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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Peter Mellini papers
    Date (inclusive): 1888-2005
    Collection Number: 2010C2
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box (2.9 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, and notes relating to Sir Eldon Gorst, British consul general in Egypt, used as research material for the book by Peter Mellini, Sir Eldon Gorst: The Overshadowed Proconsul (Stanford, 1977); and sound recordings of interviews of Theodore "Dutch" J. Van Kirk and Bernie Badler, American airmen during World War II, relating to American aerial operations in Europe and to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. Includes ration books and other World War II miscellanea.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Mellini, Peter.
    Contributor: Van Kirk, Theodore J.
    Contributor: Badler, Bernie.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peter Mellini papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives between 2009 and 2011, with increments received in 2015 and 2016.

    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 Note

    American historian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, and notes relating to Sir Eldon Gorst, British consul general in Egypt, used as research material for the book by Peter Mellini, Sir Eldon Gorst: The Overshadowed Proconsul (Stanford, 1977); and sound recordings of interviews of Theodore "Dutch" J. Van Kirk and Bernie Badler, American airmen during World War II, relating to American aerial operations in Europe and to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. Includes ration books and other World War II miscellanea.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gorst, Eldon, Sir, 1861-1911.
    Diplomats--Great Britain.
    Egypt--History--British occupation, 1882-1936.
    World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    Atomic bomb.
    United States. Army Air Forces.
    Audiotapes.