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Inventory of the Ernest Fred Easterbrook Papers
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Edmund Pepperell Easterbrook papers, 1852-1978

Physical Description: 1, 3

Scope and Content Note

Includes citizenship papers, correspondence, clippings, commissions, reports, photographs, printed matter and memorabilia relating to Edmund Easterbrook's life and his position as the chief chaplain of the United States Army. The series is further subdivided into Personal, Career, Photographs and Clippings files and then ordered chronologically.
 

Personal File, 1896-1933

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Citizenship document, 1896

Scope and Content Note

Includes signature, brochure, note, and picture of Rockton Church
Box/Folder: 1 : 24

Fannie Easterbrook memorial service, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings and letters related to the death of Edmund Easterbrook's wife
Box/Folder: 1 : 28

Biographical sketch and general information, 1931

Box/Folder: 1 : 26

Retirement and death, 1933

 

Career File, 1899-1978

Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Commission, 1899

Scope and Content Note

Appointment to chaplain, United States Army
Box/Folder: 1 : 17

Spanish-American War, 1898-1955

Scope and Content Note

Includes letters
Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Chaplain's duties, 1899-1913 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Printed matter and a letter
Box/Folder: 1 : 19

Philippines, 1900-1918

Scope and Content Note

Photographs and negatives
Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Records from Chaplain's school, 1902-1915

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Monthly reports, 1908 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Written while stationed in Manila
Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Germany, Senior Chaplain of Armed Forces, 1919-1923

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, pictures, program for President Theodore Roosevelt's memorial service by Edmund Easterbrook. Includes a letter to Edmund Easterbrook conferring on him the Croix de Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur by the President of the French Republic
Box/Folder: 1 : 25

Chief Chaplain of the United States Army, 1928-1933

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, letters, and printed matter relating to his retirement
Box/Folder: 1 : 27

Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1978

Scope and Content Note

A plaque honoring the memory of Army Chaplain Edmund Easterbrook dedicated in Memorial Day services at Fort Worden
 

Photographs, 1852-1973

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Family portraits, 1852-1911

Scope and Content Note

Includes photographs from Easterbrook's childhood in England
Box/Folder: 1 : 29

Family portraits, 1891-1973

Scope and Content Note

Includes pictures from Fort Worden, Thanksgiving service in Ramblon, Rhode Island, notes, postcard, and souvenirs from the Holy Lands
Box/Folder: 1 : 22-23

Family portraits before and after World War I, 1906-1916 and 1918-1923

Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Headshots of Edmund Easterbrook, 1909 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes service reports
 

Clippings, 1932

Box/Folder: 1 : 20

Philippines, 1932

Box: 1-22 : 20

Ernest Fred Easterbrook papers, 1903-2006

Physical Description: 1-22

Scope and Content Note

Includes correspondence, journals, clippings, medical reports, flight records, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia and printed matter relating to Ernest Easterbook's career in the United States Army. The series is further subdivided into Personal, Career, Correspondence, Photographs, Speeches, Writings, Certificates, Awards, Clippings and Printed Matter files and then ordered chronologically.
 

Personal Files, 1903-1983

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

1903-1977

Box/Folder: 16 : 4

Miscellaneous, 1922-1970 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes article about movies shown by Edmund Easterbrook, article titled "Reminiscences," certificate from the Church of the Centurion, clippings, invitation, letters, program for armistice day service, and 4 unidentified pictures
Box/Folder: 8 : 11

1957-1967

Scope and Content Note

Includes medical report
Box/Folder: 17 : 1-2

1958

Box/Folder: 14 : 1-6

1959

Box/Folder: 15 : 1-10

1961

Box/Folder: 4 : 8

Journal, circa 1960s

Box/Folder: 7 : 6

Passports, 1978-1983

Scope and Content Note

Includes 2 photographs and cancelled passports
Box/Folder: 2 : 8

China trip, 1980-1982

Scope and Content Note

Includes article, journal, and notes
 

Career File, 1936-1986

Box/Folder: 7 : 8

Efficiency reports, 1932-1965

Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Infantry school, 1933-1966

Scope and Content Note

Includes United States Military Advisory Group to the Republic of Korea, National Defense College, National War College, and Academic Department telephone directory
Box/Folder: 18 : 5

