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Series Description

Boxes 1-2

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1940-1985.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical sketches, clippings, obituaries, papers related to Coste's participation in various academic events and to his recall from the Romanian Legation in Lisbon, resumes, miscellaneous financial papers, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Boxes 3-10

CORRESPONDENCE, 1947-1985.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
Boxes 11-15

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1940-1981.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, papers, radio broadcast transcripts, reports, speeches, miscellaneous writings, and notes related to his course work, arranged chronologically by title
Boxes 16-38

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1985.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, declarations, lectures, memoranda, notes, radio broadcast transcripts, reports, speeches, statements, studies, clippings and other printed matter, related mainly to Romanian politics and government, and to social and economic conditions in Romania, 1944-1989, to the Truth About Romania Committee, and Romanian émigré affairs in the U.S., arranged alphabetically by subject
Boxes 39-52

ASSEMBLY OF CAPTIVE EUROPEAN NATIONS, 1954-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Charter, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, publications, reports, resolutions, clippings and other printed matter, related to Coste's participation in, and to the activities of, the A.C.E.N., an organization of leaders in exile from nine Eastern European countries, arranged alphabetically by physical form
Box 52

PHOTOGRAPH, 1967.

Scope and Content Note

One print depicting Brutus Coste

Container List

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1940-1985

Box 1., Folder 1

Biographical sketches, 1966-1976

Folder 2

Clippings, 1945-1969

Folder 3

Obituaries, 1985

Folder 4

Resumes, 1975

 

Subject File

Folder 5

Academic career. Miscellaneous materials, 1966-1976. See also SPEECHES AND WRITINGS/ Miscellaneous notes

Folder 6-10

Diplomatic career. Confidential reports, sent to Romania by Coste from the Romanian legations in London, Washington, and Lisbon, 1940-1947

Folder 11

Participation in the A.C.E.N., 1963-1965. Miscellaneous papers. See also ASSEMBLY OF CAPTIVE EUROPEAN NATIONS

Folder 12

Recall to Romania from the Romanian Legation in Lisbon, Portugal, 1945. Miscellaneous papers

Box 2., Folder 1-6

Miscellaneous financial papers, 1977-1984

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1947-1985.

Additional Note

See also SUBJECT FILE/ Goma, Paul; Institute for American Strategy; National Committee for a Free Europe; Truth About Romania Committee; ASSEMBLY OF CAPTIVE EUROPEAN NATIONS
 

General, 1945-1985. Consists mainly of personal letters with friends

 

General

Box 3., Folder 1-11

A-G

Box 4., Folder 1-11

H-P

Box 5., Folder 1-10

R-Z

Folder 11-14

Personal, 1945-1985

Box 6-8.

Personal

Box 9., Folder 1-5

Personal

Folder 6-10

Unidentified, 1947-1978

Box 10., Folder 1

Bianu, Cornel, 1946

Folder 2

Boila, Remus, 1963-1968

Folder 3

Bossy, Raul, 1957

Folder 4

Campeanu, Radu, 1982-1983

Folder 5

Cretzianu, Alexandru, 1947-1953

Folder 6

Crutzescu, R., 1949-1953. Includes correspondence with others regarding Crutzescu

Folder 7

Danielopol, D. G., 1964

Folder 8

Davila, Carol, 1953-1957

Folder 9

Dragan, Iosif-Constantin, 1952-1970

Folder 10

Duca, George, 1976-1977

Folder 11

East-European Inquiry, 1953

Folder 12

Eliade, Mircea, 1948-1978

Folder 13

Emmet, Christopher, 1960-1973

Folder 14

Farcasanu, Mihai, 1948

Folder 15

Floda, Liviu, 1977-1982

Folder 16

Fond Lisabona-Madrid, 1947-1948

Folder 17

Ford, Gerald, 1974-1976

Folder 18

Gafencu, Grigore, 1948-1956

Folder 19

Gaulle, Charles de, 1966

Folder 20

Georgescu-Roegen, 1978

Folder 21

Ghilezeanu (Ghilezan), Emil, 1964-1976. Includes papers related to his emigration to the U.S.

