A Inventory of the Pictorial Miscellany Collection

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A Inventory of the Pictorial Miscellany Collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
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© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Pictorial Miscellany Collection
Dates: circa 1900-1991
Collection number: XX773
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 14 envelopes (0.8 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Photographs depicting miscellaneous or unidentified scenes. Includes photographs of various United Nations officials and activities, and of atomic weapons testing.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Administrative Information


The collection is open for research
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Pictorial Miscellany 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 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.

Indexing Terms

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


United Nations--Pictorial works.
Nuclear weapons--Testing--Pictorial works.
Latin America--Pictorial works.

Container List

XX773 Envelope: A

2 prints depicting American Relief Administration activities in Russia; 3 prints of an unidentified U.S. (?) cemetery, with a monument; 1 print of Nancy A. Dyar and 1 print of Nessa L. Wilk, both supervisors of Teacher Education, U.C., Berkeley.

XX773 Envelope: B

1 print of Elliot V. Fry; 2 prints of Japanese officers, one being Tomosaburo Kato, 1915.

XX773 Envelope: m*C

1 print depicting an African art work; 1 print of a North Vietnamese (?) military cemetery, 1960's; 1 studio portrait of an unidentified officer taken in Washington, D.C.

XX773 Box: 1

6 glass mounted transparencies depicting scenes of World War II (?)

XX773 Envelope: mD

14 prints depicting atomic weapon testing.

XX773 Envelope: mE

6 prints of Montefiore and 1 print of Kadlunga Station, in Australia.

XX773 Envelope: F

1 print of Mazatlan, Mexico; 1 print of Guatemala City, 1 print of the Panama Canal.

XX773 Envelope: G

1 print of Dag Hammarskjold, which was used for commencement publicity at Stanford, 1955.

XX773 Envelope: H

1 print depicting Special Services Officers dining with violinist Yehudi Menuhin, somewhere in England.

XX773 Envelope: I

1 print of Cyrus H. Street, editor and publisher of The United Nations in Berkeley, California, 1908-1911.

XX773 Envelope: J

1 print of depicting scenes of the founding ceremonies of the United Nations in San Francisco, 1945.

Scope and Content Note

35mm contact prints, all in one.
XX773 Envelope: K-L

96 prints depicting United Nations officials and activities, 1950-1953.

XX773 Envelope: M

Five color prints of Chilean war murals during 1989 election; 6 prints of a Communist youth construction brigade; 2 prints of mass meetings in Chile, ca. early 1970s; and 7 color prints of the Sons of Gwalia mine, Australia, 1991.

XX773 Envelope: mN

1 print of unidentified man, n.d.; 1 print of a daughter of Manuel Noriega, n.d.; 1 print of an unidentified ship, n.d.

XX773 Envelope: O

3 prints of a Spanish Republican delegation in Mexico, 1936.