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CORNELIUS VAN H. ENGERT PAPERS
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Box: 9 Fold: 10 Reports, Dec. 16 - 31, 1944
DATE SPAN: 12/16/1944 - 12/31/1944

DESCRIPTION: 7 carbon TMss reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State mainly regarding foreign relations and government affairs in Afghanistan, with discussion of relations with Great Britain and the Soviet Union, biographical information. Includes reports # 617, 618 and 620-624.

Box: 9 Fold: 11 Reports, Jan. 1945
DATE SPAN: 01/02/1945 - 01/31/1945

DESCRIPTION: 21 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of biographical information, relations with Turkey and Great Britain, income tax, Islamic fundamentalism, and Jews. Includes reports # 625-629, 631, 632, 634-646, and 648.

Box: 9 Fold: 12 Reports, Feb. 1945
DATE SPAN: 02/01/1945 - 02/28/1945

DESCRIPTION: 25 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Secy. of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of relations with the Soviet Union and Japan, tribal disturbances, radio communications, Da Afghanistan Bank, and the military. Includes reports # 649-652, 654-657, 661, 664-666, 668, 670, 672-674, 676, 678, and 681-685.

Box: 9 Fold: 13 Reports, Mar. 1945
DATE SPAN: 03/02/1945 - 03/28/1945

DESCRIPTION: 10 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of income tax, mica mining, the Royal Family, and Da Afghanistan Bank. Includes reports # 687-693 and 695-697.

Box: 9 Fold: 14 Report, Apr. 1945
DATE SPAN: 04/06/1945 - 04/30/1945

DESCRIPTION: 14 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Sec'y of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of telecommunications agreements, relations with Japan and India, and food riots. Includes reports # 700, 705-709 and 712-719.

Box: 9 Fold: 15 Reports, May 1945
DATE SPAN: 05/01/1945 - 05/30/1945

DESCRIPTION: 25 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Secy. of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with disucssion of Afghan press attitudes to Franklin D. Roosevelt's death, trade laws, Standard-Vacuum Oil Company interests, the League of Nations, typhus vaccine, opium trade, telecommunications, political disturbances, and relations with Germany, Russia and Great. Britain

Box: 9 Fold: 16 Reports, Jun. 1945
DATE SPAN: 06/01/1945 - 06/30/1945

DESCRIPTION: 22 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Secy. of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of refugees from Russia, currency circulation, mining, General Motors of India, leprosy, tribal disturbances, Red Crescent, agriculture, and relations with Germany. Includes reports # 747-762, 764-767, 769, and 770.

Box: 9 Fold: 17 Reports, Jul. 1945
DATE SPAN: 07/01/1945 - 07/31/1945

DESCRIPTION: 22 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert for the Secy. of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of General Motors of India, the Royal Family, tribal disturbances, biographical information on Ghulam Siddiq Khan, opium trade, the military, and relations with Soviet Union and Turkey. Includes reports # 771-773, 775-778, 781-785, 787, and 789-797.

Box: 9 Fold: 18 Reports, Aug. - Sep., 1945
DATE SPAN: 08/01/1945 - 09/16/1945

DESCRIPTION: 11 carbon TMs reports by Cornelius Van H. Engert and Elbert G. Mathews for the Secy. of State mainly regarding governmental affairs and foreign relations in Afghanistan, with discussion of the Afghan National Bank, the Royal Family, Daniel Schlumberger and the French Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, relations with Switzerland, telecommunications, and trade laws. Includes reports # 798-805, 807, and 809.

Box: 9 Fold: 19 Biographical Reports
DATE SPAN: [05/12/1943]? - [08/15/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Handwritten and typed notes by Cornelius Van H. Engert and possibly others contining biographical information about various important individuals in Afghanistan in the early 1940's.

