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Inventory of the United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Related Materials
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records
    Dates: 1941-1945
    Collection Number: XX454
    Creator: United States. Office of War Information
    Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes 2.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, press releases, memoranda, clippings, and photographs, relating to regulation of the wartime economy in the United States, and to background information on various countries during World War II and dissemination of American propaganda. Includes a study entitled "Chronology of Adolf Hitler's Life" (1944), prepared as a reference source for the Office of War Information staff.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    Access to sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material requires at least two weeks advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records, [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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American governmental agency for dissemination of war information and propaganda during World War II.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, press releases, memoranda, clippings, and photographs, relating to regulation of the wartime economy in the United States, and to background information on various countries during World War II, and to dissemination of American propaganda. Includes a study entitled "Chronology of Adolf Hitler's Life" (1944), prepared as a reference source for the Office of War Information staff.

    Related Materials

    Records of the Office of War Information [OWI], Record Group 208, National Archives and Records Administration http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/208.html 

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
    Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
    National socialism.
    Propaganda, American.
    World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
    World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.