STRINGFELLOW, Douglas R., 1922-1966


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

Guide to Research Collections

Brigham Young University
Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library
Provo, UT
Papers: ca. 1951-1972, 5 linear inches.
The papers include a typed autobiography, newspaper clippings, letters received, typed copies of speeches, and newsletters entitled: “Day to Day with Doug.” The materials deal with his motivational speeches before he was a congressman and his congressional career. The autobiography is an attempt by Douglas R. Stringfellow to correct his war experiences and his various activities after he realized he had lied.

Papers: 1952, 1 item.
A typescript of a speech taken from the included sound tapes. The speech was given at Brigham Young University on 22 May 1952. Douglas Stringfellow claims to have been captured and tortured by the Germans, that he escaped from the notorious Bergen Belsen prison camp, that he was beaten by a “suicide man,” and that he was shot at by a machine gun after being wounded by a land mine.

Papers: In the Papers Relating to the War Record of Douglas R. Stringfellow, 1954, 18 items.
These newspaper clippings and letters investigate the claims of the war record of Douglas R. Stringfellow.

Oral History: In the J. Bracken Lee and Margaret D. Lee Oral History Interview, 1979, 100 pages.
Subjects include Douglas R. Stringfellow.


University of Utah
Manuscripts Division, Marriott Library
Salt Lake City, UT
Papers: N.d., 0.25 foot.
The materials regarding Douglas Stringfellow and his fabricated story of special service behind German lines in World War II.

Papers: In the Wallace F. Bennett Papers, 1950-1983, 15 linear feet.
Other authors include Douglas Stringfellow.