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Series I: Activités, 1911-1914 1918-1938

The Activités series comprises files on particular Centre Européen projects and intiatives, subjects, individuals (including special correspondents), and organizations. It includes material on the Endowment's reconstruction projects in Fargniers, Reims, and Louvain, its Division of Relations with Germany (Allemagne), the Austro-American Institute of Education, conferences and inquires on the Balkans, the American Library in Paris, the British and American Students' Conference, the Fondation des États-Unis, the Dunford House Association, the Institut International de Coopération Intellectuelle, International Mind Alcoves, International Relations Clubs, Florence Wilson, and visits organized by the Endowment.

See also Series XII. Subventions for more material on various activities supported by the Endowment.

Subseries I.A: Académie de Droit International de la Haye, 1925-1934 1936-1937

Académie de Droit International de la Haye, 1925-1934 1936-1937

Box 1
Folder 1-5

Subseries I.B: Albanie, 1920-1923

In 1920 under the auspices of the Centre, Justin Godart, former vice-president of the Chamber of Deputies and a member of the Centre's Advisory Council, made an unofficial visit to Albania. The resulting report was entitled L'Albanie en 1921.

1920-1923
Box 1
Folder 6-8
Banque d'Albanie
Box 1
Folder 9
Godart, Justin
L' Albanie en 1921

Box 2
Folder 1-3
L' Albanie en 1922
Box 2
Folder 4

Subseries I.C: Allemagne, 1921-1927

In February 1922 the Baron d'Estournelles de Constant asked Henri Lichtenberger, professor of German Literature at the Sorbonne, to visit Germany to gauge the state of German public opinion. As a result of his visit, the Centre held a conference of representative Frenchmen and Germans. This conference led to the Centre's establishing a Division of Relations with Germany. Lichtenberger ran the division; he corresponded with individuals in Germany and Central Europe and held regular meetings and discussions in Paris. His collaborators included Hellmut von Gerlach (in Berlin) and F.W. Foerster.

This subseries includes general correspondence on the Endowment's activities in Germany, material regarding lectures on Germany or delivered in Germany (and in some cases the texts of the lectures), clippings, posters, requests for the Endowment's support, meeting minutes and transcripts (proces-verbal) and reports from Endowment correspondents on the situation in Germany.

Divers (See also Series XIII. Oversize Material):
1921-1922
Box 2
Folder 5
1923-1927

Box 3
Folder 1-3
Bank Vest Eckel & Cie., 1923-1926
Box 3
Folder 4
Decker, Dr., 1923
Box 3
Folder 5
Deutche Liga für Menschenrechte, 1924
Box 3
Folder 6
Deutsches Friedenkartell (La Fédération des Sociétés Allemandes de la Paix, 1924
Box 3
Folder 7
Eberhard, Raimund, 1922
Box 3
Folder 8
Ecoles, Professeurs, Instituteurs, 1922
Box 3
Folder 9
Eisenman, Louis, 1923-1925
Box 3
Folder 10
Erlich, 1924
Box 3
Folder 11
Foerster, F.W. (Special Correspondent. Switzerland), 1922-1927
Box 3
Folder 12-14
Friedenswarte, 1925-1926
Box 3
Folder 1
Gerlach, Hellmut von (Special Correspodent. Germany), 1922-1927

Box 4
Folder 2-4
Grelling, Richard, 1923
Box 4
Folder 5
Grosch, George, 1922-1923
Box 4
Folder 6
Guidde, L., 1923
Box 4
Folder 7
Haguenin, 1921-1922
Box 4
Folder 8
Hammer, Walter, 1922
Box 4
Folder 9
Kanner, Heinrich, 1922-1923
Box 4
Folder 10
Kautsky, K., 1923
Box 4
Folder 11
Kessler, Comte Henry, 1921-1924
Box 4
Folder 12
Kuczynski, Dr. R., 1923-1925
Box 4
Folder 13
Lauret, René, 1923
Box 4
Folder 14
Lehmann-Rüssbüldt, Otto, 1922-1924
Box 4
Folder 15
Lichtenberger, Henri, 1922-1927

