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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biography
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alex N. Dragnich Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1859-2008
    Collection Number: 77109
    Creator: Dragnich, Alex N.
    Collection Size: 80 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes, 1 phonotape reel (33.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, reports, studies, memoranda, legal and government documents, diaries, newspapers, photographs, and sound recording, relating to the history, politics, and government of Serbia and Yugoslavia, relations between Croatia and Serbia, activities of the Hrvatski Domobran in the United States, the communist party of Yugoslavia, the trial of Draza Mihailovic, and Serbian émigré affairs.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English and Serbo-Croatian.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection 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], Alex N. Dragnich Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.

    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.

    Access Points

    Mihailovic, Draza, 1893-1946.
    Hrvatski Domobran.
    Savez Komunista Jugoslavije.
    Croats--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Yugoslavia.
    Serbia--Politics and government.
    Yugoslavia.
    Yugoslavia--Politics and government.
    Serbs--United States.
    Communism--Yugoslavia.
    Communism.
    United States--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    Phonotapes.

    Biography

    American political scientist; senior propaganda analyst, United States Department of Justice, 1942-1944; research analyst, United States Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1945; cultural attaché and public affairs officer, United States Embassy in Yugoslavia, 1947-1950.

    Biographical Note

    1912, February 22 Born, Republic, Washington
    1938 BA, University of Washington (Phi Beta Kappa)
    1939 MA, University of California (Berkeley)
    1939 Author, The Assumptions of Democracy in the Light of Biological and Psychological Criticisms
    1942-44 Senior propaganda analyst, U.S. Department of Justice
    1944-45 Research analyst, U.S. Office of Strategic Services
    1945 Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)
    1945 Author, The Development of Parliamentary Government in Serbia, 1869-1889
    1945-47 Assistant Professor of Political Science, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
    1947-1950 Cultural Attache and Public Affairs Officer, U.S. Embassy at Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    1949 Co-author, Yugoslavia, 1949
    1950-52 Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University
    1952- Professor of Political Science, Vanderbilt University
    1954 Author, Tito's Promised Land
    1955-56 Ford Fellow, Harvard University
    1956 Co-author, The Fate of East Central Europe
    1958 Author, International Communism in Yugoslavia
    1959-1960 Chester Nimitz Professor, U.S. Naval War College
    1961 Author, Major European Governments
    1966 Co-author, Government and Politics
    1974 Author, Serbia, Nikola Pasic, and Yugoslavia
    1979-1980 Book publications editor, Hoover Institution
    1982 Author, Politics and Government
    1983 Author, The First Yugoslavia
    1984 Author, The Saga of Kosovo
    1989 Author, Development of Parliamentary Government in Serbia
    1992 Author, Serbs and Croats: The Struggle in Yugoslavia

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings, correspondence, reports, studies, memoranda, legal and government documents, diaries, newspapers, photographs, and sound recording, relating to the history, politics, and government of Serbia and Yugoslavia, relations between Croatia and Serbia, activities of the Hrvatski Domobran in the United States, the communist party of Yugoslavia, the trial of Draza Mihailovic, and Serbian émigré affairs.