 30

"Message du premier mai aux travailleurs soumis au joug sovietique," 1954 April 16. Typescript article and accompanying letter

Folder 31

Notes for speech?, 1954 October 6. Holograph

Folder 32

Notes for interview, Radio Wien, 1955 May 24. Holograph and typescript

 

Forty-five Years: International Federation of Trade Unions, 1956

Folder 33

Research notes

Folder 34

Table of contents, bibliography and list. Printed copy

Folder 35

Advertising copy. Typescript

Folder 36

Reviews

 

Correspondence

Folder 37

1952

Folder 38

1957-1965

 

French translation

Folder 39

Typescript of preface and fragments

Folder 40

Proofs of photos and notes

Folder 41

German translation and preface for projected expanded version, "100 Jahre internationale Gewerkschaftsbewegung." Typescript and mimeograph

Folder 42

Questions for radio interview, 1956 July 5. Typescript

Folder 43

"CISL-ORE et ses problemes," 1956 September 19. Speech, Internationale du Personnel des Postes, Telegraphes et Telephones (PTTI), Vitznau, Switzerland. Notes

Folder 44

"Les syndicats, l'automation et l'Europe," 1956 November 9. Typescript

Folder 45

Speech, 1956 December 18. Notes and letter

Folder 46

"La Grande-Bretagne dans la zone de libre echange: points de vue des syndicats britanniques," 1957 March 2. Typescript

Folder 47

"L'integration europeenne et la Grece," 1957 April 13. Typescript

Box 5., Folder 1

Speech, Stuttgart, Germany, 1957 May 1. Notes and flier

Folder 2

Speech to AFL Congress, Norway, 1957 May 5. Typescript

Folder 3

"The European Common Market and the Free Trade Area," Free Trade World,1957 May. Typescript and printed copy

Folder 4

Speech, Radio Tunis, 1957 July 8. Notes

Folder 5

"Les syndicats libres de l'Europe," Associations Internationales, 1957 September. Typescript and printed copy

Folder 6

"L'automation et ses repercussions sociales, y compris la formation et la readaptation professionnelles," Silicates Industriels, 1957 November. Printed copy

Folder 7

"Les syndicats ouvriers devant l'automation," 1957 December 13. Speech, Journees Internationales d'Information sur les Implications Economiques et Sociales de l'Automation, Namur, Belgium. Typescript and printed copy

Folder 8

"European Political Unity," 1958 June 16. Speech, Trade Union Leaders' Training Conference, Greek General Confederation of Labor, Chalkis, Greece. Typescript outline, notes, correspondence and speeches by others

Folder 9

"Droits et responsabilites des syndicats sur le plan international," 1958 September 22-October 4. Lecture, European Trade Union Course, Fiesole, Italy. Mimeographed outline

Folder 10

"Les syndicats sont-ils finis?," 1958 September 22-October 4. Lecture, European Trade Union Course, Fiesole, Italy. Typescript

Folder 11

"Trade Unions and United Europe," 1958 November 8. Lecture, Workers' Educational Association, Birmingham, England. Clippings, correspondence and fliers

Folder 12

"International Trade Unionism Today," 1958 November 9. Lecture, Workers' Educational Association, Leicester, England. Correspondence and flier

Folder 13

"Way Study Session for Youth," 1959 March 29. Lecture, Geneva. Typescript

Folder 14

Speech to DSF Congress, Copenhagen, 1959 May 13. Typescript

Folder 15

"Retrospection of Efforts to Achieve European Unification," 1959 September 2-11. Speech, European Trade Union Course, London. Holograph notes and mimeographed outline

Folder 16

"L'O.R.E., ses taches en Europe et ses relations avec les institutions intergouvernementales," 1959 November 26. Speech, Ecole des Cadres Generale, Blankenberge, Belgium. Typewritten outline

Folder 17

"The Six, the Seven and the Seventeen," IUSY Survey, 1960. Printed copy

Folder 18

"Free Trade Unions' Role in International Organisations," 1960 August 1. Lecture, Internationale du Personnel des Postes, Telegraphes et Telephones (PTTI) 4th Education Course, Worcester, England. Notes and schedule

Folder 19

Response to questions on agricultural problems, forum of L'Europeen, 1960 September 12. Typescript

