Basil Rauch, Collector, Vietnam Documentation,1942-1980

Collection Number: 4381

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Basil Rauch, collector, Vietnam documentation, 1942-1980.
Collection Number:
4381
Creator:
Basil Rauch, 1908-
Quantity:
2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Documents.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Documents pertaining to the origins of the conflict in Indochina after World War II.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Historian.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Documents pertaining to the origins of the conflict in Indochina after World War II.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rauch, Basil, 1908-

Subjects:
Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975.

Places:
United States--Foreign relations--Indochina.
Great Britain--Foreign relations--Indochina.
France--Foreign relations--Indochina.
Vietnam--Politics and government--1945-1975.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Basil Rauch, collector, Vietnam documentation, #4381. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
C. de V. & Churchill Coll.
1981-1982
Card notes on Indochina, apparently from Churchill College Library and the Chateau de Vincennes
Box 1 Folder 2
DDE
1953-
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
Box 1 Folder 3-4
PRO - Bib. Nle. - Nanterre
Public Records Office (Kew, England) Bibliograpical Notes. Spiral notebook, with handwritten bibliographical notations (1944-1945) from Prime Minister's Office, with concise extracts (ca. 40 pp.). Also, ca. 68 pp. of bibliographical notes and books from the Library at Nanterre
Box 1 Folder 5-6
PRO - PREM 314 + FO
1945
Classified documents on French Indo-China from Public Records Office (Foreign Office documents)
Box 1 Folder 7
Mary Speers' Notes
1942-1943
Foreign Office series 371/35921, ff. Mostly on wartime relations with France.
Box 1 Folder 8
My Notes 1980 - PRO & Rhodes House
1980
CAB 121/741 - Notes taken on memos on Indochina for PM from Foreign Section. File: "My Notes 1980: PRO & Roosevelt." CAB 120/56 - 121/741. Succinct notes of heart of documents re: French Indochina (ca. 40-50 pp.). Notebook cover headed "Cabinet Officers etc." has several pages of references to A. Creech Jones.
2nd notebook: Rhodes Library Oxford - About 100 pp. of penciled notes on FO 371; CO 824 Register; CO 872-4-9 inclusive (1942, 1942) Mostly to FO 371/371779-90
Box 1 Folder 9
DDE '54 - documents
1954
Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
Box 1 Folder 10-11
National Archives - Use of Indo China Resistance Forces
1944-1945
Box 1 Folder 12
National Archives
1941
Declassified documents on Indochina
Box 1 Folder 13
National Archives
1942
Box 1 Folder 14
National Archives
1943
Box 1 Folder 15
National Archives Jan.-Aug.
1944
Box 1 Folder 16
National Archives Sept.-Dec.
1944
Box 2 Folder 1
National Archives - to Apr. 12, 1945
1945
Box 2 Folder 2
National Archives Apr.-June
1945
Box 2 Folder 3
National Archives July-Dec.
1945
Box 2 Folder 4-5
National Archives
1945
Box 2 Folder 6-8
National Archives
1946
Box 2 Folder 9
National Archives
1940-1946
Box 2 Folder 10
Roosevelt Library
1940-1945
Box 2 Folder 11
Truman Library
Box 2 Folder 12
Truman Library
1945-1951
Box 2 Folder 13
DDE
1954-1960
Box 2 Folder 14
DDE Lib. Declass. '77
1953-1960
Box 2 Folder 15
DDE - NSC
Box 2 Folder 16
Dulles Papers
1954-1955
From Princeton University Library. Includes notes, 1976-1977