Selected papers of Marcel Henri Jaspar

Identifier
irn43026
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • irn43026
  • 2011.36
Dates
1 Jan 1940 - 31 Dec 1980
Level of Description
Item
Languages
  • French
  • Dutch
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

1 microfilm reel, 35 mm

448 digital images, JPEG

Creator(s)

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.

Acquisition

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.

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is thematic.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

Conditions Governing Reproduction

Copyright Holder: Archives générales du Royaume (Belgium)

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