Register of the Edvardas Turauskas Papers

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Title: Edvardas Turauskas Papers
Date (inclusive): 1934-1963
Collection Number: 75015
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: Mainly in Lithuanian.
Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (4 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed matter, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Soviet occupation of Lithuania, 1940-1941, and Lithuanian foreign relations in Europe, 1934-1941. Also available on microfilm (14 reels).
Creator: Turauskas, Edvardas, 1896-1966

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edvardas Turauskas Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.

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Biographical Note

Edvardas Turauskas, 1896-1966

1896, October 30 Born, Adriejavas, Lithuania
1918 Elected member of the First Committee of Catholic Action
1919 Entered the service of the Press Office of the Prime Minister
1919 Member of the Lithuanian Diplomatic Mission to Berne
1921 Secretary of the Lithuanian Legation in Berne
1922-23 Chargé d'Affaires of the Lithuanian Legation in Berne
1926 LL. D., University of Paris (grant from the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
1926 Elected member to the Lithuanian Judicial Commission and Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1926-28 Editor-in-chief of the Catholic Lithuanian magazine Rytas
1926-1934 President of the Lithuanian-French Society in Kaunas
1928 Author, Chretienneté et Nationalité
1928-1934 Director of the section specializing in foreign affairs of the Lithuanian Telegraph Agency Elta
1929 Author, Les Fondements du Droit
1932 Author, Buts et Structure de la S. D. N.
1933 Author, Agences Telegraphiques et Bureaux de Presse
1934-39 Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary of Lithuania to Prague, Belgrade, and Bucharest
1935 Author, Souveraineté de l'Eglise et de l'Etat
1939-1940 Political Director of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1940 Founding member of the Catholic Lithuanian daily magazine Zydinis
1940-46 Permanent Lithuanian Delegate to the League of Nations
1945 Author, Le Sort des Pays Baltes
1945-46 Plenipotentiary for Switzerland of the Lithuanian Relief Fund of America

Alternate Forms Available

Also available on microfilm (14 reels)

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Lithuania. Uzsieniu reikalu ministerija.
Smeton, Antanas, 1874-1944.
Czechoslovakia--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
Czechoslovakia.
Diplomats--Lithuania.
Latvia--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
Latvia.
Lithuania--Foreign relations--Czechoslovakia.
Lithuania--Foreign relations--Latvia.
Lithuania--Foreign relations--Romania.
Lithuania--Foreign relations--Yugoslavia.
Lithuania--History--Soviet occupation, 1940-1941.
Lithuania.
Romania--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
Romania.
Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945--Lithuania.
World War, 1939-1945.
Yugoslavia--Foreign relations--Lithuania.
Yugoslavia.

Box: 1-3

Correspondence, 1939-1946, 1956-1963

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Ambrazevicius, J., 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Ancevicius, Pranas, 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Backis, S. A., 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Balickas, V., 1941-1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Balutis, B. K., 1941-1943

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Bardony, M. L. de, 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Bardossy, Laszlo de, 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Barsanti, Arnaldo, 1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Beleckas, P. J., 1940-1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Beuve-Mery, 1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Bilmanis, Alfred, 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Brazenas, Nijole, 1956-1963

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Bucys, Petras, 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Budrys, Jonas, 1940-1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Butenas, J., 1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Carnecki, Mrs., 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Deksinys, A., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Draugas (Chicago), 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Dymsa, L., 1938-1939

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Ehret, Joseph, 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Galvanauskas, Ernest, 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Garbaciauskas, S., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Girdvainis, Sutinkam, 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Grauzinis, K., 1940-1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Grinius, K., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Grosvald, O., 1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Gylys, V., 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Husum, Carl A., 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 29

Journal de Genève, 1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 30

Jurkunas, J., 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 31

Karvelis, P., 1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 32

Kelistis, P., 1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 1-3

Klimas, Petras, 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Lauckas, J. B., 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Lester, Sean, 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Lingis, J., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Lithuanian Legation in Washington, D. C., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Liutkiene, Ponia, 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Liutkus, P., 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Lozoraitis, S., 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Matulaitis, K. A., 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Mikulskis, J., 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

Montagne, Madame de la, 1940

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Motiejunas-Valevicius, Jonas, 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Navickas, J., 1940

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

Oeller, Ragnar, 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 17-18

Pakstas, Kazys, 1940-1944

Box/Folder: 2 : 19

Panstas, Professor, 1940

Box/Folder: 2 : 20

Prunskis, J., 1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 21

Rabinavicius, Henrikas, 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 2 : 22

Radvila, Princesse, 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 2 : 23

Red Cross, International, 1941, 1943-1946

Box/Folder: 2 : 24

Reklaitis, K., 1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 25

Rigelis, K., 1940

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Saulys, Jurgis, 1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 2-3

Saulys, Jurgis, 1942-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 4-5

Savickis, Jurgis, 1940-1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Schildt, Heinrich, 1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Seghers, Pierre, 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Senkus, J., 1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 9

Simuciui, L., 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 10

Simutis, A., 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 11

Skipitis, R., 1941-1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 12-14

Skirpa, Kazys, 1939-1943

Box/Folder: 3 : 15

Smetona, Antanas, 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 16

Stonciute, Aniceta, 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 17

Svagzdziui, J. M., 1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 18

Talmantui, Jurgiui, 1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 19-20

Vaciulaitis, A., 1940-1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 21

Vaitkevicius, J., 1942

Box/Folder: 3 : 22-23

Valiukenas, A., 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 3 : 24

Vokictaiciui, A., 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 25

Ylai, S., 1940-1941

Box/Folder: 3 : 26

Miscellaneous

Box: 3-9

Subject File, 1934-1951

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes of meetings, lists, charts, notes, printed matter, and clippings, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box/Folder: 3 : 27

