Polk Mowen Publications
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
- Polk, Edwin W. (Edwin Weiss), 1916-2002 (Collector, Person)
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
Publications donated by Howard Mowen are denoted in the finding aid. All of the other publications were donated by Polk or others.
Part of the Western Michigan University Special Collections Repository
Western Michigan University Libraries, Special Collections
Zhang Legacy Collections Center
1650 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5307 US