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Inventory of the David Monroe Shoup papers, 1904-1983
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Boxes 1-5, 31

Personal Files, 1904-1970

Scope and Contents note

Includes general biographical information, a patent, citations, awards, and a set of personal files of correspondence, notes, orders, and other printed materials.
Box 1

Biographical file, 1934, 1943

Box 1

Journal/notebook, circa 1927, undated

Box 1

Citations, certificates, and awards, 1926-1944

Box 1

Honors and awards, 1943-1970

Box 31

Awards, oversize, 1928-1961

Box 1

Patent no. 2,100,982, a device for blacking sights of weapons, 1937

Box 1

Receipts, correspondence, and photographs, 1951-1956

Box 1

Invitations and menus, 1933-1960

 

Files, 1904-1968

Scope and Contents note

Personal correspondence, notes, orders, brochures, and other collected printed materials, organized in numbered files, then chronologically.
Box 2

1, 1904-1961, 1926-1945 (bulk)

Box 2

2, 1944-1968, 1945-1963 (bulk)

Box 3

3, 1958-1961

Box 3

4, 1959-1964

Box 3

1944-1952

Box 4

1956-1957 June

Box 5

1957 July-1963

Boxes 5-10

Correspondence, 1936-1969

Scope and Contents note

Arranged in chronological order. See also: Commandant of the Marine Corps Files for additional correspondence.
Box 5

1936, 1943

Box 6

1949-1955

Box 7

1957-1959

Scope and Contents note

Includes declassified records returned to file after January 2016 release by Hoover (in 1 April 1958 - 30 June 1958).
 

Congratulatory correspondence, 1959-1969

Scope and Contents note

Generally about promotion to Commandant of the Marine Corps, as well as for his 1969 Atlantic article.
Box 8

Files 1-5, 1959-1962

Box 9

Files 6-7, 1959-1962, 1969

Scope and Contents note

Including congratulations on "The New American Militarism" article in The Atlantic, 1969.
Box 10

1967-1969

Box 10

1969

Boxes 10-11

Speeches, 1943-1972

Scope and Contents note

Speeches given while not holding the position of Commandant of the Marine Corps. See also: Commandant of the Marine Corps Files for additional speeches.
Box 10

General speeches

Box 10

1951

Box 10

Depauw University 25th anniversary, building dedication, speech and photograph, 1951

Box 10

Notes, 1955

Box 10

1960 January 4

Box 10

circa 1965

Box 10

1967-1968

Box 10

Vietnam testimony, 1967-1968

Box 10

1968

Box 10

1969

Box 10

1969-1971

Box 10

Senate Foreign Relations Committee, 1971 May 25

Box 10

circa 1972

Box 10

Quotations, undated

Box 10

Undated

Box 11

Unclassified speeches, 1943-1957

Scope and Contents note

Includes a speech titles index for each numbered series.
Box 11

Unclassified speeches, circa 1956

Scope and Contents note

Includes a speech titles index for each numbered series.
Boxes 12, 31

Military Positions Materials, 1904-1959

Scope and Contents note

Materials relating to a variety of positions Shoup held in the Marine Corps.
Box 31

Military Commissions, 1927-1959

Box 12

Call sign notebook, undated

Box 12

Quotes, undated

Box 12

Correspondence, including clippings, 1943-1944

Box 12

Second Marine Division, 1943-1944

Scope and Contents note

Three folders.
Box 12

Basic School documents, 1953-1956

Box 12

Marine Corps Fiscal Division notes and budget manual, 1953

Box 12

Marine Corps fiscal estimates, 1904-1907

Box 12

Marine Corps Fiscal Division, 1953

Box 12

Marine training report, 1956

Box 31

Formations and supplies notes, oversize, undated

Boxes 13-20, 29

Commandant of the Marine Corps Files, 1959-1965

Scope and Contents note

Materials created while Shoup was the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC). See also: Correspondence and Speeches for additional information.
 

Speeches, 1960-1965

Scope and Contents note

A majority of the speeches included were given during Shoup's time as Commandant of the Marine Corps. Includes a speech titles index for each numbered series.
Box 13

Numbered 1-30, 1960 January-August

Box 13

Numbered 1-25, 1960 October - 1961 December

Box 14

Numbered 26-33, 1960 October - 1961 December

Box 14

Numbered 1-48, 1961 December - 1963 December

Box 14

Unnumbered, circa 1961-1965

Scope and Contents note

Three folders.
 

