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Series Description

Box 1-3

CORRESPONDENCE, 1938-1958

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
Box 3

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1949-1957

Scope and Content Note

Printed and typescript copies of speeches, arranged alphabetically by title, and handwritten notes
Box 4-9

SUBJECT FILE, 1923-1958

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, position papers, charts, histories, maps, lists, notes, observations, orders, speeches, printed materials, clippings, circulars, rosters, messages, and photographs, arranged alphabetically by subject
 

AUDIO VISUAL FILE.

Additional Note

See photo file card index
Reading room workstation

DECLASSIFIED U.S. GOVERNMENT RECORDS, 1954.

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Available as PDF files. The PDF files are page images, so full-text search is not possible. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder by date of creation.

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1938-1958

Box 1.

Alley, Rewi, 1942

 

Alger, Ambassador Frederick M., Jr., 1954

 

Arias, Harmodio, 1956

 

Baly, Commandant M., France, 1949

 

Barringer, William, 1946

 

Baruch, Bernard M., Jr., 1958

 

Beebe, M. U., 1949

 

Beyerly, Commander Irving F., 1946-1951

 

Bibby, Lowe H., 1950

 

Blandy, Admiral W. H. P., 1948

 

Bledsoe, Rear Admiral A. M., 1950, 1957

 

Blick, R. E., 1948

 

Bookhamer, Commander R. H., 1957

 

Bowman, Commander George, 1945

 

Bowen, Vice Admiral Harold G., 1950

 

Brannan, Secretary of Agriculture Charles F., 1951

 

Brennecke, Margaret, 1949

 

Brown, Vice Admiral Charles ("Cat"), 1957

 

Brown, Dayton R. E., 1942

 

Bruggemann, Major Lester G. (Gus), 1945

 

Brunet, Meade, 1947, 1949, 1954

 

Bullitt, Ambassador William C., 1949

 

Burkhart, H. W., Jr., 1949

 

Burke, Admiral Arleigh A., 1948, 1956-1957

 

Byes, Donald F., 1949

 

Calvert, Commander James, 1957

 

Campbell, Air Vice Marshall Hugh, Canada, 1950

 

Campbell, General Thomas D., 1949

 

Cannon, J. B., 1951

 

Capieto, Rudolph, 1946

 

Champe, Joseph E., 1950

 

Chan, Anna, 1947

 

Chang, Chun, 1957

 

Chang, Wan-ying, 1945 (?)

 

Chen, Chih-Ping, 1948, 1951

 

Chen, Yao-hung, 1946

 

Cheng, General Kai-Ming, Republic of China, 1946-1948, 1954

 

Chiang, General Ching-Kuo, Republic of China, 1956

 

Chiang, Generalissimo Kai-shek, Republic of China, 1945-1946, 1948, 1954, 1957

 

Chiang, (Madame) Kai-shek, 1942, 1950

 

Chennault, Major General Claire L., 1946-1947, 1958

 

Chu, Y. L., 1947

 

Clark, Admiral D. H., 1957

 

Cochran, Commander D. E., 1946

 

Cochran, S. W., 1941

 

Coffin, Elizabeth, 1951

 

Colbert, Dr. John W., 1955-1956

 

Coleman, Dr. Ernest H., 1946

 

Cramer, Leigh R., 1956

 

Daly, Paul A., 1952

 

Dealy, Roland, 1950

 

Diaz, Emilio, 1956-1957

 

Dietrich, Neil, 1949

 

Dobbins, C. G., 1945-1946

 

Dornin, Captain Marshall E., 1956

 

Drake, Waldo, 1948

 

Duval, Captain Miles P., 1950

 

Earnshaw, Fenton W., 194?-1946

 

Earnshaw, Harry A., 1946

 

Eastman, R. J., 1947-1948

 

Eccles, Henry E., 1957

 

Eckberg, Captain H. F., 1947, 1950

 

Efron, George A., 1949, 1951-1952

 

Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1949

 

Eller, Rear Admiral Ernest M. (Judge), 1942, 1949, 1957

 

Emblanc, Colonel, Fighting French Military Mission, 1943

 

Eraso, Jaime Annexy, 1957

 

First Aid for Hungary, Inc., 1956

 

Fisher, A. L., 1940

 

Fitzpatrick, Commander J. P., 1956

 

