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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Richard W. Peterson typescript : Successful readjustment of a group of former World War II prisoners of war
    Dates: 1989
    Collection Number: 89022
    Creator: Peterson, Richard W., 1924-
    Collection Size: 1 item (ix, 298 p.) (1 manuscript box) (0.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates to psychological readjustment of American prisoners of war in Germany during World War II. Ph.D. dissertation, University for Humanistic Studies. Includes research materials assembled for the dissertation, among them memoirs of R. W. Peterson, memoirs of other American prisoners, memoirs of Fritz Taeuber (commandant of Stalag IXA), reports on the camps, printed matter, and photographs. Photocopy.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    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], Richard W. Peterson typescript : Successful readjustment of a group of former World War II prisoners of war, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1989.

    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.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Staff sergeant, United States Army; prisoner of war, Stalag IXA, Ziegenhain, and Stalag IXB, Bad Orb, Germany, 1944-1945; subsequently psychologist.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Relates to psychological readjustment of American prisoners of war in Germany during World War II. Ph.D. dissertation, University for Humanistic Studies. Includes research materials assembled for the dissertation, among them memoirs of R. W. Peterson, memoirs of other American prisoners, memoirs of Fritz Taeuber (commandant of Stalag IXA), reports on the camps, printed matter, and photographs. Photocopy.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Army.
    Stalag IXA (Germany : Prisoner of war camp)
    Stalag IXB (Germany : Prisoner of war camp)
    Taeuber, Fritz.