Preliminary Inventory to the U.S. Army Special Services Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0785
Creators:
U.S. Army Special Services Agency
Dates:
1945-1971.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Cubic foot
3 boxes
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Archival material documenting the recreational activities provided to U.S. Army troops in Europe by the U.S. Army Special Services, ca. 1945-1971. Newsletters comprise the majority of the collection.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The U.S. Army Special Services Agency was set up by the Army in the years following World War II to increase morale by providing recreational activities to troops stationed in Europe during the Cold War era. The activities included crafts, theatrical productions, and parties.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by Archives Center staff, 2010.
Author
Archives Center Staff

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment.
Preferred Citation
U.S. Army Special Services Collection, 1945-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Government Transfer.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Newsletters Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Soldiers -- Recreation -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armed Forces -- Operations other than war Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cold War Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives