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  • Title: Peter Mellini papers
    Date (inclusive): 1888-2005
    Collection Number: 2010C2
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes, 1 card file box (2.9 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, and notes relating to Sir Eldon Gorst, British consul general in Egypt, used as research material for the book by Peter Mellini, Sir Eldon Gorst: The Overshadowed Proconsul (Stanford, 1977); and sound recordings of interviews of Theodore "Dutch" J. Van Kirk and Bernie Badler, American airmen during World War II, relating to American aerial operations in Europe and to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. Includes ration books and other World War II miscellanea.
    Creator: Mellini, Peter
    Creator: Van Kirk, Theodore J.
    Creator: Badler, Bernie
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Use

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives between 2009 and 2011, with increments received in 2015 and 2016.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Peter Mellini papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    American historian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, and notes relating to Sir Eldon Gorst, British consul general in Egypt, used as research material for the book by Peter Mellini, Sir Eldon Gorst: The Overshadowed Proconsul (Stanford, 1977); and sound recordings of interviews of Theodore "Dutch" J. Van Kirk and Bernie Badler, American airmen during World War II, relating to American aerial operations in Europe and to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in 1945. Includes ration books and other World War II miscellanea.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
    Audiotapes
    Diplomats -- Great Britain
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations
    Atomic bomb
    Egypt -- History -- British occupation, 1882-1936
    United States. Army Air Forces
    Gorst, Eldon, Sir, 1861-1911