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Inventory of the James J. Halsema papers
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  • Title: James J. Halsema papers
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1995
    Collection Number: 98015
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 folder (0.1 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diary transcript, other writings, and miscellany, relating to conditions in Japanese internment camps in the Philippines during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Halsema, James J.


    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], James J. Halsema papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1998.


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

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American civilian interned in the Japanese-occupied Philippines, 1941-1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains the following hard copies: (1) James J. Halsema, "Japanese Internment Camps for Allied Civilians in the Philippines, 1941-1945"; (2) James J. Halsema, "Jjh Filipiniana Catalog," August 25, 1995; (3) Fr. Robert E. Sheridan, "Ex Baguio Internees as of February 1948"; and (4) one 3.5-inch diskette. The diskette contains: James J. Halsema diaries, 1942-1944, reconstructed circa 1996 (3 files); and Halsema, "Japanese Internment Camps for Allied Civilians in East Asia 1941-1945" (1 file). These four digital files total about 180 pages and have a date modified of February 25, 1998. The digital files are available in the Hoover Archives reading room.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Concentration camps.
    Prisoners of war.
    World War, 1939-1945--Philippines.
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.