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An Inventory of the European Pictorial Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: European Pictorial Collection
    Dates: 1918-2001
    Collection number: XX772
    Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 slide box, 37 envelopes, 1 oversize folder, 1 album box (6.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Photographs, postcards, and slides, depicting cities, prominent personalities, and historical events in various European countries, particularly in Eastern Europe. Includes scenes of the Hungarian Revolution of 1918-1919; the coup of 1926 in Poland; the revolt of 1934 in Austria; post-World War II communist activities in Romania; and the Solidarność movement in Poland in the 1980s.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information


    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], European Pictorial Collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives


    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in Stanford University's online catalog.


    NSZZ "Solidarność" (Labor organization)
    Austria--History--1918-1938--Pictorial works.
    Europe--Pictorial works.
    Hungary--History--Revolution, 1918-1919--Pictorial works.
    Poland--History--Coup d'état, 1926--Pictorial works.
    Romania--History--1944-1989--Pictorial works.
    Poland--History--1980-1989--Pictorial works.