Preliminary Inventory to the Crawford F. Sams Papers, 1923-1979.

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Preliminary Inventory to the Crawford F. Sams Papers, 1923-1979.

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Encoded by:
James Ryan.
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Crawford F. Sams Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1923-1979
Collection number: 79066
Creator: Sams, Crawford F.
Collection Size: 15 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 11 envelopes, 1 oversize folder 8.3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, orders, speeches and writings, research data, printed matter, certificates, and photographs, relating to U.S. military medical activities in the Middle East during World War II and in the Korean War, to Allied public health activities in occupied Japan, and to scientific research on effects of radiation.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Crawford F. Sams Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.

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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Access Points

United States. Army--Officers.
United States. Army Medical Service.
Health.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Medical and sanitary affairs.
Medicine, Military--United States.
Public health--Japan.
Radiation.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Medical care.
World War, 1939-1945--Middle East.
Japan.
Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
Middle East.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Armed Forces.


Container List

Box 1.

"Medic," autobiography of Crawford F. Sams

Box 2.

Biographical sketch of Crawford F. Sams

 

Military file

 

Retirement

 

"The Contribution of General Crawford F. Sams to the Occupation of Japan, 1945-1951," by Ann Crusa Wyman, M.A. thesis

 

Miscellaneous magazine issues

 

"The Impact of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on Military Medical Operations," by Crawford F. Sams

 

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Box 3.

"The Middle East Countries," by Crawford F. Sams, a section of a U.S. Army Medical Service history of medical activities in World War II

 

Printed matter and clippings on public health activities in Japan

 

Press releases

 

Miscellaneous

 

Speeches and papers by Crawford F. Sams

 

"Are We Using All Our Weapons against Tuberculosis?" by Crawford F. Sams

 

Russia Institute notes

Box 4.

Personal file

 

1943 August - 1952 October

Box 5.

1952 November - 1954 March

Box 6.

1954 April - 1955 July

Box 7.

1955 August - 1979 May

Box 8.

Public Health and Welfare in Japan, series of printed reports issued by Public Health and Welfare Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers

Box 9-15.

Radiation research files. Reports, data, notes, grant proposals, etc.

Box 16.

Certificates

 

Charts of public health statistics in Japan

 

Yasuyori Tamba, Ishimpo, collotyped copy of section of oldest surviving Japanese medical text (984 A.D.)

79066 - 10.A-V

Photographs

Physical Description: 919 photographs / 11 envelopes, 1 oversize envelope
A

175 prints of people and scenes in the Middle East. 1942-1943

m*B

7 prints of groups of U.S. Army officers. undated

C-D, m*B

116 prints of soldiers, civilians, and military and medical scenes in the Panama Canal Zone before World War II, and in the U.S. and occupied Japan after the war. undated

E-K, mL, m*B

621 prints of people, street scenes and military and medical scenes in occupied Japan after World War II. undated