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H.K. Stanford collection

H.K. Stanford collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: H.K. Stanford collection
Creator: Stanford, Henry King, 1916-2009
Inclusive Dates: 1936-1937
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 Linear Feet 10 oversized folders, 2 oversized boxes
Collection Number: ms2674
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

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