JMAS-46 Algiers

Documents from 04 February 1943 to 20 October 1943

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-46
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.C-03-46
Original Record Code
BOOK 330, BK 7, HOPKINS PAPERS, BOX 194, MONNET
Extent and Medium

56

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

Material relating to Jean Monnet's mission to Algiers on behalf of the Combined Munitions Assignments Board, includes: memoranda from Harry L. Hopkins, Chairman of Munitions Board to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull advising Franklin D. Roosevelt to send Monnet to Algiers
letter and telegram from FDR to General Dwight Eisenhower regarding Jean Monnet's assignment, feels it is helpful to explain North African situation as viewed in US to Giraud,- official letter from Hopkins to Jean Monnet regarding nature of his assignment,- progress reports from Monnet to Hopkins on the re-establishment of policies and laws of the French Republic in place of Vichy legislation
cable from Jean Monnet to Hopkins regarding agreement between Charles de Gaulle and Giraud on a French Executive Committee to constitute a government and Jean Monnet's willingness to go forward as a member of Committee,communication on Charles de Gaulle's threat to resign as President and member of the French committee of National Liberation,correspondence on visit of Giraud, Pontialowski and Bauffre of the French Unity Government to US.

Conditions of Access and Use

Languages

English

Type of Archival Materials

Textual

Allied Materials

Location of Originals

The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA

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