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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Walter Campbell Short papers
    Dates: 1901-1992
    Collection Number: 75012
    Creator: Short, Walter Campbell, 1880-1949.
    Collection Size: 11 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 motion picture film reel (8.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Defense exhibits, correspondence, orders, reports, certificates, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, investigations of defense preparations at the time of the attack, and other aspects of American military operations, especially during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    May not be used without permission of Walter D. Short, Jr.
    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 Campbell Short papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.

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

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Lieutenant general, United States Army; commanding general, Hawaiian Department, 1941.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Defense exhibits, correspondence, orders, reports, certificates, clippings, and photographs, relating to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, investigations of defense preparations at the time of the attack, and other aspects of American military operations, especially during World War II.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Army--Officers.
    Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.
    Motion pictures.
    United States. Commission to investigate and report the facts relating to the attack made by Japanese armed forces upon Pearl Harbor in the territory of Hawaii on December 7, 1941.