Overview of the John Sweeney Papers

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Overview of the John Sweeney Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: John Sweeney papers
Dates: 2000-2001
Collection Number: 2000C11
Creator: Sweeney, John
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writing, printed matter, videotape cassettes, and miscellany, relating to training of Chinese troops by American instructors at the Ramgarh Training Center during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: 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

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Sweeney papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000C11.

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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

Technical sergeant, United States Army; instructor, Ramgarh Training Center, India, 1942-1944.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writing, printed matter, videotape cassettes, and miscellany, relating to training of Chinese troops by American instructors at the Ramgarh Training Center during World War II.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ramgarh Training Center (Ramgarh, Bihar, India)
United States. Army.
World War, 1939-1945--India.
Videotapes.


Partial Collection Contents

 

Videorecordings 2000-2001

box 1

U.S. Postal Service video: First day of issue ceremony for the Joseph W. Stilwell postage stamp 24 August 2000

Note

VHS videocassette

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 2000C11_v_0003596
box 1

Interview of John Sweeney conducted by Joe Todd 30 August 2001

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 2000C11_v_0003595

Scope and Content Note

Interview conducted for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Library. Sweeney describes his involvement with the Chinese Training Combat Command in China, Burma, India in World War II. VHS videocassette
 

Rest of collection not yet described