Robert Saubel Papers

Jon M. Fletcher
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
901 E Tahquitz Canyon Way Ste C-204
Palm Springs, California 92262
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Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Robert Saubel Papers

Accession number: 2007.147

Agua Caliente Cultural Museum

ACCM Archives

Palm Springs, California
Processed by:
Jon M. Fletcher
Date Completed:
12/08/2008
Encoded by:
Jon M. Fletcher
(c) 2009 Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Saubel Papers
Dates: 1939-65
Accession number: 2007.147
Creator: Saubel, Robert
Collection Size: .5 linear feet
Repository: Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Palm Springs, California 92262
Abstract: Documentation pertaining to the military life of Robert Saubel (Cahuilla). Saubel served in the United States Marine Corps and fought against Japanese forces on Saipan during World War II. Collected between 1939-65.
Physical location: Stored off site. Advance notice required for access.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Ownership of the physical collection belongs to the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum does not hold the copyright. For research purposes only. All copies and reproductions by permission of copyright holder[s].

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert Saubel Papers, 2007.174, Agua Caliente Cultural Museum.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Biography / Administrative History

Robert Saubel (Cahuilla) served in the United States Marine Corps and fought against Japanese forces on Saipan during World War II. Collected between 1939-65.

Scope and Content of Collection

Collected by Robert Saubel between the years 1939-65. Records document Saubel's participation in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.
Saubel, Robert
Sullivan, John
Orest, Johnson
Gates, C.B.
Swinnerton, J.M.
Wertzberger, Joseph
United States Marine Corps
United States Navy
City of Palm Springs
Saipan
Northern Marianas
Iwo Jima
Japan
Native Americans
Native Americans
Veterans
Bronze Star Medal
Purple Heart Medal


 

Military and Civic Documentation 1939-1965

Physical Description: 0.5 linear ft.

Scope and Content Note

Military and civic correspondence pertaining to Robert Saubel's participation in the United States Armed Forces during World War II.
Box 001: Folder 1

Letter

Scope and Content Note

John Sullivan (Secretary of the Navy) to Corporal Robert S. Saubel. Awards the Bronze Star Medal for his heroic service against Japanese forces on Saipan.
Box 001: Folder 2

Application

Scope and Content Note

"Application for Replacement of Separation Documents" (October 14, 1964)
Box 001: Folder 3

Letter

Scope and Content Note

Orest O. Johnson (City of Palm Springs Chief of Police) to Robert Saubel (Bob). Responds to Saubel's letter announcing he's in a VA Hospital. (December 2, 1964)
Box 001: Folder 4

Discharge Papers

Scope and Content Note

Honorable discharge papers for Robert S. Saubel, Private First Class. (May 14, 1939)
Box 001: Folder 5

Letter

Scope and Content Note

C.B. Gates (United States Marine Corps H.Q.) to Robert Saubel. Encloses citation for Bronze Star Medal. (April 5, 1948)
Box 001: Folder 6

Certificate

Scope and Content Note

United States Marine Corps Honorable Discharge certificate for Robert Saubel. (May 3, 1965)
Box 001: Folder 7

Citation

Scope and Content Note

United States Marine Corps Citation for heroic archievement against Japanese forces in the Marianas Islands. H. Smith.
Box 001: Folder 8

Certificate

Scope and Content Note

United States Marine Corps Honorable Discharge cerificate, signed by J. M. Swinnerton. (August 7, 1942.)
Box 001: Folder 9

Form, Cover Letter

Scope and Content Note

From Joseph Wertzberger / Military Personnel Records Center. States that records show that Robert Saubel received a Purple Heart for wounds received in the Asiatic Pacific area on June 28, 1944. (March 5, 1965)

Related Collection

Identifier/Call Number: 2007.132
, Photograph of Robert Saubel in Uniform, Circa 1940s