Finding Aids Posted Online

Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.

France, Commissariat général à la famille pamphlets, 1941–43
An agency of the Vichy government of France printed these pamphlets and books to increase birth rates, promote the family as a social institution, and discourage alcoholism.

John P. Lake papers, 1939–76
These orders, reports, correspondence, and photographs relate to US military assistance to Chinese forces during World War II and to US mediation efforts between Kuomintang and Chinese communist forces in 1946. Lake, a colonel in the US Army, served in the Chinese Combat Command in 1945.

Joseph B. Mittelman miscellaneous papers, ca. 1941–45
The collection of this US Army lieutenant contains a history of Ninth Division operations in Germany during World War II and memorabilia from the Nazi headquarters at Berchtesgaden, Germany.

Pierre F. Goodrich papers, 1950–74
As a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society, an international group concerned with the nature of liberty and laissez-faire economic theory, Goodrich assembled these conference materials, correspondence, printed matter, and photographs of the society.

R. M. Hartwell collection, 1947–89
Hartwell wrote A History of the Mont Pèlerin Society using the correspondence, minutes, and conference papers he assembled in this collection.

Paul McDonald Robinett papers, 1947–67
These writings and correspondence relate to the battle of Kasserine Pass during World War II and the centralization of US armed forces in 1947. Robinett was a brigadier general in the US Army.

Stasys Šilingas papers, 1885–1962
Baron Stasys Šilingas, a Lithuanian lawyer and statesman, was a significant figure in his country's independence. His papers contain correspondence, printed matter, and photographs relating to his imprisonment in Siberia in the 1940s and 1950s.