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Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6010


Baker, Wilder D.
Papers, 1914-1975

Orders, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the Navy career of Vice Admiral Wilder Baker, naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and the San Diego Naval Base.

5 boxes and oversize material

 

Beach, Edward L.
Papers, 1941

Manuscript of From Annapolis to Scapa Flow: The Autobiography of a Naval Officer.  The book relates to American naval operations, including the battle of Manila Bay in 1898; American intervention in Haiti and the Dominican Republic; and operations in the Atlantic Ocean during World War I. Also includes translations of letters to Beach from President Sudre Dartiguenave and future President Louis Borno of Haiti, 1916, relating to Beach’s activities in Haiti.

1 volume

 

Behnke, Albert R.
Papers, 1944-1975

Reports, correspondence, memoranda, statistics, writings, printed matter, and photographs relating to naval medical research, especially with regard to nutrition and effects of severe malnourishment; public health administration by Allied occupation authorities in post-World War II Germany; and extent of malnourishment in postwar Germany. Includes related papers of Commander Harry J. Alvis, U.S. Navy Medical Corps.  In English and German.

6 boxes

 

Berry, Robert W.
Papers, 1932-1976

Memoirs, reports, printed matter, and photographs relating to American naval operations in World War I and World War II, and to the administration of the United States Department of Defense under Secretary of Defense James Forrestal.

4 boxes

 

Binford, Thomas H.
Papers, 1940-1967

Addresses, reports, awards, printed matter, and photographs relating to the Java Sea campaign and other Pacific campaigns during World War II, Japanese war criminals, and American attempts to prevent hostilities between China and Taiwan.

1 box, 4 envelopes, and oversize material

 

Bolander, Louis H.
Papers, 1928-1929

Bibliography of naval literature in the United States Naval Academy Library, 1928-1929, an undated, mimeographed bibliography.

1 box

 

Bucher, Lloyd M.
Papers, 1968-1992

Correspondence, clippings, reports, court of inquiry proceedings, photographs, sound recordings, plaques, and memorabilia relating to the capture of the intelligence ship USS Pueblo by North Korea in 1968 and the imprisonment and subsequent release of her crew. Includes drafts and galleys of his memoirs, entitled Bucher:My Story.

73 boxes and oversize material

 

Buckmaster, Elliott
Photographs, 1947-1948

Depicts Elliott Buckmaster and other officers, naval vessels, and American naval operations in the Bay of Whales, Antarctica.

55 photographs

 

Chaisson, John R.
Papers, 1940-1975

Correspondence, diaries, appointment books, speeches and writings, notes, reports, memoranda, oral history transcript, sound recordings, photographs, and printed matter, relating to manpower and budgetary requirements of the United States Marine Corps, the Vietnamese War, and Marine Corps activities during World War II, in China during 1948-1949, in Korea during 1953-1954, and in Vietnam during 1966-1968.

17 boxes

 

Challenger, Harold L.
Papers, 1941-1960

Manuals, reports, bulletins, printed matter, and Naval War College student papers relating to organization, logistics, and operations of the U.S. Navy and wartime mobilization of the American economy.

2 boxes

 

Chappell, Church A.
Papers, 1925-1953

Diary, correspondence, orders, booklets, photographs, and printed matter relating to U.S. naval activities in the Philippines, 1935-1937, and at Pearl Harbor, 1941, and to the U.S. Naval Academy Postgraduate School.

1 box

 

Cooke, Charles M.
Papers, 1920-1964

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, dispatches, memoranda, and photographs relating to American naval operations in World War II, inter-Allied diplomacy in World War II, the defense of Taiwan, and American domestic and foreign policy.

36 boxes

 

Decker, Benton C.
Papers, 1914-1921

Correspondence, lectures, notes, and photographs relating to activities of USS Tennessee, Spanish neutrality, and refugees in the Middle East during World War I.

1 box

 

Decker, Benton W.
Papers, 1916-1980

Correspondence, speeches and writings, orders, citations, memorabilia, clippings, and other printed matter relating to American occupation forces in Japan and American foreign relations in the Far East.

9 boxes

 

Dickinson, Dwight
Papers, 1901-1931

Relates to activities of the United States Marine Corps in France, 1918, and in Nicaragua, 1928-1929.