Forester, C. S., 1956

 

Forrestal, Secretary of Defense James, 1948-1949

 

Galantin, Commander I. J. (Pete), 1945, 1952

 

Galvez, Juan Manuel, 1954

 

Gardner, Ambassador Arthur, 1954

 

Garnett, Captain P. W., 1957

 

Gilfillan, Ruth, 1945

 

Giraud, General Henri, France, 1946

 

Goldberg, Captain Joshua L., 1957

 

Goodwin, Dr. Robert H., 1946, 1949

 

Grable, Colonel Jack, 1949

 

Green, Thomas, 1955

 

Grover, Preston L., 1949

 

Guardia, Ernesto de la, President of Panama, 1956

Box 2.

Haatvedt, Rollo, 1957

 

Halsey, Admiral William F., 1957

 

Hammond, Mr. and Mrs. S. A., Jr., 1956

 

Hardy, Congressman Porter, Jr., 1956

 

Harriman, Governor Averell, 1956

 

Haselton, N. S., 1957

 

Heagy, Lieutenant Commander Daniel Webster, 1947

 

Healey, Roy, 1946

 

Herren, Lieutenant General Thomas W., 1957

 

Heimburg, Rear Admiral E. H. von, 1950-1952

 

Hoffman, Dr. Rolla E., 1942

 

Hofmann, Dean, 1957

 

Holloway, Rear Admiral J. L., 1949

 

Holmes, Captain W. J., 1946

 

Hon, George S. Y., 1946

 

Horton, John, 1947

 

Hsiao, Colonel Sin-ju, Republic of China, 1945, 1948-1950, 1955

 

Huang, Bessie, 1951

 

Huang, Siu-feng, 1951

 

Hurley, General Patrick, Jr., 1948

 

Hurt, Willie F., 1941

 

Hwang, Deputy Commissioner You, Republic of China, 1947

 

Hwang, (Mrs.) Z., 1947

 

Ironmonger, Commander Richard, 1958

 

Jones, Richard E., 1956

 

Kendig, Richard and Dorothy, 1955

 

Kimball, Lieutenant Commander K. W., 1957

 

Kimmel, Admiral Husband E., 1941, 1950, 1958

 

Kotrla, Ray, 1952

 

Kunjara, Colonel Karb and Tieb, Thailand, 1947

 

Kunjara, Toy, 1949

 

Kwei, Paul (Chi-ting), 1946-1947

 

Land, Edwin H., 1947

 

Lane, Most Reverand Raymond A., 1951

 

Langen, Commander T. E. F., 1945

 

Larco, Rafael Herrera, 1951, 1954

 

Larson, Robert P., 1946

 

Lawlar (?), Bill, 1947

 

LeBarre, Weston, 1950

 

Lee, General Chung-shih, 1945-1947

 

Lee, Tai-Yih, 1945

 

Lee, Rear Admiral Young Woon, Republic of Korea, 1957

 

Liang, Admiral Hsu-Chao, Commander-in-Chief, Chinese Navy, 1957

 

Lin, Captain P. C. (Charles), 1951

 

Liu, Lieutenant Colonel Cheng Fong (Eddie), Republic of China, 1946, 1950, 1952

 

Liu, Frederick F., 1947, 1951, 1956

 

Longton, Captain E. W., 1957

 

Looney, Jack and Joyce, 1955

 

Lynch, R. E., 1949

 

Ma, General Chi-Chow, Republic of China, 1947

 

Ma, Vice Admiral Chi Chuang, Republic of China, 1954

 

McCaffrey, Lieutenant Commander Stanley E., 1945

 

McGaha, F. Leroy, 1946, 1948

 

McNaughton, General A. G. L., 1955

 

Madden, Lieutenant Commander Vic G., 1947

 

Manson, Lieutenant Commander Frank A., 1947

 

Mao, (Mrs.) Hsiang-Hsing, 1957

 

Mao, General Jen-Feng, Republic of China, 1946-1947, 1950

 

Mao, General Shen, Republic of China, 1947

 

Mar, Timothy T., 1957

 

Metzell, Captain Jeffrey C., 1938, 1949

 

Meyertholen, Lieutenant Commander Joe, 1946, 1949

 

Meynier, Commander Robert and Madame Kathiou Do Huu Thinh, France, 1943, 1945, 1947-1949

