Inventory of the Elizabeth S. Selden papers
Finding aid prepared by Sally DeBauche
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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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
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.
Selden, Elizabeth S., 1888-
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1962.
[Identification of item], Elizabeth S. Selden papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
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
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
Berlin (Germany) -- History -- Blockade, 1948-1949
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reparations
Berlin (Germany) -- Description and travel
Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1945-1990
box 1, folder 5
box 2, folder 3, box 2, folder 2
Life in Berlin, Blockade, Education
box 2, folder 5
Children's Testimonies about Life in Berlin