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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: David D. Lowman papers
    Date: 1941-2005
    Collection Number: 97044
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 18 manuscript boxes (7.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, photocopies of government documents and court proceedings, and printed matter, relating to internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Includes typescript study, "Broken Codes and Broken Homes: The Untold Story of U.S. Intelligence and the Evacuation of Japanese Residents from the West Coast during WWII."
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    creator: Lowman, David D.

    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], David D. Lowman papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    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.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American intelligence officer and historian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings, correspondence, photocopies of government documents and court proceedings, and printed matter, relating to internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Includes typescript study, "Broken Codes and Broken Homes: The Untold Story of U.S. Intelligence and the Evacuation of Japanese Residents from the West Coast during WWII." relating to the relationship between the decipherment of Japanese codes by American intelligence agencies and the decision to intern Japanese Americans during World War II.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
    Secret service--United States.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    World War, 1939-1945--Cryptography.
    World War, 1939-1945--Electronic intelligence.
    World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.