JMAS-86 Schuman PlanDocuments from 08 October 1953 to 29 November 1954
Content and Structure
Excerpts from Clarence Randall's journal concerning the Schuman Plan, emergence of ECSC and Jean Monnet, includes,- details of preparatory meeting for the Foreign Economic Policy Commission, speaks of inviting Monnet and Robert Marjolin, head of OEEC,- tells of accusations made against him where it was said he opposed the capital loan to the High Authority because he was afraid of competition, he denied this and said he opposed it because it supernationalised a basic industry,- speaks of lunch conversation with Monnet regarding capital loan for ECSC and Monnet's anxiety to strike a deal with the UK, but the British steel industry resisted,gives his opinion of the Community and the cartel aspect of it
refers to Monnet's resignation as Head of ECSC, feels it indicates futility on the part of those working toward unification of Europe,- comments on letter from Monnet, where Monnet denies any problem in ECSC, but that the Community was just one step in battle for unity in Europe.
Conditions of Access and Use
The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA