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   World War II Periodicals Collection 1939-1946.

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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079637 View CLIO record
Title:World War II Periodicals Collection 1939-1946.
Physical description:3 linear ft. (ca. 975 items in 8 boxes).
Language(s):In English
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

Primarily a collection of overseas editions (small formats, light-weight paper, no advertisements) of popular magazines for the Armed Forces distrubuted by the Special Services Division, U.S. Army, and by the Bureau of Navy personnel. Among the titles represented are: Esquire; New Yorker; Newsweek; Time; Pic; Readers Digest; Down Beat; and an array of comic books. In addition, there are guides to foreign countries, War Department education manuals in the G. I. Roundtable Series, books on the organization and administration of an army library, training manuals for army hospital librarians, and a copy of the R.B. [Reference and Recreational Book] Library Catalog: An Index To The Books Included In The 1945 Recreational Libraries For American Soldiers Oversears (New York: H. W. Wilson, 1944). Also included are two small containers of U.S. Office of Price Administration ration tokens, one red the other blue.

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.

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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 Periodicals 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

Periodicals Entered in AMC 12/06/90

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

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Comic books.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Guidebooks.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Indexes.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Manuals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Periodicals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Comic books, strips, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
G.I. Roundtable Series.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Periodicals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Rationing--United States--World War, 1939-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Tokens.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Army.--Special Services Division.--lcshPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Navy.--Bureau of Navy Personnel.--lcshPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States.--Office of Price Administration.--lcshPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Periodicals.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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