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Guide to the National Propaganda Collection
MSS-2010-11-01  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: National Propaganda Collection
    Dates: 1933-1947
    Bulk Dates: 1937-1940
    Collection number: MSS-2010-11-01
    Collector: San José State University
    Collection Size: 1 box, .5 linear feet
    Repository: San José State University. Library.
    San José, California 95192-0028
    Abstract: The National Propaganda Collection, 1933-1947 (bulk 1937-1940), documents English-language propaganda directed towards the United States in the years before, during, and after World War II. The records consist of pamphlets and booklets produced by or on behalf of Italy, Japan, Poland, and the Palestinians. Also included are three issues from 1936 of America's Town Meeting of the Air, an American periodical that published transcripts of a radio program in which social and political issues were discussed. This collection is arranged into a single series: Series I. National Propaganda (1933-1947).
    Physical location: Vault 1, Range 21A
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    National Propaganda Collection, MSS-2010-11-01, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

    Processing History

    Collection processed by Tom Hewitt. Finding aid EAD encoded by Tom Hewitt. Reviewed by Danelle Moon.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The National Propaganda Collection, 1933-1947 (bulk 1937-1940), documents English-language propaganda directed towards the United States in the years before, during, and after World War II. The records consist of pamphlets and booklets produced by or on behalf of Italy, Japan, Poland, and the Palestinians. Also included are three issues from 1936 of America's Town Meeting of the Air, an American periodical that published transcripts of a radio program in which social and political issues were discussed. This collection is arranged into a single series: Series I. National Propaganda (1933-1947).

    Arrangement

    This collection consists of one series: Series I. National Propaganda, 1933-1947 (bulk 1937-1940).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    America's town meeting of the air (Radio program).
    Institute of Arab American Affairs (New York, N.Y.).
    Italian Library of Information. Outline studies.
    Propaganda -- 1930-1950.
    Propaganda -- Italian -- 1930-1940.
    Propaganda -- Japanese -- 1930-1950.
    Propaganda, Polish.