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

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Merrill F. Hartshorn papers
    Dates: 1945-1985
    Collection Number: 86018
    Creator: Hartshorn, Merrill F. (Merrill Francis), 1909-1985.
    Collection Size: 14 manuscript boxes (5.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, bulletins, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to promotion of social studies in the United States, international educational exchanges, educational policy in Allied-occupied Germany after World War II, and activities of the American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation in promoting freedom of the press in the United States.
    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], Merrill F. Hartshorn papers, [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.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American educator; executive secretary, National Council for the Social Studies, 1943-1974; consultant, High Commissioner for Germany, United States Zone, 1950.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, bulletins, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to promotion of social studies in the United States, international educational exchanges, educational policy in Allied-occupied Germany after World War II, and activities of the American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation in promoting freedom of the press in the United States.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    National Council for the Social Studies.
    American Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation.
    Education--United States.
    International education.
    Education--Germany (West)
    Military government.
    Social sciences--Study and teaching--United States.
    Freedom of the press--United States.