 

Miles, Mrs. Milton E. ("Billy"), (holographs) 1946-1947, 1950, 1955

 

Milliren, Howard C., and Pearl, 1946, 1948-1949, 1951

 

Moll, Mr. and Mrs. Peter, 1945-1946, 1948-1949

 

Morison, Samuel Elliot, 1957

 

Morris, S. I. (Si), 1946

 

Mountbatten, Rear Admiral the Earl, Great Britain, 1948

 

National War College, 1951

 

Naval War College, 1949-1950, 1958

 

Nimitz, Fleet Admiral Chester W., 1948

 

Norton, Edward, 1949-1950

Box 3.

Oard, Harry C., 1956

 

Opie, Captain John N., 1947

 

Owen, Lieutenant Commander Emmett, 1957

 

Pan, General Chi-wu, 1947, 1950, 1952-1953

 

Pan, John, 1949

 

Parkin, Charles M., 1948, 1950

 

Pechkoff, General Vinovi, 1946

 

Peterson, Bruce A., 1952

 

Plake, F. Marvin, 1946

 

Podmaniczky, Sandor, 1946

 

Pottle, Mrs. V. L. (Edna), 1945

 

Ragan, Rear Admiral Thomas C., 1957

 

Robinson, Commander Reuel V., 1946

 

Rojas, Contraalmirante Isaac F., 1958

 

Rousset, Major J. F., 1947-1948

 

Ruiz Cortines, Adolio, President of Mexico, 1958

 

Saldias, Admiral Rouge A., Peru, 1957

 

Salisbury, Stanton W., 1949-1950

 

San Diego Zoological Gardens, 1946

 

Savage, S. S., 1948

 

Scott, Hoyt S., 1945

 

Shen, Yin, 1945

 

Slonim, Gilven M., 1957

 

Smith, Rear Admiral Allan E., 1948

 

Smith, Captain C. D., 1950

 

Smith, Francis H., 1945

 

Smith, Ward J. ("Smitty"; Ehr Shih Li), 1945-1949, 1956, 1958

 

Smoot, Captain Roland N., 1947

 

Spellman, Cardinal Francis, 1950

 

Stimson, Robert, 1947

 

Stratton, Commander Roy O., 1945, 1949-1950

 

Su, Hsin-min, 1945

 

Symand, Louis, undated

 

Tai, General Li, Republic of China, 1942, 1945-1946

 

Tai, Madame Lao Tai, 1946

 

Talbot, Philips, 1957

 

Tao, General Yi-shan, Republic of China, 1947-1948

 

Tayloe, Dr. G. B., 1948

 

Taylor, W. L., 1941

 

Tetrault, Ernie, 1956

 

Thomas, Secretary of the Navy Charles S., 1956-1957

 

Thompson, H. Keith, 1956

 

Thurrell, Robert F., 1955

 

Tong, Ambassador Hollington K., 1957

 

Tong, General Tsung, Republic of China, 1947

 

Trefny, Commander W. P., Jr., 1953

 

Tsen, Captain T. C., 1957

 

United States Naval Institute, 1946, 1953

 

United States Naval ROTC Unit, Cornell University, 1957

 

Utley, Freda, 1951

 

Wales, George H., 1957

 

Wells, Commander Tom H., 1956

 

Whitten Major General Lyman P., 1951

 

Wight, Dave, 1951

 

Williams, H. S. (Hal), 1951

 

Wright, Rear Admiral C. H., 1945

 

Wu, Amy H., 1950

 

Wu, General Te-Chen, Republic of China, 1939, 1947

 

Yee, Frank, 1951

 

Young, Mrs. E. W. ("La Mary"), ca. 1950

 

Yuan, Ching-yuen, 1952

 

Unidentified letters

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1949-1957

Box 3.

"Important Police Activities in Wartime China," address before the Fifty-Seventh Annual Conference of the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police, July 24, 1957

 

Navy Supply and Logistics Problems in China during W.W. II, remarks made before the U.S. Naval Supply Depot Supervisor's luncheon, 1957

 

Secret memorandum concerning U.S. intelligence service organization in China, sent to the Chief of the Information Branch, Central Planning Staff, Central Intelligence Group, May 17, 1946

 

Notes

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1923-1958

Box 4.

