Archival Descriptions

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  1. René de Chambrun Papers

    Depositions, correspondence, and printed matter, relating primarily to political conditions in France under the government of Marshal Philippe Petain and Premier Pierre Laval, 1940-1944. Translations of a portion of the documents are published in France during the German Occupation, 1940-1944 (Stanford, 1958). Comte Rene de Chambrun is Pierre Laval's son-in-law and has attempted together with his wife to clear Laval's name. The sections pertaining to the Jewish question are: Envelope #99: Monier, Georges, Deposition on Jewish policy of the Laval government, March l948; Envelope #ll9: Delpey...

  2. International Military Tribunal Proceedings

    Mimeographed testimony and evidence, relating to the trials of alleged German war criminals at Nuremberg. The Hoover Institution Archives has a collection of documents from the Nuremburg Trials, but it is not complete and not indexed. You should consult the published sets of Nuremburg documents. One set, in 42 volumes, contains the proceedings of the trials and documents relating to them (such as evidence, interviews). One set, in 23 volumes contains only the proceedings. Both sets include indexes. Below are the citations to these sets, which use the official name of the entity that conduct...

  3. Boris I. Nicolaevsky Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, memoirs, minutes of meetings, conference proceedings, leaflets, resolutions, bulletins, reports, clippings, newspapers, other printed matter, and photographs, relating to Karl Marx and the international socialist movement; the First, Second, Third and Fourth Intenationals; Russian revolutionary, anarchist and socialist movements, especially the Rossiiskaia sotsial-demokraticheskaia rabochaia partiia (RSDRP) and its Menshevik wing; the Partiia sotsialistov-revoliutsionerov (PSR); the Russian Revolution and Civil War; Russian politics and governm...

  4. NSDAP Hauptarchiv

    Selected items from documents assembled in 1947 a the Berlin Document Center and later transferred to the Bundesarchiv at Koblenz (except police records now in the Bavarian Geheimes Staatsarchiv, Munich and materials relating to Himmler and Streicher in the Berlin Document Center). Note: For history of the archive and contents of the reels see Grete Heinz, NSDAP Hauptarchiv: Guide to the Hoover Institution microfilm collection. Stanford, CA: Hoover Institution Press, 1964. Contents: Reels 1-96, 1A-37A and reel B reproduce the Collection NSDAP Hauptarchiv, containing the most valuable docume...

  5. German subject collection

    Pamphlets, leaflets, serial issues, election campaign literature, other printed matter, reports, memoranda, letters, depositions, and miscellany, relating to political, social and economic conditions in Germany, primarily since the German Revolution of 1918, and relating especially to the Weimar period, post-World War II West German elections and student radicalism, the end of the communist regime in East Germany in 1989, the reunification of Germany in 1990, and post-reunification elections. Includes the former "Berlin nach der Revolution Collection", consisting of handbills, proclamations...

  6. Gesamtverband Deutscher Antikommunistischer Vereinigungen

    Writings, reports, and clippings, relating to the international communist movement and to Jews.

  7. Herbert Solow Papers

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, depositions, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to the communist movement in the United States, the Non-Partisan Defense League, the Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, Soviet espionage in the United States, Whittaker Chambers and the Alger Hiss case, Zionism, the Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, 1945-1946, and post-World War II international business enterprises. Includes some papers of Sylvia Salmi Solow, 1964-1976. Notes: American journalist; editor, Fortune magaz...

  8. World War II subject collection

    Leaflets, pamphlets, proclamations, clippings, propaganda, manuals, other printed matter, letters, reports, memoranda, maps, memorabilia, and miscellany, relating to military operations and home front conditions in many countries during World War II, including material on military occupations, prisoners of war, and forced labor. Also includes material on resistance movements in various countries, especially France. In various languages. Indexes: Register. Includes the former collection: Poland - World War II - Newspaper Clippings, l942 43. Clippings (in English and Yiddish), l942-l943. l ms...

  9. J. C. Hurewitz Papers

    Correspondence, writings, notes, government documents, pamphlets, reports, memoranda, serial issues, and statutes, relating to diplomatic relations of and domestic conditions in various countries of the Middle East and North Africa, mainly during the period 1945-1960; American and British foreign policy in the Middle East; Palestine and the Zionist movement; and the Suez Canal. Includes statutes of Afghanistan, 1931-1957, in Persian, with translations; Zionist and some anti- Zionist literature from the interwar Period and the period of formation of the Israeli state; reports of the United S...

  10. Jan Karski Papers

    Correspondence, memoranda, government documents, bulletins, reports, studies, speeches and writings, printed matter, photographs, clippings, newspapers, periodicals, sound recordings, videotape cassettes, and microfilm, relating to events and conditions in Poland during World War II, the German and Soviet occupations of Poland, treatment of the Jews in Poland during the German occupation, and operations of the Polish underground movement during World War II. Includes microfilm copies of Polish underground publications. Of particular importance are 26 reels of microfilm of Polish underground...