Folder 22

Giscard d'Estaing, Valerie, 1975

Folder 23

Grigorcea, Ms., 1949

Folder 24

Humphrey, Hubert, 1968

Folder 25

Ileana, Princess of Romania, 1951-1975

Folder 26

Ionesco, Eugen, 1976

Folder 27

Ionnitiu, Mircea, 1968-1980

Folder 28

Kennedy, Robert, 1967

Folder 29

Kissinger, Henry, 1976

Folder 30

Lehrman, Hal, 1966

Folder 31

Lovestone, Jay, 1964-1979

Folder 32

Michael, King of Romania, n.d.

Folder 33

National Strategy Information Center, 1968-1977

Folder 34

Nickels, 1948

Folder 35

Nixon, Richard, 1967-1968

Folder 36

Paul VI, Pope, 1973

Folder 37

Petre-Lazar, 1948

Folder 38

Radescu, Nicolae, 1948-1952

Folder 39

Ratiu, Ion, 1977-1984

Folder 40

Reagan, Ronald, 1984

Folder 41

Romanian Academic Society, 1962-1963

Folder 42

Rugina, Anghel, 1966-1967

Folder 43

San Diego State College, 1951

Folder 44

University of Pennsylvania, 1962-1969

Folder 45

Visoianu, Constantin, 1948-1976

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1940-1981.

Additional Note

See also SUBJECT FILE/Foreign Policy Research Institute; Institute for American Strategy; National Committee for a Free Europe; Romanian National Committee; Romanians in foreign countries; Truth About Romania Committee; ASSEMBLY OF CAPTIVE EUROPEAN NATIONS
Box 11., Folder 1

"Are the East-Central European Nations Evolving Toward Freedom and Independence?" n.d. Typescript. Includes Spanish translation

Folder 2

"CACEED Honoring Senator Todd," n.d. Typescript

Folder 3-4

"Chronological Analysis," n.d. Typescript

Folder 5

"Chronology: Summaries of the Charts," n.d. Notes and typescript

Folder 6

"Eastern Europe and the Survival of the West," n.d. Typescript

Folder 7

"Elections under Communism Save Time and Money," n.d. Typescript

Folder 8

"Moscovites in the Romanian C.P. Leadership," n.d. Typescript

Folder 9

Essay on East-Central Europe, n.d. Typescript

Folder 10

Studies related to the Mid-European Studies Center, n.d. Notes and typescript

Folder 11

"Resurgent Imperialism at the Crossroads of Dead Empires," n.d. Typescript

Folder 12

"Romania and the Soviet Chinese Rift," n.d. Typescript

Folder 13

"The Satellites: Assets or Liabilities to the USSR," n.d. Typescript

Folder 14

Untitled writings by B. Coste and Hall Lehrman, n.d. Typescripts

Folder 15

"Population Living in the Territory Granted to Hungary," 1940. Typescript

Folder 16

"The Problem of Bassarabia," 1941-1946. Typescript

Folder 17

"Memorandum Concerning Romania Before World War Two and Her Russian Campaign Until 1943: Suggestions for the Future of Europe," 1943 March 15. Typescript

Folder 18-19

"The Ability of Romania to Carry out Her Obligations Under the Armistice Terms Following Her Territorial Losses," 1946. Typescripts. See also SUBJECT FILE/ Romania - Politics and government, 1944-1949

Folder 20

"Romania and the Soviet Union," 1947. Typescript

Box 12., Folder 1-3

Considerations on forced labor in Romania, 1948. Typescripts

Folder 4

Studies related to Romanian refugees, 1948-1951. Typescripts

Folder 5

"Historical Outline," 1949. Typescript

Folder 6

"The Effect on Romanian Population of Meeting Quota," 1950. Typescript

Folder 7

"Expediency as Foreign Policy," 1950. Typescript

Folder 8

"Moral Aspects of a Projected East-West Deal," 1950. Notes and typescript

Folder 9-11

"Propaganda in Eastern Europe," 1950. Typescript

Folder 12

"Report on Recent Developments in Romania," 1950. Typescript

Folder 13

"Romania After Five Years of Soviet Occupation," 1950. Typescripts

Folder 14

"Survey of Industrial Production in Communist Romania," 1950. Typescript

Folder 15

"Titoism," 1950. Typescript

Folder 16

"The Twilight of Ana Pauker," 1950. Typescript

Folder 17-18

WEVD broadcast transcripts, 1950-1966. Coste's interviews as a regular panelist in the Foreign Policy Round Table of the station. Notes and typescripts