Box: 9 Fold: 20 Annual Efficiency Reports
DATE SPAN: 09/30/1943 - 10/31/1943

DESCRIPTION: 5 forms, American Foreign Service Annual Efficiency Reports, filled out by Cornelius Van H. Engert for various employees at the American Embassy in Kabul. Includes reports on Charles W. Thayer and Gordon B. enders.

Box: 9 Fold: 21 Lists of Officials & Diplomats
DATE SPAN: 09/03/1942 - 03/24/1944

DESCRIPTION: 5 TMss lists of Afghan government officials, foreign diplomats stationed in Kabul, and American diplomats in India.

Box: 9 Fold: 22 State Department Memoranda on Relations
DATE SPAN: 10/18/1944 - 10/12/1945

DESCRIPTION: 18 carbon TMs reports and memoranda from the United States Department of State on U.S. policy towards India, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Tangier, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Liberia, and Greece.

Box: 9 Fold: 23 Miscellaneous Reports & Manuscripts
DATE SPAN: 10/08/1943 - 06/21/1945

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous reports and typed manuscripts, mostly regarding conditions in the American Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Includes 1 carbon report on internal disorders in Afghanistan marked "secret."

Box: 9 Fold: 24 Notes, Receipts, etc.
DATE SPAN: 08/23/1942 - 06/07/1945

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous handwritten and typed notes and receipts collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert in Afghanistan.

Box: 9 Fold: 25 Miscellaneous State Department Memoranda
DATE SPAN: 07/20/1942 - 12/15/1944

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbon memos, mostly from the United States Department of State regarding U.S. relations with Afghansitan and operations at the American Embassy in Kabul.

Box: 9 Fold: 26 Aide Memoires
DATE SPAN: [11/01/1943]? - [01/13/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous aide memoires by Charles W. Thayer, possibly for Cornelius Van H. Engert, mostly regarding trade in Afghanistan, with references to the "Shirkat-i-Petrol."

Box: 9 Fold: 27 Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Declassified
DATE SPAN: 06/15/1943 - 10/02/1987

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous TMss on various topics collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Afghanistan, all found in a folder with a letter from the National Archives declassifying the material. Includes American films in Afghanistan, German agent Dr. Heinrich Northe, codes and ciphers of the U.S. Legation, P. Quaroni of the Italian Legation, postal and telegraph censorship, Skodaworks, relations with Czechoslovakia, "Freedom of Conscience in the Levant" (TMs by Canon Bridgeman), and "Detailed Recommendations in Relation to the Levant Mandated Territory but Particularly to Syria" (TMs by Apostolic Delegate, Beirut).

Box: 9 Fold: 28 Miscellaneous Manuscripts, Declassified
DATE SPAN: 07/31/1941 - 02/01/1944

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous TMss collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Afghanistan mostly regarding the status of Syria and Lebanon in 1941, all found in a packet together with the material in the preceding folder which was declassified by the National Archives in 1987. Includes references to the American Red Cross in Syria and Lebanon, and 1 TMs "British Policy in the Middle East."

Box: 9 Fold: 29 Afghan Document
DATE SPAN: [06/01/1942]? - [08/01/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 diplomatic pass issued to Cornelius Van H. Engert by the government of Afghanistan with a photo of Engert.

Box: 9 Fold: 30 Business Cards - Afghan Officials
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1942]? - [08/01/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous business cards of Afghanistani officials collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Kabul.

Box: 9 Fold: 31 Business Cards - British & American
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1942]? - [08/01/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous business cards from British and American officials and others collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Kabul.

Box: 9 Fold: 32 Business Cards - Other Europeans
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1942]? - [08/01/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous business cards from officials and other nationals of the Soviet Union, France, Italy and Poland collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Box: 9 Fold: 33 Business Cards - Asia & the Middle East
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1942]? - [08/01/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous business cards of officials and other nationals of Iran, Iraq, China, Turkey, Egypt and India collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Box: 9 Fold: 34 Business Cards - Miscellaneous
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1942]? - [08/01/1945]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous business cards from various individuals, mostly of unknown nationality, collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert during his service in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Box: 9 Fold: 35 Afghan Officials & Foreign Diplomats in Kabul
DATE SPAN: [07/01/1941]? - [07/31/1942]?

