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Register of the Franklin Lindsay Papers, 1943-1998
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Franklin Lindsay Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1943-1998
    Collection Number: 46034
    Creator: Lindsay, Franklin, 1916-
    Collection Size: 17 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (7.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, memoranda, correspondence, and photocopies of Office of Strategic Services and British government documents, relating to resistance movements in Yugoslavia during World War II, Allied relations with them, Office of Strategic Services operations in Yugoslavia and Austria, post-World War II economic recontruction in western Europe, the Organization for European Economic Cooperation, and American foreign aid to Europe.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    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], Franklin Lindsay papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1946.

    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

    Organisation for European Economic Co-operation.
    United States. Office of Strategic Services.
    Economic assistance, American.
    Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Europe.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Yugoslavia.
    Europe.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    Yugoslavia.
    World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements.
    World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
    Secret service--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945--Austria.
    World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
    Yugoslavia--History--Axis occupation, 1941-1945.
    Austria.
    Great Britain.

    Biographical Note

    1916, March 12 Born in Kenton, Ohio
    1938 A.B., Stanford University
    1938-1939 With Columbia Division, U.S. Steel Corp.
    1940-1945 Served in the Army of the United States, to Lieutenant Colonel
    1944-1945 With the Office of Strategic Services
    1945 Chief, American Military Mission to Yugoslavia
    1946 Executive assistant to Bernard Baruch, U.S. Delegation, U.N. Atomic Energy Commission
    1947-1948 Consultant, House Select Committee on Foreign Aid (Herter Committee)
    1948-1949 Served as an American representative to the Organization for European Economic Co-operation, Paris
    1949-1953 With the Central Intelligence Agency
    1953-1956 With the Public Affairs Program, Ford Foundation
    1954 Consultant, Second Hoover Commission
    1956-1961 With McKinsey & Co., Inc.
    1961-1962 Executive Vice President, Itek Corp.
    1962-1975 President, Itek Corp.
    1975- Chairman of the Board, Itek Corp.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, memoranda, correspondence, and photocopies of Office of Strategic Services and British government documents, relating to resistance movements in Yugoslavia during World War II, Allied relations with them, Office of Strategic Services operations in Yugoslavia and Austria, post-World War II economic recontruction in western Europe, the Organization for European Economic Cooperation, and American foreign aid to Europe.