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Collection Summary

Historical Background

Contents of the Collection

Arrangement of the Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

1977 Belgrade CSCE Meeting Files

1978 CSCE Montreux Meeting of Experts Files

University of Texas, Tarlton Law Library

Guide to the David B. Filvaroff Papers, 1973-1979



Collection Summary

Creator: Filvaroff, David B., 1931-2014
Title: David B. Filvaroff Papers
Dates: 1973-1979
Abstract: The collection contains materials from David B. Filvaroff's participation in the Belgrade Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe and Montreux Conference on Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes.
Identification: 00006
Size: 3 linear ft. (7 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin,
727 E. Dean Keeton St., Austin, TX 78705-3224, (512) 471-7263

Historical Background

A specialist in civil rights and international law, David B. Filvaroff was professor of law at the University of Texas from 1973 to 1988. Before coming to Texas, he clerked for Justices Frankfurter and Goldberg, worked in the Justice Department under Nicholas Katzenbach, and taught at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He left Texas for the deanship at the University of Buffalo School of Law in 1988.

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Contents of the Collection

The Belgrade CSCE meeting files (1976-1978, 3 boxes) are from the Belgrade Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, 1978, the first follow-up meeting to the 1975 Helsinki Accords. Filvaroff served as senior adviser and consultant to the U.S. delegation headed by Ambassador Arthur Goldberg. The Montreux Meeting of Experts files (1976-1979, 4 boxes) relate to the Montreux (Switz.) Conference on Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes, 1978. Filvaroff was chief of the U.S. delegation to the 35-nation conference, required by the Helsinki Accords, which focused on developing legal mechanisms for settlement of international disputes. Materials include reports, memoranda, notes, conference documents, agendas, official statements, position papers, printed materials, and drafts.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Files are in their original order, generally chronological.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

None.

Use Restrictions

The collection and any reproductions of the collection are made available for the purposes of private study, scholarship, and research only.

Tarlton Law Library does not hold the copyright to the materials, unless it has been transferred to the library by the creator. It is the researcher's responsibility to determine the copyright status and to obtain permission from the copyright holder before publishing any materials from the collection.

Some collections may contain sensitive or confidential information protected under federal and state privacy laws. The researchers are encouraged to report any such information to staff.

The University of Texas at Austin is not responsible for violations of intellectual property rights and any other laws or for liability to any person for defamation or invasion of privacy that result from unauthorized use of the collection by the researcher.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Filvaroff, David B., 1931-2014.
Subjects (Organizations)
Helsinki Committee for Human Rights in Serbia.
Subjects
Belgrade Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Montreux Conference on Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes.
Places
Belgrade (Serbia)
Montreux (Switzerland)

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

David B. Filvaroff Papers, Tarlton Law Library, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Information of acquisition method not available.

Processing Information

Processing information not available.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

1977 Belgrade CSCE Meeting Files

box folder
M1 1 State documents, Oct. 1976-Jan. 1978
2 Belgrade follow-up meet and state assessment, Mar.-June 1978
3 US analysis of N/NA, undated
4 Yellow book, Aug. 1977
5 Belgrade concluding document, Mar. 1978
6 Belgrade-miscellaneous-congressional record-library cards, Oct. 1977-Jan. 1978
7 News clippings, Jan.-July 1978
8 Articles-monographs, June 1977-July 1978
9 Belgrade-N/NA, Feb. 1978
box folder
M2 1 Belgrade-BM's, Oct. 1977-Feb. 1978
2 AJG-delegation statements, etc., Nov. 1977-June 1978
3 Belgrade meeting 1977-verbatim records of opening statements, 4-10 Oct. 1977
box folder
M3 1 Presidential reports, Dec. 1978-June 1978
2 Congressional reports, Sept. 1977-May 1978
3 State-weekly reports, Nov. 1977-Mar. 1978

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1978 CSCE Montreux Meeting of Experts Files

box folder
M4 1 Working papers-old, Oct. 1976
2 DBF-appointment, June-Aug. 1978
3 Reunion D'Experts CSCE Montreux, Liste des participants, 1978
4 Miscellaneous/background, undated
5 Brussels-Berne, Oct. 1978
6 Miscellaneous memos-Montreux, Aug. 1978
7 CSCE-Montreux DBF-daily notes, Nov.-Dec. 1978
8 CSCE-Montreux Draft US/western paper, undated
9 CSCE-Montreux Final act-Belgrade document-blue, yellow books, 1973-1978
box folder
M5 1 Background-CSCE, etc., 1978
2 Vienna Connections: (1) Diplomatic (2) Consular (3) Law of Treaties, 1961-1963
3 Miscellaneous-international covenants
4 International covenants, etc.-human rights
5 US/French arbitration, Mar. 1978
6 Miscellaneous agrees: Space, etc.
7 CSCE-Montreux article on peaceful settlement
box folder
M6 1 Montreux-set of documents, Nov.-Dec. 1978
2 CSCE-Montreux final report, 1978
3 CSCE-Montreux REM-(1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7), Oct.-Dec. 1978
4 CSCE-Montreux "q" documents, Oct. 1978
5 CSCE-Montreux Soviet statements and analysis, Nov. 1978
6 CSCE-Montreux US statements, Nov.-Dec. 1978
7 Montreux-position papers, Sept.-Oct. 1978
8 Draft instr./position papers, Sept.-Oct. 1978
box folder
M7 1 Swiss cable-US response
2 CSCE-Montreux original Swiss paper-draft convention, Sept. 1973
3 Swiss draft
4 State: general memos/background (M), Apr.-Aug. 1978
5 Montreux-summary memo, Jan. 1979

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