H.K. Stanford collection

H.K. Stanford collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Stanford, Henry King, 1916-2009
Title: H.K. Stanford collection
Dates: 1936-1937
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet 10 oversized folders, 2 oversized boxes
Coll. Number: ms2674

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry King Stanford (1916-2009) received his B.A. and M.A.from Emory University, an M.S. from the University of Denver, and his PhD from New York University. Stanford served as president of Georgia Southwestern College in Americus in 1948, and as president of several other colleges and universities until Dr. Stanford served as Interim President of the University of Georgia from 1986-1987.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of 14 German posters, 1 diary transcript, 1 Nazi flag-banner, and 3 playbills from performances in Heidelberg, Germany. All of these items were collected by Dr. Henry King Stanford during his studies at the University of Heidelberg between September of 1936 and July of 1937.

The accession folder for this collection also contains Stanford's narrative translations of the posters, as well as photocopies of three postcards and one Coca-Cola Nazi-era beer mat.


Index Terms

Correspondence.
Diaries.
Flags.
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei. -- Posters
Nazi propaganda.
Posters.
Stanford, Henry King, 1916-2009 -- Diaries
World War, 1939-1945--Posters.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

H. K. Stanford collection, ms2674, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
OS Folder
2CNazi Political Posters - "Der Bolschewismus" ("Bolshevism"), 1936 October
 
OS Folder
3CNazi Political Posters - "Weiter mit Hitler" ("Farther with Hitler"), 1936
 
OS Folder
4CNazi Political Posters - "Die Ernte Steht" ("The harvest is standing"), 1937
 
OS Folder
5ANazi Political Posters - "Student! Studentin!" ("Students! Co-eds!"), 1937
 
OS Folder
6CNazi Political Posters - "Karerad! Studentin!" ("Comrade, Co-ed!"), 1936-1937
 
OS Folder
1CGerman Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Grosskundgebung: Der Reichsstudentenbunds Fuhrer" ("Big Rally: The Foreign Student League Leaders"), 1937 Feb. 17
 
OS Folder
7CGerman Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Gautag der NSDAP" ("District Dat of the NSDAP"), 1937 April
 
OS Folder
8CGerman Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Schlageter Gedaditnis-Feier" ("Schlageter Memorial Festival"), 1937 May 29
 
OS Folder
9CGerman Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Gonnwendfeier" ("Sundown Festival"), 1937 June 19
 
OS Folder
10CGerman Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Reichs-arbeitstagung der Deutschen Studenten-Fuhrer" ("National Working Conference of German Student Leaders"), 1937 June
 
OS Folder
1CGerman Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Grosskundgebung: Adolf Wagner" ("Big Rally: Adolf Wagner"), 1937 June 23
 
German Student Rally and Festival Posters - "Grosses Schlossfest" ("Large Castle Festival"), 1937 June 25
 
German Performance Posters - "Serenaden-Konzerte im Schlosshof" ("Serenade-Concert in the Courtyard"), 1937 May-June
 
BoxFolder
11German Performance Posters - "Serenaden-Konzert in Schloss-hof" ("Serenade-Concert in the Courtyard"), 1937 May 6
 
1German Performance Posters - "Serenaden-Konzert im Schloss-hof" ("Serenade-Concert in the Courtyard"), 1937 May 15
 
1German Performance Posters - "Serenaden-Konzert im Schloss-hof" ("Serenade-Concert in the Courtyard"), 1937 May 26
 
OS Folder
1CGerman Performance Posters - "Der Feldherr und der Fuhnrich" ("The General and the Ensign"), 1937 July 3
 
Box
2Nazi Flag Banner
 
BoxFolder
12Transcript of H.K. Stanford's study abroad diary, 1936-1937