Inventory of the Walter B. Snook collection

Finding aid prepared by Sara Ramsey.
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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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.
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Publication Rights

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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.

 

Photographs, circa 1914-1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Aerial views of airplane hangers

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Airplanes

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Ambulance corps volunteers, field hospital, ambulances, burial, wounded

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Automobile

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Battlefield artillery

Box/Folder: 1: 6

Bunkers and barracks

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Destruction in France's rural areas

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Destruction in France's urban areas

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Military troops in France

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Photo tours, France

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Pilots with their airplanes

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Ship views en route to France

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Stanford University ambulance unit, first

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Stanford University versus French troops football game

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Two Russian soldiers

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

DVD containing digital copies of World War I photographs

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Proclamation to the people of Volcano Islands by Admiral Nimitz, 1945 March 14

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

United States Naval Communication Service, Iwo Jima, 1945 March 16

Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Copy of telegram from Admiral Nimitz on the capture of Iwo Jima, 1945 March 17

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Surrender instructions, 1945 March 18

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Periodic reports and other documents, 1944 September

Box/Folder: 1 : 22

Newsletters, circa 1945