1 box

 

Donaho, Glynn R.
Papers, 1937-1972

Personnel files, orders, speeches, correspondence, certificates and commendations, and photographs relating primarily to American submarine operations in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Includes an official history of the wartime service of the submarine Flying Fish.

1 oversize box

 

Ekstrom, Clarence E.
Papers, 1943-1962

Photographs and printed matter relating to American naval operations in the Pacific Ocean and Mediterranean Sea during and after World War II.

1 box

 

Fitch, Aubrey W.
Papers, 1900-1982

Correspondence, speeches, orders, personnel records, clippings, and photographs relating to American naval aviation, especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

6 boxes

 

Forney, Edward H.
Papers, 1950-1964

Notebooks, writings, orders, and clippings, relating to the Korean and Vietnamese Wars. Includes daily condensations of the South Vietnamese press, 1961-1962.

4 boxes, 1 oversize box

 

Forsyth, Edward C.
Papers, 1922-1952

Orders, memoranda, reports, correspondence, manuals, printed matter, photographs, and drawings relating to American naval operations during World War II and especially to naval preparations for the landings in Normandy in 1944.

8 boxes

 

Gamet, Wayne N.
Papers

Typescript memoirs relating to U.S. naval operations in European waters, 1918-1920 and activities of Squadron 40-T in European waters, 1939-1940.

1 folder

 

Goodwin, Hugh H.
Papers, 1930-1962

Citations, letters of commendation, published writings, and printed matter relating to naval aviation and the career of Hugh Goodwin.

1 folder

 

Grenfell, Elton W.
Papers, 1926-1969

Correspondence, orders, drafts of speeches, and photographs relating to U.S. submarine operations during World War II and in the postwar period.

12 boxes and 5 binders

 

Guthrie, Harry A.
Papers

1 folder

 

Hedding, Truman Johnson
Papers, 1919-1958

Orders and personnel records relating to American naval aviation especially in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

1 folder

 

Heinz, Luther C.
Papers, 1933-1967

Orders, personnel records, and photographs relating to American naval operations.

1 folder and oversize material

 

Hickey, Robert F.
Papers, 1921-1981

Correspondence, speeches, personnel records, memoranda, printed matter, photographs, and certificates relating to U.S. naval aviation, particularly during World War II and the Korean War.

9 boxes

 

Hoskins, Emmett A.
Papers, 1917-1919

An account of his naval service

1 folder

 

Inglis, Thomas B.
Papers, 1917-1983

Orders, reports, memoranda, correspondence, board of inquiry proceedings, and printed matter relating to American naval operations and especially to activities of the cruiser USS Birmingham and other ships in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

4 boxes

 

Jackson, Richard H.
Papers, 1917-1930

Speeches, memoranda, reports, orders, and printed matter relating to U.S. naval policy during the 1920s. Includes summaries of intelligence reports received by the U.S. Embassy in France, 1917-1918.

2 boxes

 

Jennings, Ralph E.
Papers, 1918-1966

Correspondence, personnel records, memoranda, speeches, logbooks, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating to American naval operations in World War II, USS Yorktown, a telecast from USS Leyte in August 1947, and the Military Assistance Group to Norway.

5 boxes and oversize material

 

Joy, C. Turner
Papers, 1951-1954

Diaries, notes, clippings, and photographs relating to the Panmunjom negotiations to end the Korean War.

1 box and oversize material

 

Jurika, Stephen
Papers, 1926-1987

Correspondence, reminiscences, personnel records, orders, memoranda, log books, clippings, photographs, and art objects relating to American naval aviation, naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II, postwar American-Japanese security cooperation, and American national security interests in the Pacific region. In Japanese and English.

7 boxes and oversize material

 

Kittredge, Tracy B.
Papers, 1910-1957

Correspondence, reports, writings, notes, and clippings relating to the Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914-1924; the Paris Peace Conference, 1919; the controversy between Admiral W.S. Sims and Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels, 1919-1920; the League of Red Cross Societies, 1920-1931; and American naval operations in World War II.

51 boxes

 

Krulak, Victor H.
Papers, 1958-1977

1 box

 

Lademan, Joseph U.
Papers, 1941-1969

Memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, clippings, and photographs relating to the return of USS Milwaukee (renamed Murmansk by the Russians) to the U.S. Navy from the Soviet Union in 1949 and to the atomic bomb testing at Bikini Island, July 1946. Includes a memoir entitled The Gold Star and Guam: War in the Western Pacific, 1941-1942, relating to the freighter Gold Star, which supplied Guam during World War II.

