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   Charles Haupter papers, 1900-1947

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles L. Haupter Papers; Box and Folder (if known); Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

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Summary Information

Abstract

Papers and war time diary of Charles Haupter, journalist, businessman and employee of the Office of War Information during World War II.

At a Glance

Call No.:MS#1607
Bib ID:6910556 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Haupter, Charles L.
Title:Charles Haupter papers, 1900-1947
Physical description:1.5 linear ft. (3 document boxes)
Language(s): Material is in English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. This collection has no restrictions.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is organized into two series

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Description

Scope and Content

Collection is comprised primarily of daily news bulletins released by a number of sources that Haupter collected throughout World War II as part of his position in the United States Office of War Information. Also included in the collection are his personal diary for 1944, starting with him taking his position with the OWI, and some records related to his business interests after the war.

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Using the Collection

Offsite

Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material 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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This collection has no restrictions.

Restrictions on Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles L. Haupter Papers; Box and Folder (if known); 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

Papers processed 03/18/2012 Carrie Hintz

Finding aid written 03/18/2012 Carrie Hintz

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion March 21, 2012 Finding aid written in English.
    2012-03-21 xml document instance created by Carrie Hintz

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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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Subjects

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United States.--Office of War Information.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Charles L. Haupter was educated at the City College of New York and Brooklyn College, where he studied engineering in the late 1920s.

In 1944, at the height of World War II, Haupter took a job with the Office of War Information, a U.S. governmental agency the distributed news and information about the war and managed the U.S. propaganda campaign. Haupter worked in New York and London as a radio operator and news writer for the OWI.

At the end of the war Haupter returned to the United States and opened a business, Central Office Service, in Younkers New York.

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