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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Frances E. Hilger collection
    Date (inclusive): 1959-1977
    Collection Number: 79072
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 21 manuscript boxes (8.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: The Frances E. Hilger collection relates to the political activism of Hilger, an opponent of the Vietnam War. A lifelong Quaker, Hilger participated in several peace groups in the New Jersey area. Her collection contains many leaflets, pamphlets, and serial issues published by the anti-war movement, including ephemeral titles. It also contains a number of letters written by Hilger to various politicians, including several United States senators and Congressional representatives.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Hilger, Frances E., collector.

    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], Frances E. Hilger collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.

    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 Note

    1917 Born
    1960s-1970s Active in movement against the Vietnam War
    1977 Died

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Frances E. Hilger collection relates to the political activism of Hilger, an opponent of the Vietnam War. A lifelong Quaker, Hilger participated in several peace groups in the New Jersey area. Her collection contains many leaflets, pamphlets, and serial issues published by the anti-war movement, including ephemeral titles. It also contains a number of letters written by Hilger to various politicians, including several United States senators and Congressional representatives. In addition, there is correspondence relating to other members of Hilger's peace group.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
    World politics--1945-1989.
    United States--Politics and government--1945-1989.