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Preliminary Inventory to the Wolfgang Wilhelm Sauer Papers, 1913-1989
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Wolfgang Wilhelm Sauer Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1989
    Collection number: 90068
    Creator: Sauer, Wolfgang Wilhelm, 1920-1989
    Collection Size: 68 manuscript boxes 27.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, correspondence, notes, curricular material, and printed matter, relating to the history and culture of Germany, German intellectual history, twentieth century German political history, the revolution of November 1918 in Germany, the relationship between President Friedrich Ebert and General Wilhelm Groener, the rise and nature of national socialism in Germany, and militarism as a factor in German history. Includes some papers of Wilhelm Sauer, uncle of W. W. Sauer, relating to jurisprudence and philosophy.
    Language: German and 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], Wolfgang Wilhelm Sauer Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1990.


    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

    Germany--Intellectual life.
    Germany--History--Revolution, 1918.
    Germany--Politics and government--20th century.
    National socialism.
    Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei.
    Ebert, Friedrich, 1871-1925.
    Groener, Wilhelm, 1867-1939.
    Sauer, Wilhelm, 1879-1962.


    German-American historian.