Overview of the Donald R. Sheldon papers

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Title: Donald R. Sheldon papers
Date (inclusive): 1935-1982
Collection Number: 85076
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In English and German
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Letters, diaries, reports, orders, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs, relating primarily to conditions in Germany under Allied occupation after World War II, and to the educational policy of the Allied military government, especially in Munich.
Creator: Sheldon, Donald R. (Donald Roosevelt), 1900-
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Publication Rights

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1985.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Donald R. Sheldon papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical/Historical Note

American educator; major, United States Army; chief education officer, Munich, Germany, 1945-1946.

Scope and Content of Collection

Letters, diaries, reports, orders, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs, relating primarily to conditions in Germany under Allied occupation after World War II, and to the educational policy of the Allied military government, especially in Munich.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Germany -- History -- 1945-1955
Military government
Education -- Germany
Munich (Germany)
United States. Army

 

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