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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Frank K. B. Wheeler papers
    Dates: 1935-1997
    Collection Number: 80006
    Creator: Wheeler, Frank K. B., 1912-
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Interview transcript, correspondence, reports, studies, statements, press releases, orders, service records, and video tape, relating to American naval operations during World War II, especially the undeclared naval war in the Atlantic and the question of advance knowledge of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; and to postwar American defense policy, especially inter-service relations and plans for economic mobilization for war.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Frank K. B. Wheeler papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980.

    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.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Captain, United States Navy; officer, U.S.S. Jouett, 1938-1942; captain, U.S.S. Kearny, 1944-1946.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Interview transcript, correspondence, reports, studies, statements, press releases, orders, service records, and video tape, relating to American naval operations during World War II, especially the undeclared naval war in the Atlantic and the question of advance knowledge of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor; and to postwar American defense policy, especially inter-service relations and plans for economic mobilization for war.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Navy--Officers.
    Jouett (Destroyer)
    Kearny (Destroyer)
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.
    United States--Defenses.
    United States--Neutrality.
    Videotapes.
    Kimmel, Thomas K.
    United States Industrial College of the Armed Forces.