Finding Aids Posted Online

Friday, June 1, 2012
New Finding Aids Posted Online
New Finding Aids Posted Online

Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.

National Rosenberg Defence Committee records, 1952–54
The National Rosenberg Defence Committee, a British civil liberties organization convened for the defense of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, was founded in London in 1952. Its records contain minutes, correspondence, and printed matter relating to the Rosenbergs' espionage trial and execution.

Thomas St. John Gaffney papers, 1887–1941
Gaffney was US consul general in Germany from 1905 to 1915. His papers, which include correspondence, writings, and printed matter, relate to international relations, the World War I guilt question, reparations, Irish independence, American domestic politics and foreign policy, and Jews.

Klaus Kirchner collection, 1941–45
This collection consists of World War II Soviet propaganda broadsides, leaflets, and flyers aimed at German troops and the German population. The materials were gathered by Klaus Kirchner, a collector of propaganda materials who is based in Germany.

Edward B. Marks papers, 1932–2005
The memoirs, correspondence, reports, and photographs in this collection relate to international assistance to refugees from World War II to the 1980s. Marks, an American refugee worker, served with the US War Relocation Authority, the International Refugee Organization, the US Agency for International Development, UNICEF, and other organizations.

Robert Ezra McCann papers, ca. 1900–1961
McCann, an international businessman, was arrested in 1951 by the Chinese authorities and charged with espionage in 1956. His papers, primarily correspondence and reports, relate to American business interests in China and his detainment. The collection also includes photographs of Beijing in the early twentieth century.