Folder 20

Speech on European integration, Unilever N.V., Rotterdam, 1960 October 10. Outline and letter

Folder 21

"Le mouvement syndical international et la regionale europeenne," 1960 October 31-November 10. Lecture, European Trade Union Seminar, Freinberg, Germany. Mimeographed outline

Folder 22

Speech on European integration, 1961 June 28. Notes and correspondence

Folder 23

"Point de vue d'un syndicaliste," 1961 October 17. Speech, Societes du Groupe Unilever, Brussels. Notes, clipping and program

Folder 24

Eulogy for Hendrik Oosterhuis, 1962 January 26, Amsterdam. Notes and funeral program

Folder 25

"Atlantic Cooperation: Road to European Unity?," 1962 February 2. Typescript

Folder 26

"Droits de l'homme et syndicalisme libre international," 1962 March 17. Speech, Week-end de Formation Syndicale pour Travailleurs Espagnols de la Region de Bruxelles, Tremelo, Belgium. Notes, research material, program and correspondence

Folder 27

"European Unification and the Trade Unions," 1962 March 28. Lecture to Europe House, London. Printed summary and correspondence with Val Schur of Britain in Europe

Folder 28

Speech to Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB) Youth Conference, 1962 April, Berlin. Typescript

Folder 29

"L'O.R.E., sa structure et ses taches en Europe," 1962 April 18. Typescript

Folder 30

"Einige geschichtliche Gesichtspunkte der Tatigkeiten der Gewerkschaften auf dem Gebiet der Arbeiterbildung," 1962 May 21-30. Lecture, European trade union seminar, Strasbourg, France. Mimeographed outline

Folder 31

"The Trade Unions and the Common Market," 1962 June 27. Speech, National Council of Labour Colleges, Huizingen, Belgium. Notes and correspondence

Folder 32

Notes for lecture, 11th International Summer School, Offentliche Dienste Transport und Verkehr, Mosbach, Germany. Includes typescript list of participants

Folder 33

"The European Regional Organization and the Young Workers," 1963 May 31. Typescript article and accompanying letter

Folder 34

"Rolle und Aufgaben der Gewerkschaften beim Streben nach der Vereinheitlichung Europas," 1963 August 2. Lecture, 12th International Summer School, Offentliche Dienste Transport und Verkehr, Mosbach, Germany. Typescript outline, mimeographed outline and schedule

Folder 35

"De E.R.O. zijn taken in Europa en zijn betrekkingen met de intergouvernementele instellingen," 1965 April 21. Speech, Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingen (N.V.V.), Amsterdam. Typed outline, mimeographed summary and correspondence

 

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (IFTU), 1901-1945

Box 6., Folder 1

General. Outline of lecture by R. Chamberion on the history of the IFTU, 1947 January 23

Folder 2

Circulars, including lists of addressees

Folder 3

Clippings

 

Correspondence. Includes correspondence of Schevenels's assistant, George Stolz

 

General

Folder 4

1940

Folder 5

1941

Folder 6

1942

Folder 7

1943

Folder 8

1944

Box 7., Folder 1-2

1945

 

Board of Trustees

Folder 3

1947-1950

Folder 4

1951

Folder 5

Financial statements

Folder 6

Membership list of Secretariat

 

Minutes

Folder 7

General Council, 1933-1945. Includes minutes of Executive Committee and notes by Schevenels

 

Emergency International Trade Union Council, 1942-44. Includes correspondence and notes by Schevenels

Box 8., Folder 1

General

Folder 2

Committee I, 1942-1943. Includes reports

Folder 3

Committee II, 1942-1943. Includes reports

Folder 4

Board of Trustees, 1945-1951

Folder 5

Press releases

 

Publications

Folder 6-7

Brochures and pamphlets

Box 9., Folder 1

Bulletin, 1939

Folder 2-3

Triennial report, 1937

Folder 4

Reports, 1933-1945. Includes correspondence, reports submitted to IFTU by national representatives and report by Schevenels on Italian trade unions, 1944

Folder 5

Statutes

 

Subject file relating mainly to the IFTU's activities during World War II in support of exiled trade unionists, political refugees and resistance movements