Panama, 1934-1936

Scope and Content Note

Letters, list of assignments of men of details in fields, memoranda, printed matter, and special orders including from War Department
Box/Folder: 18 : 6

Camp Dix, 1937-1941

Scope and Content Note

Commendation for his lecture on the Panama Canal before the Reserve Officers Association, letters, and special orders issued by the War Department
Box/Folder: 18 : 11

War Department efficiency report and special orders, 1937-1942

Box/Folder: 17 : 6

Special orders, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Relieved from duty by Adjutant General
Box/Folder: 11 : 1

Diaries, notebooks, and records of army personnel, 1942-1945

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings, card signed by Ernest Easterbrook, messages, and miscellany
 

China-Burma-India Theater, 1943-1987

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

General information, 1943-1945

Box/Folder: 12 : 1

475th Infantry Association (CO CT 475), 1944 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Lists of addresses, ammunition, weapons, and accessories to be carried by mules
Box/Folder: 11 : 3

475th Infantry, 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

Includes general orders, letters, memoranda, printed matter, and roster of officers and home addresses. See oversize boxes for maps and other materials
Box/Folder: 10 : 6-8

Merrill's Marauders, 1968-1987

Scope and Content Note

Includes brochure, clippings, correspondence, lists, memoranda, printed matter, and related materials
Box/Folder: 18 : 3

Fort Benning, Georgia, 1946-1948

Scope and Content Note

Includes a pictorial report of the conference, list of army personnel, memoranda from John W. O' Daniel in appreciation of Ernest Easterbrook's outstanding work as Secretary of the Infantry Conference, Infantry School
Box/Folder: 12 : 5

Sketch of "A" CO BUNC Combat Patrol, undated

Scope and Content Note

See oversize boxes for magazine, maps, and other materials
Box/Folder: 18 : 2

Canada, 1949-1951

Scope and Content Note

Letter, nominal roll and address list, National Defense College and Canadian Army Staff College, and a poem
Box/Folder: 12 : 2-3

Miscellany, 1952-1989

Scope and Content Note

Includes award, card, certificate citation, clippings, correspondence, list of officers and casualties, memoranda, newsletters, notes, printed mattter, roster, and special orders
Box/Folder: 10 : 1

Roster of officers and enlisted men of Korean Military Advisory Group (KMAG) RTC #1, 29th ROK Infantry Division, 1953-1954

Box/Folder: 18 : 4

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1954-1955

Scope and Content Note

Includes personal roster from Department III, clippings, memoranda in appreciation of Ernest Easterbrook's completion of duty with the Command and General Staff College and promotion to General Officer for his outstanding service as Director, Department III
Box/Folder: 18 : 9

France, 1955-1957

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, award of Croix de Guerre, article on Ernest Easterbrook, and a Christmas letter
Box/Folder: 8 : 9

Flight records, 1958-1967

Box/Folder: 17 : 5

Briefings, 1959 and and undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes notes
Box/Folder: 13 : 11

Miscellany, 1959-1986

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, letter of recommendation for promotion to Major General, magazines, and printed matter
Box/Folder: 13 : 10

Clearance record, list of papers, and telegrams, 1962

 

Thailand, 1963-1965

Box/Folder: 4 : 4

Order regarding Ernest Easterbrook's assignment of command of Joint United States Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG) to Thailand, APO 146, San Francisco, California, 1963

Box/Folder: 22 :

Scrapbooks, June-November 1963 and April-August 1965

Box: 21

Joint United States Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG), Thailand, 2 scrapbooks, November 1963-June 1964 and June 1964-April 1965

Box/Folder: 5 : 1

Printed matter and correspondence, 1963-1965

Box/Folder: 9 : 7

Certificate, memorandum, notes, press release and rosters, 1963-1965

Box/Folder: 4 : 10

Embassy of the United States of America, Bangkok, and Thailand telephone directories, 1963-1965

Scope and Content Note

Includes American Women's Club of Thailand directory
Box/Folder: 9 : 5

Alphabetical roster, Joint United States Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG) to Thailand, 1965

Box/Folder: 8 : 6

Proposal for East Asia International University, undated

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

Albums, compliments of RTA Cavalry Center, Sarabury, Thailand. From Sawad-Di to Major General Easterbrook with the best wishes of the members of Army Section of Joint United States Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG) to Thailand, undated

