Overview of the Alvin Franklin Richardson papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Alvin Franklin Richardson papers
Date (inclusive): 1939-1946
Date (bulk): 1945-1946
Collection Number: 2000C102
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 folder (0.1 linear feet)
Abstract: Memoranda and reports relating to Allied World War II policy planning for the post-war period.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Richardson, Alvin Franklin, d. 1984.


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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alvin Franklin Richardson papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2000.


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Biographical Note

Rear admiral, United States Navy; member of the secretariat, State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee, 1945-1947.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoranda and reports relating to Allied World War II policy planning for the post-war period.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Navy--Officers.
United States. State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.


Declassified U.S. Government Records, 1945

Scope and Contents note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover, thereunder chronologically by date of creation.

2016 January release of records, 1945 November

Scope and Contents note

The two declassified documents both relate to the status of papers written about post-war issues in Europe and Asia and are titled as follows: "State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee: Status of Papers," 20 November 1945; and "Status of Informal Clearances," 28 November 1945.

Rest of collection not yet described