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Guide to the Hitler Memorabilia Collection
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Hitler Memorabilia Collection
    Dates: 1932-1977
    Bulk Dates: 1938-1940
    Identification: MS-0127
    Physical Description: 1.67 linear ft
    Language of Materials: English French German
    Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
    5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
    San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
    URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
    Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
    Phone: 619-594-6791

    Access Terms

    This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

    Topical Term:

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Sources

    Administrative Information

    Separated Materials:

    Published items donated by Dr. Frederick T. Ryan have been removed from this collection during processing, and can be found in the library catalog by searching "Gift of Dr. Frederick T. Ryan."

    Conditions Governing Use:

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Conditions Governing Access:

    This collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation:

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Hitler Memorabilia, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

    Related Materials:

    Haakon Maurice Chevalier Diary
    World War II Serviceman's Correspondence Collection
    World War II German Manuscript Collection

    Scope and Contents

    This small collection consists of ephemera related to Nazi Germany and Adolf Hitler. There are several periodicals and magazine clippings present, including two issues of Die Neue Weltbuhne and sections from the Munschner Illustrierte Presse from 1932-1933.  Ephemera include: a poster entitled "Flugel Englands," produced in Germany and meant to mock the British Air Force; an invitation to Hitler's 49th birthday party; and about twenty postcards from Nazi Germany, mostly photographic portraits of Hitler that were previously the property of Dr. K. Haushoffer.
    There is also a scrapbook filled with Nazi propaganda flyers, handbills, and broadsides, mostly dating from the Spring of 1938 and relating to the Anschluss (invasion of Austria). This scrapbook also holds several items in French, mostly relating to anti-communist activities and measures of protection against aerial bombardment.