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

  • Title: Walter E. Shjeflo papers
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1985
    Collection Number: 2004C53
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 33 manuscript boxes (13.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence, legal records, and printed matter relating to efforts to determine the fate and resolve the legal status of American servicemen captured or missing in action during the Vietnam War. Includes copies of military records and other government documents released under the Freedom of Information Act.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Shjeflo, Walter E.

    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], Walter E. Shjeflo papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2004.

    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

    American lawyer; attorney for families of American servicemen captured or missing in action in the Vietnamese War.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, legal records, and printed matter relating to efforts to determine the fate and resolve the legal status of American servicemen captured or missing in action during the Vietnam War. Includes copies of military records and other government documents released under the Freedom of Information Act.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Prisoners of war.
    United States--Armed Forces--Vietnam.
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Missing in action.
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons, North Vietnamese.