Register of the Edouard Jean Réquin Papers, 1915-1940

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Register of the Edouard Jean Réquin Papers, 1915-1940

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Linda Bernard
Date Completed:
April 1980
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Edouard Jean Réquin Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1915-1940
Collection Number: XX294
Creator: Réquin, Edouard Jean, 1879-1953
Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, military orders, memoranda, and writings, relating to Allied military operations in World War I, particularly Franco-American military cooperation; to proposals for a treaty of mutual assistance under auspices of the League of Nations, 1922-1923; and to operations of the French 4e Armee, 1940 May-June
Language: French.

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Access Points

France. Armée--Officers
France. Armée. Armée, 4e
League of Nations
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--France
World War, 1914-1918--United States
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France
France
United States--Armed Forces

Biographical Note

1879 Born
1900-1911 Member of expedition to North Africa
1916-1918 Member, General Staff of Marshals Joffre and Foch
1917-1918 Member, French Military Delegation to Washington
1919 Author, La Course de l'Amérique à la Victoire
  Technical Counsellor at Versailles Peace Conference
1924 Author, Projet de Traité d'Assistance Mutuelle
1930 French Military Representative at the League of Nations
1930-1932 Chief of Cabinet of Ministry of War
1938 Member, Supreme Council of War
1939-1940 Commander, 4th French Army
1941 Retired
1945 President, Société de la Légion d'Honneur
1946 "Président des anciens officiers de liaison près l'armée américaine"
  Author, Combats pour l'Honneur
  Author, Archinard et le Soudan
1949 Author, D'une guerre à l'autre 1919-1939. Souvenirs
1953 Died

Series Description

Box 1.

Correspondence, 1918.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box 1-2.

Speeches and Writings, 1918-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscripts of writings arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 3-4.

Subject File, 1915-1940.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, reports, arranged alphabetically by topic.

Container List

 

Correspondence, 1918

Box 1.

Gompers, Samuel, 1918

 

Harbord, General, 1918

 

Speeches and Writings, 1918-1940

Box 1.

"La IVe Armée en Lorraine. Attaque allemande des 12-13 et 14 mai 1940" (The 4th Army in Lorraine. German attack of May 12-13 and 14, 1940), 1940.

Physical Description: One typewritten copy of a personal account
 

La Course de l'Amérique à la Victoire (America's Race to Victory), 1919

 

Text. One typewritten copy

 

Related material, including correspondence with Mr. Baker, U.S. Secretary of War; Mr. Churchill, Director of Military Intelligence; Marshal Foch, Commander in Chief of the Allied Armies; the French Ministry of War; a preface by General March, U.S. Army Chief of Staff

 

Statement on the military accomplishments of France and her allies during World War I, to be included in the third edition of the Handbook of the War prepared by the National Security League, 1918.

Physical Description: One typewritten copy, including correspondence with the National Security League
Box 2.

Traité d'Assistance Mutuelle, Projet de (Project for a Treaty of Mutual Assistance), eventually published in 1924

 

Project presented by Edouard Jean Réquin, 1923

 

Project presented by Lord Robert Cécil, 1922-1923

 

Project presented by the League of Nations' Comité Special in London, and the Commission Temporaire in Paris, 1923

 

Subject File, 1915-1940

Box 3.

Collaboration Franco-américaine (Franco-American Collaboration), 1917-1918

 

Memoranda and notes by Edouard Jean Réquin, from W.,D.C., including a list of the documents, established by him

 

1917

 

1918

 

Memoranda and notes by others

 

1917

 

1918

Box 4.

Reports by Edouard Jean Réquin

 

May 1917-December 1917

 

January 1918-April 1918

 

May 1918-October 1918

 

Telegrams

 

Sent by Edouard Jean Réquin from W.,D.C., May 1917-February 1918

 

Sent by the French Ministry of War from Paris, May 1917-May 1918

 

Direction de la Guerre (Direction of the War), 1915-1917 - Memoranda and notes by Edouard Jean Réquin, including a list of the documents, established by him

 

Opérations de la IVe Armée du 6 au 25 juin 1940 (Operations of the 4th Army from June 6 to June 25, 1940), 1940 - Official report of the 4th Army's Staff, 3rd Bureau, August 2, 1940, including maps