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  • Title: Elizabeth S. Selden papers
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1949
    Collection Number: 62012
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English and German
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Clippings, writings, and notes, relating to conditions in Germany following World War II, the Berlin blockade, reparations, displaced persons, and denazification.
    Creator: Selden, Elizabeth S., 1888-
    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 in 1962.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Elizabeth S. Selden papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Staff member, Education Branch, United States Military Government in Germany, 1946-1948.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Newspaper clippings, writings, and notes, relating to conditions in Germany following World War II, the Berlin blockade, education, reparations, displaced persons, and denazification.
    Newspaper clippings were arranged by Elizabeth Selden alphabetically by category, and then by year. This arrangment has been maintained.
    This collection also contains a series of essays written by Berlin school children describing their lives in post World War II Berlin, documenting food and power shortages.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees
    Germany -- History -- 1945-1955
    Military government
    Refugees
    Denazification
    Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949
    World War, 1939-1945 -- Reparations
    Berlin (Germany) -- Description and travel
    Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1945-1990