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Hensel, H. Struve (Herman Struve), 1901-1991
H. Struve Hensel Scrapbooks
Public Policy Papers
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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


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 photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For those few instances beyond fair use, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use.

Credit this material:

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

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