1 box, 2 envelopes, and 1 motion picture reel

 

Lange, George A.
Papers, 1923-1969

Orders, reports, correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs relating to American naval operations, especially during World War II and to Franklin D. Roosevelt.

2 boxes

 

Lee, Fitzhugh
Papers, 1926-1986

Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, testimony, orders, personnel records, and printed matter relating to naval aviation, naval operations in the Pacific theater during World War II, inter-service controversies within the U.S. Armed Forces, issues arising from civilian control of the military, the military system of administration of justice, and the 1978 Panama Canal treaty.

11 boxes

 

Lockwood, Charles A.
Papers

Writings and correspondence relating to the development of the submarine and to U.S. submarine operations in World War II.

1 box

 

Long, Victor D.
Papers, 1925-1959

Orders, citations, and photographs relating to U.S. naval operations before, during, and after World War II.

1 folder and 1 envelope

 

Lynn, Harold F.
Papers, 1943-1945

Photographs and memorabilia, relating to the activities of the 93rd U.S. Naval Construction Battalion in the Pacific theater during World War II. Includes a time studies report on construction operations.

3 boxes

 

Madeira, Dashiell L.
Papers, 1930-1952

Correspondence, reports, and orders relating to American naval operations in the Atlantic and Pacific prior to and during World War II and to the Allied occupation of Japan.

1 box

 

Marshall, William J.
Papers, 1942-1975

Diaries, orders, reports, correspondence, clippings, certificates, maps, cartoons, and photographs relating mainly to American naval operations in the Atlantic and Pacific theaters during World War II.

2 boxes and oversize material

 

McCain, John S.
Papers, 1933-1945

Correspondence, reports, dispatches, orders, and photographs relating to American naval operations in the Pacific theater during World War II.

4 boxes

 

McGonagle, William L.
Papers, 1947-1999

Correspondence, reports, orders, personnel records, writing, printed matter, and photographs relating to the Israeli naval and air attack on the American naval intelligence ship Liberty on 8 June 1967.

10 boxes

 

Miles, Milton E.
Papers, 1923-1958

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, notes, orders, and photographs relating to the Sino-Japanese Conflict, American-Chinese relations during World War II, postwar military defense in Latin America, Canadian-American joint defense policies, and the Indochina and Korean Wars.

9 boxes and 4 envelopes

 

Moreell, Ben
Oral History

Oral history interview with Ben Moreell.

1 item

 

Moreno, Robert W.
Photographs, 1942-1945

Depicts military operations in the Pacific theater during World War II.

180 items

 

Murphy, John D.
Papers, 1943-1949

Court proceedings, investigative reports, regulations, orders, memoranda, printed matter, and photographs relating to trials held on Guam, 1946-1949, of Japanese military personnel for war crimes.

14 boxes

 

U.S. Navy, Chief of Naval Operations
Records, 1942

Documents relating to the Cross Cultural Survey Staff at Yale University, a project to compile anthropological information on peoples of the Pacific Islands and East Asia. Notes, photographs, and extracts from printed sources, relating to the people of the Bonin and Izu Islands, the Carolines, Hokkaido, the Kuriles, the Marianas, the Marshalls, Micronesia, Burma, Siam, Indonesia, Nauru, the Ryukyus, and Formosa. Compiled in preparation for Allied military government administration in these areas.

2 file cabinets

 

U.S. Navy, Headquarters Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas
Records, 1945

Communiques relating to World War II naval operations in the Pacific Theater. Issued from Pacific Fleet Advance Headquarters, Guam, January-August 1945.

226 items

 

U.S. Navy, Office of Naval Intelligence
Records, 1943-1944

Relates to American naval operations in the Solomon Islands campaign during World War II, 1942-1943. Includes only Volumes I and IV-IX.

0.5 box

 

U.S. Navy, Pacific Command
Records, 1968

Report on the War in Vietnam, as of 30 June 1968.  Relates to the Vietnam War. Includes two sections, by Admiral U. S. G. Sharp, Commander in Chief, Pacific, and General W. C. Westmoreland, Commander, U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, respectively. Published (Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office). Includes unpublished draft version.

