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Preliminary Inventory to the Sam Tanenhaus papers
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sam Tanenhaus papers
    Date (inclusive): 1901-1998
    Collection Number: 97029
    Creator: Tanenhaus, Sam.
    Collection Size: 69 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes 32.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, trial transcripts, memoranda, notes, and printed matter, relating to the life of Whittaker Chambers and to the Alger Hiss espionage case. Used as research material for the book by Sam Tanenhaus, Whittaker Chambers: A Biography (New York, 1997). Includes letters by Chambers.
    Language of Material: English

    Administrative 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], Sam Tanenhaus papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1997.

    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.

    Access Points

    Chambers, Whittaker.
    Hiss, Alger.
    Espionage, Russian--United States.
    Communism--United States.
    Communism.
    United States--Politics and government.
    Soviet Union.
    Russia (Federation)