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Stars and Stripes publications

Identifier: 00197

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Stars and Stripes newspapers published during World War I and World War II. The issues 1918-1919, 1944-1946 are arranged in chronological order. When two dates are listed together, it indicates two issues were attached together. The designation of European and Mediterranean after the dates indicates which theater of war the issue came from.

The newspapers contain information on the wars, life as a soldier, as well as some non-war news.


  • Creation: 1918 - 1946

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Historical Note

Stars and Stripes is an American newspaper operated from inside the Department of Defense that reports on matters affecting the members of the United States Armed Forces. The paper began publication during the Civil War (November 9, 1861).


0.8 Cubic Feet

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Custodial History

Transferred by Alexandra Briseno.

Legal Status

Copyright: Publisher. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Stars and Stripes Publications
4 Published And Cataloged
S. Roberts
August 2007
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Historical Collections Repository

Conrad Hall
943 Conrad Road, Room 101
East Lansing MI 48824 US