  11. Wladyslaw Anders Collection

    Orders, reports, card files, questionnaires, accounts, Soviet government documents and publications, photographs, microfiche, and printed matter, relating to World War II, the Polish armed forces in the Soviet Union, the Polish 2nd Army Corps in Italy, Polish citizens arrested and deported under German and Soviet occupation, Polish foreign relations, the Polish Government-in-Exile in London, and Polish Jews. Consists mainly of records of the bureau of documentation of the Polish 2nd Army Corps. Includes statements, reports, and questionnaires reflecting conditions of the Polish Jews for the...

  12. Donald McClure Papers

    Correspondence, memoranda, and trial transcripts, relating to activities of the United States 1st Infantry Division in the occupation of Germany following World War I; German military operations in the West during World War II; and German war crime trials, especially the Buchenwald Concentration Camp case, 1947-1948. Includes a report by W. H. Scheidt, historian, Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, entitled German Military Operations Report, 1944-1945. Contains a set of records, documents, memoranda, and exhibits used in review of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp Case by Donald McClure. Most of th...

  13. Juliusz Stroynowski Papers

    Correspondence, pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, serial issues, clippings, reports, bulletins, and newsletters, relating to pre-World War II socialism, communism, nationalism and antisemitism in Poland; the German occupation of Poland during World War II and the Polish resistance movement; miscellaneous aspects of post-World War II Polish history; Vatican diplomatic relations during World War II; and personal affairs. Includes Polish government reports, 1930-1939, on activities of socialist, trade-union and Jewish organizations; and clippings and other printed matter, 1961-1968, relating to chu...

  14. Siegfried Bernfeld journals

    Literary journals of German and Austrian secondary schools. "Festschriften" of graduating German and Austrial secondary school classes, 1903-1914, and youth group journals, primarily literary, 1908-1909. Several issues are by Gerhart Eisler. Includes special journals in celebration of the "Matura" and "Kneipzeitungen." The specifically Jewish titles are: "Die Geschichte der Koenigin Esther," Prag, Bar Kochba, n.d.; "Der Neue Weg," Zionismus und Judenkultur, February l9l5; "Fuehrerzeitung des Juedischen Wanderbundes Blau-Weiss," Olmuetz, l9l2, several of the issues are in Hebrew (box l); "Ju...

  15. Leon Volkov Papers

    Diaries, correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, clippings, press excerpts, and printed matter, relating to social and political conditions in the Soviet Union, Soviet foreign policy, international politics, and Russian refugee life. Box 5 of this collection contains a xerox copy of a pamphlet entitled "Soviet Jews: Fact and Fiction." The 47 page publication was issued by the Novosti Press Agency, Moscow, in the late l960s. Box 7 contains three folders of a typescript by Boris Shorin with the title "The Life of a Soviet Jew." The various chapters deal with "A Child of the Revolution...

  16. Ona Simaite Papers

    Correspondence, notes, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to underground aid to the Jewish ghetto inhabitants of Vilnius, Lithuania, during the German occupation, 1941-1944. Most of the correspondence is in Lithuanian and dates from the l956-l970 period. Of greatest use is a 2l page handwritten account (in Lithuanian) on conditions in the ghetto for the l941-44 period.

  17. James F. Tent Papers

    Reports, memoranda, studies, correspondence, minutes, conference proceedings, and interview transcripts, relating to educational policy and denazification in the American occupied zone of Germany after World War II, the establishment of the Freie Universität Berlin, and Nazi persecution of persons of partial Jewish ancestry. Includes photocopies of records of the Education and Cultural Relations Division of the United States Office of Military Government for Germany, 1945-1949, and photocopies of Nazi police files. Used as research material for the books by J. F. Tent, Mission on the Rhine:...

  18. Friedrich Katz Collection

    Clippings, notes, and pamphlets, relating to international relations, international economic conditions, the oil industry, domestic conditions in Croatia, Croatia's role in international relations, the history and condition of Jews throughout the world, and military operations during World War II. Section IV of this collection, separated into folders l 4, deals with the "Jewish question, l9l9-l945." Most of the material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings organized by subject such as "Jews and Economics," "Jews and Freemasonry," "Jews as Criminals," as well as the "History of Jews ...

  19. United Restiution Organization Misecellaneous Records

    Office files, correspondence, and mimeographed directives, relating to Jewish restitution claims against the West German government. Includes draft of a proposed revision of the German restitution law. The first three boxes contain a set of "URO Rundschreiben", nos. l-l500/67 dealing with indemnity regulations on the basis of health damage, loss of family, pension rights, employment discrimination, etc. The set is not complete, but missing numbers are carefully marked. The remaining three boxes contain office files, mimeo-graphed regulations and German legislative resitution proposals. The ...

  20. L'Extermination des Juifs polonais

    Relates to the genocide carried out against Jews in German-occupied Poland during World War II. There are actually two reports in this collection. The first report was written by a young Polish Jew from Warsaw, who had been a medical student in Italy, 1937-39. He describes the ghettos of Warsaw and Lublin and the Majdanek and Belsen concentration camps after he escaped on April 15, 1943. The 24 page report was made available in Geneva on November 1, 1943. The second report contains an eyewitness account of a member of the Judenrat of the town of Kosow Huculski who escaped and composed the a...