347 pages

 

U.S. Navy, Training Division

Records, 1942-1945

Includes World War II training posters.

770 items

 

O'Connor, Michael G.
Papers, 1931-1980

Dissertation, writings, correspondence, orders, personnel records, and flight log books, relating to American naval aviation, and to managerial principles in the U.S. armed forces.

2 boxes

 

Pratt, Richard R.
Papers

Typescript of The Highlights of Our Lives, relating to Richard Pratt’s naval service on destroyers in the Pacific theater during World War II, a variety of postwar assignments in the U.S. and Europe, and Pratt family life.

1 volume

 

Quilter, Joseph F.
Papers, 1921-1951

Letters relating to the naval career of Rear Admiral Joseph Quilter and especially to the American naval presence in China and elsewhere in the Far East from 1933 to 1936, and videotapes of American naval ships and personnel and street scenes in China and elsewhere in the Far East, 1933-1935.

1 folder and 2 videocassettes

 

Radford, Arthur W.
Papers, 1972

Typescript of Admiral Arthur Radford’s memoirs, relating to American naval operations in the Pacific theater during World War II, the development of naval aviation, postwar U.S. defense policy, and U.S. policy in the Indochinese War of 1946-1954. Published as From Pearl Harbor to Vietnam: The Memoirs of Admiral Arthur W. Radford.

1,493 pages

 

Robinson, Arthur G.
Papers, 1913-1968

Writings, printed matter, and phonorecords relating to American naval operations in World War II, the bombing of USS Marblehead in 1942, and trials of Japanese accused of war crimes.

1 box, 1 envelope, and 11 phonorecords

 

Rosenwald, Maurice G.
Papers, 1917-1919

Log of Maurice G. Rosenwald, Quartermaster First Class, kept on USS George Washington from 11 April 1917 to 27 December 1919.

1 volume

 

Sabin Jr., Lorenzo S.
Papers, 1909-1978

Memoirs and other writings, correspondence, orders, and memoranda relating to American naval operations in the Atlantic during World War II, the evacuation of North Vietnamese refugees to South Vietnam in 1954, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

5 boxes

 

Schmidt, Harry
Papers, 1909-1964

Correspondence, orders, speeches, memoranda, printed matter, and photographs, relating to activities of the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific theater during World War II.

3 boxes

 

Sharp, Ulysses S. G.
Papers, 1968-1980

Transcript of interviews, lecture, memorandum, and photographs relating primarily to the Vietnam War.

 

1 box

 

Shoemaker, Harry Earl
Paper, 1914-1976

Photographs, clippings, and miscellanea relating to naval aviation and the career of Harry Shoemaker. Includes photographs of U.S. naval personnel in China, c. 1914, and of the Sunnyvale U.S. Naval Air Station, 1933-1934.

1 folder and 1 envelope

 

Shoup, David M.
Papers, 1927-1971

Correspondence, memoranda, writings, printed matter, photographs, motion picture film, and sound recordings, relating to the Tarawa campaign, other World War II campaigns in the Pacific Theater, postwar activities of the Marine Corps, and the Vietnam War.

35 feet

 

Smith-Hutton, Henri H.
Papers, 1938-1975

Transcript of an oral history interview, memoranda, correspondence, photographs, and cartoons relating to American-Japanese relations immediately before the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. naval intelligence during World War II, and post-war activities of Radio Free Europe.

1 box and 8 envelopes

 

Spruance, Raymond A.
Papers, 1937-1970

Correspondence, addresses, statements, biographical material, and lectures relating to American naval operations in World War II. Includes correspondence with Presidents Harry S Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower.

1 box

 

Stone, Ellery W.
Papers, 1911-1981

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reminiscences, orders, memoranda, reports, personnel records, printed matter, and photographs relating to Allied occupation policy in Italy during and after World War II and to the development of radio and other telecommunication systems.

7 boxes and oversize material

 

Steichen, Edward J.
Photographs, 1942-1945

Depicts ships and airplanes of the U.S. Navy in action during World War II, mostly in the Pacific Theater.

72 items

 

Stevenson, Harry C.
Papers, 1939-1945

Reports, design manuals, lists, graphs, and photographs, relating to submarine warfare during World War II. Includes photographs of German naval operations.

