Preliminary Inventory of the Joseph Goebbels Papers, 1925-1945

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Preliminary Inventory of the Joseph Goebbels Papers, 1925-1945

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution staff
Encoded by:
Michael C. Conkin
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Joseph Goebbels Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1925-1945
Collection number: 47004
Creator: Goebbels, Joseph, 1897-1945.
Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 21 microfilm reels, 1 phonotape reel (6.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Diaries, miscellaneous correspondence, memoranda and expense accounts, and sound recording of a speech, relating to activities of the Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei and of the German government during World War II, especially military and political affairs. Includes diaries from August 12, 1925 to October 27, 1926, from January 27, 1942 to December 9, 1943 (incomplete), and for October 3, 1944; and sound recording of a speech, entitled Discorso al Campo di Maggio, September 28, 1937. Also includes microfilm and/or photocopies of all original diaries and other original documents.
Language: German.

Administrative Information

Access

Original diaries and other original documents (Boxes 1-7 and Box 8, Folder 5) closed. Microfilm and/or photocopies available for use.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Joseph Goebbels Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1947.

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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
National socialism.
Propaganda, German.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.
Germany.
Germany--Politics and government--1933-1945.
Statesmen--Germany.
Phonotapes.


Container List

 

DIARIES (Originals), 1925-1944

Box 1., Folder 1

Fragments of diaries

Folder 2

1925 August 12-1926 October 27

Folder 3

1941?, photocopies pages 5 and 6

Folder 4

1942 January 27-30

Folder 5

1942 January 31-February 6

Folder 6

1942 February 7-13

Folder 7

1942 February 14-19

Folder 8

1942 February 20-25

Folder 9

1942 February 26-March 3

Box 2., Folder 1

1942 March 4-9

Folder 2

1942 March 10-16

Folder 3

1942 March 17-20

Folder 4

1942 March 21-29

Folder 5

1942 March 30-April 6

Folder 6

1942 April 7-14

Box 3., Folder 1

1942 April 15-20

Folder 2

1942 April 21-25

Folder 3

1942 April 26-29

Folder 4

1942 April 30-May 5

Folder 5

1942 May 6-11

Folder 6

1942 May 12-18

Folder 7

1942 May 19-23

Box 4., Folder 1

1942 July 20

Folder 2

1942 December 7-15

Folder 3

1942 December 16-20; 1943 January 2, March 1-2

Folder 4

1943 March 3-9

Folder 5

1943 March 10-12

Folder 6

1943 March 13-18

Box 5., Folder 1

1943 March 19-21, April 9-13

Folder 2

1943 April 14-20

Folder 3

1943 April 21-28

Folder 4

1943 April 29-May 8

Folder 5

1943 May 9-11

Folder 6

1943 May 12-16

Box 6., Folder 1

1943 May 17-22

Folder 2

1943 May 23-28, July 25-26

Folder 3

1943 July 27-29, September 8

Folder 4

1943 September 9-11

Folder 5

1943 September 12-16

Folder 6

1943 September 17-22

Folder 7

1943 September 23

Box 7., Folder 1

1943 September 24-30

Folder 2

1943 November 1-7

Folder 3

1943 November 8-13

Folder 4

1943 November 14-19

Folder 5

1943 November 20-25

Folder 6

1943 November 26-30

Folder 7

1943 December 4-9

Folder 8

1944 October 3

Box 8., Folder 1

1943 February 14-23, photocopies

Folder 2

1943 April 1-6, 9-30, photocopies

Folder 3

1943 June 6, photocopy

Folder 4

1943 September 23-30, photocopies

 

MISCELLANEA, 1931-1945. See Appendix A

Box 8., Folder 5

Originals

Folder 6

Photocopies

 

MICROFILM OF DIARIES, 1925-1943.