Alphabetical correspondence, 1959-1963

Box 15

A-H

Box 16

H-M

Box 17

M-S

Box 18

S-Z

Box 19

General officers correspondence, 1959-1962

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 19

President of the United States correspondence, 1961-1963

Box 19

Presidential inauguration materials, 1961

Box 19

Press conferences, favorable, 1961-1962

Box 19

Press conferences, unfavorable, 1961-1962

Box 19

Press coverage, 1962

Box 19

Remarks, 1961-1963

Box 19

Utterances, notes, and miscellany, including notes on becoming the Commandant of the Marine Corps, 1959-1963

Box 19

"Muzzling of the Military," Stennis hearings in Senate, 1961-1962

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 20

"Muzzling of the Military," correspondence and clippings, circa 1961-1962

Scope and Contents note

Six folders.
Box 20

Charleston News and Courier editorial, 1962

Box 20

Karou Omine visit, 1963

Box 29

Chart folio, flight schedule to Japan, U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office, 1963 September-October

Box 20

Far East tour documents and photographs, 1963

Box 20

Visit to the Royal Thai Marine Corps, circa 1963

Box 29

City of Los Angeles, oversize certificate in honor of General Shoup Day, 1963 August 20

Box 21

Writings, 1965-1971

Scope and Contents note

Contains articles written by Shoup after his retirement from the military.
Box 21

Vietnam, 1965-1971

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 21

"Military Leadership and McNamara," circa 1968

Box 21

"Let's Dare Think About Lasting World Peace," 1969

Box 21

"The New American Militarism," The Atlantic, 1969

Box 21

"New American Militarism," reprinted, Businessmen's Educational Fund, New York, 1970

Box 21

"The China Expedition," undated

Boxes 21-22, 31

Tarawa Materials, 1943-1968

Scope and Contents note

Various materials documenting the 1943 Tarawa campaigns, including items original to the time as well as those collected or written later, arranged in chronological order. See also: Photographs.
Box 21

Small notebook/military diary, 1943

Box 21

Tarawa operations report, 1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes signed photographs.
Box 21

Tarawa materials, 1943

Box 21

Tarawa Atoll charts, 1943

Box 21

Photograph book captured at Tarawa, 1943

Box 21

Tarawa Quartermaster's joke, 1943

Box 31

Camp Tarawa aerial photograph, oversize, circa 1943

Box 31

Tarawa landing photograph, oversize, mounted, 1943

Box 21

Christening of the USS Tarawa by Zola Shoup, 1944-1946

Box 21

"The Tarawa Campaign," an address by Col. Robert R. McCormick, 1946

Box 21

"The Battle for Tarawa," Capt. James R. Stockman, USMC Historical Section, 1947

Box 22

"Some of My Thoughts on Tarawa," David Shoup, circa 1954

Box 22

Tarawa articles, circa 1954-1957

Box 22

"The Bloody Epic that Was Tarawa," New York Times Magazine, 1958 November 16

Box 22

Amphibious Warfare Sea Power Symposium, Tarawa photographic reprints, 1960

Box 22

Tarawa articles, 1962

Box 22

"Tarawa, My Last Battle," Kiyoshi Ota with Keith S. Williams, 1964

Box 22

Tarawa materials, 1968

Box 22

Tarawa 25th anniversary materials, 1968

Scope and Contents note

Includes reprinted photographs.
Box 31

Uncommon Valor pamphlet, including Tarawa photograph, undated

Boxes 23-31

Photographs, 1942-1971

Scope and Contents note

Contains official photographs, snapshots, and personal photographs, arranged chronologically.
Box 23

