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Finding Aid for the Wilhelm W. Krauss Papers, 1913-1980
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Description
Wilhelm W. Krauss (b.1894) collaborated in writing the book, The racial characters of the Swedish nation (1926), lectured on topics of race and eugenics, and wrote several manuscripts on racial topics. The collection consists of manuscripts, research notes, printed materials, photographs, and correspondence relating to Krauss' work on eugenics and racial characteristics.
Background
Wilhelm W. Krauss was born in 1894 near Vienna, Austria; Ph.D, University of Vienna, 1923; research scientist at the State Institute for Human Genetics in Uppsala, Sweden, 1922-34; collaborated in writing the book, The racial characters of the Swedish nation (1926); did research in Hawaii, 1935-41, as a fellow of the Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm; librarian, UCLA International Relations Library, 1943-45; lectured on topics of race and eugenics; wrote several manuscripts on racial topics.
Extent
71 boxes (35.5 linear ft.) 15 oversize boxes 1 carton
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.