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John P. C. Matthews papers
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical note
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: John P. C. Matthews papers
    Date (inclusive): 1953-2009
    Collection Number: 2015C40
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 49 manuscript boxes (19.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, radio scripts, and printed matter, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Eastern Europe, conditions in Eastern Europe and especially in Hungary, and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Includes research materials used for the books by John P. C. Matthews, Tinderbox: East-Central Europe in the Spring, Summer, and Early Fall of 1956 (Tucson, 2003) and Explosion: The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 (New York, 2007).
    Location note: Hoover Institution Archives.
    Creator: Matthews, John P. C.

    Access

    The collection is open for research. The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to 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], John P. C. Matthews papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2015.

    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 catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical note

    American journalist and author; Radio Free Europe editor, 1951-1959.

    Scope and Contents note

    Writings, correspondence, notes, memoranda, radio scripts, and printed matter, relating to Radio Free Europe broadcasting to Eastern Europe, conditions in Eastern Europe and especially in Hungary, and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Includes research materials used for the books by John P. C. Matthews, Tinderbox: East-Central Europe in the Spring, Summer, and Early Fall of 1956 (Tucson, 2003) and Explosion: The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 (New York, 2007).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Radio Free Europe.
    Europe, Eastern--Politics and government--1945-
    Hungary--History--Revolution, 1956.
    Radio broadcasting--Europe, Eastern.