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Inventory of the Robert L. Capp Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert L. Capp papers
    Dates: 1923-1998
    Collection number: 99013
    Creator: Capp, Robert L.
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Sound recording of interview, photographs, and miscellany, relating to the American occupation of Japan and aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Also includes photographs of victims of the Kanto (Tokyo) earthquake of 1923.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research. Use copies of sound recordings are available for immediate use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert L. Capp papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1999


    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 Note

    Technician 4, United States Army and member, occupation forces, Japan, 1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Materials relate to Capp's experiences during World War II in Japan, including a sound recording of an interview with Capp, photographs relating to the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan taken by Capp, and photographs found by Capp of victims of the 1923 Kanto earthquake near Tokyo by an unidentified photographer.

    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--Armed Forces--Japan
    Atomic bomb
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan
    Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923



    Related Material

    The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, a Brown University Digital Collection of Materials from the Dana and Vera Reynolds Collection, available at http://dl.lib.brown.edu/kanto/