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Memorandum, 18 April 1949

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


The collection consists chiefly of several official documents from the years just following World War II, when Samuel Reber was Acting Deputy Director for the Office of European Affairs with the U.S. Department of State and, later, Acting United States High Commissioner for Germany. Included is a typed transcript of an NBC broadcast (July 26, 1947) that was part of a series titled "Our Foreign Policy"> The subject of this broadcast was "Where Is Italy Heading?," and participants were Reber, Harold Van Buren Cleveland, and Sterling Fisher. There is a printed memorandum, dated April 18, 1949, which includes signatures of burgomasters of the region around Radkersburg, Austria, with a typed English translation; it was presented to Reber and other representatives of European Allies to solicit help for the people of Radkersburg in their fight against annexation by Yugoslavia. Also included are copies of a memorandum from the Office of the U.S. High Commission for Germany, dated March 8, 1951, regarding the occupation of Germany by the European Allied forces, as well as a revised version of the Occupation Statute, dated March 13, 1951, which bears a red "Restricted" stamp.

Additionally, there is a copy of a typed manuscript (17 pp.) by Reber's niece, Lucy T. Briggs, "The Amazon Trip," about her trip down the Amazon River which started on July 6, 1957. Dated July 26, 1957, the manuscript ends with a holograph note by Briggs to her uncle. And there is also a thank you note from Jean McCracken Storck to Reber.

Collection History

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Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Memorandum; Samuel Reber Collection, C1255, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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