JMAS-81 European Integration (General)

Documents from 30 April 1952 to [12/1959]

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-81
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.G-01-81
Original Record Code
PRE-PRESIDENTIAL SERIES, PRINCIPAL FILE, BOX 78;DDE-CF, OF, BOX 919, 260-H-2 ECSC,- CF-OF, BOX 861, FILE 181, PRESIDENTS PERSONAL FILE SERIES, BOX 61, FILE 1-F-38-FR, BOX 276, FILE 1-L-"M",- CROSS REF.FILE, MONNET, BOX 2137
Extent and Medium

31

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

File containing material relating to different aspects of European integration, includes: text of address delivered by Jean Monnet before the National Press Club dealing with Europe, the European Army and the German question, which he sends to General Eisenhower. Speaks of method by which European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) creates the beginning of a community, federalist in structure, governed by a set of common institutions, applying common rules, granting common rights and imposing common duties. Speaks of benefits of unified Europe both in terms of defence and economics and in peace, speaks of Soviet Union championing the maintenance of national sovereignty in Europe, therefore maintaining divisions,- memorandum for President from John Foster Dulles, regarding visit of René Mayer, Jean Monnet's successor as President of ECSC to Washington, Dulles expresses wish that Eisenhower meet with him to reaffirm support for European integration,- letter to the President from Jean Monnet, regarding his discussion with Dulles and Lewis Strauss on EURATOM and the Common Market
letter to Eisenhower from Jean Monnet, regarding importance of united Europe in dealing with question of world policy and especially for future of Germany and France. Jean Monnet states that Germany should not be discriminated against because its presence was necessary for strong Europe as partnership between a united Europe and the US essential as a strong West would force the Soviets to recognise that an understanding must be reached,- letter from Jean Monnet to Eisenhower, concerning the Western Summit to discuss co-operation between USA, Europe and UK in economic matters. jean Monnet emphasises importance of the Common Market Commission (the executive organ of the EC) be included in western summit to study issue as Europe now a full partner.

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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