A Guide to the Newsmap, World News of the Week, A. M. S. Bulletins Collection, 1942-1969 Newsmap, World News of the Week, A. M. S. Bulletins Collection Ms2015-011

A Guide to the Newsmap, World News of the Week, A. M. S. Bulletins Collection, 1942-1969

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2015-011


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist and Katie Herring, Student Assistant, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2015-011
Title
Newsmap , World News of the Week , A. M. S. Bulletins Collection, 1942-1969
Physical Characteristics
7.0 cu. ft. 5 boxes
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of several Army and other U. S. military publications, primarily relating to World War II, including: Newsmap , Newsmap Overseas Edition , World News of the Week , and A. M. S. Bulletins . There are additional reports and charts from other agencies. Materials in the collection date from 1942 to 1969.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Newsmap , World News of the Week , A. M. S. Bulletins Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Alternate Form Available

The University of North Texas Digital Library includes digitized copies of Newsmaps from 1942-1946. These digital copies are available online. For more information and to browse holdings, see the description of the collection .

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) also includes a series of Newsmaps from 1942. For more information on the publication in general and on NARA's holdings, see the National Archives Catalog record .

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Newsmap , World News of the Week , A. M. S. Bulletins Collection, Ms2015-011, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Newsmap , World News of the Week , A. M. S. Bulletins Collection was donated to Special Collections prior to 2000.

Processing Information

A preliminary inventory of the holdings was completed in March 2015. The processing, arrangement, and description of the Newsmap , World News of the Week , A. M. S. Bulletins Collection was completed in July 2015.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of several Army and other U. S. military publications including: Newsmap , Newsmap Overseas Edition , World News of the Week , and A. M. S. Bulletins . Holdings for the World News of the Week cover 1944-1949. Holdings for Newsmap cover 1942-1947. Holdings for Newsmap Overseas Edition are from 1943. Holdings for A. M. S. Bulletins cover 1943-1962. Except for the A. M. S. Bulletins , the holdings represent a full run for the time period covered. A. M. S. Bulletins are scattered issues from between 1943 and 1962.

In addition, the collection contains a small group of other related publications from military or government agencies. These include charts, reports, and memoranda from the 1950s and 1960s.

Arrangement

Titles of which the collection has a significant run are in chronological order within each title. The last box (Box 5) contains reports, charts, and items for which we have only one or two items.

Index Terms


Contents List

A.M.S Bulletins , 1943-1969
Box 5
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Newsmap ,
Box 1-3 1942-1946
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Newsmap Overseas Edition , 1943
Box 5
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World News of the Week , 1944-1949
Box 3-5
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Other Publications, 1945-1969
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