Box 5
Folder 1-5
Liste d'addresses de professeurs allemandes, 1927
Box 5
Folder 6
Manifestations antimilitaristes en Allemagne, 1921
Box 5
Folder 7
Mennschheit (articles Foerster dans), 1922-1923
Box 5
Folder 8
Muehlon-Conférence de 20 décembre 1924 1924
Box 5
Folder 9
Müller, Hans, 1924
Box 5
Folder 10
Nippold, Otfried (Special Correspondent. Saarlouis, Territoire de la Saare), 1922-1924

Box 6
Folder 1
Oestreich, Paul, 1922
Box 6
Folder 2
Ombredanne-Discours, 1922
Box 6
Folder 3
Pissot, Suzanne, 1922-1923
Box 6
Folder 4
Publications Allemandes, 1922-1923
Box 6
Folder 5
Rascher, Max, 1922
Box 6
Folder 6
Rehmke, 1923
Box 6
Folder 7
René, Charles (Consul é Stettin), 1923-1924
Box 6
Folder 8
Réunions, 1922
Box 6
Folder 9
Subventions, 1925
Box 6
Folder 10
Syndicats Allemandes, 1921
Box 6
Folder 11
Valyi, 1923
Box 6
Folder 12

Subseries I.D: Austro-American Institute of Education (Dr. Paul Dengler), 1928-1937

1928-1931
Box 6
Folder 13-15
1932-1937

Box 7
Folder 1-4

Subseries I.E: Les Balkans, 1932-1937

Les Conférences Balkaniques:
1932-1933
Box 7
Folder 5-6
1933-1937

Box 8
Folder 1-4
Documents
1932-1933
Box 8
Folder 5
1933-1935

Box 9
Folder 1-3
Conférence Economique des Etats Balkaniques (David Mitrany, 1927-1928
Box 9
Folder 4
Enquête dans les Balkans
Texte français
Box 9
Folder 5
Texte français (continué)

Box 10
Appendices et Annexes

Box 11
Folder 1-3
Texte anglais
Box 11
Folder 4-5
Texte anglais (continué)

Box 12
Folder 1
Appendices, annexes, cartes, et illustrations
Box 12
Folder 2-3

Subseries I.F: Bibliothèque Américaine (American Library in Paris), 1922-1934

Babcock served for several years as the President of the Library's board. These files also Include material regarding École de Bibliothécaires.

See also Florence Wilson (in this series) and Babcock's Correspondance diverse (VII.B.1)

1922-1925
Box 12
Folder 4-5
1926-1929 Aug

Box 13
1929 Sept-1932

Box 14
1933-1934

Box 15
Folder 1-2

Subseries I.G: British and American Students' Conference, 1929

British and American Students' Conference, 1929
Box 15
Folder 3

Subseries I.H: Carnegie Visiting Professors, 1928-1929

Carnegie Visiting Professors, 1928-1929
Box 15
Folder 4

Subseries I.I: Chambre de Commerce Américaine (American Chamber of Commerce in Paris), 1925

Chambre de Commerce Américaine (American Chamber of Commerce in Paris), 1925
Box 15
Folder 5

Subseries I.J: Chambre de Commerce Internationale, 1938

See also Series III. Associations diverses-1935-documents (100.2)

Chambre de Commerce Internationale, 1938
Box 15
Folder 6

See also Series III. Associations diverses-1935-documents (100.2)

Subseries I.K: Cité Universitaire. Université de Paris. Fondation des États-Unis (La Maison Américaine), 1921 1928-1937

1921 1928-1936

Box 16
1937

Box 17
Folder 1

Subseries I.L: Conference Économique et Monétaire, 1934-935

The full title of the conference was "International conference held at Chatham House, London, March5-7, 1935 on steps to be taken to restore confidence by promotion of trade and reduction of unemployment, stabilization of national monetary systems, and better organization of the family of nations to give security and strengthen the foundations on which international peace must rest."

