Inventory of the Charles Andrew Willoughby papers

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Case
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Charles Andrew Willoughby papers
Date (inclusive): 1945-1962
Collection Number: 61013
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 1 envelope, 1 sound recording, (1.5 linear feet)
Abstract: Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, printed matter, and a sound recording relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Willoughby, Charles Andrew, 1892-1972

Access

Collection open for research.
Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available. For access to any video recordings or motion picture film in this collection, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Andrew Willoughby papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1961.

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

1892: Born, Heidelberg, Germany
1910: Immigrated to the United States; enlisted in the United States Army, 5th Infantry
1914: Received Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College; commissioned a second lieutenant in the Officers' Volunteer Corps of the United States Army
1917: Joined the American Expeditionary Force as a captain
1936: Promoted to lieutenant colonel
1942: Named chief of staff for Intelligence under General MacArthur's staff for the Southwest Pacific Area
1951: Retired from the military
1972: Died, Naples, Florida

Scope and Content of Collection

Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, printed matter and a sound recording relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
Sorge, Richard, 1895-1944.
United States. Army--Officers.
Anti-communist movements--United States.
Communism.
East Asia.
Espionage, Russian--East Asia.
Japan--Defenses.
Japan.
Phonorecords.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union.
United States--Armed Forces.
United States--Defenses.
United States--Politics and government.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945.

 

Biographical File, 1950

Box/folder 1 : 1

Army and Navy Legion of Honor membership announcement, 1950

Box/folder 1 : 2

Honorary dinner menu, 1950

Box/folder 1 : 3

National Sojourners honorary membership certificate, undated

 

The Anti-Communist Movement File, 1945-1962

 

Legal documents, 1958, 1960

Box/folder 1 : 4

Un-American Committee hearings, 1958, 1960

 

Periodicals, 1957-1962

Box/folder 1 : 5-8

American Mercury, 1957-1960

Box/folder 1 : 9

Up Ye Dead, undated

Box/folder 1 : 10

The Weekly Crusader, 1961-1962

Box/folder 1 : 11

General, 1961, undated

Box/folder 1 : 12

Correspondence, 1945-1960

 

World War II - Southwest Pacific Area Campaign File, 1944-1946

 

Printed matter, 1946

Box/folder 1 : 13-14, Box/folder 2 : 1-2

"Index to ATIS Publications," 1946

Box/folder 2 : 3

"The Return Of MacArthur," undated

 

Research reports, 1944-1945

Box/folder 2 : 4

"Allied Prisoners of War in Japanese Hands - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

Box/folder 2 : 4

"Defects Arising from the Doctrine of 'Spiritual Superiority' as Factors in Japanese Military Psychology - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

Box/folder 2 : 4

"The Exploitation of Japanese Documents - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1944

Box/folder 2 : 5

"Japanese Violations of the Laws of War - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

Box/folder 2 : 5

"The Pearl Harbor Operation - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

 

Printed Matter, 1957-1961

Box/folder 2 : 6

Foreign Intelligence Digest, 1957-1961

 

Richard Sorge Espionage Case File, 1945-1961

 

Printed Matter

Box/folder 3 : 1

"A Partial Documentation of the Sorge Espionage Case," 1950

 

Speeches and writings

 

Richard Sorge case drafts

Box/folder 3 : 2

Partial Draft, undated

Box/folder 3 : 3

Notes prepared by Richard Sorge in lieu of a statement, Tokyo District Criminal Court, undated

 

Manuscripts

Box/folder 3 : 4

Soviet American Spy Ring Part II: Smedley and Associates, complete manuscript, undated

Box/folder 3 : 5

Soviet American Spy Ring Part II: Smedley and Associates, incomplete manuscript, undated

General note

Part I missing (only 4 typed copies made of part 1).
 

Research notes, 1945-1961

Box/folder 3 : 6

The Sorge espionage case, Shanghai, Tokyo, New York, 1941-1951

record cabinet

General Willoughby Sound Recording, 1951 September 4

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 61013_a_0002844

Scope and Contents note

Willoughby speaks on the future of Japan and what it means for the future of Asia and the Pacific area. 1 sound disc.
oversize photo file envelope

Photographs, 1945-1962

album box

Collection of Japanese War Paintings, 1947