 

France

Box 10., Folder 1

Circulars, financial reports, memos, reports and statutes of le Centre Syndical Francais, affiliate of IFTU

 

Correspondence. Includes many letters to and from officials of la Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT) and le Centre Syndical Francais

Folder 2

1940

Folder 3

1941

Folder 4

1942

Folder 5

1943

Folder 6

1944

Folder 7

Leaflets distributed in occupied France

Folder 8

Notes by Schevenels

 

Germany

Folder 9

Correspondence, 1940-1943. Includes notes by Schevenels

Folder 10

Resolution of IFTU on Jews in Germany

 

Radio broadcasts (mainly BBC) to Germany and occupied Europe

Folder 11

Clippings

Box 11., Folder 1

Correspondence. Includes minutes of Joint Council of the Three Internationals

Folder 2

Notes by Schevenels and others

Folder 3

Transcripts of radio broadcasts by Schevenels and others

Folder 4

Refugee assistance. Correspondence, 1942-44. Includes notes by Schevenels, lists of political refugees and reports by aid organizations

 

Trade union conferences

Folder 5

Amsterdam, 1921. Resolutions

 

London and Paris, 1945

Folder 6

Clippings

Folder 7

Minutes, memoranda and notes by Schevenels, speech by Walter Citrine

 

WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS (WFTU), 1945-1956

 

Clippings

Box 12., Folder 1

1945

Folder 2

1946

Folder 3

1947

Folder 4-5

1948

Folder 6

1949

Folder 7

1950-1956

Folder 8

Constitution, 1945

 

Correspondence

Folder 9

1945

Folder 10

1946

Folder 11

1947

Folder 12

1948

Box 13., Folder 1

Declarations by Executive Bureau

 

Minutes

 

Executive Bureau. Includes agendas and notes by Schevenels

Folder 2

1945

Folder 3-4

1946

Folder 5

1948

Folder 6

1949

Folder 7

Secretariat. Agenda and notes by Schevenels, 1948

Folder 8

Publications

 

Reports

 

Submitted from within the WFTU to the Executive Bureau. Topics include: WFTU missions to Greece, Iran, Tunisia; representation of the WFTU in the United Nations; refugees

Folder 9

1945

Folder 10-11

1946

Box 14., Folder 1

1946

Folder 2

1948-1949

Folder 3

Submitted by the Executive Bureau to the United Nations on the subject of trade union rights, 1948

Folder 4

Speech by Louis Saillant, General Secretary of the WFTU, 1948

 

Subject file relating to activities of the WFTU

Folder 5

International Trade Union Conference on Teaching, Budapest, 1948. Article, resolutions and notes by Schevenels

Folder 6

Iranian trade unions. Account of meeting between Secretary General of the WFTU and representatives of Iranian trade unions, 1945

 

Joint conferences of the International Trade Secretariats (ITS) and the WFTU

Folder 7

Circular letters

 

Minutes. Includes notes by Schevenels

Folder 8

1946

Folder 9

1947

Folder 10

Press release

Folder 11

Reports by Schevenels and others. Includes communications from trade union federations

Folder 12

Membership. Evaluations (by Schevenels?) of political affiliations of WFTU leadership and staff, as well as record of visitors to headquarters in Paris

 

United States Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and European Regional Organizations (USRO). Reports on the WFTU

Folder 13

1952-1953

Folder 14

1954

Folder 15

1955-1956

 

EUROPEAN RECOVERY PROGRAM (ERP), TRADE UNION ADVISORY COMMITTEE, 1949-1951

Box 15., Folder 1

Correspondence, 1949-1951

 

EUROPEAN REGIONAL ORGANIZATION (ERO) OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF FREE TRADE UNIONS (ICFTU), 1950-1964

Box 15., Folder 2

Press release, 1949

Folder 3

Clippings

Folder 4

Constitution, 1957

Folder 5

Correspondence, 1952-1965

Folder 6

Manifestos and proclamations for May Day, 1951-1964

 

Memoranda

Folder 7

General

Folder 8

Written by Schevenels

 

Minutes

Folder 9

Economic Committee, 1957-1958

Folder 10

European Trade Union Committee on Youth, 1960

Folder 11

Executive Board and Executive Committee, 1954-1965

Folder 12

Notes by Schevenels on ERO activities

Folder 13

Policy statements

Folder 14

Press releases

 

