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Selected papers of Georges Theunis

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2011.38 | RG Number: RG-65.021M

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    Contains selected papers of Georges Theunis, former Prime Minister and ambassador in New York during the German occupation of Belgium and one of the most influential representatives of his country. Collection includes records relating to the World Jewish Congress, Joint Distribution Committee, refugees, the Belgian War Relief Society, the situation in the occupied countries 1940-45, and repatriation of displaced persons.
    inclusive:  1940-1944
    Collection Creator
    Georges E. Theunis
    Georges Emile Léonard Theunis (1873- 1966) was the 24th Prime Minister of Belgium from 16 December 1921 to 13 May 1925 and again from 20 November 1934 to 25 March 1935. He was a governor of the National Bank of Belgium (NBB) from1941 until 1944. During World War II he served as a special ambassador to the United States of America. In 1941, he was appointed agovernor of the National Bank of Belgium by the Pierlot government in exile at London instead of Albert Goffin who had been appointed by a Secretary General Plisnier. On his return to Belgium after the war, he resigned as a governor of the NBB.

    Physical Details

    French Flemish
    1,047 digital images : JPEG ; 7.44 GB.
    2 microfilm reels (digitized) ; 35 mm.
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangement is thematic.

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    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Archival fair use only. No publication on Internet or equivalent without express permission of source archive. Third parties are on notice (and the Museum must make reasonable efforts to notify them) that they are under the same obligation, and also that they must obtain written consent of the source archive before using copies for commercial purposes and are liable to payment of license fees to source archive in such case. See contractual .

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium); records created and collected by GeorgesTheunis during German occupation. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection from the National Archives of Belgium via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in Jan. 2011.
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