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Inventory of the United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Related Materials
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1945
    Collection Number: XX454
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 8 manuscript boxes (2.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Reports, press releases, memoranda, clippings, and photographs relating to regulation of the wartime economy in the United States, and to background information on various countries during World War II and dissemination of American propaganda. Includes a study entitled "Chronology of Adolf Hitler's Life" (1944), prepared as a reference source for the Office of War Information staff.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: United States. Office of War Information.

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Accruals

    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.

    Related Materials

    Records of the Office of War Information [OWI], Record Group 208, National Archives and Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/208.html 

    Historical Note

    American governmental agency for dissemination of war information and propaganda during World War II.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, press releases, memoranda, clippings, and photographs relating to regulation of the wartime economy in the United States, and to background information on various countries during World War II, and to dissemination of American propaganda. Includes a study entitled "Chronology of Adolf Hitler's Life" (1944), prepared as a reference source for the Office of War Information staff.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945
    Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
    National socialism.
    Propaganda, American.
    World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects.
    World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.