Inventory of the James J. Halsema papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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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.
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Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1998.


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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.