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Hensel, H. Struve (Herman Struve), 1901-1991
H. Struve Hensel Scrapbooks
Public Policy Papers
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1 box
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  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1


Herman Struve Hensel (1901-1991) was an international lawyer. This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing clippings, correspondence, press releases, photographs, articles and speeches relating to Hensel's service as assistant secretary of the Navy and to the Army-McCarthy Hearings.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Consists of two disbound scrapbooks of Hensel. One includes press releases, newspaper clippings, articles and speeches by Hensel; an address by James V. Forrestal; correspondence; photographs (43) principally relating to Hensel's oath of office as assistant secretary of the Navy (1/30/1945) and launchings of the aircraft carriers U.S.S. FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (4/30/1945) and U.S.S. PRINCETON (7/8/1945). The second contains newspaper clippings relating to the Army-McCarthy Hearings (1954) and denials of charges raised against Hensel, Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security, by Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Collection Creator Biography:

Hensel, H. Struve (Herman Struve), 1901-1991

Herman Struve Hensel (1901-1991) was an international lawyer. He served as the first General Counsel of the Navy from (1941-1945); as Assistant Secretary of the Navy i(1945-46), and as General Counsel of the United States Department of Defense (1955-1955).

Collection History


Gift of Struve Hensel in 1990 . The accession number associated with this gift is ML1990-26.


Material was not separated from this collecton.

Processing Information

Scrapbooks were housed in archival boxes and a collection-level description was created.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

H. Struve Hensel Scrapbooks; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • Mudd Manuscript Library (scamudd): Box 1