Box/Folder: 8 : 10

Rosters, 6th Army, 1966-1967

Box/Folder: 20 :

Scrapbook presented to Ernest Easterbrook by the 6th Army senior staff, undated

Box/Folder: 13 : 8-9

Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1960-1962

Scope and Content Note

Includes certificate, correspondence, farewell message, magazines, newsletters, notes, and miscellany
Box/Folder: 8 : 7

Retirement papers, 1959-1967

Box/Folder: 8 : 8

Retirement and letters of good wishes, 1967

Box/Folder: 7 : 7

Retirement ceremony schedule and standard pilot log book, 1967

 

Correspondence, 1921-1988

Box/Folder: 16 : 5

1921-1932

Box/Folder: 16 : 3

1925-1927

Box/Folder: 16 : 1

1927-1930

Box/Folder: 16 : 2

1928

Scope and Content Note

Includes clipping and diary
Box/Folder: 7 : 9-10

1962-1963

Box/Folder: 6 : 2-3

1962-1964

Box/Folder: 13 : 1-7

1959-1962

Scope and Content Note

Includes clipping and diary
Box/Folder: 6 : 4

1962-1964

Box/Folder: 6 : 5

1963

Box/Folder: 6 : 1

1963-1964

Box/Folder: 10 : 2-4

1965-1966

Box/Folder: 5 : 2-3

1965, January-August

Box/Folder: 5 : 4

Chief Joint United States Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG), Thailand, 1965

Box/Folder: 8 : 1-4

1966

Box/Folder: 9 : 1-2

1967, January-May

Box/Folder: 8 : 5

1967, May-August

Box/Folder: 7 : 5

1967-1968

Box/Folder: 18 : 7

1969

Scope and Content Note

Proposal for an Oral History Project. Correspondence with Glenn Campbell, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and Willa Baum, University of California, Berkeley
Box/Folder: 11 : 2

John H. Lattin Associates correspondence, 1985-1988

 

Photographs, 1918-1963

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Boyhood pictures, brochure and proposal, 1918-1923

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Plebe Year and at West Point, 1927-1930

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

As young officer at West Point and in Panama, including his wedding picture, 1935-1942

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

Fort Benning, Georgia, 1948 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Faculty of Infantry School, Ernest Easterbrook with his family
Box/Folder: 20 :

Canadian Army Staff College, 2 group pictures, January 19, 1949 and January 16, 1950

Box/Folder: 2 : 1-2

Pictures of Ernest Easterbrook and others taken in Korea, 1953-1954

Box/Folder: 4 : 5

France, 1955-1956

Box/Folder: 10 : 5

Presidio of San Francisco, pre-arrival of 6th Army, 1955-1956

Box/Folder: 4 : 6

Ernest Easterbrook in army uniform and at social gathering, 1957-1960

Box/Folder: 4 : 7

Ernest Easterbrook including in Rucker, Alabama, 1959-1962

Box/Folder: 4 : 3

Ernest Easterbrook and his wife with others, 25th Division, 1962-1963

Box/Folder: 20 :

Ernest Easterbrook scrapbook, March-June 1963 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Includes 2 pictures of Ernest Easterbrook with unidentified individuals
Box/Folder: 5 : 6

Thailand, army helicopters and reconnaissance helicopters, 1965 and undated

 

Speeches, 1959-1967

Box/Folder: 17 : 3

1959-1962

Scope and Content Note

Includes brochure and clippings
Box/Folder: 7 : 1

1961-1967

Box/Folder: 7 : 2

AUSA dinner meeting, November 11, 1965

Box/Folder: 7 : 3

Army ROTC graduates, January 27, 1966

Box/Folder: 7 : 4

Fort Rucker, Alabama, March 1, 1966

 

The Soldier and the Cross, 1895-2006

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

The Soldier and the Cross: A Biography of My Father, Edmund P. Easterbrook, by Ernest F. Easterbrook, undated

Box/Folder: 18 : 1

The Soldier and the Cross: A Biography of My Father, Edmund Easterbrook, and The Soldier with a Heart, biography of Ernest Easterbrook by John Easterbrook, 1985 and 2006

 

