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In 1934, Hitler Refused To Endorse A Harvard Student Group | Harvard Crimson

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Chancellor Adolph Hitler has refused to authorize the use of his name to a group of his disciples at Harvard, it was revealed yesterday. About three weeks ago a group of students who have grown to admire the Nazi leader decided to establish a club for the purpose of studying the dictator's policies. A letter was sent to the Chancellor asking for permission to use the name "Hitler Haven."

Charles E. Schwer '37, leader of the group, received a letter yesterday from Baron von Tippelskirch, German Consul General in Boston, saying that Chancellor Hitler had asked him to inform the students that it was against his policy to authorize the use of his name for organizations of any kind.

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