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Overview of the Elmer Holmes Davis sound recording : Then came war
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Elmer Holmes Davis sound recording : Then came war
    Dates: 1939 December 1
    Collection Number: XX639
    Creator: Davis, Elmer Holmes, 1890-1958.
    Collection Size: 1 item (3 phonorecords)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates to the outbreak of World War II. Includes sound recordings of radio addresses by leaders of the belligerent nations.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access. Use copy reference number: xx639_a_0001722.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Elmer Holmes Davis sound recording : Then came war, 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 Note

    American journalist and author.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Edited and introduced by Elmer Davis, this sound recording is a report on the events leading to war in Europe, 1939. There are numerous dramatizations and English-language versions of important developments.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    World War, 1939-1945--Causes.