Photographs used in The Soldier and the Cross, 1895-1929

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Chapter 1, Edmund Easterbrook and his family and personalized souvenir from the Holy Lands, 1895-1897 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Chapter 2, Edmund Easterbrook's family and his trips to Egypt and Palestine, 1897-1900

Scope and Content Note

Includes acceptance of his commission as chaplain of the U.S. Army and memorandum from the office of the Adjutant General with instructions about his assignment
Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Chapter 3, Chaplain from Manila, 1901

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Chapter 4, Chaplain and his work, 1902

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Chapter 5, Picture of Fort Worden, circa 1912

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Chapter 6, Individual reports of the chaplain to the Adjutant General, 1908-1909

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Chapter 7, Edmund Easterbrook and flag presentation at Fort Worden, 1918 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Chapter 8, Pictures of Church of the Palace, reception for Commander Eva Booth, ceremony for awarding Légion d'Honneur, Edmund Easterbrook and his sons, wedding of Gladys Easterbrook, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

Chapter 9, Pictures and negatives, Easter Sunrise Service at Walter Reed Hospital, appointment of Edmund Easterbrook as Chief of Chaplain, and Edmund Easterbrook's letter to Gladys Easterbrook, 1928-1929

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

Chapter 10, Fort Worden, Memorial Day services, circa 1912, and visit to West Point, 1929

 

Certificates and diplomas, 1931-1989

Box/Folder: 18 : 10

Fort Benning, Georgia, 1931-1933 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Certificate for the completion of a base course, Troops Schools, in the subject of care of animals, clippings, letters, notebook, orders from the War Department
Box: 19

Recognitions received by Ernest Easterbrook from China, Korea, and Thailand, 1931-1954

Box: 19

Awarded a diploma for advancement in the Army of the United States given at West Point, New York, June 11, 1931

Box: 19

Letter of thanks from Headman of district office, Southern Cheju, Korea, for his help with the war orphans, February 23, 1954

Box: 19

Testament from Korea for service to war orphans, March 3, 1954

Box: 19

Letter of appreciation for his cooperation and maintenance of close liaison with the Advisory Group of 29th Infantry ROK Division and for his efforts in supplementing training aids, March 3, 1954

Box: 19

Certificates of appreciation, 1954

Box: 19

Testimonial for distinguished services in the reconstruction of educational and welfare institutions in Cheju, Korea, April 1954

Box: 19

Testimonial in recognition of outstanding contribution to the administrative efforts at the orphanage of Chun-Sa, Korea, 1954

Box: 19

Certificate of appreciation on the eve of his departure from Korea, undated

Box: 19

Album of pictures from Korea with illustrations in both Chinese and Korean, undated

Box/Folder: 22 :

Certificate for a diploma awarded to Ernest Easterbrook for graduating from the Defense Committee Course of Mediation, Fort Benning, Georgia, December 1948

Box: 19

Memorial resolution of the California State Assembly in memory of the passing of Ernest Easterbrook, 1989

 

Awards, 1908-1984

Box/Folder: 20 :

1908-1984

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Awards of the Silver Star, citation for the Legion of Merit (Oak-Leaf Cluster), award of the Bronze Star Medal, and employment record, 1950-1963

 

Clippings, 1908-1982

Box/Folder: 1 : 21

Fort Worden, 1908-1975

Scope and Content Note

Includes printed matter and an article of remembrance of Ernest Easterbrook, Burman News
Box/Folder: 17 : 4

Fort Rucker, Alabama, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Clippings relating to Ernest Easterbrook's arrival as Commander of the U.S. Army Aviation Center
Box/Folder: 9 : 6

Miscellaneous, 1962-1963

Box/Folder: 9 : 4

Hawaii, 1962-1963

Box/Folder: 9 : 3

Presidio of San Francisco, 1963-1966 and undated

Box/Folder: 18 : 8

"Training on the Roof of the World," Ernest Easterbrook's article on Tibet in Army, 1982

Scope and Content Note

Includes clippings Joseph Warren's comments about the United States Army, correspondence, and map. Also includes typescript copies of the article
 

Printed Matter, 1954-1965

Box: 21

Front Line: The Third Infantry Division, Korean edition, October 1954

Box/Folder: 5 : 5

Bangkok World, 1963-1965

Box/Folder: 9 : 8

VIP Forecast, 1963-1965