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Inventory of the William P. Wreden collection
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  • Title: William P. Wreden collection
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1918
    Collection Number: XX280
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from the British press and memorabilia, relating to World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Wreden, William P., collector.


    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], William P. Wreden collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    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 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

    William P. Wreden was born in 1910 and died in 1995. He attended Stanford University and graduated in 1934. He owned and operated an antiquarian book business. In memory of his continued support of the Stanford Libraries, the University awards the Byra J. and William P. Wreden Prize for Collecting Books and Materials.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection is comprised of seventeen scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from the British press and memorabilia, relating to World War I. The scrapbooks contain articles pertaining to air raids in Europe, submarine attacks, naval battles, casualties, peace discussions and other topics.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain