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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Richard Spencer Bullis writings
    Dates: 1986-1991
    Collection Number: 86059
    Creator: Bullis, Richard Spencer.
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box. (0.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates to activities of the American destroyer Waldron in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the occupation of Tokyo Bay at the end of the war, and the subsequent history of the Waldron up to its transfer to the Colombian navy as the Santander in 1973, and its final decommissioning in 1984. In part, co-authored with Jack Melnick, an officer on the Waldron from 1952 to 1954. Includes photocopy of the official war diary of the Waldron, 1944-1945. Also includes letters of acknowledgment signed by, and miscellany relating to, Woodrow Wilson, 1912-1916.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Richard Spencer Bullis writings, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Lieutenant, United States Navy; navigator, U.S.S. Waldron, 1944-1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Relates to activities of the American destroyer Waldron in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the occupation of Tokyo Bay at the end of the war, and the subsequent history of the Waldron up to its transfer to the Colombian navy as the Santander in 1973, and its final decommissioning in 1984. In part, co-authored with Jack Melnick, an officer on the Waldron from 1952 to 1954. Includes photocopy of the official war diary of the Waldron, 1944-1945. Also includes letters of acknowledgment signed by, and miscellany relating to, Woodrow Wilson, 1912-1916

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Waldron (Destroyer)
    United States. Navy.
    Colombia. Armada Nacional.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    Melnick, Jack.
    Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924.