Box 13., Folder 1

WEVD broadcast transcripts, 1950-1966 (Contd.)

Folder 2-3

"Our Allies Behind The Iron Curtain," lecture, Institute of World Affairs, San Diego, 1951. Notes, holograph, and typescript. Includes a memorandum

Folder 4

"Memo to All Anti-Communists," 1953. Typescript

Folder 5

"Western Misconceptions on Eastern Europe," 1959. Typescript

Folder 6

Lecture, Institute of World Affairs, San Diego, 1961. Typescript

Folder 7

Outline of lecture, New Orleans, 1964 February 20. Typescript

Folder 8

Obituary for Elie Cristo-Loveanu, 1964 April 30. Typescript

Folder 9

"Changes in Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland and Romania," 1965 May. Typescript

Folder 10

"The Strategic Importance of East-Central Europe for the Cause of Freedom in Europe," 1965. Typescript

Folder 11

"Bucharest and the Soviet Drive to Break-Up NATO," 1966, June. Typescript

Folder 12

"Notes on the Warsaw Treaty: Statement Issued in Bucharest, on July 8, 1966," 1966 July 8. Typescript

Folder 13

"Romania and the Red China," 1966 September. Typescript

Folder 14

"Notes on 'Romania..Master of Its Own Fate' by Russell Jones," 1966. Typescript

Folder 15

Papers on the myth of Ceausescu's independent policy towards Moscow, 1966-1976 (interviews, radio broadcasts, newspaper article). Typescripts

Folder 16

Obituary for Stefan Irimescu, 1967 January 20. Typescript

Folder 17

"A Revealing Speech of Romanian Party Head, Nicolae Ceausescu," 1967 February 28. Typescript

Folder 18

"Alba Iulia, 1 Decembrie 1918, din perspectiva exilului," 1967. Typescript

Folder 19

"Bonn Bucharest Tie," 1967. Typescript

Folder 20

Study on Radio Free Europe, written for the Republican Campaign, 1967. Typescript

Folder 21

"Romania Plays Deceptive Role," Manion Forum, 1968. Includes Romanian translation. Typescripts

Folder 22

"A Survey on the Observance of Human Rights Throughout the World," 1968. Typescript

Folder 23

"Some Lessons of the Czechoslovak Drama," 1968 September. Notes and typescript

Folder 24

"U.S. Policy Toward Eastern Europe," 1968. Typescript

Folder 25

"A New Eastern Europe?" 1969 June. Typescript

Folder 26

"The Foreign Policy of the Communist Regime in Romania," 1969 August. Typescript

Folder 27

Obituary for Constantin Abeles, 1969 October 15. Typescript

Folder 28

Obituary for Ionel Perlea, 1970. Typescript

Folder 29

"The Soviet Strategy in the World Politics Today," 1971 June. Typescript

Folder 30

Address to the Carnegie Endowment, 1972 May 10. Typescript

Folder 31

Considerations on Soviet politics, 1973. Typescript

Folder 32

"Romania Wants Freedom," 1974 August. Typescript

Folder 33

"Cuvint de 1 Decembrie 1974," 1974 December 1. Typescript

Folder 34

"Working Conditions," 1975 April. Typescript

Folder 35

Studies related to the Romanian National Committee, 1975. Typescripts

Folder 36

"Indaratnicie Cumpanita si Inceata," 1978. Typescript

Folder 37

"Soviet-Romanian Relations: Conflict or Cooperation?" 1979. Typescript

Folder 38

"Zece Mai 1979," 1979. Typescript

Folder 39

"Zece Mai 1981," 1981. Typescript

Folder 40

Miscellany, 1948-1970

Box 14., Folder 1-11

Miscellaneous notes, 1948-1977

Box 15., Folder 1-8

Miscellaneous notes related to Coste's course work at Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1968-1980

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1985.