Proceedings

Folder 15

Conference Syndicale Europeenne du Logement, 1952

Folder 16

European Regional Conferences, 1954-1964

Folder 17

Publications

Folder 18

Questionnaires. Includes cover letter

 

Reports

Folder 19

Collective bargaining

Folder 20

Young workers

Folder 21

Resolutions

 

Subject file relating to ERO activities

Folder 22

Congres Europeen du Travail, Paris, 1959 May 16-19. Resolution and speech

Folder 23

European Trade Union Course, London, 1959 September 2-11. Lectures by J. A. Hargreaves and H. Ter Hiede

 

Training Courses at ICFTU Headquarters, Brussels, 1956-1957

Folder 24

Correspondence

Folder 25

Program outlines

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1967

 

European integration. Includes material on Common Market and Council of Europe

Box 16., Folder 1

Clippings

Folder 2

Notes by Schevenels

Folder 3-4

Pamphlets and reports

 

France

Folder 5

General. Clippings

 

World War II and immediate aftermath

 

Bulletins, pamphlets and reports

Folder 6

General

Folder 7

Confederation Generale du Travail (CGT)

 

Clippings

Folder 8

1940-1941

Folder 9

1942-1943

Folder 10

1944-1945

 

Germany

Folder 11

General. Book review and report

 

World War II and immediate aftermath

Folder 12

Bulletins, pamphlets and reports

 

Clippings

Box 17., Folder 1

1940-1942

Folder 2

1943-1945

Folder 3

Marshall Plan. Clippings

 

May Day - History and commemorations

Folder 4

General. Notes by Schevenels, clippings and pamphlet

Folder 5

Tougouchi, Marc, "Le Premier Mai," 1960. Mimeographed historical paper

 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Folder 6

Press release

Folder 7

Reports on Yugoslavia

 

Socialism

Folder 8

Clippings

Folder 9

List of representatives of Labour and Socialist International

Folder 10

Program for European Socialist Congress

Folder 11

Publications

 

Trade unions

Folder 12

Chronology of trade union movement, 1921-1928 (by Schevenels?)

 

Clippings

Folder 13

General

Folder 14

Belgium

Folder 15

Great Britain

 

Obituaries of trade union leaders

Folder 16

Ernest Bevin

Folder 17

Hans Bockler

Folder 18

Joseph Bondas

Folder 19

Harold Butler

Folder 20

Leon Chevalme

Folder 21

Edo Fimmen

Folder 22

Sidney Hillman

Folder 23

Leon Jouhaux

Folder 24

Jan Oudegeest

Folder 25

Miscellaneous

 

Publications. Includes speeches and resolutions

Folder 26

American Federation of Labor (A.F.L.)

Folder 27

Congress of Industrial Organizations (C.I.O.)

Folder 28

Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund (DGB)

Folder 29

La Federation Suisse des Typographes

Folder 30

International Bookbinders' Union

Box 18., Folder 1

International Federation of Building- and Woodworkers (IBWW)

Folder 2

International Federation of Lithographers. Includes clipping

Folder 3

Internationale du Personnel des Postes, Telegraphes et Telephones (IPTT)

Folder 4

International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF)

Folder 5

National Federation of Building Trades Operatives

Folder 6

Nederlands Verbond van Vakverenigingen (N.V.V.)

Folder 7

Norwegian Federation of Trade Unions

Folder 8

Trades Union Congress (T.U.C.)

Folder 9

Reports on labor in the United States

Folder 10-13

United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945. Minutes and reports

Box 19., Folder 1

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Reports on workers' education and training

Folder 2

Youth employment and leisure. Includes information on youth hostels in Europe. Pamphlets

 

Miscellaneous

Folder 3

Clippings

Folder 4

Notes on Versailles Peace Conference, 1919

Folder 5

Political cartoons

Folder 6

Publications

Folder 7

Report by Pierre Krier, 1941 May 20

Folder 8

Speech by Robert Lacoste, 1945 March 8

 

CARD FILE, n.d.

Folder 20.

Cards with addresses of correspondents. Unsorted