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Register of the World War II subject collection, 1939-2004
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: World War II subject collection
    Date (inclusive): 1939-2004
    Collection Number: XX740
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In various languages.
    Physical Description: 94 manuscript boxes, 4 card file boxes, 3 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder, 10 videocassettes, 2 sound discs, memorabilia (38.9 linear feet)
    Abstract: Leaflets, pamphlets, proclamations, clippings, propaganda, manuals, other printed matter, letters, reports, memoranda, maps, memorabilia, and miscellany relating to military operations and home front conditions in many countries during World War II, including material on military occupations, prisoners of war, and forced labor. Also includes material on resistance movements in various countries, especially France.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of some sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to other 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], World War II subject collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives, with an increment received in 2011.

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Leaflets, pamphlets, proclamations, clippings, propaganda, manuals, other printed matter, letters, reports, memoranda, maps, memorabilia, and miscellany relating to military operations and home front conditions in many countries during World War II, including material on military occupations, prisoners of war, and forced labor. Also includes material on resistance movements in various countries, especially France.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Phonorecords.
    Prisoners of war.
    Video tapes.
    World War, 1939-1945--Conscript labor.
    World War, 1939-1945--France.
    World War, 1939-1945--Occupied territories.
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.
    World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements.
    World War, 1939-1945.