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Inventory of the James F. Tent collection
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Location of Originals
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Biographical Note

  • Title: James F. Tent collection
    Date (inclusive): 1941-2003
    Collection Number: 86035
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English and German
    Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes (4.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Reports, memoranda, studies, correspondence, minutes, conference proceedings, and interview transcripts relating to educational policy and denazification in the American-occupied zone of Germany after World War II, the establishment of the Freie Universität Berlin, and Nazi persecution of persons of partial Jewish ancestry. Includes photocopies of records of the Education and Cultural Relations Division of the United States Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1949, and photocopies of Nazi police files. Used as research material for J. F. Tent's books Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-Occupied Germany (Chicago, 1982), The Free University of Berlin (Bloomington, 1988), and In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Nazi Persecution of Jewish-Christian Germans (Lawrence, 2003).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Tent, James F., collector

    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], James F. Tent collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.

    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.

    Location of Originals

    In part, originals at the National Archives, Washington, D.C.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains reports, memoranda, studies, correspondence, minutes, conference proceedings, and interview transcripts relating to educational policy and denazification in the American-occupied zone of Germany after World War II, the establishment of the Freie Universität Berlin, and Nazi persecution of persons of partial Jewish ancestry. Includes photocopies of records of the Education and Cultural Relations Division of the United States Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1949, and photocopies of Nazi police files. Used as research material for J. F. Tent's books Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-Occupied Germany (Chicago, 1982), The Free University of Berlin (Bloomington, 1988), and In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Nazi Persecution of Jewish-Christian Germans (Lawrence, 2003).

    Biographical Note

    1969 Published master's thesis, German Social Democracy and the General Strike, 1890-1914
      Received master's degree from the University of Wisconsin
    1973 Received PhD from the University of Wisconsin
      Published dissertation, Eugen Richter, Manchester Liberal and German Statesman
    1974 Began teaching New European history, German history, military history, and the history of the Cold War at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
    2002-2008 Served as the Dean of the History Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Freie Universität Berlin.
    Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone) Office of Military Government. Education and Cultural Relations Division
    Denazification.
    Education--Germany.
    Germany--History--1933-1945.
    Germany--History--1945-1955.
    Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
    Military government.