Title: Atlantic Council of the United States records
Date (inclusive): 1950-1986
Collection Number: 82069
Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material:
373 manuscript boxes, 7 envelopes, 3 videotape cassettes, 2 motion picture film reels, 5 microfilm reels, 3 phonorecords,
12 phonotape reels
(159.2 linear feet)
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, minutes of meetings, conference proceedings, bulletins, financial records, and
printed matter, relating to NATO, and American foreign, military and economic policy. Includes records of the Atlantic Institute,
the Atlantic Treaty Association, the Committee on Atlantic Studies, and the Atlantic Congress of 1959.
Hoover Institution Archives.
Atlantic Council of the United States.
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Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.
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The Atlantic Council of the United States was established in 1961 in Washington, D.C. It is a private American organization
which encourages U.S. participation in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and other international relations. The Council
also works for the strengthening of U.S. private sector links in the fields of trade, finance, investment, sciences, technology,
communications and education with the other North Atlantic countries.
The Council is a non-profit organization which has financial support from corporations, foundations, and individual businessmen,
financiers, labor leaders and others. It maintains fraternal ties with similar organizations in other nations of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization.
The Atlantic Institute and the Atlantic Treaty Association are private international organizations which promote cooperation
among the Atlantic countries. They research the forces at work in the Atlantic area, organize meetings, and prepare reports,
studies and policy recommendations for influential administrators in their countries. The Boards of Governors, staff and financing
come from various countries.
The Atlantic Council and the Atlantic Institute formed the Committee on Atlantic Studies in 1964. This committee consists
of scholars from leading universities who advise the Boards of the Atlantic Council and the Atlantic Institute. The goal of
the committee is to bring about a greater appreciation in American education of the economic, political, and cultural changes
which are taking place in Western civilization.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Atlantic Congress (1959 : London)
Atlantic Institute for International Affairs.
Atlantic Treaty Association.
Committee on Atlantic Studies
North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Europe--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--1945-1989.
United States--Foreign relations--Europe.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Military policy.