Guide to the Papers of John French, 1937 - 1972Manuscript MS-692

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of John French, 1937 - 1972

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-692

Collection Dates:

1937 - 1972

Size of Collection:

4 boxes (6 linear feet)

Abstract:

John French, Jr. (1909-1984, Lawyer. Contains personal and professional correspondence, memoranda, reports, bulletins, official publications concerning military regulations and notes related to post-war Germany and French's role as an alumnus of Dartmouth college.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of John French, Jr. contain documents relating to his work with the Joint Allied Military Government in post-war Germany as a member of the quadripartite Economic Directorate and the Joint Export-Import Agency. The papers contain personal and professional correspondence, memoranda, reports, bulletins and official publications concerning military regulations in the the US Zone as well as the bipartite zones of the United States and Great Britain, with an emphasis on the economic conditions and the economic recovery of Europe in the post-war era.

The addendum contains notes, correspondence and reports related to the Dartmouth Alumni Fund, Board of Overseers of The Hopkins Center, Dartmouth Arts Council, Dartmouth Class of 1930 Resolutions committee, and a literary exhibit for the 1955 reunion for the Class of 1930. Also contains two World war II era publications: "Monthly Report of the Military Governor" and meeting minutes of the Economic Directorate of the Allied Control Authority, 1947.

Biography

John French, Jr. (1909-1984 ) Dartmouth College Class of 1930. Harvard Law School, 1934. MS, New York University, 1972. Lawyer with NY firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevoist, Colt and Mosle. President of the Dartmouth College Alumni Association.