1934-1935
Box 17
Folder 2-4
1935

Box 18
Folder 1

Subseries I.M: Correspondants de la Dotation, 1928-1931

Includes correspondence from William Collins, F.W. Foerster, and H. von Gerlach.
Box 18
Folder 2

See also under individual correspondants name or region, and the Endowment's Washington and New York offices records (CEIP Records), also held in RBML.

Subseries I.N: Dossier Économique, 1931-1932

Includes various economic reports and material regarding the travel of groups of economists sponsored by the Endowment.
Box 18
Folder 3

Subseries I.O: Dunford House (Richard Cobden Memorial) Association, 1925-1937

The Dunford House Association was founded in 1927 to maintain Richard Cobden's birthplace as a memorial and a center for the discussion of international affairs and to promote free trade, peace, and international understanding. The Association also held an annual Richard Cobden Lecture in London and printed and distributed the lecture in pamphlet form. The Endowment's Division of Intercourse and Education collaborated with the Association from its founding.

Includes correspondence with T. Fisher Unwin, H.S. Perris, material regarding conferences held there by Endowment and peer institutions, and photographs of the house.

1925-1929
Box 18
Folder 4-5
1930-1934

Box 19
1935-1937

Box 20
Folder 1-3

Subseries I.P: Efremoff, Jean (Special Correspondent-Russia), 1928-1930

Efremoff, Jean (Special Correspondent-Russia), 1928-1930
Box 20
Folder 4-5

Subseries I.Q: Enquête sur les Livres Scolaires d'Aprés-Guerre, 1922-1931

The Endowment sponsored a study of the teaching of history throughout Europe via an examination of the textboooks being used in primary and secondary schools. The Centre published the results of the study in two volumes under the imprint of the Dotation Carnegie pour la Paix Internationale, 173 Boulevard St.-Germain. Volume I, published in 1923 covered France, Belgium, German, Austria, Great Britain, Italy, and Bulgaria. Volume II, which appeared in 1927 covered Albania, Flemish Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Yougoslavia, Russia, Czechoslovakia, and Turkey.

This subseries includes correspondence with printers, authors, page proofs and typescript reports, and correspondence of the Rapporteur Général, Jules Proudhommeaux.

1922-1924
Box 20
Folder 6-8
1925-1926

Box 21
1926-1931

Box 22
Épreuves, 1927

Box 23
Folder 1-3

Subseries I.R: Exposition de Séville, 1928-1929

Exposition de Séville, 1928-1929
Box 23
Folder 4

Subseries I.S: Fargniers, 1921-1933

After the First World War, the Endowment supported several reconstruction projects, including the rebuilding of libraries in Louvain, Reims, and Belgrade. In 1922 the Trustees devoted $150,000 for the construction of a model public square in the French Commune of Fargniers in Aisne. The Aisne was the most devastated Department in France. Fargniers had been leveled completely. Its population of 3,000 before the war had been reduced to 1,000. The Endowment chose Fargniers as the cite for the model public square, which was known as Place Carnegie, in consultation with M. Loucheur, Minister for the Devastated Regions.

The Place was laid out as an open park. The Endowment erected several public buildings around the park: the Mairie (Town Hall), the Postes et Télégraphes, the Bibliothèque de la Ville, the Lavoir et Bains, an Ecole de Filles, and an Ecole de Garçons. On July 9, 1922 Myron T. Herrick, the American Ambassador to France, laid the corner-stone of the Town Hall. By the end of 1924 after much construction and several more opening ceremonies, construction was complete.

The material in this subseries includes correspondence with government officials, architects, and Endowment staff; financial accounts and correspondence; architectural pplans and drawings; photographs of construction progress and cermonies; clippings; meeting minutes of the Comité Fargniers-Reims; and other material, including posters and invitations that advertised the ceremonies held in Fargniers to celebrate the rebuilding of the commune.

