Guide to the Benton W. Decker Albums , ca. 1900-1972

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Guide to the Benton W. Decker Albums , ca. 1900-1972

Collection number: M0253

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1975
© 1999 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benton W. Decker Albums ,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1900-1972
Collection number: Special Collections M0253
Creator: Decker, Benton W.
Extent: 2 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Provenance

Transfer from Hoover Archives, 1975.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item] Benton W. Decker Albums , M0253, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Scope and Content

Memorabilia of Admiral Decker in occupied Japan, featuring high ranking military figures. Includes photographs and clippings.

Container List

Album 1

S. Kirimura. Keihia Electric Railway.

Physical Description: (Grey Alligator)

Scope and Content Note

Perry Monument, etc.
Album 2

To Mrs. Decker for Recollection of Yokusuka (from girl students [?] 2nd High School.

Physical Description: (Grey Alligator)
 

Official photographs

 

Forrestal photograph, autographed

 

Bob Eichelberger photograph, autographed

 

Sen. Knowland photograph

 

Sen. Jenner (Ind.) & Sen. Ellender (La.)

 

Gen. Hickey, Gen. White, Gen. Williams, Gen. Bush, Gen. Collins, & Gen. Fox

 

Mrs. Saito

Note

(Widow of Ambassador to U.S. Saito)
 

Joint Chiefs - Bradley, Sherman, & Collins

 

Adm. Boone & Turner Joy & Collins

 

Gen. Chevalerie (Belgian Minister)

 

Gen. Alex Haig

 

Sr. del Castillo (Spanish Minister)

 

Baron Levi van Eduard & Count Berkey

 

Lt. Gen. Aurand (Hawaii)

 

Gen. Chambora

 

Prince & Princes Takamatsu & Princess Mikasa

 

Mrs. Douglas MacArthur

Album 3

Benton C. Decker album

Physical Description: (flowered)
 

Rear Admiral - Spanish American War. U.S.S. Tennessee

Scope and Content Note

(clippings & photos re: career)
Album 4

Unidentified

Physical Description: (green flocked)

Scope and Content Note

(photos of construction site in Japan)
Album 5

A Milestone Christian Activities in Yokosuka Area

Scope and Content Note

(photos of 15 Christian institutions in area)
Album 6

Benton C. Decker

Physical Description: (red)

Scope and Content Note

(clippings re: occupation career)
Album 7

BWD photos

Physical Description: (green #1)
 

Gen. Halsey, John, Eichelberger, Robertson

 

Adm. Wm. Kitts, Griffin (autographed photo later)

 

Gen. Eichelberger w/ staff salute MacArthur July 5, 1948in front of Imperial Palace, Tokyo

 

Gen. Beasely (Mil. Govt., 5th Army)

 

Cdr. Geise (MC), Cdr. Reed

 

Vice Admiral Berkey

 

Gen. Paul Mueller

 

Adm. Swanson (Hawley Committee), Adm. Boone, Womble

 

Gen. Blarney, Cushman, Baker, Ferria

 

Adm. McConnell

 

LCDR Holtom, Spector

 

Lt. Col. Heles, Lt. Gen. Twining, Vice Adm. John L. McCrea

 

Gen. Pechkoff (French Ambassador)

 

Bishop Breton

 

Cd. Heming, Minor

 

Col. Harbison, Lasswell

 

Consul Gen. Alexis Johnson

 

Gen. Ferria

 

Baron Levi van Aduard

Album 8

Yokosuka Base

Physical Description: (Green #2)
 

Gen. Bradford, Eichelberger, MacArthur, Chase

 

Adm. Bledsoe, Ginder, Griffin, Berkey, Ramsey

 

Col. Fellers (MC), Sams, Wheeler, Kendricks, Huff

 

Gen. Lopes, Hoffman, Byers, Shea, Ryder, Fox, Lester

 

Cdr. Higgins, Col. Geise, Gonzales, Bennet

 

LCDR Danielski, Holtom

 

Gen. Chevalerie (Belgian Ambassador)

 

Gen. Pechkoff (French Ambassador)

 

Dr. Geigh (Stanford Professor)

 

Sir Alvary Gascoigne (British Ambassador)

 

Mayor Ota (Yokosuka)

 

Mrs. Douglas MacArthur

Album 9

[Untitled]

Physical Description: (Green #3)
 

Mrs. Tanaka

 

Gen. Pat Tandy, Almond, Gonzalez, Reed, Mugg, Geise

 

Sir Alvary Gascoigne

 

LCDR Holtom, McCollon, Westerwelt

 

Adm. Womble, Ramsey, Ingersoll, Carney

 

Gen. Pechkoff (French Ambassador)

 

Col. Lasswell, Huff

 

Lt. Gen. Walker

 

Mrs. MacArthur

 

Gen. Hoffman, Herren, Fox, Thatcher, Wedemeyer

 

Kenneth C. Royall (Secretary ot Army)

 

Vice Adm. Berkey

Album 10

Photographs

 

family photographs

 

statuary

 

Charles A. Lindbergh photograph (copy of autographed one)

Album 11

Pamphlet

 

Reformationsdrucke

 

Antiquariatskatalog 75 (1972)

 

M. Edelmann, Marnberg, Germany