Register of the James A. Code Papers, 1923-1952

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Register of the James A. Code Papers, 1923-1952

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:
The Hoover Institution staff
Date completed:
1993
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: James A. Code Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1923-1952
Collection number: 72055
Creator: Code, James A., 1893-1972
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 1 medal case (1 linear foot)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, autobiography, reports, memoranda, military orders, citations, and printed matter, relating primarily to the operation of the U.S. Signal Corps, especially during World War II. Includes three Italian government documents relating to Benito Mussolini.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], James A. Code Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1972.

Accruals

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Access Points

Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945
United States. Army --Officers
United States. Army. Signal Corps
World War, 1939-1945
Italy
United States --Armed Forces

Biography

1893, January Born, San Francisco, California
1917 B.S., U.S. Military Academy
1920 M.S., Yale University
1942-1945 Major General, Assistant Chief Signal Officer
1945 Chief Signal Officer, European Theater (France)
1946 Chief Executive, Gary Group Companies

Scope and Content of Collection

James A. Code was also known as James A. Code, Jr.

Container List

Box 1.

Correspondence, 1923-1952

 

A, B, C

 

Adams, A. F.

 

Allison, Major General James B.

 

Arnold, General H. H.

 

Behn, Sosthenes

 

Bickelhaupt, Brigadier General Carroll O.

 

Borremans, L. (Consul General of Belgium)

 

Cassady, P. M.

 

Clark, General Mark W.

 

Clay, General Lucius D.

 

D, E, F, G

 

Dobrski, J. A.

 

Eisenhower, General Dwight D.

 

Gary, Hunter L.

 

H, I, J

 

Hooper, Rear Admiral Stanley C.

 

Jewett, Frank B.

 

K, L, M, N

 

Leahy, Admiral William D.

 

Lenzner, Major General Emil

 

Mauborgne, Major General J. O.

 

Merlin, General Lucien L.

 

Miley, Major General W. M.

 

Mitchell, T. H.

 

Nicholls, Major General Leslie B.

 

O, P, Q, R

 

Olmstead, Major General Dawson

 

S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

 

Sarnoff, David

 

Simpson, Major General C. H.

 

Sproul, Robert G.

 

Stimson, Henry L.

 

Warner, Harry M.

 

Zanuck, Darryl F.

 

Unidentified

 

Writings

 

Holograph manuscript of autobiography

 

Typescript manuscript of autobiography

Box 2.

Published articles about the Signal Corps and communications

 

Contribution to the U.S. Army in World War II: Signal Corps, The Outcome

 

Biographical material

 

Who's Who entries and clippings

 

Military personal history

 

Personal service record

 

Civilian personal history

 

Genealogy of Code family

 

Scrapbook of letters of commendation and appreciation

 

Letters of commendation and appreciation

 

Military orders and awards

 

Reports and memoranda relating to the operation of the Signal Corps, 1942-1944

 

Miscellaneous printed matter

 

Mementos and clippings

 

Passport of Galeazzo Ciano dei Conti di Cortellazzo, 1935

 

Authorization for establishment of a military award, signed by Benito Mussolini, April 21, 1943

Oversize Map Case

Election certificate for Benito Mussolini as deputy, 1934

Box 10v

Medal collection (21 pieces), includes:

 

Distinguished Service Medal

 

Bronze Star Medal

 

Victory Medal, World War I

 

Pre-Pearl Harbor Medal, Campaign

 

Victory Medal, World War II

 

French Legion of Honor Officer

 

Belgium Order of the Crown, II Class

 

Commemorative Medal, Sons of American Revolution

 

Commemorative Medal, Sons of American Revolution

 

Two sets of Major General's stars

 

One set of Staff Corps insignia

 

Four medal ribbon bars