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Manuscripts and Archives 92
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library 19
Yale Divinity Library 5
World War, 1939-1945 41
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 17
Educators 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States 13
Photographs 11

Stutz collection

Call Number: MS 204
Abstract: Correspondence of Nazi Party officials, including Hitler, Goering, and Goebbels, before and during Hitler's rise to power. Several letters are to Nazi officials from other sources, including one from Cardinal Pacelli, later Pope Pius XII. Letters to Franz Gurtner and Otto George Thierack from Himmler and Heydrich reveal the political intrigue and extra-legal procedure carried on without the knowledge of the Ministry of Justice. English translations of the more important letters have been...
Dates: 1928-1944

Harvey Seymour Sussman papers

Call Number: MS 1457

The papers consist of correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs which document Harvey Seymour Sussman's year as a member of the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) at Yale University and his service as a member of the Office of Strategic Services. The papers also include material for the ASTP reunion at Yale in 1990 and a 1995 diary of a return visit to Burma.

Dates: 1942-1995

Aiko Takita and Miyeko Takita papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-3211
Abstract: Materials relating to Aiko Takita and Miyeko Takita's incarceration at the Tanforan Assembly Center, a temporary detention center at San Bruno, California, and the Topaz War Relocation Center, an American concentration camp in Millard County, Utah, 1942-1945. Included are letters, in English, concerning Miyeko's college enrollment and letters, in Japanese, from mother Aoyagi Takita to daughter Miyeko concerning family acquaintances all over the United States and daily life at the Topaz War...
Dates: circa 1928-1946

Robert Triffin papers

Call Number: MS 874

Correspondence, reports, writings, lectures, and clippings relating to Robert Triffin's career as an economist and professor of economics at Yale University, including material on European monetary systems and banking, and financial missions around the world.

Dates: 1934-1978

United States War Relocation Authority. Poston, Arizona Relocation Center collection

Call Number: MS 803

Scrapbooks, record books, and memorabilia chiefly relating to the educational and library activities at the Poston Relocation Center, an American concentration camp. Nine scrapbooks made and bound by the students cover topics of academic study as well as their memoirs documenting their accounts of being incarcerated. A printed yearbook is also included.

Dates: 1942-1945

F. W. Von Fricken papers

Call Number: MS 1690

The papers consist of printed materials and photographs which document the daily activities of American prisoners of war at Stalag III B and the role of Von Fricken as their social welfare officer. F. W. Von Fricken, an officer of the German Supreme Command, served as social welfare officer in charge of American prisoners of war at Stalag III B, Fürstenberg an der Oder, during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944

Frederic Collin Walcott papers

Call Number: MS 529
Abstract: The early papers relate to Walcott's business concerns and his game preserve. The bulk of the collection covers the period from 1915-1919 when Walcott was with the Rockefeller Foundation War Relief Commission and the U.S. Food Administration. Beginning with 1929 there is some correspondence from his career as Republican Senator from Connecticut. The remainder of the collection relates to Walcott's work in Polish relief (1939-1940) and his interest in conservation. Other persons represented...
Dates: 1850-1948

War Emergency Council on Student Christian Work Records

Call Number: RG 99
Abstract: The records document the effect of war time emergency measures on student religious work on college and university campuses throughout the United States during the years 1942 to 1944. The War Emergency Council on Student Christian Work was established in 1942 to deal with the readjustments made necessary by the impact of World War II on college and university campuses. The Council collected and disseminated information, arranged regional consultative conferences, and worked as an...
Dates: 1941-1945

Andrew Watt Warden papers

Call Number: MS 1224

Diaries, correspondence, writings, clippings and approximately fifty photographs of family and friends of Andrew Watt Warden. Warden's correspondence with family and friends centers on his interest in social issues and on their responses to both world wars, particularly World War II.

Dates: 1886-1943

Henry B. White papers

Call Number: MS 1645
Abstract: The papers consist of letters written by Henry B. White to his wife, Dorothy Welch White, during World War II. The correspondence details White's military experiences, covering such topics as his basic training in the United States and subsequent postings in Morocco, Northern Africa, India, and Burma. The letters contain detailed descriptions of military training and camp life, the flora and fauna of Africa and India, and Sikh and Hindu rituals. Also included are four letters from George...
Dates: 1943-1993, bulk 1943-1945

Mary Hoyt Wiborg papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1408
Abstract: The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, personal papers, printed material, and electronic files by or relating to Mary Hoyt Wiborg. Materials document her life as an expatriate in France, service as a volunteer nurse in both World Wars, and work as a playwright. Included are letters from Wiborg to her father Frank Bestow Wiborg in 1918, describing her experiences at a French military hospital during World War I, and correspondence with her sisters Sara Murphy and...
Dates: circa 1910s-2017, bulk 1914-1964

Paul Wilkinson photograph collection documenting Yale during World War II

Call Number: RU 704

The materials consist of photographs of Paul Wilkinson documenting the Yale campus during World War II. Included are photographs of facilities used by the armed services billeted on campus.

Dates: 1944

Richard Willstatter, Class of 1943, Sheffield Scientific School, papers concerning his experiences in World War II

Call Number: RU 905

The materials consist of letters, photographs, and a handbook documenting Richard Willstater's (1943S) service during World War II.

Dates: 1943-2001

Sir William Wiseman papers

Call Number: MS 666
Abstract: Papers pertaining to the period 1917-1919 and specifically to diplomatic relations between Britain and the U.S. during that period. Includes correspondence between Wiseman and Edward M. House; official telegrams of the British Foreign Office and of U.S. officials; British and American official and private memoranda on war matters and on problems of the Peace Conference; and reports and correspondence on Russia and on the Zionist movement. Important correspondents include: Gordon Auchincloss,...
Dates: 1916-1961

World War II collection

Call Number: MS 688

An artificial collection of publications, including propaganda, leaflets, posters, underground material, newspapers, correspondence, and memorabilia written in approximately fifteen languages from fifty nations which relate to World War II.

Dates: 1937-2008, bulk 1937-1946

Yale in World War II collection

Call Number: MS 1212
Abstract: The collection consists of printed matter, reports, correspondence, memoranda, radio scripts, memorabilia, scrapbooks and clippings documenting some of the activities at Yale University and of the individual colleges during World War II. Letters from Yale men in the services, both in the United States and abroad, to officials of the university make up a substantial part of the collection. Also included are correspondence and financial documents of the "Yale Library Project," a military...
Dates: 1938-1946