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Elmer Plischke papers


Elmer Plischke papers
Plischke, Elmer
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17.75 linear feet
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University of Maryland
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Elmer Plischke (1914-2005) was a professor of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland from 1948 to 1980 and special historian for the office of the U.S. High Commissioner for Germany. His papers consist of correspondence, notes and information about the Allied High Commission on Germany, and writings on such topics as diplomacy, international relations, and government in Wisconsin and Germany. The collection also contains manuscripts and drafts for several of Plischke's publications, including Contemporary Government of Germany (1960), the second edition of Conduct of American Diplomacy (1967), and the second draft of his Ph.D. thesis Jurisdiction in the Polar Regions (1943).

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