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Carl and Robert Gamer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2013.528.1

Consists of documents, research notes, clippings, and pamphlets created or collected by Dr. Carl Gamer as part of his doctoral research. Gamer, who was a Methodist minister, wrote his doctoral dissertation in political science in the late 1930s, focusing on the free churches in Germany under National Socialism. This collection contains both his research work and materials he collected while researching in Germany in 1938 and 1939. Also includes extensive clippings, bibliographic notes, and research files about his education at the University of Illinois-Champaign Urbana, and on the issues of churches and Nazism. Also includes research notecards, bibliographic information, and drafts written and collected by Dr. Robert Gamer (son of Carl Gamer) in preparation for his doctoral dissertation at Brown University (1965) on the topic of American public opinion regarding international affairs in the period between 1939 and 1941, with a particular focus on the shift from isolationism to intervention.

Date
1921-1965  (inclusive)
Language
German
English
Extent
13 boxes
2 oversize boxes
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Dr. Robert Gamer
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