Inventory of the Esther Walker collection

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Esther Walker collection
Date (inclusive): 1930-1945
Collection Number: 96016
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In German and English.
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box (0.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Photographs and miscellany, relating to the German national socialist leader Heinrich Himmler. Includes a Himmler family photograph album, photographs of Himmler's house in Bavaria, and autographs by Himmler.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Walker, Esther, collector.

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Esther Walker collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1996.

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.

Historical note

Collected by Esther Walker, the captain of a Red Cross group assigned to the Third Army Occupation troops and assigned to live in Heinrich Himmler's summer home in Bavaria after the war. Source: "Inheritance from Himmler," Overseas News Agency, Inc., 1945. Box 2.

Scope and Content of Collection

Photographs and miscellany, relating to the German national socialist leader Heinrich Himmler. Includes a Himmler family photograph album, photographs of Himmler's house in Bavaria, and autographs by Himmler.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Himmler, Heinrich, 1900-1945
Germany--Pictorial works.
National socialism.

 

Printed materials

Box 1

"Adolph Hitler an feine Jugend" Inscribed, H. Himmler, 1937

Box 1

"vom Deutschen Bauernhof" Inscribed H. Himmler, 1941

Box 2

Photographs of Himmler's house in Bavaria undated

Box 2

Himmler family photograph album, 1930-1934

Scope and Contents note

Photographs are well labeled by date and event.