Overview of the David D. Lowman papers

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Title: David D. Lowman papers
Date: 1941-2005
Collection Number: 97044
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes (7.5 linear feet)
Abstract: Writings, correspondence, photocopies of government documents and court proceedings, and printed matter, relating to internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Includes typescript study, "Broken Codes and Broken Homes: The Untold Story of U.S. Intelligence and the Evacuation of Japanese Residents from the West Coast during WWII."
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Lowman, David D.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David D. Lowman papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American intelligence officer and historian.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, correspondence, photocopies of government documents and court proceedings, and printed matter, relating to internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Includes typescript study, "Broken Codes and Broken Homes: The Untold Story of U.S. Intelligence and the Evacuation of Japanese Residents from the West Coast during WWII." relating to the relationship between the decipherment of Japanese codes by American intelligence agencies and the decision to intern Japanese Americans during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Secret service--United States.
United States--Armed Forces.
World War, 1939-1945--Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945--Electronic intelligence.
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.