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Preferred Citation

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

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Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID:4079641 View CLIO record
Title:World War II Underground Publications Collection
Physical description:1 linear ft. (ca. 100 items in 3 boxes).
Language(s): English, French, German, Dutch, and Italian.
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 collection of underground publications, in many cases illegal, representative of presses operating in German-occupied Europe during World War II. Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Italian, French, and Portugese items are included. There are 8 pieces of sheet music, publications of the United States based organization, France Forever, and an unusual German-English dictionary, without a title-page, that was printed by a German POW.

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 Underground Publications 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

Publications 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
DictionariesPortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Scores.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Sheet music.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Songs.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
France Forever, Inc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Music--World War, 1939-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Underground literature--World War, 1939-1945.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Underground press publications.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945--Occupied territories.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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