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Inventory of the George S. Scherbatoff Photographs
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: George S. Scherbatoff photographs
    Dates: 1945-1948
    Collection Number: 2012C37
    Creator: Scherbatoff, George S., 1897-1976
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Mainly depicts visit of United Nations commissioners to Greece.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information


    Collection is 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], George S. Scherbatoff photographs, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2012.


    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.

    Biographical Note

    George S. Scherbatoff (1897-1976), a U.S. Navy commander during and after the Second World War, also served as a member of numerous naval and diplomatic missions, including the U.S. delegation to the conference at Yalta in 1945. The commission's purpose was to investigate the civil war in Greece.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Mainly depicts visit of United Nations commissioners to Greece. In addition to the commission's activities, the album contains photographs of Viacheslav Molotov, Ernest Bevin, and other dignitaries attending an international conference in 1947 and of U.S. ships, U.S. naval officers, and Chinese military leaders in 1945.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United Nations--Greece.
    Greece--Pictorial works.
    United States. Navy.