Inventory of the Percy L. Greaves papers

Finding aid prepared by Jack Shumway
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Percy L. Greaves papers
Date (inclusive): 1939-1988
Identifier/Call Number: 2000C98
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 19 manuscript boxes (7.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, testimony, interview transcripts, reports, and printed matter, relating to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and to laissez-faire economics.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Greaves, Percy L.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Percy L. Greaves papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American economist; minority counsel, Joint Congressional Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, 1945-1946.

Scope and Content of Collection

Percy Greaves was active in the 1946 congressional review of the circumstances and lack of preparedness during the Pearl Harbor Attacks of 1941. Relating to this matter, Greaves had collected large amounts of evidence regarding the leadup to the attacks on December 7th, 1941. This evidence includes diplomatic messages between the U.S. and Japan, as well as military documents such as estimates of Japanese force strengths in the Pacific Ocean Region. Additionally, Greaves was a Laissez Faire economist and his papers include correspondence and published works pertaining to economic matters such as fiscal and monetary policy during the cold war era.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Congress. Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack.
Laissez-faire.
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.

Box 1, Folder 1

Memoranda and Correspondence Relating to Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1941-1945

Box 1, Folder 2

Materials and Evidence Regarding Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1941

Box 1, Folder 3

Exhibits from Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1941

Box 1, Folder 4-5

Intercepted Japanese Messages, 1941

Box 2, Folder 1

Correspondence, Evidence, and Statements Regarding Pearl Harbor and Investigation, 1941-1946

Box 2, Folder 2

Mixed Contents Regarding Pearl Harbor, 1941-1946

Box 2, Folder 3-6

Collected Materials on Pearl Harbor Attacks and Investigation, 1941-1946

Box 3, Folder 1

John Toland Correpsondence and Reports Regarding Pearl Harbor, 1941-1980

Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence Regarding Economics, 1964-1983

Box 3, Folder 3

Japanese Intercepts from the Corregidor, 1929-1942

Box 3, Folder 4

Collected Materials on Pearl Harbor, 1945-1946

Box 3, Folder 5

News Reports from Pearl Harbor, 1941

Box 3, Folder 6

Station Logs from M + H, 1941

Box 3, Folder 7

Spiral Notebooks, 1962-1964

Box 4, Folder 1

Safford - Barnes Correspondence, 1962

Box 4, Folder 2

Greaves - Safford Correspondence, 1967

Box 4, Folder 3

Mixed Correspondence, 1948-1984

Box 4, Folder 4

J.T. Flynn - Greaves Correspondence, 1946

Box 4, Folder 5

Gary North Interview, 1984

Box 4, Folder 6

Materials Relating to General George Marshall, 1950s

Box 4, Folder 7

Admiral Kimmel's Papers, 1958-1963

Box 4, Folder 8

Institute for Historical Review Correspondence, 1982-1984

Box 4, Folder 9

Hiles - Greaves Correspondence, 1962-1964

Box 4, Folder 10

Charles Beard Correspondence and Documents, 1945

Box 4, Folder 11

Ralph Briggs Interviews, Correspondence, and Documents, 1977-1988

Box 5, Folder 1

Memoranda on Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1946

Box 5, Folder 2

Collected Materials Regarding Pearl Harbor, 1940s

Box 5, Folder 3

Order of Proof and List of Witnesses, Explanatory Memoranda, 1946

Box 5, Folder 4

World News Pieces, 1942

Box 5, Folder 5

Adm. Kimmel Correspondence and Documents, 1950s

Box 5, Folder 6-7

Correspondence Regarding Pearl Harbor, 1944-1965

Box 5, Folder 8

Pearl Harbor Project - Adm H. Kimmel, USN, 1949-1950

Box 5, Folder 9

Adm. Kimmel Correspondence with Graves, 1949-1950

Box 5, Folder 10

Seattle Speech on Pearl Harbor, 1949-1950

Box 6, Folder 1-4

Mixed Correspondence, 1952-1982

Box 6, Folder 5

Correspondence Regarding Progressive Calvinism League, 1956

Box 6, Folder 6

Collected Materials Regarding Pearl Harbor Attacks, 1940-1959

Box 6, Folder 7

Pearl Harbor Investigation Materials, 1946

Box 7, Folder 1-2

Mixed Correspondence, 1977-1984

Box 7, Folder 3-4

Collected Materials Regarding Economics, Monetary, Fiscal Policy, 1953-1984

Box 7, Folder 5

Correspondence, Lectures, Printed Materials, 1944-1952

Box 8, Folder 1

Mixed Correspondence, 1946-1981

Box 8, Folder 2

Inter-Office Correspondence, 1950-1951

Box 8, Folder 3

Foundation for Economic Education Documents, 1953

Box 8, Folder 4

Republican National Committee Research and Correspondence, 1940s

Box 8, Folder 5

Manuscript Review for Thomas Norton, 1948-1949

Box 8, Folder 6

Flynn/O'Connor - Greaves Correspondence Regarding Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1945-1946

