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   World War II Propaganda Collection, 1939-1945

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); World War II Propaganda Collection, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079501 View CLIO record
Title:World War II Propaganda Collection, 1939-1945
Physical description:ca. 175 items in ( 3 boxes & 1 scrapbook)
Language(s): English, French, German, Russian, and Japanese.
Access: This collection has no restrictions. This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 1 series:

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Description

Scope and Content

A miscellaneous collection of World War II propaganda and memorabilia. Among the European items are samples of propaganda dropped from Allied aircraft, clippings, cartoons, and other printed ephemera in English, French, German, and Russian. For the war in the Pacific there is a complete set of Japanese language leaflets issued by the United States Army Forces, Pacific Area, Psychological Warfare Branch. These leaflets, including English translations, were used by General Douglas MacArthur's forces to induce the Japanese to surrender. In addition there is a collection of forty-eight German books removed from a German military field library and warehouse in France by American Army personnel. These works were revised during the 1930s to reflect the Nazi viewpoint. Also, a scrapbook of photographs and newspaper clippings on the laying of the cornerstone for a home for expectant mothers in Römhild (Thuringia) Germany, 1939.

Series I

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

This collection has no restrictions.

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

      offsite requestMore information and link to off-site request form

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish material from the collection must be requested from the Curator of Manuscripts/University Archivist, Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML). The RBML approves permission to publish that which it physically owns; the responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); World War II Propaganda Collection, Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

Cataloged 09/--/89 Christina Hilton Fenn

Cataloged 09/--/89 Lynn A. Grove

Cataloged 09/--/89 Lynn A. Grove

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2010-04-05 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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Cartoons.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Photoprints.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scrapbooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Allied Forces.--Supreme Headquarters.--Psychological Warfare Division.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Leaflets dropped from aircraft.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Maternity homes--Germany--Römhild.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
National socialism.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Propaganda, American--Germany.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Propaganda, American--Japan.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Propaganda, Anti-German--Europe.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Propaganda, German.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Psychological warfare.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Römhild (Germany)--Pictorial works.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Army.--Forces, Pacific.--Psychological Warfare Branch.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Japan.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Psychological aspects.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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