DESCRIPTION: 2 copy TMs lists of principal Afghan officials and members of foreign embassies, legatons and consulates in Afghanistan, July 1941 and July 1942.

Box: 9 Fold: 36 Miscellaneous Mss.
DATE SPAN: 07/01/1941 - 05/01/1944

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous carbon TMss collected by Cornelius Van H. Engert in Afghanistan and probably Beirut. Includes 1 carbon TMs letter signed (4 pp.) from Khaled Bagdadhe head of the Syro-Lebanese Communist Party to General Charles de Gaulle; 1 carbon TMs report for France Libre concerning the attitude of Emir Hassan el Attrache; 3 TLSs from V. F. Fait regarding trade issues between Afghanistan and Czechoslovakia.

Box: 9 Fold: 37 "Current Foreign Relations"
DATE SPAN: 03/17/1944 - 07/05/1945

DESCRIPTION: 10 issues of Current Foreign Relations prepared by the Department of State for the Foreign Service, from Mar 1944 to Jul 1945.

Box: 9 Fold: 38 "Monthly Intelligence Summary"
DATE SPAN: 05/04/1942 - 08/25/1942

DESCRIPTION: 2 issues of Monthly Intelligence Summary of the British Government Press of India, May and Aug 1942. Includes discussion of Afghanistan, India and the Soviet Union.

Box: 9 Fold: 39 "Review of the Foreign Press"
DATE SPAN: 11/01/1944 - 02/21/1945

DESCRIPTION: 5 issues of Review of the Foreign Press of the Near and Middle East, printed by the British Foreign Office. Includes coverage of the press in Turkey, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Persia, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Zionism in the American press.

Box: 9 Fold: 40 "Weekly Political Review"
DATE SPAN: 01/10/1945 - 10/11/1945

DESCRIPTION: 8 issues of the Weekly Political Review printed by the U. S. Department of State Office of Near Eastern and African Affairs, 1945.

Box: 9 Fold: 41 "China Information Bulletin"
DATE SPAN: 02/04/1943 - 05/16/1945

DESCRIPTION: 14 issues of China Information Bulletin published by the Calcutta office of the Chinese Ministry of Information; includes much on Japanese occupation.

Box: 9 Fold: 42 Printed Materials
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1910]? - 10/31/1944

DESCRIPTION: 2 pamphlets and 5 printed excerpts dealing with India and Afghanistan. Includes "Notes on Chitral" by I. D. Scott; "Monograph on the Utman-Khel" by W. R. Hay, and 5 printed extracts giving general information on Afghanistan from U.S. State Department sources.

Box: 9 Fold: 43 Printed Materials
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1933]? - 03/24/1938

DESCRIPTION: 3 pamphlets regarding the French Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, including "L'Oevre de la Delegation Archeologique Francaise en Afghanistan (192-1932): Archeologie Bouddhique" by Joseph Hackin; "The Work of the French Archaeological Mission in Afghanistan, September, 1936, to August, 1937" by Joseph Hackin (signed); and "Les Travaux de la Delegation Archeologique Francaise en Afghanistan: Compte-Rendu Sommaire (Sept. 1936 - Aug. 1937)" by Joseph Hackin. Reference to R. Ghirshman.

Box: 9 Fold: 44 Printed Materials
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1829]? - [01/01/1942]?

DESCRIPTION: 2 booklets, including "History of the Afghans" (Part I) translated from the Persian of Neamet Ullah by Bernhard Dorn, dated 1829 but probably printed 20th century; and "Who 'Owns''The British Empire'?", an Allied propaganda piece defending British foreign policy, by Sir Norman Angell (1942).

Box: 9 Fold: 45 Printed Materials
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1943]? - [12/31/1946]?

