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Inventory of the Elizabeth S. Selden papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Elizabeth S. Selden papers
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1949
    Collection Number: 62012
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In English and German.
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Clippings, writings, and notes, relating to conditions in Germany following World War II, the Berlin blockade, reparations, displaced persons, and denazification.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Selden, Elizabeth S., 1888-

    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], Elizabeth S. Selden papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1962.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Staff member, Education Branch, United States Military Government in Germany, 1946-1948.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Newspaper clippings, writings, and notes, relating to conditions in Germany following World War II, the Berlin blockade, education, reparations, displaced persons, and denazification.
    Newspaper clippings were arranged by Elizabeth Selden alphabetically by category, and then by year. This arrangment has been maintained.
    This collection also contains a series of essays written by Berlin school children describing their lives in post World War II Berlin, documenting food and power shortages.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Berlin (Germany)--Description and travel.
    Berlin (Germany)--History--1945-1990.
    Berlin (Germany)--History--Blockade, 1948-1949.
    Denazification.
    Germany--History--1945-1955.
    Military government.
    Refugees.
    World War, 1939-1945--Refugees.
    World War, 1939-1945--Reparations.