Alaska

 

Alaska Railroad

 

U.S. Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4, 1952

 

Chennault, Major General Claire L., 1945-1948

 

China

 

General

 

Maps

 

News Clippings

 

Chao Hon Middle School

 

China-Burma Highway, Report of trip made by Milton E. Miles, 1939

 

Chinese Railway, Engineers and Administrative Officials, 1945

 

Communism

 

Currency, comparative chart of exchange and the price index of the Associated Church Treasurers in the 1937-1945 period

 

Flood relief, delivery of supplies to the U.S. Marine detachment, Tientsin, China, August 1939

 

Junks and sampans, descriptive notes by Lieutenant Howard Bucknell, 1953

 

Kamikaze Ships, report concerning the disconnection of the motors of such ships in the Chushan Archipelago area, 1945

 

Missionaries, article about "How the `Reds' Drove American Missionaries from Wuchow" by Charles Daily in The China Weekly Review, July 17, 1926

Box 5.

Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO)

 

Ionospheric project, settlement of payment for services

 

SACO-The Rice Paddy Navy by Roy Olin Stratton, Pleasantville, New York: C. S. Palmer Publishing Co., 1950, unbound printed copy

 

Training of Chinese Guerillas

 

Sino-Japanese Conflict

 

Japanese Army circular, 1939

 

Snow, Edgar, "The What-the-Hell Pennant," Saturday Evening Post, November 10, 1945

 

"Some Phases of the Sino-Japanese Conflict (July to December, 1937)," by Captain W. A. Angwin, December, 1938

 

U.S. Naval Intelligence reports, June-October, 1937, 1939

 

U.S. Naval Group, China

 

Correspondence, memoranda, messages

 

"An Official History of the United States Naval Group, China," 1946

 

"Operational Report on U.S. Naval Group, China," an essay submitted to the Department of English History and Government, United States Naval Academy, by Midshipman W. B. Miles, March, 1952

 

Postal Service, history to September 15, 1945

 

Postwar relations with Chinese government, 1947

 

Receipts and expenditures, 1942-1944

 

U.S. Military attache personnel, 1951

 

China Emergency Committee

 

Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy

 

Communism

 

French Military Mission in the Far East

 

Greece, personalities in Athens, 1949

 

Guerilla warfare

 

H.M.S. Rodney, inspection visit, 1940

 

Indo-China War, 1947-1954

 

Indonesia

 

International Naval Review, Hampton Roads, Virginia, June 1957

 

Korean War

Box 6.

Latin America

 

General

 

Argentina

 

General

 

"La Campaña Antartica (The Antarctic Company), 1951-1952," article by Emilio L. Diaz

 

Peron, Juan, inauguration, 1952

 

Political and military affairs

 

Tierra del Fuego

 

U.S. relations with the Argentine Navy

 

Bolivia

 

General

 

Bolivian attitude on regional disarmament, 1955

 

Economic aid

 

Brazil

 

General

 

Anti-American propaganda

 

Brazilian National Security Council

 

Miles, Admiral Milton E., official visit, 1952

 

Political and military affairs

 

U.S. Naval Mission

 

U.S. relations with the Brazilian Navy

 

Chile

 

Miles, Admiral Milton E., official visit, 1951

 

Political and economic affairs, U.S. relations with the Chilean Navy

 

Colombia

 

General

 

Miles, Admiral Milton E., official visits, 1951, 1955

 

Piedrahita, Admiral Ruben

 

Political and military affairs

 

Sinking of the schooner Resolute

 

U.S. Naval Mission

 

U.S. relations with the Colombian Navy

Box 7.

Costa Rica

 

Pan-American Highway

 

Political and Military affairs

 

U.S. relations with Costa Rica

 

Cuba

 

Political affairs

 

U.S. relations with Cuba

 

Dominican Republic

 

General

 

Cabot, John Moors, political observation tour, 1953

 

U.S. relations with the Dominican Navy

 

Ecuador

 

General

 

Estero-Salvado/Puerto Nuevo project

 

Plaza Lasso, President Galo

 

Political affairs and border disputes

 

United States Government Operations, summary report, 1955

 

U.S. Naval Mission

 

El Salvador

 

Training of El Salvador Coast Guard officers aboard U.S. naval vessels

 

Guatemala

 

