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Armitage Watkins papers on the Office of War Information, 1941-1948

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1308
Bib ID 4079450 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Watkins, Armitage, 1906-1989
Title Armitage Watkins papers on the Office of War Information, 1941-1948
Physical Description 2 boxes (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, memoranda, press releases, documents, photographs, and printed materials of Watkins, reflecting his work with the Office of War Information during World War II.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

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); Armitage Watkins papers on the Office of War Information; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

See also the Watkins Loomis Records, the records of the literary agency.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Literary agents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Office of War Information. Domestic Branch. Bureau of Publications and Graphics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Literary agent. Watkins was a publishing consultant, then became the Assistant Chief of the Publication Division of the Office of War Information, and finally was Liaison Officer of the Overseas Branch dealing with foreign correspondents in Washington and New York.