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Ernst Hoor manuscripts, approximately 1931-1949

Identifier: MSS 719 Series 4

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


  • approximately 1931-1949


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.

Biographical History

From the Collection:

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.


3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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Brigham Young University
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