Ancewicz, Francizek, Stalin's State Theory on the Basis of Development of the USSR (in Polish), 1939

Box/Folder: 3 : 28

Baltic States conferences, 1938-1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

Bolshevism and Imperialism (in Lithuanian), undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

History's Forger - A Historical Rectification (in German), undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Klimas, P., Lithuanian National History (in Lithuanian), undated

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Konce, A., report on repatriated Lithuanians (in Lithuanian), 1941

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

League of Nations, liquidation of, 1946

 

Lithuania

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Memorandum on the sovietization of Lithuania, first stage (in Lithuanian), October 1939 - October 1940

 

Soviet occupation of, 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

General 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

List of Lithuanians arrested or deported 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 9

Societ occupation of, 1940

Box/Folder: 4 : 10-11

Soviet occupation of, 1941-1944

Box/Folder: 4 : 12

Vilnius territory dispute, 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Vilnius territory dispute, 1939-1940

Box/Folder: 5 : 2

World War II undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 3

Lithuanian Activists Front undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Lithuanian Bolshevism (in Lithuanian), undated

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Lithuanian Committee of Liberation, (VLIK - Vyriausias Lietuvos Islaisvinimo Komitetas), 1944-1951

Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Lithuanian Consulate in Klaipeda, Bulletin, No. 9, November 16, 1939

Box/Folder: 5 : 7

Lithuanian diplomats meetings in Berne, 1940-1943

Box/Folder: 5 : 8

Lithuanian diplomats meetings in Rome, 1940

 

Lithuanian Legation in Czechoslovakia (Prague)

Box/Folder: 5 : 9

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1934

Box/Folder: 5 : 10-11

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1935

Box/Folder: 5 : 12

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1936-1937

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1937-1938

 

Lithuanian Legation in Germany (Berlin)

Box/Folder: 6 : 2-3

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1939

Box/Folder: 6 : 4-5

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1940

Box/Folder: 6 : 6

Correspondence with the Lithuanian Foreign Office in Kaunas regarding the Jewish population in newly detached provinces, formerly Poland, October 1939 - March 1940

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

Memorandum on postwar Russian emigration (in Lithuanian), 1937

Box/Folder: 6 : 8

Telegrams, 1939-1940

 

Lithuanian Legation in Italy (Rome)

Box/Folder: 6 : 9

General, 1940-1941

 

Lithuanian Legation in Latvia

Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1940

 

Lithuanian Legations in Berlin, Berne, and Rome (bound)

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., June 1940 - December 1945

 

Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Kaunas)

Box/Folder: 7 : 3-4

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1937-1938

Box/Folder: 7 : 5-7

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, etc., 1938-1940

Box/Folder: 7 : 8

Lithuanian Political Situation (in German), undated

Box/Folder: 7 : 9

Lithuanian State Security Department, Bulletins, November 1939 - June 1940

Box/Folder: 7 : 10

Moscow Intrigue - Lithuanian-USSR Relations (in Lithuanian), 1941

Box/Folder: 8 : 1-2

Polish-Lithuanian relations, 1940-1943

 

Radvila, Princesse

Box/Folder: 8 : 3

Library materials

Box/Folder: 8 : 4

Passport

Box/Folder: 8 : 5

Reminiscences dictated by Princesse Radvila (in French), 1941-1942

Box/Folder: 8 : 6

Will, 1943

Box/Folder: 8 : 7

Recollections of the Lithuanian interpreter in the Soviet occupied zone of Berlin, deported to the USSR (in Lithuanian), May 1952 - January 1953

 

Skirpa, Kazys

Box/Folder: 8 : 8

Memorandum regarding past and possible future Latvias (in German), April 1941

Box/Folder: 8 : 9

Memorandum regarding the reinstatement of Lithuania's national autonomy (in German), May 1941

 

Smetona, Antanas

Box/Folder: 8 : 10

Recollections of the first days of Lithuanian political emigres in Germany and Switzerland (in Lithuanian), July - December 1940

Box/Folder: 8 : 11

General, 1939

Box/Folder: 8 : 12

Resignation from the post of President of Lithuania in July 1940, May - December 1940

Box/Folder: 8 : 13

Soviet Russia Occupation of Lithuania (in Lithuanian), undated

Box/Folder: 8 : 14

Suduvis, N. E., On That Side of the Iron Curtain - Lithuania (in Lithuanian), 1946

Box/Folder: 9 : 1

Voldemars, Augustinas, The Catholic Church in the Province of Vilna (in French), April/May 1940

Box/Folder: 9 : 2

World War II, press excerpts, 1939-1944

Box: 9-10

Speeches and Writings, 1939-1940, 1955-1958

Scope and Contents note

Articles, handwritten and typewritten manuscripts, and lectures, by Edvardas Turauskas, arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
Box/Folder: 9 : 3

Articles written for Lithuanian magazines, Zidinys and Politika (in Lithuanian), 1934-1940

Box/Folder: 9 : 4

Letters to the Communist Brothers (in Lithuanian), March - December 1958

Box/Folder: 10 : 1-2, Box/Folder: 9 : 5-6

Voice of America, manuscripts and drafts for, 1955-1958

Box: 10

Increment, July 1986

Box/Folder: 10 : 3

Typewritten diary, 1956-1958

 

Photographs

Photographs Envelope A

42 prints / 1 envelope. 40 photographs depicting atrocities committed by Soviet forces in Lithuania. Included are 2 photographs of Aniceta Stoucinte. June-July 1941