José María Castañé collection of 20th century war-related manuscripts, photographs, and objects
- circa 1898-1990
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Extent11 linear feet (18 boxes)
Photographs depict people and places associated with the Second World War, as well as the Soviet Union before and after that conflict. Notable individuals include the following: King George VI; Hermann Göring; Heinrich Himmler; Adolf Hitler; Joseph Joffre; Vladimir Lenin; Vyacheslav Molotov; Benito Mussolini; John J. Pershing; Joseph Stalin; Harry S. Truman; Georgii Zhukov. Also includes some photographs documenting the Spanish-American War, the First World War, and portraits of Soviet cosmonauts and American astronauts.
Biographical / Historical
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Castañé, José María, collector. José María Castañé collection of 20th century war-related manuscripts, photographs, and objects, circa 1898-1990 (MS Span 185): Guide.
- Michael Austin, Irina Klyagin
- 2017 November 8
- Description rules
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Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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