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Inventory of the Harry Clair Shriver collection
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Description
Clippings, pamphlets, writings, directives, and regulations, relating to government censorship, propaganda, and civil liberties in the United States during World War II.
Background
Harry C. Shriver (1904-1986) was born near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He received his J.D. from George Washington University, and went on to serve as a member of the bar of the District of Columbia and of the United States Supreme Court. Shriver was a government lawyer for a number of federal agencies, including the Library of Congress, the Federal Trade Commission, and the War Shipping Administration. His long list of positions held also include General Counsel for the Navy Department, Hearing Examiner for the Federal Power Commission in 1963, and Administrative Law Judge in 1972. The contents of this collection reflect Shriver's legal interest in wartime censorship and propaganda throughout World War II.
Extent
5 manuscript boxes and 1 oversize box (2.5 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.