Inventory of the George S. Scherbatoff photographs

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Title: George S. Scherbatoff photographs
Date (inclusive): 1945-1948
Collection Number: 2012C37
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Mainly depicts visit of United Nations commissioners to Greece.
Creator: Scherbatoff, George S., 1897-1976
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2012.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George S. Scherbatoff photographs, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

George S. Scherbatoff (1897-1976), a U.S. Navy commander during and after the Second World War, also served as a member of numerous naval and diplomatic missions, including the U.S. delegation to the conference at Yalta in 1945. The commission's purpose was to investigate the civil war in Greece.

Scope and Content of Collection

Mainly depicts visit of United Nations commissioners to Greece. In addition to the commission's activities, the album contains photographs of Viacheslav Molotov, Ernest Bevin, and other dignitaries attending an international conference in 1947 and of U.S. ships, U.S. naval officers, and Chinese military leaders in 1945.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Greece -- Pictorial works
United Nations
United States. Navy

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