1 folder and 1 envelope

 

Stinnett, Robert B.
Papers, 1943-1945

Memoranda and photographs depicting the aircraft carrier USS San Jacinto, naval personnel, prisoner of war camps, life at sea, scenes of battle, naval artillery, Tokyo, and the Pacific Islands.

1 folder and 17 envelopes

 

Stockton, Gilchrist B.
Papers, 1911-1959

Correspondence, dispatches, reports, clippings, and photographs, relating to activities of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1915-1916, and of the American Relief Administration in Austria, 1919-1933, and to establishment of the Jacksonville, Florida, Naval Air Base.

11 boxes

 

Stowell, Ellery C.
Papers, 1909-1920

Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and clippings, relating to the London Naval Conference of 1909 and various proposals for international limitation of armaments.

1 box

 

Stratton, Richard A.
Papers, 1953-1991

Correspondence, speeches and writings, interview transcripts, memoranda, conference proceedings, printed matter, and audiovisual material, relating to American prisoners of war and persons missing in action during the Vietnam War, and to the treatment of released prisoners in North Vietnam. Includes some papers of Alice M. Stratton, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Forces Support and Family, and wife of Richard A. Stratton.

33 boxes and 2 oversize boxes

 

Strauss, Lewis L.
Papers, 1918-1945

Diary, 1918, relating to the trip of Herbert Hoover to Europe in 1918; and galley proofs of the Allied conference proceedings at Malta and Yalta, 1945.

1 box

 

Talbot, Paul H.
Papers, 1941-1942

Diary and photographs relating to American naval engagement with Japanese forces off Borneo.

1 oversize box and 1 folio

 

Tarbuck, Raymond D.
Papers, 1936-1973

Correspondence, orders, reports, memoranda, notes, printed matter, and photographs relating to American military and naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II and especially to the planning of the invasion of the Philippines in 1944.

2 boxes

 

Theobald, Robert A.
Papers, 1908-1959

Correspondence, speeches and writings, war diaries, dispatches, operations plans and orders, manuals, service lists, memoranda, reports, and war estimates relating to naval operations in Alaska, May 1942-January 1943, including the Japanese invasion of the Aleutians, June 1942 and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

12 boxes

 

True, Arnold E.
Papers

Writings, correspondence, momoranda, printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings relating to American naval operations in the Pacific theater during World War II, especially the sinking of the destroyer USS Hammann and the Battle of Midway, anti-war protest movements in the United States during the Vietnam War, and government surveillance of the movements.

12 boxes and oversize material

 

Van Hook, Clifford E.
Papers, 1909-1947

Correspondence and reports relating to American naval operations during World War I and World War II.

1 box and 1 envelope

 

Van Keuren, Alexander H.
Papers, 1899-1962

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the Naval Research Laboratory, Anacostia Station, Washington, DC, and to the London Naval Conference and the Geneva Disarmament Conference.

8 boxes and 8 envelopes

 

Vining, R. E.
Photographs, 1942-1945

Naval photographs of R.E. Vining.

 

Weakley, Charles E.
Papers, 1945-1972

Correspondence, orders, drafts of speeches, printed matter, photographs, and sound recordings relating to post-World War II U.S. antisubmarine force operations and to National Aeronautics and Space Administration activities.

4 boxes

 

Wheeler, Charles J.
Papers, 1912-1973

Correspondence, writings, certificates, clippings, photographs, and memorabilia relating to American naval operations in World War I, in Turkey and China in the 1920s, and in the Pacific theater during World War II. Includes sound recordings and transcripts of an interview conducted by Etta Belle Kitchen.

3 boxes and oversize material

 

 Wheeler, Frank K. B.
Papers

Interview transcript, correspondence, reports, studies, statements, press releases, and videocassetts relating to American naval operations during World War II, especially the undeclared naval war in the Atlantic and the question of advance knowledge of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and to postwar American defense policy, especially inter-service relations and plans for economic mobilization for war.

2 boxes

 

Whiting, Charles J.
Papers, 1925-1969

Orders, reports, correspondence, photographs, and motion picture film relating to the sinking of U.S. gunboat Panay in China, 1937; to other activities of the U.S. Navy in China, 1937-1940; and to American naval operations in the Atlantic and Mediterranean during World War II.

9 boxes and oversize material


9 May 2002