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Inventory of the Alexander Harrison Papers
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  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Alexander Harrison papers
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1985
    Date (bulk): 1978-1985
    Collection Number: 84063
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of the Material: French and English.
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 3 envelopes (1.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Sound recordings and written summaries of interviews, other writings, and photographs relating to the role of the Organisation Armée Secrète (OAS) in the Algerian war for independence and the attempted coup against President Charles de Gaulle of France. Includes interviews with Raoul Salan, Edmond Jouhaud, Maurice Challe, and other leaders of the Organisation Armée Secrète, and the typescript of Harrison's book, Challenging de Gaulle: The O.A.S. and the Counterrevolution in Algeria, 1954-1962.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. Use copies of some sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material in this collection are available for immediate access. To listen to other sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1984.

    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 catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alexander Harrison papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical note

    American historian.

    Scope and Contents note

    Sound recordings and written summaries of interviews, other writings, and photographs relating to the role of the Organisation Armée Secrète (OAS) in the Algerian war for independence and the attempted coup against President Charles de Gaulle of France. Includes interviews with Raoul Salan, Edmond Jouhaud, Maurice Challe, and other leaders of the Organisation Armée Secrète, and the typescript of Harrison's book, Challenging de Gaulle: The O.A.S. and the Counterrevolution in Algeria, 1954-1962.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gaulle, Charles de, 1890-1970.
    Organisation Armée secrète.
    Africa.
    Algeria--History--Revolution, 1954-1962.
    Algeria.
    France--History--1958-
    France.
    Phonotapes.