JMAS-53 European Unity

Documents from 01 September 1951 to 05 June 1964

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-53
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.D-01-53
Original Record Code
FELIX FRANKFURTER PAPERS, MONNET, JEAN 1940-1958;1959-1964
Extent and Medium

39

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

File pertaining to progress towards European Unity, includes: note from Jean Monnet to Felix Frankfurter enclosing first issue of Schuman Plan, he writes " either the beginning of Europe or the beginning of the end",- letter to Jean Monnet from Frankfurter congratulating him on work he has done for Europe,- text of speech by Jean Monnet at Harvard University Graduation 1961, speaks of the creation of institutions between European states and people historically opposed to each other, progress so far - ECSC, EURATOM, Common Market and the need for political union and a common currency,- text of address by Jean Monnet when receiving the Freedom Award, January 1963 NY, details need to complete the process of uniting Europe by including GB and the development of a strong partnership of equals between US and Europe in the face of the nuclear threat,- letter from Jean Monnet to Frankfurter enclosing text of Declaration made by the Action Committee for the United States of Europe, refers to need for joint policy between US and Europe in nuclear field.

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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