Title: Rene de Chambrun Papers
Predominant Dates:1940, circa 1987
Primary Creator: Chambrun, Rene de (1906-)
Extent: -1.0 Cubic Feet
Scope and Contents of the Materials
This collections consists of an English translation of Rene de Chambrun's Memoirs and copies of materials related to his 1940 mission to the United States.
Collection Historical Note
A descendant of the Marquis de Lafayette, Rene de Chambrun was a lawyer at the Court of Appeals in Paris, France, and a member of the New York Bar Association. As Germany's invasion of France proceeded, de Chambrun served as a special emissary to the U.S. to ask Franklin Roosevelt for further aid for the allies. Rene de Chambrun died in 2002.
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This collection is available for use by the general public.
This material is subject to copyright restrictions under Title 17 of the U.S. Code. The copy of Notes and Remembrances by Rene de Chambrun is not to be duplicated.
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English Translation of Memoirs
Copies of Materials Relating to Rene de Chambrun's Mission to the U.S.