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Preliminary Inventory to the Joseph E. Persico Papers 1943-1980
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  • Title: Joseph E. Persico papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1943-1980
    Collection Number: 81137
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 envelope (2.9 linear feet)
    Abstract: Sound recordings and transcripts of interviews, correspondence, reports, drafts of writings, notes, printed matter, and photographs, relating to American secret service activities in Germany during World War II. Used as research material for the book by J. E. Persico, Piercing the Reich (1979). Includes photocopies of records of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Persico, Joseph E.


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Joseph E. Persico papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981


    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.


    American historian.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Office of Strategic Services.
    Secret service--United States.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
    World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
    World War, 1939-1945.