Ernst Hoor papers

Ernst Hoor papers

Dates: 1930-1948

Drafts of writings and research notes pertaining to modern European and Austrian history. The materials are in English, French, and German. Also included are newspaper clippings which give a record of Adolf Hitler's rise to power in Germany.

  • Extent: 6 boxes (3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hoor, Ernst
  • Call Number: MSS 719
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Collection is arranged in seven (7) series: I. Ernst Hoor biographical material, undated. II. Ernst Hoor correspondence, 1939-1948. III. Ernst Hoor miscellany, undated. IV. Ernst Hoor manuscripts, undated. V. Ernst Hoor notebooks on modern European history, 1931. VI. Ernst Hoor articles for newspapers, 1933-1947. VII. Ernst Hoor material for World Congress for Leisure Time and Recreation in Hamburg, Germany, 1936.
Conditions of Use
Permission to publish material from the Ernst Hoor collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial Citation: MSS 719; Ernst Hoor papers; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 719, LTPSC.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online.
Subject Terms
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Austria--History--Sources; Austrians--United States--History--Sources; Europe--History--Sources; Germany--History--1918-1933--Sources; Material Types; Politicians--Austria--History--Sources; Publications
Genre / Form
Drafts (Documents); Notes
Processing Information
Processed; unknown; 1974.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hoor (Ernst) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
Finding Aid Creator
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Biographical History

Official in the Austrian government, instructor at Yale University, businessman, and a member of the Free Austria Movement. Hoor, Ernst, LL.D., Gen. Man. BP Benzinund Petroleum AG., Vienna; b. 1911, Vienna; s. of Ludwig H., Eng., dir. gen., and of n. Tichy; Educ.: High Scho., Univs. Vienna, Prague, Stockholm, Paris (studies in law, history and economics); LL.D. Univ. Vienna; Ecole des Sciences Politiques, Paris, 1937-39; CAREER: Secr. Gen., Austro-Swedish Ass., Stockholm, 1933-35; Instructor, Dep. of Internat. Relations, Yale Univ. (USA), 1941-43; research economist, Union Carbide and Carbon Corp., New York, 1943-49; senior administrator, O.E.E.C., Paris, 1949-51; Secr., Pulp-Paper Comm. Internat. Raw Materials Conference Washington, D.C., 1951-53; man. dir. of Austrian Productivity Centre, Vienna, 1953-Sept. 1960; Man. BP Benzinund Petroleum AG. , Vienna, 1960-62; Gen. Man., since August 1962; PUBL.: numerous articles, lectures and major publications on internat. affairs, internat. law, affairs, Austrian history, economics; MEMB>: co-founder of Austr. Academic Assoc. for the League of Nations and for Foreign Policy, 1929; Member of Board of Trustees (Kuratorium) Austr. Assoc. for For. Policy and Int. Relations; A. Vienna XIII, Lainzer Strasse 61,; T. 82 18 264 ( Who's Who in Austria , 5th ed., 1964, page 248.

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