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Papers, 1937-1949

World War II

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 1937-1949

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Personal Correspondence, 1944-1949
  • Folder: 2, Camp Upton, NY, 1942
  • Folder: 3, Infantry School, Ft. Benning, GA, 1943
  • Folder: 4, Departure from Ft. Benning, GA, 1943-1944
  • Folder: 5, Allied Expeditionary Force, England, 1944
  • Folder: 6, Transfer from Allied Expeditionary Force, 1945
  • Folder: 7, Leave from Ft. Dix, N.J., 1945
  • Folder: 8, Care Package Problems, 1946-1947
  • Folder: 9, Office of Military Government for Germany, 1947-1949
  • Folder: 10, Leave from US Military, 1949
  • Folder: 11, Notes by French, Jr. on War Techniques, circa 1944
  • Folder: 12, Map of Germany, 1944
  • Folder: 13, German Law on Joint Stock Companies, 1937
  • Folder: 14, Food and Agriculture of Prewar Germany of the area East of the Oder/Neiseline, undated
  • Folder: 15, "Abrechnung mit Hitler" [Reckoning with Hitler] by Hjalmar Schacht, undated
  • Folder: 16, Military Penal Code, 1940
  • Folder: 17, Church Ceremony Commemorating Victory Sunday, 1945
  • Folder: 18, French Prisoners of War and Deportees in Germany, undated
  • Folder: 19, Legislation Regarding circumstances constituting necessity for killing, undated
  • Folder: 20, Outline of Procedure For Trials Before courts-martial US Army, undated
  • Folder: 21, Last letters of people executed for war crimes, 1945
  • Folder: 22, Letter to Laenderrat concerning Germany's Democratic Constitution , 1946
  • Folder: 23, Economic Rehabilitation of Occupied Areas-Selected Data and Analysis, 1947
  • Folder: 24, German Production Reports, 1947-1948
  • Folder: 25, Dismantling , 1947-1948
  • Folder: 26, Committee of European Economic Cooperation-General Report, 1947
  • Folder: 27, Balance of Payments-French Zone, 1947
  • Folder: 28, Russian Exploitation in Allied Zones, undated
  • Folder: 29, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee, Feb. 1946-July 1947
  • Folder: 30, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee, Sept. 1947
  • Folder: 31, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee, Oct. 1947-Feb.1 948
  • Folder: 32, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee-Economic Directorate, April 1947
  • Folder: 33, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee-Economic Directorate, May 1947-June 1947
  • Folder: 34, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee-Economic Directorate, July 1947-Oct. 1947
  • Folder: 35, Allied Control Authority-Coordinating Committee-Economic Directorate, Nov. 1947-May 1949
  • Folder: 36, Allied Control Authority-"The Plan for Reparations and the Level of Post-War German Economy", 1946
  • Folder: 37, Bills and Expenses, 1947
  • Folder: 38, Joint Export Import Agency-Report , April 1948
  • Folder: 39, Joint Export Import Agency-Report, July 1948
  • Folder: 40, Joint Export Import Agency-Report, Oct. 1948
  • Folder: 41, Joint Export Import Agency-Report, Nov. 1948
  • Folder: 42, Joint Export Import Agency-Report (Supplement), Nov. 1948
  • Folder: 43, Joint Export Import Agency-Report, Jan. 1949, Feb. 1949
  • Folder: 44, Joint Export Import Agency-Report, March 1949
  • Folder: 45, Joint Export Import Agency-Report, April 1949
  • Folder: 46, Joint Export Import Agency-Report (Supplement), April 1949
  • Folder: 47, Joint Export Import Agency Operational Memoranda and Export Contracts, circa 1947
  • Folder: 48, Joint Export Import Agency-Operational Memoranda, Accounting, 1947
  • Folder: 49, Joint Export Import Agency-Operational Memoranda. Exports, 1947
  • Folder: 50, Joint Export Import Agency-Operational Memoranda, Monthly Reports and Special Transactions, 1947
  • Folder: 51, Joint Export Import Agency-Operational Memoranda, Imports and Exports, 1947
  • Folder: 52, Joint Export Import Agency-Operational Memoranda, Accounting, 1947
  • Folder: 53, Joint Export Import Agency-Operational Memoranda. Travelers Checks for German Businessmen, 1947
  • Folder: 54, Inter-Office Routing Slip, undated
  • Folder: 55, Analysis of Postwar German Foreign Trade, 1947
  • Folder: 56, Joint Export Import Agency-Centralized Import Licensing Procedure, 1947
  • Folder: 57, "German Imports" by John French, 1949
