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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Gaston Bergery Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1909-1973
    Collection number: 77069
    Creator: Bergery, Gaston, 1892-
    Collection Size: 44 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (18.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, lists, speeches and writings, and leaflets, relating to French political events and foreign relations, France during World War II, and the Front Populaire.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: Mainly in French.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gaston Bergery Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    Inter-Allied Commission for Reparations.
    Inter-Allied Conference on Reparations and Inter-Allied Debts (1924 : London)
    Communism.
    Communism--France.
    Elections--France.
    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918--Reparations.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--France.
    Europe.
    Europe--Politics and government--1918-1945.
    France.
    France--Colonies.
    France--Foreign relations.
    France--Foreign relations--Soviet Union.
    France--Foreign relations--United States.
    France--History--German occupation, 1940-1945.
    France--Politics and government--20th century.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union--Foreign relations--France.
    United States.
    United States--Foreign relations--France.
    Diplomats--France.

    Biographical Note

    1892, November 22 Born in Paris, France
    1912 Received bachelor's degree in law
    1914 Enlisted; wounded in 1915
    1916 Liaison with the British Army
    1917 Decorated with the Military Cross for distinguished services
    1918 Attached to the Secretariat of the Versailles Peace Conference
    1918-1924 Deputy Secretary-General of the Inter-Allied Commission for Reparations
    1920 Married Germaine Malançon
    1924 Decorated with the Legion of Honor
    1924 Delegate to the London Conference
    1924-1925 Director of the Cabinet of Edouard Herriot, Minister of Foreign Affairs
    1925 In charge of a mission to the United States
    1926 Attorney, Court of Appeals, Paris (specialized in private international law)
    1927 Married Lubov Krassin; son Jean-François raised by her in London after she and Bergery divorced in 1928
    1928 Founded the daily Mantes Republicain
    1928-1934 Deputy of the Seine-et-Oise (radical-socialist party); Member, Committee on Foreign Affairs
    1935-1939 Founded and directed the weekly La Flèche
    1936-1942 Deputy ( frontiste party, which he founded with Jacques Izard)
    1934 Married Elisabeth (Bettina) Shaw-Jones
    1937 Author, Air-Afrique, Voie Impériale
    1938 Author, Notre Plan, Principes de l'Economie Frontiste
    1940, November Sent on a mission to Switzerland by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    1941, April-June Ambassador to the Soviet Union
    1942, June-1944, September Ambassador to Turkey
    1945 Returned voluntarily to France; Tried, Court of Justice, Paris - Acquitted in 1949
    1947 Resumed legal career
    1948 Author, La Vierge et le Sagittaire (under the pseudonym of Gaston François)
    1957-1958 Columnist for the daily Paris-Presse l'Intransigeant ( Libre Chronique Diplomatique)
    1969 Retired
    1974 Died

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, telegrams, reports, memoranda, lists, speeches and writings, and leaflets, relating to French political events and foreign relations, France during World War II, and the Front Populaire.