Selected papers of Marcel Henri Jaspar

Language of Description
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2011.36
  • RG-65.019M
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1980
Level of Description
  • French
  • Dutch
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

448 digital images, JPEG

1 microfilm reel (digitized), 35 mm


Biographical History

Marcel Henri Jaspar (1901-1982 ) was a doctor in law and liberal member of parliament (1932-1944) in the Brussels district, Belgian politician and minister. Jaspar was a minister of transportation (1936-1937) and health (1939-1940). Marcel-Henri Jaspar left his colleagues, who remained in Vichy France, in the summer of 1940 to go to London and form a government in exile. He declared a pro-British government on July 5, 1940. Marcel-Henri Jaspar was the youngest of the ministers of the Belgian government in exile. After the war he pursued a diplomatic career, he became Belgian ambassador in Prague, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Stockholm and Paris.

Archival History

Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)


Source of acquisition is the Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium), records created and collected by Marcel Henri Jaspar.The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received this collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in Jan. 2011.

Scope and Content

Contains selected papers of Marcel Henri Jaspar. Includes minutes of meetings of the Ministry of Public Health regarding the evacuation of the civilian population, correspondence and diplomatic notes. Includes reports on German atrocities and correspondence with Jews as well as officials from others countries during the war and after-war period.

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is thematic.

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)




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