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Ernst Hoor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 719
Drafts of writings and research notes pertaining to modern European and Austrian history. The materials are in English, French, and German. Also included are newspaper clippings which give a record of Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany.

Dates

  • 1930-1948

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from the Ernst Hoor collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

6 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Overview

Drafts of writings and research notes pertaining to modern European and Austrian history. The materials are in English, French, and German. Also included are newspaper clippings which give a record of Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany.

Biographical History

Official in the Austrian government, instructor at Yale University, businessman, and a member of the Free Austria Movement. Hoor, Ernst, LL.D., Gen. Man. BP Benzinund Petroleum AG., Vienna; b. 1911, Vienna; s. of Ludwig H., Eng., dir. gen., and of n. Tichy; Educ.: High Scho., Univs. Vienna, Prague, Stockholm, Paris (studies in law, history and economics); LL.D. Univ. Vienna; Ecole des Sciences Politiques, Paris, 1937-39; CAREER: Secr. Gen., Austro-Swedish Ass., Stockholm, 1933-35; Instructor, Dep. of Internat. Relations, Yale Univ. (USA), 1941-43; research economist, Union Carbide and Carbon Corp., New York, 1943-49; senior administrator, O.E.E.C., Paris, 1949-51; Secr., Pulp-Paper Comm. Internat. Raw Materials Conference Washington, D.C., 1951-53; man. dir. of Austrian Productivity Centre, Vienna, 1953-Sept. 1960; Man. BP Benzinund Petroleum AG. , Vienna, 1960-62; Gen. Man., since August 1962; PUBL.: numerous articles, lectures and major publications on internat. affairs, internat. law, affairs, Austrian history, economics; MEMB>: co-founder of Austr. Academic Assoc. for the League of Nations and for Foreign Policy, 1929; Member of Board of Trustees (Kuratorium) Austr. Assoc. for For. Policy and Int. Relations; A. Vienna XIII, Lainzer Strasse 61,; T. 82 18 264 ( Who's Who in Austria , 5th ed., 1964, page 248.

Arrangement

Collection is arranged in seven (7) series: I. Ernst Hoor biographical material, undated. II. Ernst Hoor correspondence, 1939-1948. III. Ernst Hoor miscellany, undated. IV. Ernst Hoor manuscripts, undated. V. Ernst Hoor notebooks on modern European history, 1931. VI. Ernst Hoor articles for newspapers, 1933-1947. VII. Ernst Hoor material for World Congress for Leisure Time and Recreation in Hamburg, Germany, 1936.

Other Finding Aids

Finding guide available in repository.
Other Finding Aids File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS719.xml

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Processing Information

Processed; unknown; 1974.

Creator

Title
Register of Ernst Hoor papers
Status
completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 March 18
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Revision Statements

  • 2008-01-23: Run through GilEAD to correct small errors.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States