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Dr. Richard Wires Nazi collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SPEC-005

Scope and Contents

This collection includes original and copies of Nazi publications, manuscript materials related to Josef Mengele, the Katyn Massacre and general Nazi history, currency, Nazi pins, and photographs realted to Germany, Nazi soldiers and Italian Renaissance artwork.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1985

Language of Materials

Materials in this collection are in English, German, Italian and French.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

Ball State University Libraries make every reasonable effort to provide accurate information regarding the copyright status of materials held by Archives and Special Collections. Patrons may scan items or request a reproduction of one or more items in the collection; however, it is the responsibility of the patron to evaluate whether or not the intended use complies with copyright law.

In cases where the University holds copyright to collection materials, staff must grant written permission for most commercial uses of the collection. Staff will not grant permission in cases where copyright is owned by other individuals or organizations


1 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation from Richard Wires in 1986, 1989, and 1990.

Processing Information

Finding aid created 2009/11/23 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid created 2009/11/23 by Maren L. Read. EAD finding aid revised 2009/11/23 by Maren L. Read.

Dr. Richard Wires Nazi collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA