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Preliminary Inventory of the James Thomas Watkins Papers, 1927-1970
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Box 1

Bibliography

 

Ryukyus indoctrination

 

History of Okinawa

 

Battle of Okinawa

 

POW's and MP's

 

Okinawa picture list

 

Flack Valley graves photographs

 

Museum and Colonel's house - photographs

 

Okinawans and others - photographs

 

Evacuation, resettlement, home life, orphanages, and rationing - photographs

 

Personnel and parties - photographs

 

Government - photographs

 

Landscape, typhoon, and destruction - photographs

 

Post office and special - photographs

Box 2

Architecture - photographs

 

Agriculture, industry, and labor - photographs

 

Education and the arts - photographs

 

Enlargements of photographs

 

Aerial photographs

 

Illustrations from magazines

 

Maps

 

Clippings of early occupation of Okinawa, 1945-1946

 

Issues of Kosei Okinawa, 1947-1948

 

Clippings on Okinawa

 

1947-1948

 

1951-1959

 

1960-1968

Box 3

1949-1951

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa, monthly reports

 

1945 April-August

 

1945 September-1946 February

 

1946 March-May

 

1945 April-1946 July (final report)

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa, team history reports, 1945

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa - special documents, 1946

 

Okinawa - miscellaneous printed matter, student papers, and letters

 

Symposium - apt quotations

 

Research declassification

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa - post office and censorship

Box 4

Indexes

 

Chronology of U.S. Military Government, Okinawa

 

Pre-occupation training of military government officers

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa, documents, 1945-1946

 

Morgan memoir on occupation of Okinawa

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa, minutes of meetings, 1945-1946

 

U.S. Military Government, Okinawa - planning phase

 

U.S. 10th Army Military Government planning history

 

Military Government operational plan annex

Box 5

Military government

 

Theory, mission and authority

 

General organization

 

Headquarters organization

 

Field organization

 

For Ryukyus other than Okinawa

 

Organization, Iji bivouac area

 

U.S. Army assumption of military government, 1946 July

 

Military government personnel

 

Staff assignment and station lists, 1945-1946

 

Detachment rosters and draft rosters

Box 6

Military government personnel

 

Enlisted personnel - guard lists and plans of the day

 

Demobilization or reassignment from Okinawa

 

Miscellany

 

General William Crist

 

Colonel Charles Murray

 

Morale

 

Fraternization, circulation and violence

 

Okinawa

 

Arts, monuments and religion

 

Education

 

Military government orders and directives, 1945-1946

 

Hanna memoir on military government planning stage

 

Okinawa

 

Land and population

 

Attitudes and psychology of population

 

Hanna/Watkins manuscript on land and people of Okinawa

Box 7

Lawrence/Watkins manuscript on supply

 

Military government documents on supply

 

Supply - miscellany

 

Political rehabilitation - general and miscellany

 

Okinawa government - pre-war

 

Okinawa Provisional Advisory Assembly, 1946

 

Okinawa Advisory Council - notes on meetings with U.S. Military Government Political Affairs Officer

 

Okinawa Advisory Council

 

Government up to rejection of Murdock Plan

 

Implementation of Caldwell Program

 

Implementation of Caldwell/Mura Program

 

Implementation of Caldwell Program

 

Civilian departments

 

Appointment of Chiji (Governor)

 

Notes of meetings with Chiji and Cabinet

 

Implementation of Caldwell Program

 

Prefectural Assembly

 

Consolidation of military government control

 

Operation of Shijeka Administration

 

Okinawa judiciary

 

Government notes for Watkins manuscript

Box 8

Watkins manuscript on Okinawa government - first draft

 

Okinawa

 

Economic rehabilitation

 

Evacuation, resettlement and housing

 

Repatriation of Okinawans in Taiwan

 

Okinawa

 

Agriculture and fisheries

 

Industry

 

Monetary economy

Box 9

Labor

 

Property

 

Lawrence/Watkins manuscript

 

Economic rehabilitation

 

Public health

 

Watkins revision of Lawrence thesis on public health

 

Okinawa - public health relief

 

Lawrence/Watkins manuscript

 

Disaster relief

 

Monetary economy

 