Guatemalan military personnel

 

Political affairs

 

Haiti

 

U.S. relations with the Haitian Navy

 

Honduras

 

Political affairs

 

Inter-American Defense Board

 

Mexico

 

General

 

Flood relief in Tampico (Operaciòn de Amistad/Operation Friendship), 1955

 

Military decorations

 

Military parades

 

Return to Mexico of flags caputured in the War of 1846-1848

 

Ruiz Cortines, President Adolfo, inauguration, 1952

 

Salinas Carranza, General Alberto, Director of Civil Aviation

 

U.S. relations with the Mexican Navy

 

Nicaragua

 

Somoza, President Anastasio

 

Panama

 

General

 

Assassination of President Jose Antonio Remon, 1955

 

Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Panama, 1953

 

Overland trail from David to Chiriquicito

 

Panama Canal

 

Panama Railroad

 

Political, economic, and diplomatic affairs

 

January, 1954 - August, 1955

 

September, 1955 - March, 1956

 

U.S. relations with Panama

 

Paraguay

 

Miles, Admiral Milton E., official visit (includes photographs), 1955

 

Peru

 

General

 

Border controversy between Peru and Ecuador

 

Crops and livestock, reply by United States Operations Mission to an inquiry by Arnold J. Toynbee

 

Maritime technical assistance

 

Miles, Admiral Milton E., trip on the Mara[UNK]non and Ucayali Rivers, 1954

 

Peruvian naval interests

 

Transporation and sanitary conditions along the Amazon River

 

U.S. Naval Mission

 

U.S. relations with Peru

 

Uruguay

 

General

 

Martinez Trueba, President Andr[UNK]es, inauguration, March, 1951

 

Venezuela

 

Betancourt, Romulo

 

Larrazabal Ugueto, Wolgan

 

Military personnel

Box 9.

Miles, Admiral Milton E.

 

General

 

Biographies and vitae

 

Citations, commendations, letters of appreciation

 

Papers of Admiral Miles relating to New York Naval District, notes on

 

Return trip from China, 1945

 

Neutralism in Asia

 

"Operation-Remember" (Honoring Wartime Leaders and Enlisted Heroes of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps), May, 1957

 

Pearl Harbor, Admiral Husband E. Kimmel's reply to the remarks of Congressman Clarence Cannon concerning the Japanese attack in December, 1941, 1958

 

Permanent Joint Board on Defense (Canada-United States)

 

General

 

Canadian National Defense College and Army Staff College

 

Fort Churchill, Manitoba

 

Frobisher Bay, Royal Canadian Air Force unit

 

U.S. Naval Ordinance Test Station, China Lake

 

Tai, General Li, death and funeral services, 1946-1947

 

Turkey

 

American fleet visit, 1949

 

Joint Military Mission for Aid to Turkey, officer personnel, 1951

 

U.S. Army, Arctic orientation tours, 1951-1952

 

U.S., Department of State, relations with Latin America, address by John M. Cabot, Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American affairs, October 9 and 14, 1953

 

U.S. Navy

 

Administration, principles and problems

 

Inspection of defense project facilities (Bell Telephone Laboratory, RCA Victor Company, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sperry Gyroscope Company, Bendix Company, Electro Dynamic Companies), by M. E. Miles, 1940-1941

 

Inspection of U.S. Naval Missions in Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, and Haiti, memorandum by E. J. Foster

 

Naval interests in Latin America

 

Personnel, Asiatic Fleet and Station, 1939-1941

 

U.S.S. Atlantic, sinking of vessel, 1942

 

U.S.S. John D. Edwards, loss of ration records, 1942

 

U.S.S. Juneau, sinking of the vessel, 1942

 

U.S.S. Panay, inquiry into the sinking of the vessel, 1937

 

U.S.S. Preble, visit to Kobe, Japan, 1923

 

U.S.S. Saratoga, special report on detachment by Lieutenant Jeffrey C. Metzel, 1930

 

U.S. Senate

 

Investigation of Communism by the Subcommittee on Internal Security of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, 1955

 

Yu, General Ta-Wei, biographical data, 1951

 

Zikawei Observatory, 1946

 

Miscellaneous

 

DECLASSIFIED U.S. GOVERNMENT RECORDS, 1954

Reading room workstation

Records released in 2010, 1954