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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Donald Abenheim collection,
    Dates: 1951-1999
    Collection Number: 85013
    Creator: Abenheim, Donald, collector.
    Collection Size: 154 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 7 slide boxes (62.7 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Serials, clippings, bulletins, and photocopies of speeches and reports, relating to post-World War II German military history, and especially to the West German army. In part, used as research material for the Ph.D. dissertation of D. Abenheim, "A Valid Heritage: The Policy on Military Tradition in the Emergence of the Bundeswehr, 1950-1965" (Stanford University, 1985). Includes drafts of the dissertation.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: German

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Boxes 36-155 and slide boxes closed until 2025 February 4.
    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], Donald Abenheim collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1985.

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Serials, clippings, bulletins, and photocopies of speeches and reports, relating to post-World War II German military history, and especially to the West German army. In part, used as research material for the Ph.D. dissertation of D. Abenheim, "A Valid Heritage: The Policy on Military Tradition in the Emergence of the Bundeswehr, 1950-1965" (Stanford University, 1985). Includes drafts of the dissertation.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Germany (West) Heer.
    Germany (West)--Military policy.