Register of the David Harris Papers, 1926-1988.

Processed by Terry Brown.; machine-readable finding aid created by James Ryan.
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Register of the David Harris Papers, 1926-1988.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Terry Brown
Date Completed:
1976
Encoded by:
James Ryan
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: David Harris papers
Date (inclusive): 1926-1988
Collection number: 67000
Creator: Harris, David, 1900-
Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 15 card file boxes, 6 envelopes, 8 medals (11.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, research notes, newsletters, lists, and printed matter, relating to Emperor Napoleon I of France, the Balkan crisis of 1875-1878, international affairs in Europe during the interwar period, and reconstruction of Germany and Austria following World War II.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David Harris papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1967.

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

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)--Austria.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Peace.
World War, 1939-1945--Territorial questions--Germany.
Austria.
Balkan Peninsula.
Europe.
Europe--History--1918-1945.
France.
Germany.
Germany--History--20th century.
Rhineland (Germany)--History--Separatist movement, 1918-1924.

Biographical Note

1900 Born, Texas
1930-1938 Assistant Professor of History, Stanford University
1938-1942 Associate Professor of History, Stanford University
1942-1947 Associate Chief, Central European Affairs, U.S. Department of State
1947-1966 Professor of History, Stanford University
1975, August 18 Died, Palo Alto, California

Series Description

box 1

Correspondence 1942-1951.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.
box 1

Speeches and Writings 1929-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and printed copies of speeches and writings arranged alphabetically by title.
box 1-3

Subject File 1920-1946.

Scope and Content Note

Biographical file, reports, research notes, newsletters, printed matter, lists, miscellany, arranged alphabetically by subject.
box 4-17

Research Card Files 1875-1975.

Scope and Content Note

Notecards on various research interests, arranged alphabetically by subject.
A-V

Audio-Visual

Scope and Content Note

See photo card catalog.
 

Medals

Scope and Content Note

See medal collection.
box 18

Undescribed materials

box 19-23

Writings, correspondence and clippings 1926-1988

Scope and Content Note

Relate to the Balkans during World War I, Otto von Bismarck, the Englightenment, and the Harris Fellowships in History at Stanford University
box 23

Declassified records 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified U.S. records. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1942-1951

Box 1.

Allen, Henry E., 1948

 

Allen, P. E., 1942

 

Beam, Jacob D., 1948

 

Bonbright, James C. H., 1947

 

Corrick (first name unknown), 1943

 

Eden, Anthony, 1943

 

Heath, Donald R., 1945, 1947

 

Hickerson, John (Department of State, Cental European Affairs), 1947-1951

 

Kindlebey, Charles P., n.d.

 

Kirk, Dudley, 1942

 

Lutz, Ralph, 1942

 

Martin, H. P., 1951

 

Mosely, Philip E., 1943-1945

 

Murphy, Robert (U.S. Political Advisor on German Affairs), 1946-1947

 

Nicholas, Harry I., Jr., n.d.

 

Noble, Bernard, 1950

 

Notter, Harley A., 1942-1943

 

Reker, Anna Mae, 1947

 

Riddleberger, Jimmie, 1947

 

Russell, Francis H., 1951

 

Shaw, G. Howland, 1944

 

Smyth, Howard, 1942-1946

 

Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Undersecretary, Department of State), 1944

 

Trivers, Howard, 1948-1951

 

Truman, Harry S., 1954

 

Winart, John G. (U.S. Ambassador to Great Britain), 1945-1946

 

Yardley, Edward, 1942

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1929-1967

Box 1.

"Diplomatic History of the Balkan Crisis of 1875-1878, The Second Year," a sequel to Diplomatic History of the Balkan Crisis of 1875-1878: The First Year. An unpublished, unfinished draft of Chapter I (typewritten), 1967

 

"Future of the Kellogg Pact." Speech (typewritten) given in South Carolina, 1929

 

"Key to What." Speech (typewritten) given before the Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford, 1962

 

"On History: Research and Writing." Unpublished article (typewritten), n.d.

 

"Reflections on the Last Great War and Next." Speech (typewritten) given in 1936

 

"Twenty-four Years After." Speech (typewritten) to the Kiwanis International, Chicago, 1938

 

Untitled speeches given at Yuba Junion College, 1935, at Chico, 1937

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1920-1946

Box 1.

"Armistice or No Armistice: the Legal Aspect." Unpublished draft report (typewritten carbon copy), 1943

 

Austria, post World War II treatment

 

Balkan Crisis of 1875-1878, pamphlets

 

Biographical file

 

Council of Foreign Ministers

 

"Draft Statement for Submission to the Council of Foreign Ministers." Unpublished draft (typewritten carbon copy), 1946

 

United States policy during Council of Foreign Ministers Meeting, London. Unpublished report (handwritten), 1947

 

France

 

Saar discussions with the French. Unpublished draft report (handwritten), 1947

 

"French Peace Aimes," Dwight E. Lee, editor. Unpublished article (typewritten), 1943

 

Germany

 

Changes in governmental structure, n.d.

 

Disarmament and demilitarization, 1946

 

"Franco-German Armistice Convention of June 22, 1940." Unpublished draft report (typewritten carbon copy), n.d.

 

"Geographical Analysis of the Rectification of the German-Czech Border, suggested by Czechoslovakia." Research report prepared by Division of Map Intelligence and Cartography, 1946

 

"Implementation of the Potsdam Declaration: Democratization and Denazification." Report (typewritten) issued by the U.S. Department of State, 1947

 

Memorandum on the Dusseldorf Agreement. Memorandum (typewritten) issued by the U.S. Department of State, 1943

Box 2.

Partition, 1943-1944

 

Political/economic agricultural graphs, 1920-1939

 

Political parties, policies regarding foreign policy, 1920-1933

 

Post-war education, 1944

 

Procedures for peace settlement with Allies, 1947

 

Regional and local government, n.d.

 

Rhineland Separation, 1918-1945

 

"Surrender: With Whom to Deal." Incomplete unpublished draft (typewritten carbon copy), n.d.

Box 3.

Treatment of, 1942

 

United States Policy, 1945

 

Voting elections, 1924-1933

 

Jessup, Philip C., "The Nature and Consequences of Unconditional Surrender under International Law." Unpublished draft (typewritten carbon copy), 1944

 

Holland, Lord and Lady Charles

 

Miscellany

 

National Committee of Free Germany, 1943

 

Paris Peace Conference. "The Sudeten-German Problem at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919." Issued document (typewritten), 1942

 

Poland, American position on boundary, 1942

 

The Socialist Unity Party of Germany: Manifesto, n.d.

 

Tripartite Conference, 1943, 1945

 

United States, Office of Military Government, 1946

 

RESEARCH CARD FILES, 1875-1975

Box 4-13.

Balkan Crisis of 1875-1878

Box 14.

Holland , Lord and Lady Charles, n.d.

Box 15-17.

Napoleon, Emperor of France, 1804-1815

box 18

Undescribed materials

box 19-23

Writings, correspondence and clippings 1926-1988

Scope and Content Note

Relate to the Balkans during World War I, Otto von Bismarck, the Englightenment, and the Harris Fellowships in History at Stanford University
box 23

Declassified records 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified U.S. records. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover
box 23

2011 September release of records 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Howard Trivers, Department of State