Register of the Austrian subject collection, 1893-1996

Processed by Zbigniew L. Stanczyk; machine-readable finding aid created by Xiuzhi Zhou
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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© 1997
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Austrian Subject Collection, 1893-1996

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
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Processed by:
Zbigniew L. Stanczyk
Date Completed:
1995 (revised)
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1997 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Austrian Subject Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1893-1996
Collection number: XX749
Extent: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 videotape cassette (3.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, and other printed matter, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century Austrian history and politics, including the socialist revolt of 1934, the Anschluss of 1938, the anti-Nazi movement in Austria, post-World War II student radicalism at the Universitat Wien, the Austrian movement for European unity, and elections in Austria.
Language: Mainly in German.

Administrative Information


Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Austrian subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


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 Socrates at . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

Anschluss movement, 1918-1938
Anti-Nazi movement
National socialism
Student movements--Austria
European federation
Austria--History--20th century
Austria--Politics and government--20th century
Universitat Wien
Video tapes

Series Description

Boxes 1-2

SUBJECT FILE, 1867-1994.

Scope and Content Note

Leaflets, reports, programs, election and government literature relating to Austrian history and political life, arranged chronologically and then by subject
Box 3


Scope and Content Note

Financial reports and statements for fiscal year 1925 for the province of Kdrnten

Container List


SUBJECT FILE, 1867-1994

Box 1.

Miscellany. Bulletins, newsletters, and serial issues, l935-l954, issued by Austrian fascists before the Anschluss, and by anti-fascist Austrian emigres in Great Britain (Young Austria - Junges Oesterreich, Zeitspiegel - Weekly Review) and in France during World War II. Includes a certificate awarded to the New York Public Library by the Austrian Council for South Africa, l947, and typewritten compilation of information about the Austrian General Franz Conrad von Hoetzendorf, prepared by Dimitri Birkin, l954. In German and English


1867-1918. Pamphlets, newspaper and serial issues, reports, and resolutions, 1893-1914, issued by various socialist and workers' parties and associations. In German




Anschluss, March 1938. Postage stamp issued in 1988 recalling the Anschluss of March 11


Dollfuss, Engelbert. Leaflet, l934, issued in commemoration of Engelbert Dollfuss, Chancellor of Austria, following his assassination during the Nazi Putsch of July 1934. In German


Plebiscite, April 1938


Ballot used in the April 10 plebiscite on the union with Germany. In German


Pamphlet by E. Muller-Sturmheim entitled 99.7%: A Plebiscite Under Nazi Rule, 1942


Socialist and communist opposition


General. Pamphlets published by the socialist and communist parties in the l930s, relating to their programs and to the anti-Nazi movement in Austria. In German


Revolt, February 1934


General. Broadsides, leaflets, and mimeographed articles primarily relating to the revolt of the social-democrats on February 12. In German


Schutzbund. Clippings from Austrian newspapers, l935, relating to the trial of leaders of the Schutzbund, the armed defense organization of the social democratic party, after the events of 1934. In German. Includes several issues of Kleines Volks-Zeitung, 1935


Underground literature. Socialist and communist underground leaflets, with camouflage covers, ca. l935-l936. In German




Report of the United States Commissioner on the Military Government of Austria, November 1945


Issue of London-Information of the Austrian Socialists in Great Britain, 15 April 1946. In English




Miscellany. Page from a newspaper issue, 1957, giving the words and music of the song "Lied der Arbeit." In German


Elections, 1988-1989. Election campaign literature and leaflets related to Austrian politics. In German


European Federation - Referendum, 1994. Pamphlets, serial issues, declarations, press releases, and position statements. In German and English


Freiheitliche Partei Oesterreichs. Party platform

Box 2.

Government publications (Chancellor's office)




Economy and banking






Foreign policy


Social policy


Maastricht treaty, February 7, 1992. In German


Kreisky, Bruno. Flyer issued by the Sozialistischer Jugendrat announcing a meeting with Bruno Kreisky to celebrate Austrian minorities, 18 March 1988. In German


Left wing movement. Brochures, circulars, flyers, magazine and newspaper issues, and stickers, 1992. Includes material from May 1 celebration. In German


Student organizations. Leaflets, periodicals, handwritten posters, and other miscellaneous materials, l970-l97l, distributed at the University of Vienna and relating primarily to the Osterreichische Studentenunion (Austrian Student Union) and university reform. In German


Waldheim, Kurt. Flyer and sticker relating to an anti-Waldheim demonstration held in February 1988. In German



Box 3.

Financial reports and statements for fiscal year 1925 for the province of Karnten

Box: 4-7


Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described.