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Douwe Stuurman oral history, 1982
OH 13
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Title:

Douwe Stuurman oral history, 1982

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

As a student at the University of Kiel, Professor Douwe Stuurman recalls his experiences in Nazi Germany and how Hitler's programs compromised the academic integrity of the university. He describes his military assignments during World War II, which led to his discovery of the Chancellery Papers and Hitler's personal library. The oral history also covers Stuurman's academic career at UCSB, including his development of a course on the Bible as Literature. Finished version: A Rhodes Scholar's View of Nazi Germany. Oral history conducted by David E. Russell, Santa Barbara: Davidson Library Oral History Program, 1982. 300 pages. Interviewer: David E. Russell, [1982?]. Interviewee(s): Douwe Stuurman. Transcript: Several versions. Douwe Stuurman with David E. Russell, A Rhodes Scholar's View of Nazi Germany (Santa Barbara: Davidson Library Oral History Program, 1982), 300 pages. [don't actually find a version of this length – latest version seems to be one with pencil edits]. Related materials: David E. Russell, "The World War II Experiences of Douwe Stuurman, Robert Olney Easton, Bob Tannenbaum, and Donald C. Davidson," Soundings, XXVII, 34 (1997): 36-59.

Date:

1982 (issued)

Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Douwe Stuurman oral history, OH 13. Department of Special Collections, UC Santa Barbara Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Physical Description:

0.52 linear feet

Language:

English

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No place, unknown, or undetermined

Copyright Note:

The collection is open for research.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.