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World War II periodicals, 1939-1946

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1388
Bib ID 4079637 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title World War II periodicals, 1939-1946
Physical Description 3 linear feet (3 linear feet boxes 8)
Language(s) English .
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 1 series: Series I

Description

Summary

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 OVERSEAS (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

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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); World War II periodicals; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Periodicals Entered in AMC 12/06/90.

Revision Description

2010-04-05 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Comic books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guidebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Indexes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Comic books, strips, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rationing -- United States -- World War, 1939-1945 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tokens Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Army. Special Services Division Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Navy. Bureau of Navy Personnel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Office of Price Administration Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World War, 1939-1945 -- Psychological aspects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note