Inventory of the United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records

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Inventory of the United States Office of War Information miscellaneous records

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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

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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.


Box: 1-2

Country background documents, circa 1941-1945

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Albania

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Austria

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Baltic States

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Belgium

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Brazil

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Bulgaria

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Burma

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Canada

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Chinese Coast, Hainan Coast

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Crete

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Czechoslovakia

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Denmark

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Finland

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Formosa

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

France

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Germany

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Greece

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Holland

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Hungary

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Indo-China

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Iran

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Istrian Peninsula

Box/Folder: 1 : 23

Italy

Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Japan - reference file

Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Korea

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Luxembourg

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Malay Peninsula

Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Manchuria

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Maps-Photo

Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Mexico

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Mid-Pacific Islands

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Mongolia

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Netherlands

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Norway

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Philippines

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

Poland

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Portugal

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Press reference

Box/Folder: 2 : 11

Production

Box/Folder: 2 : 12

Relief and Postwar

Box/Folder: 2 : 13

Rumania

Box/Folder: 2 : 14

Russia

Box/Folder: 2 : 15

Sakhalin-Kurile Islands (Russia)

Box/Folder: 2 : 16

San Marino

Box/Folder: 2 : 17

Spain

Box/Folder: 2 : 18

Sweden

Box/Folder: 2 : 19

Thailand

Box/Folder: 2 : 20

United Nations

Box/Folder: 2 : 21

USA background

Box/Folder: 2 : 22

Yugoslavia

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Occupied China situation report 1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Reports on Japan 1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

"Chronology of Adolf Hitler's Life" 1944

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Japanese Personal Intelligence Volume I 1945

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Japanese Personal Intelligence Collation Volume I 1945

Box/Folder: 4 : 1

Japanese Personal Intelligence Volume II 1945

Box/Folder: 4 : 2

Japanese Personal Intelligence Volume III 1945

Box/Folder: 4 : 3-6

Operations Intelligence 1944

Box/Folder: 5 : 1-3

Operations Intelligence 1944

Box/Folder: 5 : 4-10

War Production Board 1942

Box/Folder: 5 : 11

War Production Board 1942-1943

Box/Folder: 5 : 12

War Production Board 1943

Box/Folder: 6 : 1-6

War Production Board 1943

Box/Folder: 6 : 7

War Production Board 1944

Box/Folder: 6 : 8-11

War Production Board 1945

Box/Folder: 7 : 1

Washington D.C. press clip sheet 1943

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

Defense Transportation 1942

Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Office of Defense Transportation 1942

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

U.S. Employment Service 1945

Box/Folder: 7 : 5

War Manpower Commission 1942

Box/Folder: 7 : 6-9

War Manpower Commission 1943

Box/Folder: 7 : 10-13

War Manpower Commission 1944

Box/Folder: 7 : 14

War Manpower Commission 1945

Box/Folder: 8 : 1-3

War Manpower Commission 1945

Box/Folder: 8 : 4

Office of Civilian Defense 1941

Box/Folder: 8 : 5

National Defense Mediation Board 1942

Box/Folder: 8 : 6

U.S. Department of Labor 1943

Box/Folder: 8 : 7

National War Labor Board 1942

Box/Folder: 8 : 8

Office of Production Management 1942

Box/Folder: 8 : 9

Office for Emergency Management 1942

Box/Folder: 8 : 10

Office of Price Administration 1941

Box/Folder: 8 : 11-14

Office of Price Administration 1942

Box/Folder: 8 : 15

Office of Price Administration 1943

Box/Folder: 8 : 16

Office of Price Administration 1944

Box/Folder: 8 : 17

Office of Price Administration 1945

Box/Folder: 8 : 18

Office of War Information 1943

Box/Folder: 8 : 19

Office of War Information 1944