Drafts of two speeches by Adolf Hitler, one relating to the shooting of Ernst Röhm and others, 1934, and the other delivered at a Nazi party convention, 1937; his appointment book, March to June, 1943; photographs, bust and a ceramic tile portrait of him; lists of books in his library; a copy of his death certificate; recordings of two speeches by him, 1937 and 1941; greeting card signed by Hitler; and miscellaneous office files of the German Imperial Chancellery, 1879-1945.
Phonotape sound recordings of interviews of German women from a variety of societal backgrounds, relating to their experiences and recollections of life in Germany during the Nazi period. Used as research material for the book by Alison Owings, Frauen: German Women Recall the Third Reich (New Brunswick, N.J., 1993). Sound use copies available.
Correspondence, memoranda, directives, press releases, clippings, and serial issues, relating to the editorial direction of national socialist newspapers in Germany, and to general political conditions. Includes correspondence of national socialist newspapers outside Berlin with their Berlin editors.
Pamphlets, leaflets, clippings, serial issues, election campaign literature, and other printed matter, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century Austrian history and politics, including the socialist revolt of 1934, the Anschluss of 1938, the anti-Nazi movement in Austria, post-World War II student radicalism at the Universität Wien, the Austrian movement for European unity, and elections in Austria.
Correspondence, writings, notes, translations, memoranda, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to politics in France, Franco-German relations, German military history, national socialism, the Vichy government in France during World War II, prisoners of war, collaboration trials, the history of the Middle East, and postwar political conditions in the Middle East.
Memoranda, letters, manuals, and newspaper issues, relating to Allied censorship of radio and the press in occupied territories during World War II, and in Germany immediately after the war. Includes slides of scenes of work and other daily activity in Germany during the Nazi period.
Writings, correspondence, clippings, notes, printed matter, and videotapes, relating to the German national socialist leader Otto Strasser, his break with Adolf Hitler in 1930, his oppositional political activities in Germany until 1933, his attempts to form a German anti-Nazi movement while living in exile in Canada during World War II, his surveillance by American and Canadian government agencies, and his postwar return to Germany and political activities there. Includes a manuscript biography by C. R. Owen, a manuscript autobiography by Strasser, and correspondence and published writings of Strasser.
Typescript essay by the German political journalist Arnold Rechberg, analyzing the course of German history from 1918 to 1945; photographs, postcards and pictorial booklets, depicting Adolf Hitler and other Nazi leaders; and Nazi miscellanea.