Box 8, Folder 7

Ivan Bierly - Greaves Correspondence, 1952-1956

Box 8, Folder 8

Dr. Harry Barnes - Greaves Correspondence, 1951-1954

Box 8, Folder 9

Dr. Hobart Dickinson - Greaves Correspondence, 1948-1949

Box 8, Folder 10

Howard Kirschner - Greaves Correspondence, 1950s

Box 9, Folder 1

Collected Material, 1979-1983

Box 9, Folder 2

Mixed Correspondence, 1948-1983

Box 9, Folder 3-5

Mixed Correspondence, 1949-1983

Box 9, Folder 6

Republican National Committee Documents on FDR, 1940s

Box 9, Folder 7

Writings on Roosevelt Administration, 1940s

Box 9, Folder 8

William Volker - Greaves Correspondence, 1962-1963

Box 10, Folder 1

Newspaper Clippings Regarding Pearl Harbor, 1959-1961

Box 10, Folder 2

Pearl Harbor - Hewett Investigation Notes, 1940s

Box 10, Folder 3

News, Correspondence, Printed Materials Regarding Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 10, Folder 4

Interviews Regarding Pearl Harbor Attacks, 1945-1980

Box 10, Folder 5

Review of Japanese-American Diplomatic Relations Pre-Pearl Harbor, 1940s

Box 10, Folder 6-7

Reports and Correspondence Regarding Pearl Harbor Attacks, 1960-1975

Box 11, Folder 1

Correspondence with National Review, 1966-1967

Box 11, Folder 2

Neumann - Greaves Correspondence, 1962-1963

Box 11, Folder 3

Revisionism Correspondence, 1969

Box 11, Folder 4

Interview with Captain Rochefort, 1941

Box 11, Folder 5

Lewis Rock Correspondence, 1962

Box 11, Folder 6

G.W. Seavers Correspondence and Report, 1960s

Box 11, Folder 7

Notes on Pearl Harbor Attacks, 1940s

Box 11, Folder 8

Adm. Hart Notes and Correspondence, 1960s

Box 11, Folder 9

Institute for Historical Review Correspondence, Undated

Box 11, Folder 10

Adm. Shefroth Correspondence, 1962-1963

Box 11, Folder 11

Stimson Notes and Correspondence, Undated

Box 11, Folder 12-13

Collected Materials (Correspondence, News Clippings, Printed Materials), Undated

Box 12, Folder 1

Harry Barnes - Greaves Correspondence, 1963-1968

Box 12, Folder 2

Correspondence, Documents Regarding Pearl Harbor Attacks, 1940s

Box 12, Folder 3

Reports, Correspondence Relating to Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 12, Folder 4-5

Commander Hiles, USN, Documents on Pearl Harbor, 1960s

Box 12, Folder 6

Journal of Historical Review, 1960s

Box 13, Folder 1

Office of Naval Intelligence Reports pre-Pearl Harbor, 1940-1941

Box 13, Folder 2

Pearl Harbor Investigation Evidence, 1940-1946

Box 13, Folder 3

Pearl Harbor Reports for Investigation, 1940-1946

Box 13, Folder 4

Intelligence Reports and Evidence for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940-1946

Box 14, Folder 1

Pearl Harbor Investigation Notes, 1940-1946

Box 14, Folder 2

Capt. Saffold, USN, Correspondence, 1940-1946

Box 14, Folder 3

Adm. Kimmel, USN, Correspondence, 1940s

Box 15, Folder 1-3

Evidence for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1941-1945

Box 15, Folder 4

Report on U.S.-Japanese Relations, 1940

Box 15, Folder 5

Henry Stimson Statment to Congress on Pearl Harbor, 1946

Box 16, Folder 1-6

Evidence for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 17, Folder 1

Adm. Kimmel, USN, Testimony in Congress, 1946

Box 17, Folder 2

Evidence, Memoranda, Correspondence, Notes Regarding Pearl Harbor and Investigation, 1940-1946

Box 18, Folder 1

Dispatches, Documents, Regarding Pearl Harbor, 1940s

Box 18, Folder 2

Narrative Statements for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1946

Box 18, Folder 3

Congressional Documents and Memoranda on Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 18, Folder 4

Copies of Defense Plans, 1940s

Box 18, Folder 5

Army Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 18, Folder 6

Evidence and Exhibits for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 18, Folder 7

Secretary of State Cordell Hull Statements for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1940s

Box 19, Folder 1

US War Plans, 1940-1941

Box 19, Folder 2

Documents and Notes for Pearl Harbor Investigations, 1940s

Box 19, Folder 3

Memorandum on Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1946

Box 19, Folder 4

Basic Exhibit Dispatches for Pearl Harbor Investigation, 1946

Box 19, Folder 5

USPACFLEET Rainbow Five Plan, 1940s

Box 19, Folder 6

Congressional Records-House, Freedom of Speech, 1941