Hawaii, circa 1942

Box 23

1942 July

Box 23

Battle of Tarawa, 1943

Scope and Contents note

See also: Tarawa research materials for additional information.
Box 23

Battle of Tarawa and after, 1943

Box 23

Tarawa, 1943

Scope and Contents note

Includes related correspondence.
Box 23

1943

Box 23

Shoup, 1943-1944

Box 23

War scenes, possibly Tarawa, circa 1943-1944

Box 23

War scenes, 1944 August

Box 23

War scenes, circa 1944

Box 23

Official photographs, circa 1944

Box 23

Official photographs of officers, 1945

Box 23

War publicity photos, 1945

Box 23

Ceremonies: Medal of Honor, Promotion, and CMC, 1945-1959

Box 23

Commissioning of the USS Tarawa, 1945-1946

Box 23

Bikini Atoll atomic test, 1946

Box 23

1947 January

Box 23

1948

Box 24

Basic School, Quantico, Virginia, circa 1951

Box 24

9th JCOC, Marine Corps Schools, 1951

Box 24

Portraits and negatives, 1955

Box 31

2nd Division Sword Monument speech, 1955

Box 24

Parris Island, South Carolina, 1956 December

Box 24

1957 January, July, and August

Box 24

1957 September

Box 24

1957 October

Scope and Contents note

Three folders.
Box 24

1957 November

Box 24

First Division miscellany, 1957

Box 24

Congressional Medal of Honor Society, 1957

Box 24

1957-1959

Box 24

Camp Hansen Typhoon, Okinawa, 1958 January

Box 25

1958 March

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 25

1958 April

Box 25

1958 May, June, and July

Box 25

1958 October

Box 25

1958 November

Box 25

1958 December

Box 25

Taipei, General Shu and General Shoup, 1958

Box 25

DePauw University, 1958

Box 25

First Marine Division History, 1958

Box 25

First Marine Aircraft Wing, 1958

Box 25

Quarters, Okinawa, 1958-1959

Box 25

Cloth of Okinawa, circa 1958-1959

Box 25

1959

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 25

1959 March

Box 26

All-Marine Boxing Champion, 1959

Box 26

Shoup, life story for Commandant ceremony, 1959

Box 26

Parris Island, South Carolina, 1959

Box 26

Covington, Indiana Veteran's Day celebration honoring General Shoup, 1960

Box 26

Naval Academy visit, 1960

Box 31

General Franke, Secretary of the Navy, signed, 1960

Box 26

Taiwan Marine inspection slides, 1961

Box 26

Salute to Admiral Arleigh Burke, 1961

Box 26

Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC), 1961

Box 26

Visits, 1961-1963

Box 31

Visits, oversize, 1961-1963

Box 31

Cabinet/Staff, oversize, 1961-1963

Box 31

Signed Cabinet/Staff, oversize, 1961-1963

Box 26

Naval Academy visit, 1962

Box 26

Fort Still, Indiana visit, 1962

Box 26

Commandant of the Marine Corps visit to JUSMAG Bankok, 1962

Box 27

1963

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 27

President Kennedy and Shoup, 1963

Box 27

Distinguished Service Medal, with President Johnson, 1964

Box 31

Johnson White House, 1964

Box 27

Birthday, 1964

Box 27

Parade photo signed by Herbert Humphrey, 1965

Box 27

1967

Box 27

1970-1971

Box 27

Portrait, undated

Box 27

Personal photos, undated

Box 27

Honorary degree, undated

Box 27

Color photographs, undated

Box 27

Third Marine Division, undated

Box 27

Military visits, circa 1945-1950

Box 27

Military training, undated

Box 27

Miscellany, undated

 

Photographic books and albums

Box 27

Inauguration of John F. Kennedy, 1961

Box 28

Chinese visit, circa 1961

Box 29

Korean visit, 1961

Box 30

Camp Murphy, Philippines visit, 1961

Box 28

U.S. First Fleet Exercise, United States Navy and Marine Corps, 1961 November 18

Box 28

Visit of the President of the United States and Distinguished guests to the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, 1962 April 13-14

Box 27

Marine Corps Base Combat Swimming Team, Twentynine Palms, California, 1963

Box 27

Special issue for the 9th Marine Anniversary Brigade, 1963 October

Box 30

20th Anniversary of the 2nd Marine Division, D.M. Shoup, a lifetime of photographs, 1963

Boxes 31-35

Collected Printed Materials, 1907-1983

Scope and Contents note

Consists of collected clippings, printed materials, and research books. Shoup often wrote or was quoted in the materials.
Box 32

Clippings, 1944-1968

Box 33

Clippings, 1967-1983

Box 31

Clippings, oversize, 1960-1968

Box 34

Fountain-Warren Democrat, Attica, Fountain County, Indiana, 1907 June 13

Box 34

The Bulletin, San Francisco, 1928 August 18

Box 34

Congressional Record, Senate, vol. 106, no. 4, 1960 January 12

Box 34

Congressional Record, Senate, vol. 106, no. 44, 1960 March 9

Box 34

Congressional Record, House, vol. 109, no. 47, 1963 April 1

Box 34

Congressional Record, House, vol. 113, no. 25, 1967 February 20

Box 34

Congressional Record, Senate, vol. 115, no. 52, 1969 March 26

Box 34

"A Way of Thinking," typescript by Dr. Albert Burke, circa 1970

Scope and Contents note

Two folders.
Box 34

Newsweek, 1971 November 29

Box 35

"Our President, Herbert Hoover," William J. Marsh (age 11 years), signed by the author, 1930

Box 35

Follow Me! The Story of the Second Marine Division in World War II, by Richard W. Johnston, Random House, 1948

Box 35

Khrushchev in America: Full Texts of the Speeches Given by Khrushchev on His Tour of the United States in September 1959, 1960

