Overview of the James F. Tent collection

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Overview of the James F. Tent collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

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

Collection Summary

Title: James F. Tent collection
Dates: 1936-2003
Collection Number: 86035
Collector: Tent, James F., collector
Collection Size: 11 manuscript boxes (4.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Reports, memoranda, studies, correspondence, minutes, conference proceedings, and interview transcripts, relating to educational policy and denazification in the American-occupied zone of Germany after World War II, the establishment of the Freie Universität Berlin, and Nazi persecution of persons of partial Jewish ancestry. Includes photocopies of records of the Education and Cultural Relations Division of the United States Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1949, and photocopies of Nazi police files. Used as research material for the books by J. F. Tent, Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-Occupied Germany (Chicago, 1982), The Free University of Berlin (Bloomington, 1988), and In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Nazi Persecution of Jewish-Christian Germans (Lawrence, 2003).
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English German

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James F. Tent collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.

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.

Location of Originals

In part, originals in: National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content of Collection

Reports, memoranda, studies, correspondence, minutes, conference proceedings, and interview transcripts, relating to educational policy and denazification in the American-occupied zone of Germany after World War II, the establishment of the Freie Universität Berlin, and Nazi persecution of persons of partial Jewish ancestry. Includes photocopies of records of the Education and Cultural Relations Division of the United States Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1949, and photocopies of Nazi police files. Used as research material for the books by J. F. Tent, Mission on the Rhine: Reeducation and Denazification in American-Occupied Germany (Chicago, 1982), The Free University of Berlin (Bloomington, 1988), and In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Nazi Persecution of Jewish-Christian Germans (Lawrence, 2003).

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Freie Universität Berlin.
Education--Germany
Denazification
Military government
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Germany--History--1933-1945.
Germany--History--1945-1955
Germany (Territory under Allied occupation, 1945-1955 : U.S. Zone) Office of Military Government. Education and Cultural Relations Division