See also Series XIII. Oversize Material

1921-1924
Box 23
Folder 5-6
1921-1933

Box 24
Cérémonies, 1922-1924

Box 25
Folder 1-4
Coupures
Box 25
Folder 5
Plans
Box 25
Folder 6
Photographies

Box 26
Folder 1-3
Procès-verbaux de réunions du Comité Fargniers-Reims, 1922-1925
Box 26
Folder 4-5

Subseries I.T: France-America Society (Société France-Amérique), 1920-1924

This subseries contains correspondence, brochures, menus, programs, invitations, clippings, and other printed material that document receptions, dinners, visits sponsored by the Society.

See also Visites (this series).

1920-1924

Box 27
Folder 1
Documents
Box 27
Folder 2-5

Subseries I.U: Geneva Research Centre, 1938

Geneva Research Centre, 1938

Box 28
Folder 1

Subseries I.V: Institut International de Coopération Intellectuelle (International Institute of Intellectual Cooperation), 1926-1938

The Assembly and Council of of the League of Nations founded the Institute of Intellectual Cooperation (IICI) in 1924 as part of its Organization of Intellectual Cooperation. The initial grant for its founding was made by France. Twenty other countries also provided annual subsidies. The IICI and The International Committee of Intellectual Co-operation (CICI) were the two major organizations merged to form UNESCO in 1946.

This subseries includes correspondence, minutes, agendas, reports, and publications that document the work of the American National Committee on International Intellectual Cooperation, the Institution for the Scientific Study of International Relations, the Liaison Committee of Major International Associations (Comité d'Entente des Grandes Associations Internationales), the International Federation of Teachers Associations, American Coordinating Committee for International Studies, Conférence Permanente des Hautes Études Internationales (International Studies Conference), as well as that of IICI. Individuals with whom there is correspondence include F. Chalmers Wright (IICI), Henri Bonnet (IICI), Leo Gross (IICI), Jiri F. Vranek, James Shotwell (American National Committee), and J.B Condliffe (International Studies Conference).

1926-1930
Box 28
Folder 2-5
1931-1932

Box 29
1933-1934

Box 30
1934-1935

Box 31
1936-1937

Box 32
1937

Box 33
1937-1938

Box 34

Subseries I.W: Institutions Carnegie Diverses, 1928-1932

These files consist mostly of publications (mainly annual reports) issued by various Carnegie organizations including the Endowment, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington.

1928-1932

Box 35
Folder 1
Carnegie Corporaton of New York, 1928-1934
Box 35
Folder 2
Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, 1929-1933
Box 35
Folder 3
Carngie Endowment for International Peace
Box 35
Divers, 1926 1933
Box 35
Folder 4
Division of Intercourse and Education, 1927-1933
Box 35
Folder 5
Carnegie Hero Fund Trust, 1929-1933
Box 35
Folder 6
Carnegie Hero Fund for Norway, 1931

Box 36
Folder 1
Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1930-1933
Box 36
Folder 2
Carnegie Reward Fund for Heroism in Denmark, 1932-1933
Box 36
Folder 3
Carnegie United Kingdom Trust, 1930-1934
Box 36
Folder 4-5
Fondation Carnegie, 1929-1933
Box 36
Folder 6

Subseries I.X: International Auxiliary Language Association in the United States Inc. (IALA) [Association pour las Langue Auxiliaire Internationale]

1924-1925 1933
Box 36
Folder 7-8
1934

Box 37
Folder 1

Subseries I.Y: International Conference for International Peace (1935 March5-7)

Transcripts, 1935
Box 37
Folder 2-3

Subseries I.Z: International Mind Alcoves, 1925-1927

International Mind Alcoves, 1925-1927
Box 37
Folder 4-5

See also International Relations Clubs and Florence Wilson.

Subseries I.AA: International Moral Education Congress (Congrès International d'Éducation Morale) (G. Lane Fox Pitt), 1927-1930

Includes correspondence with La Ligue Française d'Éducation Morale.

1927-1928
Box 37
Folder 6
1929-1930

Box 38
Folder 1

Subseries I.BB: International Relations Clubs, 1930-1937

Includes material regarding International Mind Alcoves.