 

Positive set

Box Reel 1

1925 August 12-1926 October 27

Box Reel 2

1942 January 21-March 12

Box Reel 3

1942 March 12-April 29

Box Reel 4

1942 April 30-1943 March 12

Box Reel 5

1943 March 13-May 25

Box Reel 6

1943 May 25-November 12

Box Reel 7

1943 November 12-December 9

 

Negative set. Corresponds to positive set

Box Reel 8

1925 August 12-1926 October 27

Box Reel 9

1942 January 21-March 12

Box Reel 10

1942 March 12-April 29

Box Reel 11

1942 April 30-1943 March 12

Box Reel 12

1943 March 13-May 25

Box Reel 13

1943 May 25-November 12

Box Reel 14

1943 November 12-December 9

 

Second negative set

Box Reel 15

1942 January 21-March 7

Box Reel 16

1942 March 8-April 25

Box Reel 17

1942 April 26-1943 May 19

Box Reel 18

1943 May 20-December 20

Box Reel 19

1943 March 1-April 30

Box Reel 20

1943 March 23-September 30

Box Reel 21

1943 November 12-December 9

 

PHONOTAPE

Box Tape 1

Speech, "Discorso Al Campo di Maggio," 1937 September 28

Appendix: Joseph Goebbels, Miscellaneous Papers (in Box 8)

Box: 8, Folder 1

2 items dealing with property tax on Schwanenwerder, Ja. 1939

Folder 2

Eywitness report of Lilli Ernst about police brutality against Goebbels. June 1931

Folder 3

2 letters from tax attorney Paul Schueber dealing with income tax problems Ja 1933.

Folder 4

2 letters from August Boch to Goebbels December 1932, November 1933. December letter offers a small book outlining the memoirs of the Spanish ambassador in St. Petersburg in the summer of 1914.

Folder 5

Goebbels letter of condolence to Frau Troost, January 1934.

Folder 6

Letter of Vereinigte Krankenversicherung Aktiengesellschaft to Goebbels accounting for some dividends. June 1936.

Folder 7

List of parts of uniform to be worn at the Reichsparteitag 1939.

Folder 8

Letter from Magda Goebbels secretariat, requesting information from Goebbels secretariat whether she should accept invitation to Reichsparteitag, August 1939.

Folder 9

List of clothing donation from various Goebbels households, June 1942.

Folder 10

Accounts for a Goebbels trip to the Fuehrerhaupt Quartier, March 1943.

Folder 11

Note from Hinkel (?) reminding Goebbels about the birthdays of various personalities, September 1942.

Folder 12

Instructions to courrier to pick up three guests and a set of motion picture films to be taken out to Lanke, October 1943.

Folder 13

Letter of Wilhelm Murr, Stuttgart, that he is sending fresh fruits from his commercial farm, November 1943.

Folder 14

Breakfast invitation from Dr. Lammers Feb. (no date).

Folder 15

List of monthly income of Goebbels and list of money given to Mrs. Goebbels. (no date).

Folder 16

Draft of letter of congratulations to Goering on his 50th birthday, January 1943.

Folder 17

Statement and list of furniture and carpets that were moved from Schwanenwerder to Lanke, August 1943.

Folder 18

List of duties of the reorganised household staff in Lanke, December 1943.

Folder 19

Attached to previous material, note to Streicher from Goebbels, Christmas 1934.

Folder 20

Exchange of greetings between Goebbels and Rearadmiral von Puttkammer.

Folder 21

Draft and final telegram of congratulations on his marriage to Fritz Darges, May 1944.

Folder 22

Letter of congratulations on his 80th birthday to Gustaf Frensen October 1943.

Folder 23

Exchange of congratulations with Ambassador von Jagow, Budapest, March 1944.

Folder 24

Draft of telegram of congratulations to Professor Clemens Krauss, Director of State Opera Munich (no dates).

Folder 25

Telegram of congratulations (and card noting thanks) to Professor Dr. Heide upon his 50th birthday, April 1944.

Folder 26

Draft of letter to Wilhelm Schepmann, Head of the SA congratulating him on his 50th birthday, and Schepmann's reply June 1944.

Folder 27

Telegram (and Schwarz's reply) to Xavier Schwarz congratulating him on his birthday, November 1944.

Folder 28

Small file (in Abschrift) dealing with purchases of paintings, August 1944-January 1945.