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Meyer Collection
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Germany--History--1933-1945; Denazification--Textbooks, German

Assembled after World War II by Richard Meyer, a member of the United States Army involved in the re-education of the German population. Donated by his widow in 1954.

A small collection of Nazi schoolbooks, official propaganda and literature directed towards the youth of Germany. About one-third of the material consists of pamphlets published after the war by both German and American authorities, with a view to rehabilitate the schools, the teachers, their students and, through them, the adult survivors.

German predominates. English language material is also included.

200 items.

Bibliographic Access
The collection is catalogued.

Physical Access
The collection is open to the public with identification. For further information visit:

Interlibrary Loan: No.

Reprography: As the condition of the material warrants.

Reference Assistance: Yes.

Publications Describing Collection
None at the moment.