Hanna/Watkins manuscript on social rehabilitation

Box 10

Okinawa - reversionism, 1953

 

Hanna manuscript

 

The future of Okinawa

 

Appraisal and prospects of Okinawa

 

Lessons from experience - notes and correspondence

 

Okinawa

 

American relief (post-occupation)

 

Future status

 

Correspondence with military government enlisted personnel, 1948-1959

 

Lawrence, William Henry, Jr., "Military Government in Okinawa: Disaster Relief Administration, the Economy and Its Rehabilitation, and Supply," M.A. thesis, Columbia University, 1947

Box 11

Miscellaneous mimeographed reports, photographs and printed matter, relating to Okinawa, 1947-1969

Box 12

U.S. Navy Civil Affairs Handbook for Ryukyus, 1944

 

Miscellaneous military government directives

 

Watkins manuscript on political rehabilitation

 

Nakasone, Genwa, "From Okinawa to Ryukyu" (in Japanese)

Box 13

Military government roster

 

CinCPac-CinCPOA report on Okinawa, 1944

 

Military government reports for Ryukyus, 1946 and 1948

 

Photograph negatives

Box 14

War diary indexes

 

Daily Okinawan Press Summary issues

 

1954

Box 15

1951-1953

Box 16

1952-1954

Box 17

1952-1953

 

Chit book of Charles W. Ure, businessman in Shanghai, 1917

 

Maps, printed matter and miscellany, relating to Japan and world politics, 1948-1978

Box 18

Reports of U.S. Foreign Service oral examination of Stanford University students, 1933-1963

 

Correspondence, student papers, printed matter and miscellany, relating to world government and U.S. and world politics, 1906-1972

 

Press releases and printed matter, relating to the attitudes of various member nations of the United Nations toward the Korean War, 1950-1951

Box 19

Watkins Family genealogy on 4 x 6 cards

 

Pamphlets and articles about Okinawa

 

Administration of Occupied Areas, a study guide by Philip H. Taylor and Ralph J. D. Braibanti, Syracuse University Press, 1948, pamphlet

 

Watkins manuscript and notes on early occupation period

Box 20

Watkins notes, war diary

 

Okinawa public relations pamphlets

 

Ryukyu Islands, a bibliography, Department of the Army pamphlet, 1967

Box 21

War diary notes

 

Lawrence/Watkins manuscript

 

Rehabilitation, political and social

 

Supply

 

Public health

 

Okinawa: "The land and the people"

 

Disaster relief administration

 

Planning period

Box 22

War diary

 

Correspondence, Okinawa project

 

Hanna manuscript

 

Watkins letters to his wife

 

Trips

 

Ryukyu Project expenses

 

Lawrence/Watkins manuscript on monetary economy

Box 23

Watkins Okinawa papers catalogue

 

War diary

 

Table of contents

 

Index

 

Pages 116-227

 

Watkins desk calendar entries, 1945 October 20-1946 July 18

 

Lt. Commander Paul H. Skuse's letters to his wife from Okinawa

 

Watkins-Skuse correspondence

 

Correspondence with Okinawan leaders, 1947-

 

Correspondence

 

Letters of recommendation (U.S. Navy)

 

Correspondence with Francis W. Schruben

 

Ryukyu study proposal, summer, 1953

 

Writing: Okinawa oddments

 

Military government chronology (Okinawa)

 

Lawrence/Watkins manuscript on rehabilitation

Box 24

Correspondence, general, about Okinawa

 

Personnel: Military government alumni

 

Navy School of Military Government (class notes)

 

Watkins letters from Okinawa to wife and family

 

Correspondence with Mr. Iwao Yoshihama

Box 25

Reversion

 

Correspondence with Sanford Zalburg and Arnold Fisch

 

Maps and miscellaneous

Box 26

Administrative Subdivisions of Japan, 1946-1947, atlas

 

Two maps of Okinawa

 

Printed matter on the occupation of Japan, and the League of Nations

 

Button given to the delegates of the World Youth Congress held in Geneva in 1936

Art Rack

1 framed oil painting, 1946, by Japanese artist O-shiro Ko-ya, depicting a scene at Shikiya with Kudaka Island in the distance, commissioned by the officers and men of the U.S. Naval Military Government