  • Folder: 58, German Cigarette Industry, 1949
  • Folder: 59, Bipartite Economic Panel-Export Report, 1947
  • Folder: 60, Toy Exports, 1949
  • Folder: 61, Intra-European Payments, 1949
  • Folder: 62, Bipartite Board Report-Ball & Bearing Industry in Germany, 1947
  • Folder: 63, Bipartite Board Report-Sale of Second Hand Items, 1948
  • Folder: 64, Bipartite Board Report-Bizonal Economic Administration, 1948
  • Folder: 65, Bipartite Board Report-German High Court, 1948
  • Folder: 66, Office of Military Government for Germany-Economic Legislation 24-1000.1 to 24-1000.18a, 1947
  • Folder: 67, "The Long Term Program-Bizonal Area of Germany" Part I Introduction, 1948
  • Folder: 68, "The Long Term Program-Bizonal Area of Germany" Part II Foreign Trade and Part III Fiscal Policy, 1948
  • Folder: 69, "The Long Term Program-Bizonal Area of Germany" Part IV National Product and Investment Plan and Part V Food and Agriculture, 1948
  • Folder: 70, "The Long Term Program-Bizonal Area of Germany" Part VI Industrial Plan, 1948
  • Folder: 71, "The Long Term Program-Bizonal Area of Germany" Part VII Transport and Part VIII Manpower and Housing, 1948
  • Folder: 72, "The Long Term Program-Bizonal Area of Germany" Part IX Conclusion and Part X Appendices, 1948
  • Folder: 73, "The European Recovery Program" Joint Report of the US and UK Military Governors, 1948
  • Folder: 74, Bipartite Board Reports-Food and Agriculture, undated
  • Folder: 75, Letter to R.R Estill, US Chairman US/UK Coal Control Group regarding Pit wood and Hard Coal, 1948
  • Folder: 76, Bipartite Board Reports-Program Control of Working Party, 1949
  • Folder: 77, Retention of War Plants-Report by US Zone Commander, 1947
  • Folder: 78, Level of Industry-Statement by British Commander-in-Chief , undated
  • Folder: 79, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, General Table of Content, 1947
  • Folder: 80, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Basic Control Council Authority Document 23-50 to 23-58, 1947
  • Folder: 81, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Enactment and Proclamations 23-101 to 23-103, 1947
  • Folder: 82, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Laws 23-121.1 to 23-121.61, 1947
  • Folder: 83, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Orders 23-151-1 to 23-151.4, 1947
  • Folder: 84, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Directives 23-161.1 to 23-161.56, 1947
  • Folder: 85, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Enactmentsand Proclamations 23-200 to 23-306, 1946
  • Folder: 86, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Laws 23-201 to 23-213-3, 1946
  • Folder: 87, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Ordinances 23-214 to 23-418, 1947
  • Folder: 88, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Notices 23-217 to 23-501, 1946
  • Folder: 89, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Orders 23-5501, 1947
  • Folder: 90, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Multipartite US-UK 23-1000 to 23-1003, 1947
  • Folder: 91, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Multipartite US-French 23-1500, 1947
  • Folder: 92, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Important Policy Announcements 23-2000 to 23-2050, 1947
  • Folder: 93, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, International 23-3000 to 23-3000.1, 1947
  • Folder: 94, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Directive No. 57, 23-161.57, 1948
  • Folder: 95, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Updates on Regulations, 1948
  • Folder: 96, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Land Enactment 24-500.1, 1947
  • Folder: 97, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Land Enactment 24-500.11 to 24-500.54, 1946
  • Folder: 98, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Land Enactment 24-500.55 to 24-500.123, 1946
  • Folder: 99, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Bizonal Legislation 24-1000.1 to 24-1000.6, 1947
  • Folder: 100, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Control of Scientific Research Title 27, 1946
  • Folder: 101, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, Law for Liberation from National Socialism and Militarism 24-500.1 to 24-500.127, 1947

