Guide to the National Propaganda Collection

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Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the National Propaganda Collection

Collection number: MSS-2010-11-01



SJSU Special Collections & Archives
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library

San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0028

Phone: (408) 808-2062

Fax: (408) 808-2063

Email: special.collections@sjsu.edu

URL: http://library.sjsu.edu/sjsu-special-collections/sjsu-special-collections-and-archives


Finding aid funded by the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

© 2010 Trustees of the California State University. All rights reserved.

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.


Collection Contents

 

Series I: National Propaganda 1933-1947 (bulk 1937-1940)

Physical Description: 1 box

Series Scope and Content Summary

The materials in this series document 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.

Arrangement

This series consists of one container. It is arranged alphabetically by country and chronologically within each country.