Additional Note

Correspondence, declarations, lectures, memoranda, notes, radio broadcast transcripts, reports, speeches, statements, studies, clippings and other printed matter
Box 16., Folder 1

Aber, Margit

Folder 2

Ciphers used in the correspondence of leading Romanian refugees among themselves

Folder 3-8

Coste, Tantzi (Doris Green)

Box 17., Folder 1-6

Coste, Tantzi (Doris Green)(Contd.)

Box 18., Folder 1-2

Council of Europe. Reports of the Consultative Assembly, 1962. Includes French version

Folder 3-7

Emmet, Christopher

Box 19., Folder 1-9

Europe, Eastern - Politics and government- 1945-1989. Clippings

Box 20., Folder 1-4

Forced labor - Romania. Includes records of the Association of Romanian Journalists in the U.S., the International League for the Rights of Man, the Commission of Inquiry into Forced Labor; and statements of General Radescu, Emil Ghilezan, Adriana Cosmovici

Box 21., Folder 1-5

Foreign Policy Research Institute. Materials related to the research project "The Implications of Evolutionary Trends in East Central Europe to Western and U.S. Security," 1967, to which Coste contributed

Box 22., Folder 1-6

Foreign Policy Research Institute (Contd.)

Folder 7

Gafencu, Grigore (former Minister of Foreign Affairs). Statements, speeches, radio broadcast transcripts, lectures, and declarations

Box 23., Folder 1-7

Goma, Paul. Includes materials related to the efforts of Coste and the Truth About Romania Committee for Goma's release from prison in 1977. Contains also correspondence among Brutus Coste and Paul Goma, Mircea Eliade, Jay Lovestone, George Duca, Virgil Nemoianu, and others concerning Goma's visit to the U.S. in 1978

Folder 8-10

Institute for American Strategy. Includes Coste's writings and correspondence as Special Assistant to the Director. Includes also materials related to the Freedom Studies Center, administered by the Institute

Box 24., Folder 1-9

Institute for American Strategy (Contd.)

Box 25., Folder 1-2

International Peasant Union

Folder 3-5

Lehrman, Hal

Box 26., Folder 1-5

National Committee for a Free Europe. Documents concerning Coste's cooperation with the Committee; miscellaneous materials regarding Radio Free Europe

Folder 6

Radescu, Nicolae (former Romanian premier). Includes his statements, speeches, letters, radio broadcasts, and speeches related to his escape from Romania and emigration to the U.S.; includes also materials concerning the formation of the Romanian National Committee

Box 27., Folder 1-2

Radescu, Nicolae (Contd.)

 

Radio Free Europe. See National Committee for a Free Europe

 

Romania

Folder 3-7

Church. Includes materials related to Father Gheorghe Calciu Dumitreasa and Romanian Orthodox churches in New York, Cleveland, Michigan, Connecticut

Folder 8-10

Foreign relations

 

1914-1944. Includes two original papers on Romanian foreign policy until 1944 by Grigore Niculescu-Buzesti and Alexandru Cretzianu

Folder 11

1944-1989. Includes facsimile papers of Gheorghe Tatarescu and Iuliu Maniu

 

History

Box 28., Folder 1-2

1914-1944. Includes a brochure entitled Transylvania: Object of Romanian and Hungarian Discord, by A. Popa; miscellaneous writings related to the Danubian Conference, 1940

Folder 3-7

1944-1989. Typescripts of Russian-Romanian Conventions, 1945-1946, including the Truce Convention; memoranda, commentaries, and meeting transcripts of the Paris Peace Conference, 1946, and interpretations of the Conference Treaty

Folder 8

Law- 1944-1989. Transcripts of various decrees and international conventions, 1945-1946

Folder 9-10

Politics and government- 1944-1989. One brochure entitled Evidence of Violations of Peace Treaty Guaranties of Human Rights: Rumania, Bulgaria and Hungary; facsimiles of political declarations of Michael, King of Romania; Iuliu Maniu; Ion Mihalache; Grigore Niculescu-Buzesti; Romniceanu (1944-1946); miscellaneous facsimiles and clippings concerning the overthrow of the Romanian democratic government, 1945-1947. Includes also writings related to Romania's economic and financial effort during 1946-1952, under the armistice terms

Box 29., Folder 1-10

Politics and government- 1944-1989 (Contd.)

