Overview of the Richard W. Peterson typescript : Successful readjustment of a group of former World War II prisoners of war

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Overview of the Richard W. Peterson typescript : Successful readjustment of a group of former World War II prisoners of war

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
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Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

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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

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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.