Scope and Content
Title: Heinrich Himmler papers
Date (inclusive): 1914-1944
Collection Number: XX060
Himmler, Heinrich, 1900-1945
15 manuscript boxes, 5 microfilm reels, 2 photo albums, 6 diaries, 24 phonotapes
(8 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Diaries, 1914-1924; photographs; photocopies and microfilm of correspondence, reports, and memoranda from the office files
of the personal staff of H. Himmler, 1942-1944; and recordings of speeches by H. Himmler, 1940-1944; relating to national
socialism in Germany, and activities of the German police and Schutzstaffel during World War II. In part, photocopy and microfilm.
Collection open for research. The two photo albums are closed, but digital use copies of them are available.
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.
One folder in Box 15 may not be quoted.
[Identification of item], Heinrich Himmler papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution
Location of Originals
In part, photocopy and microfilm. Originals in the German Bundesarchiv.
Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Schutzstaffel.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. Reichsfuhrer SS. Personlicher Stab. Schriftgutverwaltung.
Reichsführer SS und Chef der deutschen Polizei, 1934-1945.
Scope and Content
The Heinrich Himmler Collection at the Hoover Institution Archives comprises a set of
photostat documents of the Persönlicher Stab der Reichsführer-SS. The originals
of these papers were located in a salt mine in the Salzburg region and seized in 1945 by
the American forces. In 1946 they were filmed at the Berlin Document Center. The
collection contains internal office memoranda, correspondence, case files, reports,
telegrams, cables, copies of periodicals, remarks, statements, decrees, clippings,
drawings and press releases relating to a variety of topics.