Inventory of the Frank N. Roberts papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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2008, 2016


Title: Frank N. Roberts papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1943
Collection Number: XX162
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Memoranda, reports, operations journal, rosters, notes, charts, maps, military studies, and intelligence summaries relating to the operations of the Allied armed forces in, and the Japanese occupation of, Burma during World War II, as well as to operations in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Roberts, Frank N.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank N. Roberts papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Colonel, United States Army.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoranda, reports, operations journal, rosters, notes, charts, maps, military studies, and intelligence summaries relating to the operations of the Allied armed forces in, and the Japanese occupation of, Burma during World War II, as well as to operations in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army--Officers.
Burma--History--Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma.

Box/Folder 1 : 1-5

Operations journal, Burma campaign, 1942-1943

Scope and Contents note

According to a military attaché report accompanying the journal: "This journal covers operations of Chinese and British forces in Burma during the period March 16 - May 2 [1942]. It contains considerable information on Japanese operations and identifications. Supporting it are...documents numbered to correspond to the journal entries shown. Not all journal entries, however, are so supported." The bulk of the materials are the numbered documents supporting the journal entries. Includes declassified records returned to file after January 2016 release by Hoover (documents 24, 67, 84, 92, 115, 136, 147, 164, 179). Also included are notes (typed), outlines of a lecture on the Burma campaign, a summary of the Burma campaign, and a roster of the American Army Forces in China, Burma, and India as of 28 March 1942.
Box/Folder 1 : 6-8

Military attaché reports, New Delhi, India, 1942-1943

 

Memoranda and reports related to the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Undated

Scope and Contents note

Includes declassified records returned to file after January 2016 release by Hoover.
Box/Folder 1 : 10

1941

Box/Folder 2 : 1

1942

Box/Folder 2 : 2

1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes declassified records returned to file after January 2016 release by Hoover.