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Finding Aid to the Frederick M. Sammis, Jr. collection
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Frederick M. Sammis, Jr. collection,
    Dates: 1939-1945
    Collection Number: 46031
    Collector: Sammis, Frederick M., collector.
    Collection Size: 35 envelopes (3.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Depicts various scenes from the German occupation of Memel; the Polish campaign; the Russo-Finnish war; the German air and rocket offensive against Great Britain; naval warfare in the Atlantic; and the European Theater during 1944-1945, including scenes of the Allied forces in combat, effects of the war on lives and property in Britain, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, and Germany, and the liberation of German concentration camps and of Allied and German prisoners of war. Includes photographs of various Allied and German military and political leaders.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    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], Frederick M. Sammis, Jr. collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1946.

    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.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Depicts various scenes from the German occupation of Memel; the Polish campaign; the Russo-Finnish war; the German air and rocket offensive against Great Britain; naval warfare in the Atlantic; and the European Theater during 1944-1945, including scenes of the Allied forces in combat, effects of the war on lives and property in Britain, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, and Germany, and the liberation of German concentration camps and of Allied and German prisoners of war. Includes photographs of various Allied and German military and political leaders.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Prisoners of war--Pictorial works.
    Russo-Finnish War, 1939-1940--Pictorial works.
    World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Poland.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations
    World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works.
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.