See also Florence Wilson.

1930-1932
Box 38
Folder 2-5
1933-1937

Box 39
Folder 1-7

Subseries I.CC: International Student Service, 1936-1937

International Student Service, 1936-1937

Box 40
Folder 1-3

Subseries I.DD: Louvain University Library, 1927-1929

Louvain University Library, 1927-1929
Box 40
Folder 4

Subseries I.EE: Miyaoka, Tsunejiro (Special Correspondent-Japan), 1911-1914 1924-1931

1911
Box 40
Folder 5
1912-1913

Box 41
1914 1924-1931

Box 42
Folder 1-4

Subseries I.FF: Reims. Bibliothèque Municipale, 1922-1928

Includes photographs of cornerstone laying (in 1921 folder) and of construction site and finished library (documents folder).

See also Series XIII. Oversized Material

1922-1928

Box 43
Folder 1-5
Documents
Box 43
Folder 6
Coupures de presse

Box 44
Folder 1-2

Subseries I.GG: Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1937-1938

Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1937-1938
Box 44
Folder 3-4

Subseries I.HH: Semaine de Dantzig, 1933

Semaine de Dantzig, 1933
Box 44
Folder 5

Subseries I.II: Société des Nations (League of Nations), 1918-1921

Société des Nations (League of Nations), 1918-1921
Box 44
Folder 6-7

Subseries I.JJ: Traité pour une Paix Permanente entre États-Unis d'Amérique et France, 1927

Traité pour une Paix Permanente entre États-Unis d'Amérique et France, 1927

Box 45
Folder 1

Subseries I.KK: Union Internationale des Associations pour la Société des Nations, 1938

Union Internationale des Associations pour la Société des Nations, 1938
Box 45
Folder 2

Subseries I.LL: Visites, 1921-1930

Académie Française aux États-Unis, 1921-1922
Box 45
Folder 3
Briand, Aristide aux États-Unis, 1922
Box 45
Folder 4
Clemenceau, Georges aux États-Unis, 1922 (See Series XIII. Oversized Material)
Box 45
Curie, Marie aux États-Unis, 1921
Box 45
Folder 5
Foch, Ferdinand aux États-Unis, 1921 novembre
Box 45
Folder 6
Journalistes
American Journalists' visit to Japan, Korea, Manchuria, and China, 1929
Box 45
Folder 7
Journalistes Américaines en Europe, 1927
Box 45
Folder 8-9
Journalistes Américaines en Europe (continued)

Box 46
Folder 1
Journalistes Européens aux États-Unis, 1929-1930
Box 46
Folder 2-3
Journalistes Françaises et Anglaises aux États-Unis, 1928
Box 46
Folder 4
Nevelle, Robert George aux États-Unis, 1921 Janvier
Box 46
Folder 5
Professeurs Américains en Europe, 1926 août-sept

Box 47
Folder 1-2
Viviani, René aux États-Unis, 1921
Box 47
Folder 3

Subseries I.MM: Wilson, Florence, 1927-1929

The former librarian of the League of Nations, Florence Wilson served the Centre European as an administrator and consultant. She was particularly active in organizing the Endowment's International Mind Alcoves and International Relations Clubs. She also advised the Centre's Director, Earle Babcock, on library matters, and traveled to several libraries, including the American Library in Cairo, as an advisor. These files document her activities; they contain correspondence and reports, and include letters and postcards from Wilson to the Centre as she traveled in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Balkans. Some of the reports contain photographs.

See also International Mind Alcoves and International Relations Clubs.

1927
Box 47
Folder 4-5
1928-1929

Box 48
Folder 1-4
International Relations Clubs in Europe 1927-1930 1931
Box 48
Folder 5
Near Eastern Colleges

Box 49
Folder 1-2

Subseries I.NN: Women's International Organizations. Peace and Disarmament Committee, 1938

Women's International Organizations. Peace and Disarmament Committee, 1938
Box 49
Folder 3

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