Overview of the Arthur Granville Robinson papers

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Overview of the Arthur Granville Robinson papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Arthur Granville Robinson papers
Dates: 1913-1968
Collection Number: 74055
Creator: Robinson, Arthur Granville, 1892-1967
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope, 11 phonorecords (1.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Writings, printed matter, and phonorecords, relating to American naval operations in World War II, the bombing of the Marblehead in 1942, and trials of Japanese accused of war crimes.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In 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], Arthur Granville Robinson papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.

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 Note

Vice admiral, United States Navy; captain, U.S.S. Marblehead, 1940-1942; president, Military Commission on War Crimes in the Pacific Area, 1946-1949.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, printed matter, and phonorecords, relating to American naval operations in World War II, the bombing of the Marblehead in 1942, and trials of Japanese accused of war crimes.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Marblehead (Cruiser)
United States. Navy--Officers.
War crime trials.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
Phonorecords.


Partial Collection Contents

 

Sound recordings (Phonorecords)

Record cabinet

"Man Your Battle Stations" sound recording 1942-1945

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002812

Scope and Content Note

Recruiting dramatization concerning the USS Marblehead
Record cabinet

"Cavalcade of America" sound recording 1942 June 21, 1956 September 16

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002813

Scope and Content Note

Dramatization detailing the launch and story of the attack on the USS Marblehead in 1942. Original recording date of 21 Jun 1943. Hoover's copy is a 16 Sep 1956 "dubb"
Record cabinet

Sound reenactments of war crimes trials 1946 September 9-13

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002814

Scope and Content Note

A reenactment of war crimes trials held in Guam of Japanese military officers. The Japanese are on trial for various crimes against American soldiers. Charges include, but are not limited to, murder and cannibalism. A panel discussion reflecting on the trials follows. A broadcast by a U.S. forces station in Guam. Labels mention: James Ellison, James Young, Flynn, USO Troupe
Record cabinet

Arthur G. Robinson Navy Day speech 1945 October 27

Access Information

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002894

Scope and Content Note

Label: By Rear Admiral A. G. Robinson with the compliments of A. F. N. Bremen
 

Rest of collection not yet described