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

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Ralph Corbett Smith papers
    Dates: 1910-1971
    Collection Number: 78013
    Creator: Smith, Ralph Corbett, 1893-1998
    Collection Size: 28 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (12 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and printed matter, relating to the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, activities of the Command and General Staff School and Army War College in the interwar period, and American military operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
    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], Ralph Corbett Smith papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

    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

    Major general, United States Army; commanding general, 27th Division, 1942-1944; military attachéto France, 1945-1946.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, diaries, reports, writings, and printed matter, relating to the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I, activities of the Command and General Staff School and Army War College in the interwar period, and American military operations in the Pacific Theater 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.
    Army War College (United States)
    United States Army Command and General Staff College.
    United States. Army--Officers.
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    United States. Army. Infantry Division, 27th.
    World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.