Overview of the John Richard Shaffer papers

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Overview of the John Richard Shaffer 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 Richard Shaffer papers
Dates: 1942-1999
Collection Number: 2000C5
Creator: Shaffer, John Richard
Collection Size: 1 oversize box (0.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Photographs and writings, relating to American and Chinese military activities in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Includes photographs of Chiang Kai-shek and of General Joseph W. Stilwell.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
Access to sound recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material requires at least two weeks advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000C5.

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; photographer, Headquarters Detachment, China-Burma-India Theater, 1942-1944.

Scope and Content of Collection

Photographs and writings, relating to American and Chinese military activities in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Includes photographs of Chiang Kai-shek and of General Joseph W. Stilwell.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 Pictorial works.
Stilwell, Joseph Warren, 1883-1946 Pictorial works.
United States. Army.
World War, 1939-1945 Pictorial works.
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Burma.
World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns China.