Overview of the Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers

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Overview of the Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.
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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

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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.