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Korean War collection

Call Number: MS 742

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of propaganda leaflets, newspapers, and posters distributed to Chinese and North Korean military forces[by the U.S. Army. Far East Command. Psychological Warfare Division. First Radio Broadcasting and Leaflet Group?]during the Korean War. English translations are attached to each item. Also included are mimeographed copies of radio propaganda broadcasts made during June-August, 1952. There are also a few propaganda leaflets distributed to American and South Korean military forces by the North Korean government.


  • 1951-1953

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Henry Millholland, 1974; and others.


Arranged by type of material.


1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL


An artificial collection of leaflets, radio scripts, newspapers, and posters produced by American, Chinese, and Korean governments for use during the Korean War as propaganda devices.

Processing Information

No additions will be made to this collection unless they relate by provenance to the Millholland accession.

Guide to the Korean War Collection
Under Revision
compiled by Staff of Manuscripts and Archives
September 1982
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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