Box 30., Folder 1-2

Romanian literature. Includes papers referring to the Romanian Library in Freiburg, Germany, and the book Omul Suspect, by Dan Petrasincu

Folder 3-10

Romanian National Committee (R.N.C.). Memorandum written by Coste and Gafencu concerning their interview at the U.S. State Department regarding the formation of the R.N.C.; important materials related to the formation of the Committee; miscellaneous brochures (Suppression of Human Rights in Romania, The Perversion of Education in Romania, Persecution of Religion in Romania); and issues of R.N.C. Information Bulletin, 1950-1951

Box 31-32.

Romanians in foreign countries, 1951-1961. Includes miscellaneous magazines of Romanian émigrés (B.I.R.E., Curierul Crestin, Preuves, Romania Muncitoare, Limite, Orizonturi, 1949-1953) containing articles by Brutus Coste, Mircea Eliade, Vintila Horia, George Caranfil, Raul Bossy, Anghel Rugina, Pierre Sergescu, Constantin Ghidel; miscellaneous materials regarding Romanian Cultural Association from UK. Includes also papers of, and letters written by or related to, W. Filderman, Alexandru Cretzianu, Emil Cioran, Mihail Farcasanu, Vasile Gregorcea, Anghel Rugina, George Duca

Box 33-34.

Truth about Romania Committee (T.A.R.C.), 1940-1982. Includes Coste's correspondence and writings related to the T.A.R.C., one study on Bessarabia by Radu Crutzescu (1944), materials on the autonomy of Transylvania, T.A.R.C.'s "Memorandum on the Compliance of the Ceausescu Regime with the Final Act of the Helsinki Conference," confidential memoranda, reports, and correspondence of the T.A.R.C.

Box 35., Folder 1-4

Voice of America. Consists mainly of political analyses related to its project "Liberarea Romaniei," 1952-1953

Folder 5

WEVD broadcasting station

Folder 6-7

Miscellaneous materials and clippings

Box 36-38.

Miscellaneous materials and clippings (Contd.)

 

ASSEMBLY OF CAPTIVE EUROPEAN NATIONS (A.C.E.N.), 1954-1965

Box 39., Folder 1

Charter and rules of procedure

Folder 2-4

Correspondence of Coste, in his capacity of Secretary General of the Assembly

Folder 5

Memoranda

Box 40., Folder 1-2

Press releases

 

Publications

Folder 3

ACEN East-Central European Papers, 1958-1963

Box 41., Folder 1-4

ACEN News

Box 42., Folder 1-4

ACEN Official Report of the Debates, 1955-1957

Box 43-44.

A Survey of Recent Developments in Nine Captive Nations, 1956-1964

Box 45., Folder 1

A Survey of Recent Developments in Nine Captive Nations, 1956-1964 (Contd.)

Folder 2

Reports related to Eastern Europe

Folder 3

Resolutions and reports, 1955-1963

Box 46-47.

Special session transcripts, 1954-1963

Box 48., Folder 1-2

Statements, including by Coste

 

Writings of Coste about the A.C.E.N.

Folder 3

Addresses

Folder 4

Notes

Folder 5-16

Miscellany

Box 49-52.

Miscellaneous materials and clippings. Includes speeches of C. Visoianu

 

PHOTOGRAPH, 1967.

Box 52.

One print depicting Brutus Coste at the Carnegie Center, New York, 1967 December 3

Box: 53-85

INCREMENTAL MATERIALS

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