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Register of the Alvin H. Scaff Papers, 1936-1954
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alvin H. Scaff Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1936-1954
    Collection number: 72010
    Creator: Scaff, Alvin H.
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes 1.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Memoranda, reports, diaries, photographs, and printed matter, relating to the communist movement in the Philippines, and to Japanese prison camps in the Philippines during World War II. Used as research material for the book by A. H. Scaff, The Philippine Answer to Communism (1955)
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection 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], Alvin H. Scaff Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.


    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.

    Access Points

    Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan (Philippines)
    Prisoners of war
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--Philippines
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons

    Biographical Note

    Scaff, Alvin H., 1914-

    1914, Dec. 27 Born, Dallas, Texas
    1936 B.A., University of Texas with highest honors
    1940 B.D., Chicago, Theol. Seminary
    1940 Ordained to ministry Congregationalist Church
    1941-45 Missionary Silliman University, Philippines
    1946 M.A., University of Texas
    1946 Instructor sociology, University of Texas
    1953-54 Fulbright Research grantee, Philippines
    1956 Professor of sociology, Pomona College