Inventory of the Henri Harold Smith-Hutton papers

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Inventory of the Henri Harold Smith-Hutton papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid created derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Henri Harold Smith-Hutton papers
Dates: 1938-1975
Collection Number: 73079
Creator: Smith-Hutton, Henri Harold, 1901-1977.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 8 envelopes (69 prints and 95 cartoons) (1.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Transcript of an oral interview, memoranda, correspondence, photographs, and cartoons, relating to American-Japanese relations immediately before the attack on Pearl Harbor, American naval intelligence during World War II, and postwar activities of Radio Free Europe.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Henri Harold Smith-Hutton papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1973.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Captain, United States Navy; naval attaché in Japan, 1939-1941.

Scope and Content of Collection

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

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Radio Free Europe.
United States. Navy--Officers.
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
Japan--Foreign relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations--Japan.
Military attachés.


Box 1

Correspondence, writings, and oral history, 1938-1976

73079 - 10.A-V, Envelope A

1 photo of Capt. Henri H. Smith-Hutton and other officers on board the U.S.S. Iowa, returning from Dakar to Norfolk after the Cairo Conference, Dec. 1943, 1 photo of the staff of the American Embassy in Tokyo in spring of 1942 during the internment in Tokyo. 4 photos depicting scenes of Vladivostok, August 1937 (Visit of Adm. Yarnell, U.S.S. Augusta). 1 photo of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz signing the surrender-instrument on board of the USS Missouri, Sept. 1945, next to him is Admiral Forrest Sherman and General Douglas McArthur. 1 photo of the U.S.S. Augusta off Pootung Pt., Shanghai, China, circa August 1937.

Envelope B

12 photos of Hong Kong (China) scenes acquired by Mr. Smith-Hutton from Brig. Gen. Harry F. Thompson, U.S.A. undated

Envelope C

15 photos of Harry F. Thompson, Brigadier General, USA (Infantry) in World War II. Included are two small photos of Mrs. Thompson(?) Acquired by Mr. Smith-Hutton from his friends, the Thompsons in 1976; also included are 94 World War II cartoons.

Envelope D

2 photos: 1 or Ernest J. King, Admiral, USN., 1944; 1 of H.E. Yarnell, Admiral U.S.N. with his wife Emily Thomas Yarnell, Shanghai? 1938?

Envelope E

1 photo of Richard L. Connolly, Adm., USN, circa Feb. 1950; 1 photo of Montgomery Meigs Taylor, Adm., USN, 1931; 1 photo of Harry E. Yarnell, Adm., USN, 1939; 1 photo of Charles B. McVay, Jr., Adm., USN, 1931; 1 photo of the USS Houston, Manila Bay, circa 1931.

mF

1 photo depicting Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair, Commanding General, Army Ground Forces, and Maj. Gen. Orlando Ward, Commanding General, Tank Destroyer Center. 1 photo of Brig. Gen. Clifford Gregg, Col. G.S.C., Commanding TDC, May 14, 1942. 1 photo of Admiral Forrest Sherman, USN (in the 1950's). 1 photo depicting a Hong Kong (China) scene in 1931. 1 photo depicting A.D. Bruce, Major General USN, May 14, 1943. 1 photo depicting H.E. Yarnell, Admiral USN, Shanghai, December 1937.

mG

1 cartoon of Adm. Harry E. Yarnell by Sapa Yan? ( South China Daily News, Shanghai), 1938-1939. 1 photo of the USS Houston (flagship Asiatic Fleet); 1 photo of Montgomery M. Yalor, Admiral USN, early 1930's. 1 photo of Joseph C. Grew, Ambassador (U.S.) and 1 with his wife; 1 photo of Eugene Dooman, Counselor of Embassy (all 3 between 1930 and 1942, mounted on one sheet).

Envelope H

13 prints of various ships and officers of the US Navy, 1937-1951, depicted mainly in France in 1951, including one print depicting members of the US Embassy in Paris; 1 print depicting the staff of the US Embassy in Tokyo, April 1942; and 1 print depicting members of the Tokyo Navy Club, May 1940.