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Polk Mowen Publications

Identifier: Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains WWII-era German, American, and French newspapers and magazines collected by Polk and Mowen.


  • 1904-1964; bulk 1918-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 1986, 1988, 2010


Conditions Governing Access

Many of the newspapers are extremely brittle. For this reason, the Special Collections staff may prohibit the opening or handling of certain items. Some item have been digitized and are available for viewing online.


From the Collection: 156 boxes

Language of Materials

Multiple languages


Publications donated by Howard Mowen are denoted in the finding aid. All of the other publications were donated by Polk or others.

Repository Details

Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository

Waldo Library, Special Collections
Western Michigan University Libraries
1903 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5353 US
(269) 387-5221