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Overview of the Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers
    Dates: 1936-1968
    Collection Number: 91013
    Creator: Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Letters, memoranda, notes, pamphlets, newsletters, and other printed matter, relating to the right-wing political figure Gerald L. K. Smith, Smith's leadership of the isolationist America First Party during World War II and of the Christian Nationalist Crusade subsequently, and accusations of libel exchanged between Winchell and Smith.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Letters, memoranda, notes, pamphlets, newsletters, and other printed matter, relating to the right-wing political figure Gerald L. K. Smith, Smith's leadership of the isolationist America First Party during World War II and of the Christian Nationalist Crusade subsequently, and accusations of libel exchanged between Winchell and Smith.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Smith, Gerald L. K. (Gerald Lyman Kenneth), 1898-
    America First Party.
    Christian Nationalist Crusade.
    Antisemitism--United States.
    Anti-communist movements--United States.
    Christianity--and politics.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.
    Journalists.