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Inventory of the Edward A. Podesta Collection
MS 184  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Materials

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edward A. Podesta collection
    Dates: 1950-1956
    Collection number: MS 184
    Creator: Podesta, Edward A.
    Collection Size: 3 boxes
    Repository: University of California, Santa Cruz. University Library. Special Collections and Archives
    Santa Cruz, California 95064
    Abstract: This collection contains propaganda leaflets, flyers, and other documents collected by Podesta during his tour of duty as a military historian during the Korean Conflict/War.
    Physical location: Stored offsite at NRLF: Advance notice is required for access to the papers.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Edward A. Podesta collection. MS 184. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Jane S. Podesta in 1997.

    Biography

    Edward S. Podesta (1917-1977) was a military historian for the Army during the Korean Conflict/War.
    A native of San Jose, he attended San Jose State and graduated from Stanford. He served in the Army as a lieutenant colonel. An economist and behavioral scientist, he worked for Stanford Research Institute and had participated in field studies of educational sites in Ecuador, Jamaica, West Cameroon, Nigeria, Morocco, Portugal and Saudi Arabia.
    He died at home in September 1977.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection contains propaganda leaflets, flyers, and other documents collected by Podesta during his tour of duty as a military historian during the Korean Conflict/War.

    Arrangement

    The leaflets and accompanying translation/explanation sheets are arranged by code number and size.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Podesta, Edward A.--Archives
    Korean War, 1950-1953--Propaganda
    Propaganda, American--Korea
    Korean War, 1950-1953--China
    Korean War, 1950-1953--Public opinion

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