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  • Acquisition Information
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  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: John Henry Weidner papers
    Date (inclusive): 1890-2010
    Collection Number: 2013C34
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English, French, and Dutch
    Physical Description: 97 manuscript boxes, 12 oversize boxes, 1 card file box, 9 motion picture film reels (45.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, government documents, printed matter, audiovisual material, and memorabilia relating to a Dutch-Paris escape route from Nazi-occupied Europe for political refugees, Jews and Allied servicemen. Includes related materials collected by Alberto Sbacchi, and records of the John Henry Weidner Foundation.
    Creator: Weidner, John Henry, 1912-1994
    Creator: Sbacchi, Alberto
    Creator: John Henry Weidner Foundation
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    Box 40 closed until 2022 January 1. The remainder of the collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright permissions, please contact The Weidner Foundation, https://weidnerfoundation.org/contact-2/ .

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2013.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Henry Weidner papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    Dutch World War II resistance activist; subsequently émigré in the United States.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, government documents, printed matter, audiovisual material, and memorabilia relating to a Dutch-Paris escape route from Nazi-occupied Europe for political refugees, Jews and Allied servicemen. Includes related materials collected by Alberto Sbacchi, and records of the John Henry Weidner Foundation.
    Materials in Boxes 1-36 have been marked with colored dots to denote the language of the materials within the folders: blue dots indicate Dutch documents and red dots indicate French documents.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Netherlands
    World War, 1939-1945 -- France