Box 35

The Chien Nhan Dan, People's Strategy, 1960

Box 35

Nation's Business: A Useful Look Ahead Magazine, 1962 October

Box 35

Intercom: Your Guide to the World Affairs Field, 1966 July-August

Box 35

Kaikishu, Japanese maritime self-defense force, Admiral Togo, undated

Box 35

Sons of Indiana: Stories of Indiana's Famous Sons, Indiana Bell, undated

Box 35

How to Save our Republic, by Dr. George W. Crane, undated

Box 35

Japanese Lesson Book, undated

Box 1, 30-31

Memorabilia, 1941, 1954-1962, undated

Box 30

Inauguration license plates, 1954-1962

Box 31

Remington Arms Company posters, undated

Box 1

World War II signal cylinder: Signal, Ground, Amber Star Cluster M22, 1941

Box 1

Filmstrips, undated

 

Project Crossroads, Able and Baker nuclear tests, 35 mm film

Tape cabinet, record cabinet, film shelf

Audiovisual Materials, 1959-1972, undated

 

Sound recordings, 1959-1972

Scope and Contents note

Arranged by format, then chronologically.
Tape cabinet

Admiral Burke's party, seven inch sound reel, possibly 1961

Tape cabinet

W.R. Epsy, "talking letter," 1963

Scope and Contents note

Includes his experiences in World War I, Marine Aviation in the Azores, and Marines. Given to Shoup as the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Three inch sound reel; also includes a slide.
Record cabinet

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial, "in appreciation of your support in furthering the establishment of a Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland," before 1959

Record cabinet

Khrushchev in America, Eisenhower-Khrushchev meetings, CBS Radio Network, 1959

Record cabinet

The Kings of Pentagonia, Annual Wallow Skit, Military Order of the Carabao, 1960 February 6

Record cabinet

Sounds of Marine Corps Boot Camp, San Diego, Parris Island, Gold Star Recordings, 1960

Record cabinet

Tatoo Delft, Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy Marinierskapel der Koninklijke Marine, 1960

Record cabinet

Parade of the Champions, Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy, circa 1960

Record cabinet

Marines on Parade, Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy, circa 1960

Record cabinet

Tradition: Favorite Songs of the United States Marines, U.S. Marine Band and Marine Corps Officer's Basic School Chorus, circa 1960

Record cabinet

"The President's Own," United States Marine Band, Lieutenant Colonel Albert Schoepper, Director, circa 1960

Record cabinet

Alliance for Progress, programs and lectures on Latin America and promoting Western Hemisphere understanding, Westinghouse Company, 1962

Record cabinet

Dedication dinner for the Donald W. Douglas Engineering Product Development Center, Douglans Aircraft Company, Inc., 1962

Record cabinet

"A Moment with General David Shoup," part 1, concerning Shoup's career; military issues, such as the nuclear test ban treaty; and his personal hobbies, 1963 November 9

Access note

Use copy reference number: 76027_a_0001702
Record cabinet

United States Marine Band, Lt. Col. A.F. Schoepper, Director, conducting, including the General Shoup March, circa 1960-1963

Access note

Use copy reference number: 76027_a_0001703

Scope and Contents note

1. General Shoup March; 2. Marine's Hymn - Wm. Jones, soloist; 3. Semper Fidelis; 4. King Cotton.
Record cabinet

The Fort Henry Retreat Ceremonial, recorded live at Fort Henry, Kingston, Ontario, Canada exactly as performed there since 1812, 1963

Record cabinet

The National Cultural Center presents: The United States Marine Band, 1963

Record cabinet

The United States Marine Corps Band, circa 1960-1963

Record cabinet

The Commandant's Own, U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, 1970

Record cabinet

America's First Man in Orbit, John H. Glenn in Friendship 7, Nelson Doubleday, Inc., 1972

Record cabinet

Semper Fi lacquer disc, undated

Access note

Use copy reference number: 76027_a_0001701

Scope and Contents note

The three cuts on side A are a male chorus singing "Semper Fi," a male/female duet whose title seems to be "That's A Lot of El Toro," and the Star Spangled Banner. Side B is two cuts of a male chorus, the second also being "Semper Fi."
Record cabinet

Japanese record, undated

 

Motion picture film reels, 1960-1964, undated

Film shelf

King and Queen of Afghanistan, 16mm film, 500 feet, undated

Film shelf

General Shoup interviewed by Von Fremd, CBS Washington, 16mm film, circa 1961-1963

Film shelf

Salute to the Navy, 16mm film, 1000 feet, undated

Film shelf

A Force in Readiness, 2 copies, 16mm film, 950 feet, circa 1961-1963

Film shelf

"Tarawa," The Twentieth Century, CBS Television Film Service Operations, 2 copies, 16mm film, 1892 feet, undated

Film shelf

The Story of a Marine, 16mm film, 900 feet, circa 1960-1963

Film shelf

Presented to General David S. Shoup, Commandant of the Marine Corps, 1960-1964, from the Old and New Breed, with Second Division and Marine Corps Symbols, 16mm film, after 1964