Manuscript Collections - Elmer H. Bourgerie Papers


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1 linear foot, 4 linear inches (3 manuscript boxes)
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

Box Contents


Afghanistan, 1956

North and West Africa, 1948-1951
South of the Sahara, 1951, and undated

Ambassador's weekly report – Managua, Nicaragua by T. E. Whelan, 1953
Bourgerie, Elmer

Certificates of Identification, 1942‑1945
Personal, 1928-1941, 1945-1948, and undated (2 folders)

British Colonies – publications, 1943, 1948, 1951
Cartoons by Earle D. Chesney for Navy newsletter featuring Eggburt, undated
Clippings, 1945, 1951, and undated
Dinner menu and program, 1945 (Arabic and English)
Egypt – American Legation, Office of the Naval Attaché, 1945
Eisenhower, Milton – Reception List, June 17, 1957
Foreign Service Officers Orientation and Training Course conducted by the Department of Commerce, Office of International Trade - Lectures, Feb 1946


Gold Coast

Cacao Industry, 1931-1933 and undated
Highways of the Gold Coast and the British Mandated Territory of Togoland by Elmer H. Bourgerie, Feb 27, 1933 (report)
The Mining Industry and Mineral Resources of the Gold Coast by Elmer H. Bourgerie, Sep 8, 1932 (report)

Hodges, Luther W. Briefing Papers for the Secretary of Commerce, ca. 1961
Humor – Hands Off, undated
International law assignments by Bourgerie, 1938
Invitations and reservation cards, 1945

Activity reports from Durban, South Africa, 1943-1945
Bourgerie personnel records, 1937‑1947
Intelligence report on interrogation of commander of Italian submarine Ammiraglio Cagni, Oct 24, 1943
Memoranda and directories, 1942-1945
Notes Taken from Lectures. Naval Operations School July-August 1941 (2 folders)
Training Manual on Cable and Radio Censorship for Intelligence Reserve Officers, May 1939


Passenger lists, 1932, 1938

Egypt, 1944-1945, and undated (33 items)
Egypt – Premier Welcomes ‘Frisco Mission, July 24, 1945 (clipping)
Germany, 1961 (4 items)
Mexico, 1953, 1955, 1957, and undated (Richard Nixon, 36 prints, 2 negatives)
Mexico – clippings, 1952-1953, 1956, and undated
South Africa, 1943, 1948, and undated (7 items)
South Africa – Italian Submarine Ammiraglio Cagni surrender, 1943 (5 items)
Miscellaneous, 1953, 1958-1960, 1969, 1973, and undated

(Gerald Nye, Tom Mix, 17 items)

South Africa

Correspondence and Memoranda, 1945‑1949, and undated
Chamber of Industries, 1948‑1949
Commerce Department Reports, 1948‑1955
Native Tribal Dance Arena, 1948-1949

State Department

Press Releases, 1950‑1951
Printed Matter