Overview of the Ralph Corbett Smith papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Ralph Corbett Smith papers
Date (inclusive): 1910-1971
Collection Number: 78013
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 28 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (12.0 linear feet)
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 inter-war period, and American military operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Smith, Ralph Corbett, 1893-1998

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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

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Biographical Note

Major general, United States Army; commanding general, 27th Division, 1942-1944; military attaché to 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 inter-war period, and American military operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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.

Box 30

Declassified U.S. Government Records, undated

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder chronologically by date of creation.
 

2016 January release of records, undated

Scope and Contents note

"Appendix 3 of Annex 'A' to Corps Operation Plan 1-43." May have been in Box 15 originally.
Boxes 1-30

Rest of collection not yet described.