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

  • Collection Summary

    Title: William Henry Baumer papers
    Dates: 1929-1991.
    Collection Number: 91042
    Creator: Baumer, William Henry, 1909-
    Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (4.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diary, memoirs, correspondence, orders, memoranda, reports, and printed matter, relating to Allied strategic planning during World War II, especially for the Normandy landings of 1944, wartime diplomacy and Allied conferences, and the Paris Peace Conference.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    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], William Henry Baumer papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

    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 Note

    Major general, United States Army; staff officer, War Department General Staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces, and military missions to Great Britain and the Soviet Union, 1942-1945; military adviser, Paris Peace Conference, 1946.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diary, memoirs, correspondence, orders, memoranda, reports, and printed matter, relating to Allied strategic planning during World War II, especially for the Normandy landings of 1944, wartime diplomacy and Allied conferences, and the Paris Peace Conference.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy.
    World War, 1939-1945--Peace.
    United States. War Dept. General Staff.
    Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
    United States. Army--Officers.