Box: 2, Dates: 1946-1949

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Administration and Staff Standing Operating Procedures, 1947
  • Folder: 2, Military Government-Weekly Information Bulletin No. 98, 1947
  • Folder: 3, Military Government-Weekly Information Bulletin No. 108, 1947
  • Folder: 4, Military Government-Weekly Information Bulletin No. 118, 1947
  • Folder: 5, Military Government-Weekly Information Bulletin No. 151, 1948
  • Folder: 6, Military Government-Weekly Information Bulletin No. 163, 1949
  • Folder: 7, Military Government-Weekly Information Bulletin No. 160, 1949
  • Folder: 8, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Monthly Report of the Military Governor, August, 1947
  • Folder: 9, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Monthly Report of the Military Governor, September, 1948
  • Folder: 10, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Monthly Report of the Military Governor, October, 1948
  • Folder: 11, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Monthly Report of the Military Governor, March, 1949
  • Folder: 12, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Report of the Military Governor-Industry (Including Coal), July 1946-June 1947
  • Folder: 13, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Report of the Military Governor-Reparations and Restitutions, June-July 1947
  • Folder: 14, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Report of the Military Governor-Trade and Commerce, June-July 1947
  • Folder: 15, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Report of the Military Governor-Food and Agriculture, July-August 1947
  • Folder: 16, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Special Report of the Military Governor-Economic Data on Potsdam Germany, 1947
  • Folder: 17, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Economic Policies, Programs and Requirements in Occupied Germany, 1947
  • Folder: 18, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-The Population of Germany and The Population of the US Zone of Germany, 1947
  • Folder: 19, Charts on Population of the US Zone of Germany, undated
  • Folder: 20, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Report of the Military Governor-Statistical Annex, 1948
  • Folder: 21, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Special Report of the Military Governor-Economic Developments Since Currency Reform, 1948
  • Folder: 22, Economic Division Memoranda and Statements, Oct. 1946-Feb. 1947
  • Folder: 23, Economic Division Memoranda and Statements, March 1947-May 1947
  • Folder: 24, Economic Division Memoranda and Statements, June 1947-Sept. 1947
  • Folder: 25, Economic Division Memoranda and Statements, Oct. 1947
  • Folder: 26 , Economic Division Memoranda and Statements, Nov. 1947-Jan. 1948
  • Folder: 27, Economic Division Soviet Charges, undated
  • Folder: 28, Political Affairs Division-Legal Division, 1946
  • Folder: 29, Political Affairs Division-Legal Division, Aug. 1946-April 1947
  • Folder: 30, "Amtsblatt der Militaerregierung Deutschland-Amerikanisches Kontrollgebiet" [Military Government Gazette Germany-United States Area of Control], 1947
  • Folder: 31, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Selected Opinions Vol. V, Aug. 1946-Oct. 1946
  • Folder: 32, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Selected Opinions Vol. VI, Oct. 1946-Dec. 1946
  • Folder: 33, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Selected Opinions Vol. VII, Jan. 1947-March 1947
  • Folder: 34, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Selected Opinions Vol. VIII, April 1947-June 1947
  • Folder: 35, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Selected Opinions Vol. IX, Jan. 1948-March 1948
  • Folder: 36, Property Disputes, 1946-1947
  • Folder: 37, Large Land Owners in US Zone, undated
  • Folder: 38, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations-Title 13, Trade and Commerce, 1947
  • Folder: 39, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Regulations, 1948
  • Folder: 40, Reparations, undated
  • Folder: 41, Office of Military Government for Germany (US)-Military Government Law No. 75, Reorganization of German Coal and Iron and Steel Industries, 1948
  • Folder: 42, Memo Ball and Bearing Industry in Germany, 1947
  • Folder: 43, Comparative Readings in Basic US Policy Directives on Germany, 1947
  • Folder: 44, Summary of Multipartite Agreements and Disagreements on Germany, undated

Box: 3, Dates: 1946-1948

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (46) 13-22, 1946
  • Folder: 2, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (46) 23-35, 1946
  • Folder: 3, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (46) 36-45, 1946
  • Folder: 4, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (46) 46-56, 1946
  • Folder: 5, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (46) 57-67, 1946
  • Folder: 6, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (47) 1-10, 1947
  • Folder: 7, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (47) 11-20, 1947
  • Folder: 8, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (47) 21-28, 1947
  • Folder: 9, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (47) 29-35, 1947
  • Folder: 10, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (47) 36-44, 1947
  • Folder: 11, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (47) 45-50, 1947
  • Folder: 12, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Coordinating Committee-CORC/M (48) 1-7, 1948
  • Folder: 13, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Economic Directorate DECO/M (46) 49-56, 1946
  • Folder: 14, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Economic Directorate DECO/M (47) 1-20, 1947
  • Folder: 15, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Economic Directorate DECO/M (47) 31-40, 1947
  • Folder: 16, Minutes from Meetings of Allied Control Authority Economic Directorate DECO/M (47) 41-46 and (48) 1-4, 1947-1948
  • Folder: 17, Report to Council of Foreign Ministers from Allied Control Council for Germany-CFM Section I-II, 1947
  • Folder: 18, Report to Council of Foreign Ministers from Allied Control Council for Germany-CFM Section V-IX, 1947

Series 2, Addendum, 1947-1972

Dartmouth College Alumni activities

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Unrestricted.

Box: 4, Dates: 1947-1972

Contains notes, correspondence and reports related to the Dartmouth Alumni Fund, Board of Overseers of The Hopkins Center, Dartmouth Arts Council, Dartmouth Class of 1930 Resolutions committee, and a literary exhibit for the 1955 reunion for the Class of 1930. Also contains two World war II era publications: "Monthly Report of the Military Governor" and meeting minutes of the Economic Directorate of the Allied Control Authority, 1947.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

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