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Raţiu–Tilea Archives of the Romanian Exile Collection at BCU Cluj–Napoca

Exhibition at BCU Cluj–Napoca displaying brochures from Raţiu–Tilea Archives in June 2009

The collection comprising the documents collected by Ion Raţiu and Viorel V. Tilea gives detailed insights into the activities of its two creators, who were key political and cultural personalities of the Romanian diaspora. It represents one of the most valuable sources of documentation for the history of the Romanian exile community in the West during the Cold War period.

Location

  • Cluj-Napoca Strada Clinicilor 2, Romania 400000
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Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian

Name of collection

  • Raţiu–Tilea Fond at BCU Cluj–Napoca

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content

Content

  • cartoons & caricatures: 0-9
  • grey literature (regular archival documents such as brochures, bulletins, leaflets, reports, intelligence files, records, working papers, meeting minutes): 1000-
  • legal and/or financial documentation: 1000-
  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 500-999
  • memorabilia (posters, flyers, stamps, etc.): 10-99
  • photos: 10-99
  • publications (books, newspapers, articles, press clippings): 1000-

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • diaspora

Date of founding

  • 1939

Place of founding

Creator(s) of content

Access type

  • completely open to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Pintilescu, Corneliu

References

BCU Cluj-Napoca. 2009. “Inaugurarea Bibliotecii Raţiu – Tilea la Biblioteca Centrală Universitară ‘Lucian Blaga’ Cluj” (The inauguration of the Raţiu–Tilea Library at the Lucian Blaga Central University Library Cluj-Napoca). Buletin Informativ: Biblioteca Centrală Universitară Lucian Blaga Cluj-Napoca 8: 2–4. Accessed November 14, 2017. http://aleph.bcucluj.ro/doc/buletin8.pdf

BCU Cluj-Napoca. 2017. “Donaţii şi donatori de prestigiu: Raţiu, Ion” (Donations and prestigious donors: Raţiu, Ion). Accessed November 14, 2017. ttps://www.bcucluj.ro/ro/despre-noi/donaţii-şi-donatori-de-prestigiu#pitariu.

BCU Cluj-Napoca. 2017. “Donaţii şi donatori de prestigiu: Tilea, Viorel Virgil” (Donations and prestigious donors: Tilea, Viorel Virgil). Accessed November 14, 2017. https://www.bcucluj.ro/ro/despre-noi/dona%C5%A3ii-%C5%9Fi-donatori-de-prestigiu#szabo

Buzle, Nicolina. 2009. “‘Eu sunt un fel de peregrin transilvan şi revin în ţară ...’ – Interviu cu Indrei Raţiu.” (“I am a kind of a Transylvanian traveller and I return to the homeland ... ” – interview with Indrei Raţiu). BiblioRev 17.  Accessed November 14, 2017. https://www.bcucluj.ro/bibliorev/arhiva/nr17/biblio2.html.

Haynes, Rebecca. 2000. Romanian Policy Towards Germany, 1936-40. London: Macmillan.

Olaru, Stejărel. 2017. “Ion Raţiu, o poveste încă nespusă” (Ion Raţiu: an still untold story).Timpul 220: 8–9. Accessed January 18, 2018. http://revistatimpul.ro/documents/suplimente/Supliment-TIMPUL-iulie-2017.pd

Costea, Lavinia Snejana , interview by Pintilescu, Corneliu, January 25, 2018. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

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