Inventory of the Elizabeth S. Selden papers

Finding aid prepared by Sally DeBauche
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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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.
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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

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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.

 

Newspaper Clippings 1947-1949

Box-folder 1 : 1

Coal-Food 1947

Box-folder 1 : 2

Foreign Policy-Nazi 1947

Box-folder 1 : 3

News-Russian Zone 1947

Box-folder 1 : 4

Scientists-Zion 1947

Box-folder 1 : 5

Occupation-Railroads 1948

Box-folder 1 : 6

Refugees-Stateless 1948

Box-folder 1 : 7

Sweden-Zion 1948

Box-folder 2 : 1

Austria 1947-1948

Box-folder 2 : 2, Box-folder 2 : 3

Life in Berlin, Blockade, Education 1947-1948

Box-folder 2 : 4

Speeches and Essays 1947

Box-folder 2 : 5

Children's Testimonies about Life in Berlin 1947-1949