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Inventory of the Walter B. Snook collection
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Walter B. Snook collection
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1945
    Collection Number: 67024
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: The collection is comprised of photographs of military operations in France during World War I, and reports, surrender instructions, and military newspaper issues, relating to military operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Includes a copy of a telegram from Admiral Chester W. Nimitz on the capture of Iwo Jima, and a proclamation to the people of the Volcano Islands.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Snook, Walter B., collector.

    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], Walter B. Snook collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1967.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical note

    circa 1898 Born
    circa 1917 Volunteers with American Expeditionary Forces, Air Services
    1920 Graduates from Stanford University

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection is comprised of photographs of military operations in France during World War I, and reports, surrender instructions, and military newspaper issues, relating to military operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Includes a copy of a telegram from Admiral Chester W. Nimitz on the capture of Iwo Jima, and a proclamation to the people of the Volcano Islands.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Nimitz, Chester W., 1885-1966.
    Iwo Jima, Battle of, 1945.
    World War, 1914-1918--Pictorial works.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.