Partial Inventory of the Carl Frederick Eifler papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Carl Frederick Eifler papers
Date (inclusive): 1934-2001
Collection Number: 2002C74
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 6 manuscript boxes, 51 motion picture film reels (7.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Orders, reports, personnel records, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and motion picture film relating to Office of Strategic Services sabotage and espionage operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Eifler, Carl F. (Carl Frederick), 1906-

Access

Collection is open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Carl Frederick Eifler papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2002.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Biographical Note

Colonel, United States Army; commanding officer, Detachment 101, Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945.

Scope and Content of Collection

Orders, reports, personnel records, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and motion picture film relating to Office of Strategic Services sabotage and espionage operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Office of Strategic Services.
World War, 1939-1945--Secret service.
Secret service--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Burma.
Motion pictures.

Boxes 1-6

Not yet described

 

Declassified U.S. Government Records, 1942-1945

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Available as PDF files. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder chronologically by date of creation.
Reading room workstation

2017 release of records, 1942-1945

 

Orders, memos, cables, accounts, and other records regarding mission in China-Burma-India theater, 1942 May - 1945 September

 

Official dispatch from the Office of Strategic Services to Ustravic, London, re request from MacArthur for officers to teach sabotage to Philippine guerillas, 1944 May 22

 

Reports and other records regarding activities on Catalina Island, Howland's and Johnson's Landings, and Gimicks, 1945 February - July

 

Napko Project plan, with related OSS Research & Analysis Branch reports on Korea, 1945 March

Film shelf

Motion Picture Film

Physical Description: 51 motion picture film reels

Scope and Contents note

Titles taken from film cans.
 

Untitled, 16mm film

Physical Description: 6 motion picture film reels
 

"Col Eifler Scenes Not Used," 16mm film

 

"Trip to Seagraves - Plane crash - Dead in," 16mm film

 

"5 Neg. (Some Catalina) Peers Wife & Kids," 16mm film

 

"9," 16mm film

 

"12 Nazira O Camp Etc.," 16mm film

 

"1 Gen Donovan," 16mm film

 

"4," 16mm film

 

"7 Neg. - D.C. - Lou Negative Film," 16mm film

 

"3 No Good 11-86," 16mm film

 

"2 Chittagong Rescue," 16mm film

 

"13 Color India ___ Cairo Anzio-London #2 of 3rd," 16mm film

 

"4 Eifler/Coughlin 1st Burma Entry Sumpro," 16mm film

 

"6," 16mm film

 

"8 Carls Family Wilckies Family Careful Editing," 16mm film

 

"9 Hawaii Scenes," 16mm film

 

"U23 6894 KO," 16mm film

 

"14-22," 16mm film

 

"23-29," 16mm film

 

"10-13," 16mm film

 

"11," 16mm film

 

"5-6," 16mm film

Physical Description: 2 motion picture film reels
 

"SP3424 Neg," 16mm film

 

"2-3," 16mm film

Physical Description: 2 motion picture film reels
 

"10 Catalina 2 Man Sub," 16mm film

 

"From Pearl Harbour," 16mm film

Physical Description: 19 motion picture film reels