Northwestern

Auhagen, Friedrich Ernst Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS110

Dates

  • 1939-1952 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence in the Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection were collected between 1939 and 1952 by Henry Pope, a prominent Republican and Chicago area businessman. Betty and Henry Pope frequently invited Dr. Auhagen into their home when he visited the area. Auhagen claimed that his arrest was part of a Democratic plot to discredit German- American Republican leaders.

  • Abstract

    In September 1940 Dr. Auhagen was arrested and called to testify before the Dies Commission in October regarding possible subversive Nazi activities. He was released, but kept under Justice Department surveillance until March 1941 when a federal grand jury issued an indictment against him for failing to register as a German agent. The articles, newspaper clippings and correspondence in the Friedrich Ernst Auhagen Collection were collected between 1939 and 1952 by Henry Pope, a prominent Republican and Chicago area businessman.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

  • Method of Acquisition

    The Friedrich Ernst Auhagen materials collected by Henry Pope between 1939 and 1941 were donated to the Charles Deering McCormick Library by Betty Pope.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Separated Materials

    Removed for cataloging: Today’s Challenge, v. 1 no. 1 and v. 1 no. 3, 1939; The Forum Observer, two issues, 1940.

  • Processing Information

    Sigrid Pohl Perry, August 1996.

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