DESCRIPTION: 3 pamphlets, mainly regarding politics and society in India and the Middle East. Includes "Correspondence with Mr. Gandhi, August 1942 - April 1944" (1944) with many printed letters from Mohandas K. Gandhi to Lord Linlithgow; "Arab Independence and Unity: A Note" (1943) by General Nuri as-Said with particular reference to Palestine; and "Report on Rickshaw Pullers" (1946) by Ahmad Mukhtar of the Labour Investigation Committee of the Government of India.

Box: 9 Fold: 46 Printed Materials
DATE SPAN: 09/07/1943 - 04/05/1944

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous printed materials from India and Afghanistan, 1943-44. Includes 1 pamphlet, "R. B. Naraindas Moolchand Hospital for Children" (Lahore) speech by Sir Tek Chand; printed proclamations and speeches by Jagatjit Singh Bahadur Maharajah of of Kapurthala (11 Mar 1943); and clippings on Afghanistan and opium trade.

Box: 9 Fold: 47 Clippings
DATE SPAN: 07/26/1942 - 10/14/1944

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous clippings and carbon translations of clippings mainly regarding Afghanistan, 1942-44.

Box: 9 Fold: 48 "Aryana"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1960]? - [01/01/1964]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 copy of "Aryana", a publication of the Associated Students of Afghanistan in the U.S., edited by Shah T. Latifi, c. 1963.

Box: 9 Fold: 49 Bristol, Mark and Helen Marie
12/25/1920

DESCRIPTION: 1 signed photograph of Mark L. Bristol and 1 signed photograph of Helen Marie Bristol, both 1920.

Box: 9 Fold: 50 Campbell, Edward Hale
9/1/1929

DESCRIPTION: 1 signed photograph of Edward Hale Campbell.

Box: 9 Fold: 51 Chaplin, Charlie (w/Bishop of Birmingham)
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - [01/01/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph of Charlie Chaplin with the Bishop of Birmingham, with caption.

Box: 9 Fold: 52 Elkus, Abram I.
(1915-1920?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 signed photograph of Abram I. Elkus.

Box: 9 Fold: 53 Franz Josef I, Emperor of Austria
DATE SPAN: [09/29/1900]? - [09/30/1900]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph of Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria at a ceremony in 1900, with caption in German.

Box: 9 Fold: 54 Ishii, Viscount, et al.
1917

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous photographs of Viscount Ishii during his diplomatic mission to San Francisco from Japan in 1917. Also includes photographs of Ishii's wife and daughter, Masanao Hanihara and Vice Admiral Takeshita.

Box: 9 Fold: 55 Izzedin, Yussuf
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1915]? - [01/01/1920]?

DESCRIPTION: 2 photographs labelled "Yussuf Izzedin funeral" probably in Turkey, wth 1 photo of Niazi and 1 photo of Ahmed Bey.

Box: 9 Fold: 56 Liggett, Hunter
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1920]? - [01/01/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph of Hunter Liggett with caption.

Box: 9 Fold: 57 Roosevelt, Franklin & Theodore
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1915]? - [01/01/1930]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photograph of Franklin d. Rosevelt (1910's?) and 1 photograph of Theodore Roosevelt (1910's?), both with captions.

Box: 9 Fold: 58 Westlake, J.
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1912]? - [01/01/1913]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 signed photograph of J. Westlake.

Box: 9 Fold: 59 Wheeler, Benjamin Ide
(1910's?)

DESCRIPTION: 1 signed photograph of Benjamin Ide Wheeler.

Box: 9 Fold: 60 Wilson, Woodrow, et al.
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1915]? - [01/01/1920]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous photographs of Woodrow Wilson pictured with others, mostly his cabinet members. Includes photographs of Herbert Hoover, Edward N. Hurley, Vance McCormack, Harry Garfield, Benedict Crowell, William G. McAdoo, Josephus Daniels, Bernard Baruch, and E. M. House.

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